- General two or three-dimensional slope
geometry with multiple material layers.
- Choice of Bishop’s Simplified, Janbu
Simplified, Spencer and Morgenstern-Price (with a half-sine
interslice force function) methods of analysis.
- Mesh generator with three alternative
methods of interpolation, capable of creating general or
- Simple, largely self-explanatory input
and graphic or keyboard-based editing.
- Use of scanned images to digitize
- Interpolation and copy features to
minimize the amount of data which needs to be supplied by the
The summary result of a 3D
solution with the detailed output window.
- Possibility to use Digital Elevation
Model (DEM) files to represent the ground surface or
- Checking for data errors.
- Warnings for improperly specified
sliding surfaces and other conditions.
- Choice of Coulomb isotropic, Coulomb
anisotropic or non-linear (Hoek and Brown, 1981) material
- Discontinuities (joints) with distinct
strength properties and piezometric conditions, which can be
specified to form parts of the sliding surface.
- Choice of pore-pressure ratios or
multiple piezometric surfaces.
Material Properties Editor
- Ellipsoidal, spherical, cylindrical or
composite sliding surfaces.
- Automatic or grid searches for the
critical sliding ellipsoid / circle.
- Multi-planar wedge sliding surfaces,
constructed of planes specified by dips, dip directions and
- General (specified) non-rotational two
or three-dimensional sliding surfaces.
- Two-dimensional analysis of
cross-sections from a 3D data file.
- External point loads.
- Tension cracks.
An X-ray view of a slope defined
by a digital elevation model. (DEM)
- Optional detailed display of column
forces and other variables.
- Graphics: longitudinal and transverse
cross-sections, 3D isometry, X-Ray diagrams.
- Exporting graphics directly to Golden
Software GRAPHER ™, SURFER ™, or other graphics software.
- Exporting graphics via clipboard.
- Printing an instant report on the
latest trial calculation.