This section contains Tips and Tricks for PLAXIS 2D and PLAXIS 3D and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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*Command, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, curved tunnel, extrude, polycurve*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, color, colour, contour lines, output, results, shadings*Tagged:

*32 bit, 64 bit, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, UDSM, User defined soil model, compile*Tagged:

*FAQ, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, consolidation, drained, excess pore pressure, undrained, undrained behaviour*Tagged:

*Command Line, Filter, Groups, Macro, Map, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, apply, commands*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands, commands runner, index, object name*Tagged:

*Command, Echo, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands*Tagged:

*CAD, DWG, DXF, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, import*Tagged:

*Export, Geometry, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, copy, import*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, calculating, calculation data, disk space, intermediate*Tagged:

*Licence, License, Network, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, codemeter, licence error*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, codemeter, installation*Tagged:

*Drive, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Server, USB, codemeter, dongle*Tagged:

*Command Line, Documentation, Object, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Reference, commands, object name, objects*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, compliant base boundaries, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake, free field boundaries, input signal*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, connection, embedded beam row, node-to-node anchor*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, consolidation, degree of consolidation*Tagged:

*Conversion, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, converting, error 4, project conversion*Tagged:

*Conversion, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, p2d, p2dx, plx, project conversion*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, array, copy*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Tunnel, structural forces*Tagged:

*Line, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Tunnel, anchor, embedded beam, embedded pile, forepoling, lineangles, reinforcement, rockbolts, tunnel designer, vector*Tagged:

*FE anchor, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, anchor, chart, curve, node-to-node anchor*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, SumMstage, line load, load, output, surface load*Tagged:

*HB, Hoek-Brown, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, parameters, uni-axial compressive strength*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, bending moment, load, moment, pointload*Tagged:

*Drift, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, acceleration, accelerogram, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake*Tagged:

*FAQ, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, cap point, failure point, hardening point, plastic point, tco point, tension cut-off point*Tagged:

*API, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Password, Plaxis 3D, Server, attack*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Punching, end bearing, plate, plates, prevent punching, tip resistance*Tagged:

*Energy, Green, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Shutdown, energy saving, environmental, saving*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, error, error code, error number, mesh, meshing*Tagged:

*Command, Export, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, command file, commands runner*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, compliant base boundaries, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake, free field boundaries*Tagged:

*Boundary, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, boundary condition, boundary conditions, fixities, fixity, prescribed displacement*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, force, force envelope*Tagged:

*ATI, ATI AMD, GL error, Graphics card, OpenGL, OpenGL error, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, atioglxx, atioglxx.dll, graphics, nvidia*Tagged:

*3ds, ACIS, BRep, CAD, DWG, DXF, Importing, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, STP, Surface, import, step, volume*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, dynamic, dynamics, external water pressure, pore pressure, pseudostatic, water load*Tagged:

*Displacements, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Reset, displacement*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, strain, volume strain, volumetric strain*Tagged:

*Multiplier, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, activate, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake, line load, point load, prescribed displacement*Tagged:

*Borehole, Dimensions, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, width*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Shear, shear strength, undrained, undrained behaviour*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, curve, displacement, load*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Time Step, accelerogram, boundary conditions, dynamic, dynamics, prescribed, prescribed displacement*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Select, chart, curve, nodes*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, phase, phases, step, steps*Tagged:

*1D, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, deconvolution, earthquake, soil column, tied degrees of freedom*Tagged:

*Command, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, command file, commands runner*Tagged:

*CONNECT Edition, Entitlement, Geotechnical SELECT Entitlements, Licence, License, PLAXIS, Subscription Entitlement Service, VIP*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, mesh, meshing, stages*Tagged:

*FAQ, FX, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, force, prescribed, prescribed displacement*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, advanced mode, degree of saturation, saturation*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, intermediate, maxstepsstored, output, phase, results, step, steps*Tagged:

*Conversion, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, converting, installation, multiple versions, plx*Tagged:

*32 bit, 64 bit, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D*Tagged:

*32 bit, 64 bit, Calculation, PLAXIS, Pardiso, Plaxis 3D, calculating, calculations, dualcore, multicore, picos, quadcore, solver*Tagged:

*Distributed load, FAQ, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Tunnel, Tunnels, load, perpendicular, tunnel designer, tunnel lining*Tagged:

*Calculation, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, arc-length, arc-length control, calculating, calculations, iterative settings*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, arc-length, arc-length control, iterative settings*Tagged:

*Calculation, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, calculating, calculations, desired maximum, desired minimum, iterative settings*Tagged:

*Key, Licence, License, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, binding, bound, codemeter, licence error, machine*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D*Tagged:

*Calculation, Command, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, batch file, calculating, calculations, command file, commands*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Time, consolidation, load, self-weight, weight*Tagged:

*Input, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, RGB, local axes, local axis, output, plate*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, Macro, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands runner*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, bending, material set, materials, plate, sheet pile wall, sheet pile wall parameters*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, PM4Sand, Plaxis 3D, RAM, UBC, UBC Sand, UBCSand, UDSM, dynamic, dynamics, free field boundaries, memory*Tagged:

