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.
Karen joined Itasca Australia in 2017, and with a background in marketing and process improvement, she provides administration support to the team and manages software sales for the region.
Griddle 2.0 Has Been Released! Join us for a webinar on "What's New in Griddle 2.0?"
This webinar is for people who have used 3DEC before and are interested in the latest developments.
This webinar will demonstrate setting-up a hydraulic fracturing model in jointed rock using XSite. An overview of XSite and a discussion of the simulation results will also be discussed.
This webinar is for people who are new or occasional 3DEC users, or those just interested in learning more about it.
This webinar provides a brief overview of PFC modeling using convex rigid blocks, including example applications ranging from rock-mass behavior to granular flow, and highlights important tip and tricks and modeling challenges.
Learn about the major new features and improvements in FLAC3D version 7.0.
Presented by Dr. Peter A. Cundall: Numerical modeling is widely used in Geomechanics for design and diagnostic purposes, but there is an art to using the software tools correctly. It's not just a case of plugging in the data, and hitting "run". We need to understand the underlying physics, and whether the model properly represents it.
Learn about modeling dam foundations using the discrete element method with UDEC and 3DEC software in the 26th ISRM Online Lecture.
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