The SHANSEP MC model (Stress History and Normalized Soil Engineering Properties) constitutes a soil model implemented in PLAXIS, intended for undrained soil loading conditions. It is based on the linear elastic perfectly-plastic Mohr-Coulomb model, but modified such that it is able to simulate potential changes of the undrained shear strength su (cu) based on the effective stress state of the soil. It takes into account the effects of stress history and stress path in characterizing soil strength and in predicting field behaviour.
Section 4. Failure mechanism of the Shansep MC model
Section 4. Failure mechanism of the Mohr Coulomb - Undrained B model
With the release of PLAXIS 2D/3D CONNECT Edition V20 Update 1 (January 2020), the PLAXIS User Defined Soil models are delivered with the PLAXIS installation. When enabling the Geotechnical SELECT Entitlement [GSE] when starting the PLAXIS application, this model becomes available in the Parameters tab when selecting "User defined" for the Material model.
Plaxis User Defined Soil Models
64 bit User Defined Soil model
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