*Groundwater flow, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, flow parameters, groundwaterflow, mesh, mesh alignment, unsaturated, unsaturated zone*Tagged:

*8+3 filename, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, failure, mesh, meshing*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, helical pile, massive, micropile, pile, screw pile, secant pile, soldier pile, tapered*Tagged:

*Interface, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, node pairs, soil-structure, soil-structure interaction*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Vacuum, modelling technique, under-pressure, underpressure, vacuum consolidation*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, boundary condition, boundary conditions, displacement, fixities, fixity*Tagged:

*32 bit, 64 bit, Configuration, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Specification, Specs, dualcore, multicore, quadcore*Tagged:

*FE anchor, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, anchor, fixed end, node-to-node anchor*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, step, step number*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, copy, copy+paste, object name*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands, data, table, tabulate*Tagged:

*Drucker-Prager, Lade, Matsuoka-Nakai, Mohr-Coulomb, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Tresca, Von Mises, failure, failure criterion*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Viscous, boundary conditions, compliant base boundaries, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake, free field boundaries, tied degrees of freedom, viscous boundaries*Tagged:

*Flow, Interface, NEW in 2D2017, NEW in 3D2017, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, conductivity, discharge, drainage conductivity, hydraulic resistance, leaking, permeability, results, semi-permeable*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, compatibility, output*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, commands, commands runner, compatibility*Tagged:

*Old Version, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Specification, compatibility, data*Tagged:

*BRep, Conversion, Geometry, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Triangulation, changes, import, intersection, locking, parametric, parametric geometry, project conversion, tessellation*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, commands, commands runner, compatibility*Tagged:

*API, Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands, commands runner, compatibility, output, phase, python, step*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, install, installation, silent*Tagged:

*Drainage, Interface, Joint, NEW in 2D2017, NEW in 3D2017, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, conductivity, drainage conductivity, fracture, hydraulic properties, hydraulic resistance, leaking, permeability, semi-permeable*Tagged:

*Drainage, Interface, NEW in 2D2017, NEW in 3D2017, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, conductivity, discharge, hydraulic properties, hydraulic resistance, leaking, permeability, semi-permeable*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, embedded pile, embedded pile row, helical pile, micropile, pile, pile-raft, piled raft, quay wall, screw pile, secant pile, soil-structure interaction, soldier pile*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Soil, UDSM, User defined soil model, soil model*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, SMC, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, embedded pile, embedded pile row, helical pile, installation, micropile, pile, pile row, pile-raft, piled raft, screw pile, secant pile, soldier pile*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, accuracy condition, mesh, mesh alignment, non-associated plasticity, non-uniqueness*Tagged:

*Drivers, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, codemeter*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, acceleration, gravity, pseudostatic*Tagged:

*Database, Dataset, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, material set, materials*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, reduction, stiffness, strain*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Regenerate, Reset, Staged Construction, phases, previous phase*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, batch file, calculate multiple, log file, multiple calculations*Tagged:

*Displacements, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, phi-c reduction, safety analysis, updated mesh, updated water pressures*Tagged:

*Displacements, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, deformation, deformations, phi-c reduction, safety analysis*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, factor of safety, safety analysis, undrained, undrained behaviour*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, SumMsf, Target, factor of safety, phi-c reduction, safety analysis*Tagged:

*Old Version, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Specification, compatibility, data, older*Tagged:

*Curves, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Select, curve, nodes, points for curves, stress points*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, curve, nodes, points for curves, post-calculation, pre-calculation*Tagged:

*Export, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, output, plot, set*Tagged:

*Calculation, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, calculations, phases, recalculate*Tagged:

*Command, Command Line, Filter, Groups, Length, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, commands, embedded beam, groupfiltered, material, pile-raft, rock bolts, tabulate*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, chain, chaining, selection, selection tool, shift*Tagged:

*FAQ, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Structures, axi-symmetric, axisymmetric, stiffness*Tagged:

*Corrosion, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Structural, creep, reduction, rust, stiffness, workaround*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, concrete, non-porous, nonporous, output, results, stress, stresses*Tagged:

*Interface, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, UDSM, User defined soil model, tension cut-off*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake, iterative settings, substeps*Tagged:

*Extend, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Trim, snap to object, snaplinear*Tagged:

*NATM, NATM tunnel, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Tunnel, Tunnels, cutting planes, intersection, shield tunnel, tunnel lining*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, nodes, selecting, stress*Tagged:

*Interface, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Structures, nodes, output*Tagged:

*Groundwater, Groundwater flow, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Well, groundwaterflow*Tagged:

*API, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, UDPy, User-defined, cookbook, deformation, deformations, output, py cookbook, python, python cookbook, results*Tagged:

*API, PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, Remote scripting, Rest Http, Scripting, boilerplate, python, wrapper*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, Plaxis 3D, acceleration, accelerogram, dynamic, dynamics, earthquake*Tagged:

*Filter, Hide, Inside, PLAXIS, Plaxis 3D, Presentation, helper surface, iso-area, isosurface, output, partial geometry, results*Tagged:

*PLAXIS, PLAXIS 2D, flow conditions, phreatic level, water, water conditions, water level*