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VS_20_NonCircular_Greco

This model consists of a layered slope with pore-water.

The analysis method used in this study is Spencer.

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Greco Search" which is in fact a random method. The critical slip surface is considered to be non-circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_1 > VS_20_NonCircular_Greco.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_1,Slope Group 1,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Greco Search,Pore-water Pressures,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_Group_1

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VS_62_Dry_NonCircular

A single homogeneous earth slope is subjected to seismic loading. Both circular and non-circular slip surfaces are considered in this analysis and all slip surfaces must pass through the top of the slope.

The analysis methods used for solving this problem are:
Bishop, and
Spencer.

The search method for the critical slip surface is based on the "Greco Search" which is indeed a random method. The slip surface shape is considered to be non circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_1 > VS_62_Dry_NonCircular.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_1,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Greco Search,Slope Group 1,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Earth structures,Slopes_Group_1

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FredlundAndKrahn_1977_2D

In this example, the slope is comprised of three layers. It represents a comparison study of various slope stability methods, strictly based on the example on "Comparison of Slope Stability methods of analysis" by Fredlund and Krahn.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Ordinary,
Bishop,
Spencer, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Fully Specified". The fully specified method implies that the analyzed slip surface is fully defined. Fully Specified method allows the user to specify circular slip surfaces by defining either three points, a center and a radius, or a group of line segments for a non-circular slip surface.

The critical slip surface is considered to be composite circular. The composite slip surface is partly circular and part continuous straight-line segments.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > FredlundAndKrahn_1977_2D.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Fully Specified,Earth structures,Slopes_3D

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HeapLeachAPEM_Block

This model studies the effect of a block failure on a generic heap design with APEM probability method, and a horizontal seismic load coefficient of 0.09.

A probability analysis is used using APEM method and a floating critical slip surface location.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine), and
GLE (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

he search method for the critical slip surface is "Block". The block search method allows specification of a slip involving a "block" of soil with two hinge points. Trial slip surfaces are generated by placing a grid of trial vertices at each hinge point. The critical slip surface is considered to be non-circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_3 > HeapLeachAPEM_Block.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_3,Earth structures,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Probability,Block,Slopes_Group_3,Slope Group 3,Heap leach draindown,Mining,Heap Leach,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE

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HeapLeachAPEM_Circular

This model is an example of a conceptual heap design evaluating a circular slip surface with APEM probability method, and a horizontal seismic load coefficient of 0.09.

A probability analysis is used using APEM method and a floating critical slip surface location.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine), and
GLE (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_3 > HeapLeachAPEM_Circular.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_3,Slopes_Group_3,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Probability,Grid and Tangent,Slope Group 3,Heap leach draindown,Mining,Heap Leach,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Earth structures

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HeapLeachDeter_Block

This model examines the This model examines the deterministic analysis of a generic heap leach pad with a horizontal seismic load coefficient of 0.09.

The analysis method used for this study is:
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine), and
GLE (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Block". The block search method allows specification of a slip involving a "block" of soil with two hinge points. Trial slip surfaces are generated by placing a grid of trial vertices at each hinge point. The critical slip surface is considered to be non-circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_3 > HeapLeachDeter_Block.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_3,Earth structures,Slopes_Group_3,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Block,Slope Group 3,Heap leach efficiency,Mining

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HeapLeachMonte_Block

This model examines the application of the Monte Carlo analysis to a block failure of a generic heap leach scenario with pseudo-static loading and a horizontal seismic load coefficient of 0.09.

A probability analysis is used using Monte Carlo method and a floating critical slip surface location.

The analysis method used for this study is:
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Block". The block search method allows specification of a slip involving a "block" of soil with two hinge points. Trial slip surfaces are generated by placing a grid of trial vertices at each hinge point. The critical slip surface is considered to be non-circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_3 > HeapLeachMonte_Block.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_3,Earth structures,Slopes_Group_3,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Probability,Block,Slope Group 3,Heap leach draindown,Mining,Heap Leach,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE

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HeapLeachMonte_Circular

This model is an example of Monte Carlo analysis evaluating a circular slip surface with pseudo-static loading and a horizontal seismic load coefficient of 0.09.

A probability analysis is used using Monte Carlo method and a floating critical slip surface location.

