The following videos demonstrate how to access specific features in the SVOffice™ 2009 suite of modeling applications.


GETTING STARTED

Managing Projects and Models (4m 40s) - This presentation introduces the user to basic functionality in SVOffice™ 2009 such as managing projects and models. How to work with the main Manager interface will be covered as well as basic features.

Managing Files (5m 39s) - Prior to use of the software, it is good if the user understands the concept behind SVOffice™ 2009's file management philosophy. This presentation covers the basics of file management within the SVOffice™ 2009 product.

Opening Distributed Models (8m 16s) - SVOffice™ 2009 comes with hundreds of distributed numerical models. This brief presentation illustrates how to find and open a model which may be representative of the problem you're trying to solve.

Creating a New Model (5m 20s) - This presentation covers the basics of creating a new model in the SVOffice™ 2009 geotechnical software system.

Basic Concepts (5m 38s) - This presentation covers the basic design concepts of the SVOffice™ 2009 software. Software modules, menu organization, and basic methodologies of interacting with model objects are covered.

2D Geometry Basics (16m 42s) - This presentation illustrates the entry of 2D geometry. Basic concepts such as entry of geometric shapes and the editing of such shapes is covered. Editing operations such as deleting, moving, or snapping to the grid are covered.

2D Geometry CAD Tools (14m 38s) - This presentation covers the various CAD tools available for 2D modeling tasks.

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2D Advanced Geometry (9m 27s) - This presentation continues the previous one, adding more advanced geometry concepts to the model.

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2D Meshing Issues (11m 53s) - This presentation covers the tools available to address meshing issues in complex models.

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3D Geometry Basics (14m 36s) - Entering geometry for a 3-D numerical model is covered in this brief presentation basic geometry concepts are covered as well as suitable methods for building three-dimensional models shortened times are covered.

Boundary Conditions in FEM (2D) (7m 56s) - Methodologies for entering boundary conditions for 2D models are covered in this presentation. This presentation is not applicable to SVSlope®.

Boundary Condition in FEM (3D) (7m 26s) - Methodologies for entering boundary conditions for both 2D and 3D models are covered in this presentation. This presentation is not applicable to SVSlope®.

Boundary Conditions in SVSlope® 2D (4m 25s) - Methodologies for entering line and distributed loads in an SVSlope® model are covered in this presentation. This presentation is only applicable to SVSlope®.

Internal Loads / Supports in SVSlope® 2D (5m 7s) - This seminar covers the basics of applying supports to a 2D slope stability model using the SVSlope® software. This presentation is only applicable to SVSlope®.

Assigning Material Properties (5m 11s) - This presentation will cover the basics of how to assign material properties in a typical numerical model.

Plotting While Solving (7m 9s) - One of the unique features of SVOffice™ 2009 is the ability to view all solution variables during the solving process. The methodology for dealing the variables will be covered in this presentation. This presentation is not applicable to SVSlope®.

FEM Visualization of Output (2D) (6m 20s) - Visualization of model results for a 2D finite element numerical model will be covered in this presentation. This presentation is not applicable to SVSlope®.

FEM Visualization of Output (3D) (6m 18s) - Visualization of model results for a 3D finite element numerical model will be covered in this presentation. This presentation is not applicable to SVSlope®.

SVSlope® 2D Output Visualization (5m 15s) - Visualization of model results for a SVSlope® 2D numerical model will be covered in this presentation. This presentation is only applicable to SVSlope®.

SVSlope® 3D Output Visualization (4m 43s) - Visualization of model results for a SVSlope® 3D numerical model will be covered in this presentation. This presentation is only applicable to SVSlope®.

Exporting PDF Reports (4m 40s) - This presentation will cover how to generate a high-quality engineering report in PDF format from your numerical model.

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APPLICATION SPECIFIC TUTORIALS

Each modeling package in SVOffice™ 2009 contains unique features designed to solve a particular problem. The following animated tutorials demonstrate these features, grouped together by application.



OLDER VIDEOS

Videos for SVOffice™ 2006 can be found here.