This tutorial series shows you how to calculate the total and effective stresses and water flow in a homogeneous embankment dam. This FLAC 8.1 tutorial demonstrates how to establish the stresses in the dry embankment prior to the formation of the upstream reservoir. This is part one of a three part tutorial series.
Download the project and grid files used in this tutorial:
Embankment Tutorial (1 of 3) Project (zip | 3 kb)