Soil-Structure Interaction

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Delta Coves Marina; Bethel Island, CA
Gerwick performs advanced soil-structure-interaction (SSI) analysis for a variety of structures including major bridges, tunnels, ports and waterfront structures.
We use state-of-the-art engineering methods for SSI analysis including, FLAC, PLAXIS, ABAQUS, and other advanced finite element tools. This allows us to fully incorporate geometric and material non-linearities, which results in better understanding of the structures during a seismic event, leading to higher degree of certainty and thereby increasing the potential for optimization.

LAST UPDATED: 02.10.2012