FLAC/Slope

FLAC/Slope is a special, streamlined version of FLAC for evaluating the factor of safety (FoS) of soil and rock slopes in two dimensions with simple and fast model setup and analysis execution. FLAC/Slope can simulate stability problems under a wide variety of slope conditions, including: arbitrary slope geometries, multiple layers, pore pressure conditions, heterogeneous soil properties, surface loading, and structural reinforcement.


Highlighted Features

  • Specialize version of FLAC with a streamlined user interface for evaluating the factor of safety (FoS) of slopes;
  • Uses Shear-Strength Reduction (SSR) method to calculate FoS;
  • Simple, fast model set-up and analyses execution;
  • Wizards for slope, bench, dam, and general topography;
  • Include 3D structural ground support (rock bolts, soil nails, and geogrids);
  • Include an interface between materials to model geological or artificial surfaces;
  • Axisymmetric or plane strain analyses;
  • Specify the location of a water table for effective stress analysis;
  • Apply forces;
  • Specify the materials either manually or from a database;
  • Specify geological layers; and
  • Plot calculated FoS, velocity vectors, shear strain, and plasticity indicators.

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Upcoming Events
1 Dec
WEBINAR: What’s New in 3DEC Version 7
This webinar is for people who have used 3DEC before and are interested in the latest developments.... Read More
4 Dec
Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes Using FLAC
This hands-on, virtual training course is 16 hours total, spread over four days in a 1.5-week period, and covers the analysis of embank... Read More
8 Mar
FLAC3D Remote Introductory Training - Online!
Three days of general feature training addressing basic concepts and recommended procedures for geotechnical numerical analysis.... Read More