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GeoStudio 2D 

2D geotechnical analysis software for soil and rock

A comprehensive solution for geotechnical analysis dots

GeoStudio 2D offers a range of numerical analysis tools for simulating conditions at and below the ground surface. From natural soil and rock slopes, to dewatering systems or tailings storage facilities, you can use GeoStudio 2D to model the conditions you need for better insights into your geotechnical projects.

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Key Benefits 

Confidently simulate surface and subsurface conditions

Collaborate seamlessly

Leverage the power of the Seequent portfolio, including Leapfrog and PLAXIS, to share geometry and materials via a seamless cloud-based workflow.

Integrated stability analyses

Easily incorporate finite element results into a limit equilibrium analysis for a comprehensive view of slope stability.   

Analyse complex ground behaviour

Use the comprehensive constitutive model library for soil and rock, in all your stability, groundwater flow, and stress-strain analyses.

One model, multiple analyses

Explore complex geotechnical processes using a number of analyses, geometries, and dimensions in a single project file. 

Insights through visualisation 

Graphing and visualisation tools to help you interpret results, compare them to the physical system, and gain deep insights into the problem at hand. 

Start simple, add complexity 

Explore geotechnical systems with multi-analysis and multi-geometry capabilities, and a simple-to-complex iterative workflow to unlock knowledge. 

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Product Plans

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GeoStudio 2D

GeoStudio 2D offers the foundational capability to perform limit equilibrium slope stability analysis. This enables work with soil and rock for problems that do not require the consideration of groundwater flow, finite element stresses or pore water pressures, or dynamic stresses.   

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GeoStudio 2D includes the following:

SLOPE/W

SLOPE/W is the leading limit equilibrium slope stability software for soil and rock slopes, analysing both simple and complex problems for a variety of slip surface shapes, pore water pressure conditions, soil properties, and loading conditions.

GeoStudio 2D Advanced

GeoStudio 2D Advanced has the capabilities of the GeoStudio 2D, as well as the ability simulate steady-state and transient groundwater flow in both saturated and unsaturated soil and rock. GeoStudio 2D Advanced can be used to analyse geotechnical engineering challenges such as rapid drawdown analysis, complex seepage analyses and much more.

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GeoStudio 2D Advanced includes the following:

SEEP/W

SEEP/W is a powerful finite element software product for modelling groundwater flow in porous media. SEEP/W can model simple saturated steady-state problems or sophisticated saturated/unsaturated transient analyses with atmospheric coupling at the ground surface.

SLOPE/W

SLOPE/W is the leading limit equilibrium slope stability software for soil and rock slopes, analysing both simple and complex problems for a variety of slip surface shapes, pore water pressure conditions, soil properties, and loading conditions.

GeoStudio 2D Ultimate

GeoStudio 2D Ultimate expands the capability of GeoStudio 2D Advanced with functionality to analyse static and dynamic stress and deformation within soil or rock including coupled consolidation, finite element stress stability, and the ability to use finite element results in the limit equilibrium analysis.

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GeoStudio 2D Ultimate includes the following:

QUAKE/W

QUAKE/W is a powerful finite element software product for modelling earthquake liquefaction and dynamic loading. QUAKE/W determines the motion and excess pore water pressures that arise due to earthquake shaking, blasts, or sudden impact loads.

SEEP/W

SEEP/W is a powerful finite element software product for modelling groundwater flow in porous media. SEEP/W can model simple saturated steady-state problems or sophisticated saturated/unsaturated transient analyses with atmospheric coupling at the ground surface.

SIGMA/W

SIGMA/W is a powerful finite element software product for modelling stress and deformation in soil, rock, and structures. SIGMA/W analyses may range from simple linear elastic simulations to soil-structure interaction problems with nonlinear material models. 

SLOPE/W

SLOPE/W is the leading limit equilibrium slope stability software for soil and rock slopes, analysing both simple and complex problems for a variety of slip surface shapes, pore water pressure conditions, soil properties, and loading conditions.

