3DEC and UDEC Introductory Training, Minneapolis - CANCELED copy

3DEC and UDEC Introductory Training, Minneapolis - CANCELED copy

This is a live, remote training.

March 22 - 26, 2021

10 AM - 3 PM Daily, with one hour break at noon.

US$2,800

Register by January 31, 2021 and save $300!

50% Academic Discount Available

This course provides an overview of the capabilities and features in UDEC and 3DEC and covers software fundamentals with discussions on the theoretical background, basic concepts, and modeling principles for geotechnical analysis, mining, and petroleum engineering.

Topics include:

  • model building,
  • application of initial and boundary conditions,
  • constitutive (material) models,
  • solving, monitoring, and visualizing results.

Advanced topics such as ground support, groundwater flow, and the built-in scripting language (FISH) also will be introduced.

This is “hands-on” training, and exercises with UDEC or 3DEC are provided throughout the course.

For problem-solving sessions, the class will be split between UDEC and 3DEC users.

A laptop computer with administrative rights is required.

Instructors

Jim Hazzard, Principal Engineer, Software Manager, 3DEC Product Manager

Jim Hazzard is a geological engineer with a Ph.D. in geophysics. He has extensive experience in software development for geomechanics and is currently the Software Manager at Itasca Consulting Group, as well as product manager and primary developer for 3DEC.

Dr. Hazzard is also a consultant with Itasca and has worked on several projects evaluating the stability of open pit and underground mines. Other interests include numerical modeling of seismicity and hydraulic fracture.

Dr. Hazzard is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada.

David DeGagné, Senior Engineer, Technical Marketing

Mr. DeGagné is a geomechanics engineer with experience in rock mechanics, including slurry and paste backfill, and sublevel caving. He has developed an alternative binder using recycled glass for use in backfill and has developed numerical models using PFC3D and the parallel-processing option to simulate the flow of ore and waste draw in a sublevel cave mine.

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Course Details

Online
Mar 22, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021

Language: English

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