Mr Lachenicht has 25 years’ experience in mining geomechanics ranging from consulting, research projects, studies to mine operational experience. Over the course of his experience, positions held include manager, senior geotechnical engineer, geotechnical superintendent and principal geotechnical engineer roles with associated levels of responsibility.
Lahars represent natural phenomena that can generate severe damage in densely populated urban areas. The evaluation of pressures generated by these mass flows on constructions (buildings, infrastructure…) is crucial for civil protection and assessment of the structures’ vulnerability. The existing tools developed to model the spread of flows at large scale in densely populated urban areas remain inaccurate in the estimation of mechanical efforts.
David is a principal geotechnical engineer with more than 20 years of operations and consulting experience in the mining and civil industries. Since joining Itasca in 2007, David has performed numerical back analyses and forward analyses for numerous open pit and underground mining operations around the world using Itasca software. David has also performed numerical analyses for several surface and underground civil infrastructure projects.
April 19 - 21, 2021 US$2,800.
Register by February 1 and receive a $300 Discount!
50% Academic Discount available for three-day introductory training.
Optional Focused fourth day, April 22, is an additional US$500
Fourth Day focused options include Dynamics and FISH. If you choose to attend the fourth day, you will select one option.
Registration Form is available online. Click Here.
This course is suitable for new FLAC users as well as experienced users who want to become more familiar with the features available in FLAC version 8.1.
You will be provided full access to FLAC 8.1 for the duration of the course and must have a laptop with administrative rights and Windows 7, 8, or 10.
In addition to a basic introduction, you will be working through examples with the assistance of the instructors.
Some of the topics included are:
Practical applications include Braced Excavation Analysis, Tunnel Construction, and Landfill Stability Analysis.
Mr. Wang, FLAC Product Manager, is a senior geomechanics engineer with experience in mining engineering and geotechnical engineering. His research involves numerical modeling and simulation, and has involved projects related to sheet-pile walls with retained slope, mine-void detection using geophysical methods and stability of underground mines.
Dr. Varun is a geotechnical engineer with specialization in earthquake engineering and soil dynamics. He has experience with analytical and numerical modeling and has been involved with projects related to seismic hazard mitigation for waterfront structures, dynamic response of foundations, site response, and soil-structure interaction.
Dr. Radaković-Guzina's research has focused on the areas of structural dynamics, non-destructive characterization of concrete, damage mechanics and wave propagation. She is responsible for FORTRAN and C/C++ programming development and support for Itasca's FLAC and FLAC3D software, and she assists with the development and testing of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) for Itasca codes.
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This live course will be conducted online.
19 Apr. 2021 - 21 Apr. 2021
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