Groundwater modelling for infrastructure and geotechnical projects

Using FEFLOW

An instructor-led online course | September 2022

Learn about using FEFLOW to perform numerical groundwater simulations at construction sites.

Course details

Modules

This online course is divided into four 2-hour training sessions hosted Tuesdays and Thursdays from 15:00-17:00 UTC. Module 1 also includes a 1-hour introductory session.

Tuesday 13 September 2022 (15:00-18:00)
Module 1 | Theoretical background and preliminary steps   
Topics: Introduction to FEFLOW graphical interface, theoretical background of infiltration processes, introduction to unsaturated-flow modelling using FEFLOW

Thursday 15 September 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Module 2 | Building a 3D mesh with tunnel geometry

Topics: Principle of finite-element meshing, working with FEFLOW 3D meshes and incorporating tunnel geometry

Tuesday 20 September 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Module 3 | Model parametrization and boundary conditions

Topics: Definition of excavation plan, hydraulic parametrization and transient boundary conditions

Thursday 22 September 2022 (15:00-17:00)
Module 4 | Result evaluation and discussion
 
Topics: Estimation of dewatering volumes and pressure distributions, open discussion (trainer can also demonstrate the use of artificial freezing in construction)

Instructor

CVI-01

Dr. Carlos Rivera Villarreyes

Dr. Carlos Rivera Villarreyes works as Global Product Specialist for FEFLOW at DHI. He has profound knowledge of groundwater and unsaturated-zone modelling as well as parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis (e.g., with PEST), all these in the context of mining applications among others. He has carried several groundwater modelling projects and trained professionals in groundwater modelling around the globe.

Dipl.-Ing. (FH), Civil Engineering, University of Piura, Peru
MSc, Desert Studies - Water Resources Management, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
PhD, Hydrology, University of Potsdam, Germany

Pricing tiers

Regular Registration

900 excl. VAT
  • Full access to FEFLOW during course
  • 60-day training license
  • 10% discount on a FEFLOW perpetual license or annual subscription package when purchased by 22 March 2023
  • Training certificate upon completion

Discounted Registration*

810 excl. VAT
  • Full access to FEFLOW during course
  • 60-day training license
  • 10% discount on a FEFLOW perpetual license or annual subscription package when purchased by 22 March 2023
  • Training certificate upon completion

*Customers with an active SMA or subscription

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