How numerical methods are best used with Eurocode 7
What is it about?
It explains the advantages and disadvantages of the Eurocode 7 design approaches with numerical methods such as finite element analysis (FEA) and why it is best to use a dual approach.
Why is it important?
The existing code and guidance documents on Eurocode 7 don't cover numerical methods but they are being used increasingly in geotechnical design so this paper provides some guidance. It also describes how numerical methods may be covered in the upcoming revision to Eurocode 7.
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