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The Effect of Geometry Dimensions on the Earthquake Response of the Finite Element Method
Authors: Morteza Jiryaei Sharahi
Abstract:In this paper, the effect of width and height of the model on the earthquake response in the finite element method is discussed. For this purpose an earth dam as a soil structure under earthquake has been considered. Various dam-foundation models are analyzed by Plaxis, a finite element package for solving geotechnical problems. The results indicate considerable differences in the seismic responses.
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