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The PLAXIS 2D to 3D Converter takes the 2D model geometry and soil properties and will convert this as an extruded model in PLAXIS 3D. This movie shows how to install and run the tool. An active Bentley Geotechnical SELECT Entitlement [GSE] (former PLAXIS-VIP) subscription and access to the internet are required to use the tool.
Since PLAXIS 2D CONNECT Edition V20.04, the PLAXIS 2D to 3D converter is delivered as a full feature and accessible from the Export menu in PLAXIS 2D Input.
Instructions below are for PLAXIS Legacy versions.Note: This tool was made available as Technology Preview from PLAXIS 2D CONNECT Edition V20.01 to V20.03.