Feature comparison

Compare GeoStudio 2D features

GeoStudio 2D
GeoStudio 2D Advanced
GeoStudio 2D Ultimate
Groundwater seepage

2D cross-section, 2D axisymmetric, and 1D geometry options

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Convenient initial pore water pressure condition definition

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Estimation routines for defining hydraulic functions

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Hydraulic boundary conditions, including specialised boundary conditions for soil-atmosphere coupling

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Optional isothermal vapor transfer

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Results graphing and visualisation options, including isosurfaces and contouring

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Saturated/unsaturated formulation

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Steady-state or transient groundwater flow

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Under-relaxation and convergence strategies for pore water pressure computation

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Slope stability

Automated strength reduction stability analysis

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Comprehensive material model library for soil and rock

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Finite element stress-based stability analysis

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Full range of slip surface search techniques

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Newmark deformation stability analysis

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Partial factor analysis capabilities including limit state design support

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Pore water pressure definition with finite element seepage analysis

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Probabilistic and sensitivity analysis capabilities

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Reinforcement definition options including vendor reinforcement library

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Rigorous limit equilibrium slope stability formulation

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Staged pseudo static formulation

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Staged rapid drawdown functionality

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Surcharge and seismic load functionality

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Thirteen limit equilibrium methods including Morgenstern-Price and Spencer

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Static and dynamic stresses

Complete range of stress and deformation boundary conditions

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Comprehensive stress-strain constitutive model list, including non-linear soil and rock material models

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Coupled stress and pore water pressure formulation for consolidation analysis

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Dynamic and static stress analyses to model post-earthquake deformation and excess pore water pressures dissipation

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Incremental stress-strain formulation

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Multiple options for In situ stress definition, including gravity activation, K0 procedure, and field stresses

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Stress redistribution analysis

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Stress-update algorithm for handling non-linear material models

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Structural element library for modelling reinforcement, retaining walls and more

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Unloading/loading stress analysis with straightforward construction sequence simulation

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Pricing

GeoStudio 2D pricing plans

GeoStudio 2D

USD $2,720.00 (excl. tax)

12 months named license 12 months named license
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license

Only 12 month named licences are available to purchase online. For shared and enterprise licences, please contact us.

Named license - allows unlimited use of the software for a single dedicated user during the subscription period.

Shared license - allows any number of users to access the software over the subscription period, limited to one user per seat at any given time.

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GeoStudio 2D Advanced

USD $4,085.00 (excl. tax)

12 months named license 12 months named license
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license

Only 12 month named licences are available to purchase online. For shared and enterprise licences, please contact us.

Named license - allows unlimited use of the software for a single dedicated user during the subscription period.

Shared license - allows any number of users to access the software over the subscription period, limited to one user per seat at any given time.

shop

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Seequent products can be purchased securely through Virtuosity, Bentley's e-store. Seequent is the Bentley subsurface company.

Prices shown on Virtuosity will be displayed in your local currency excluding tax.

GeoStudio 2D Ultimate

USD $5,440.00 (excl. tax)

12 months named license 12 months named license
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license

Only 12 month named licences are available to purchase online. For shared and enterprise licences, please contact us.

Named license - allows unlimited use of the software for a single dedicated user during the subscription period.

Shared license - allows any number of users to access the software over the subscription period, limited to one user per seat at any given time.

shop

Go to Virtuosity

Seequent products can be purchased securely through Virtuosity, Bentley's e-store. Seequent is the Bentley subsurface company.

Prices shown on Virtuosity will be displayed in your local currency excluding tax.

For enterprise, shared subscriptions and other GeoStudio 2D licenses, talk to us

Contact us
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Prices shown on Virtuosity will be displayed in your local currency excluding tax.

Resources

Free training and support 

Accelerate your GeoStudio 2D usage with a fundamentals course, knowledge base articles, or support from our team of geotechnical experts.

Seequent Learning Centre

Get started fast or upskill whilst working with our onboarding and advanced free eLearning courses available for GeoStudio.

Seequent Knowledge Base

Search our knowledge base for quick reference articles when needing to troubleshoot or resolve any errors you encounter.

Seequent Support

Expert support from our global team of geoscience professionals when you submit a ticket on the MySeequent customer portal.

Customer stories

GeoStudio live in action

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We have over 40 years’ experience in enabling geotechnical analysis in research and industry.