The analysis method used for this study is:
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_Group_3 > HeapLeachMonte_Circular.svm

Tags: Slopes_Group_3,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Probability,Grid and Tangent,Slope Group 3,Heap leach draindown,Mining,Heap Leach,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Slopes_Group_3,Earth structures

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Hungr_Leshchinski_3D

This model is based on Hungr (1989), which is again based on Leshchinski (1985).

The analysis methods used in this problem are:
Bishop,
Janbu Simplified, and
Spencer.

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Fully Specified - Ellipsoid" which allows the specification of an elliptical slip surface. The fully specified method implies that the analyzed slip surface is fully defined. Fully Specified method allows the user to specify the center-point as well as the tangent plane and aspect ratio of the ellipsoid to define the ellipse.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > Hungr_Leshchinski_3D.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,3D,Steady-State,Benchmarking,Slopes_3D,Earth structures

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Kettleman_Hills_Landfill

This model uses a 3D wedge sliding surface on Kettleman Hills Landfill. The Wedge is defined by discontinuity material.

The analysis methods used for this problem are:
Ordinary,
Bishop,
Janbu Simplified,
Corps#1,
Corps#2,
Lowe-Karafiath,
Spencer,
M-P (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine),
GLE (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine), and
Sarma (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine).


The search method for the critical slip surface is "Fully Specified - Wedge".
The wedges option allows a critical slip surface to be specified as a series of one or more interlocking planes. This specified slip surface is often used to specify a block type of failure mechanism. Each surface comprising a wedge is formed based on a single locating point and dips two directions. It is also possible with the interface to specify a discontinuous material which applies exactly along the wedge slip surface.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > Kettleman_Hills_Landfill.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,3D,Steady-State,discontinuity,wedge,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_3D

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multi_piezo_surfaces

This model presents multiple piezometric surfaces, each layer associated with a different piezometric surface.

The analysis methods used for this problem are:
Ordinary,
Bishop,
Janbu Simplified,
Corps#1,
Corps#2,
Lowe-Karafiath,
Spencer,
M-P (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine),
GLE (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine), and
Sarma (Intercolumn Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Fully Specified - Ellipsoid" which allows the specification of an elliptical slip surface. The fully specified method implies that the analyzed slip surface is fully defined. Fully Specified method allows the user to specify the center-point as well as the tangent plane and aspect ratio of the ellipsoid to define the ellipse.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > multi_piezo_surfaces.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,3D,Steady-State,Water Table,Benchmarking,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Earth structures,Slopes_3D

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multi_planar_moving_wedges

This model uses the multi-planar moving wedge sliding surface. It represents a waste pile failure controlled by a weak interface between the waste material and its foundation. The weak surface is defined by discontinuity material. All other three wedge planes forming the sliding surface have the properties of the waste material.

The analysis method used for this problem is:
Bishop.

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Moving Wedges". The wedges option allows a critical slip surface to be specified as a series of one or more interlocking planes. Each surface comprising a wedge is formed based on a single locating point and dips two directions. This type of analysis can be utilized to represent failure of a rock wedge. In real world situations it may happen that there are fracture patterns in the rock.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > multi_planar_moving_wedges.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,3D,Steady-State,Water Table,moving wedges,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Slopes_3D,Earth structures

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multi_planar_wedges

This model uses the multi-planar wedge planar sliding surface. It represents a waste pile failure controlled by a weak interface between the waste material and its foundation. The weak surface is defined by discontinuity material. All other three wedge planes forming the sliding surface have the properties of the waste material.

The analysis methods used for this problem are:
Ordinary,
Bishop,
Janbu Simplified,
Corps#1,
Corps#2,
Lowe-Karafiath,
Spencer,
M-P (Intercolumn Force Function - Constant),
GLE (Intercolumn Force Function - Constant), and
Sarma (Intercolumn Force Function - Constant).



The search method for the critical slip surface is "Fully Specified - Wedge".
The wedges option allows a critical slip surface to be specified as a series of one or more interlocking planes. This specified slip surface is often used to specify a block type of failure mechanism. Each surface comprising a wedge is formed based on a single locating point and dips two directions. It is also possible with the interface to specify a discontinuous material which applies exactly along the wedge slip surface.

Model filename: Slopes_3D > multi_planar_wedges.svm

Tags: Slopes_3D,SVSLOPE,3D,Steady-State,Water Table,wedge,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Benchmarking,3D wedges,Pore-Pressure Ratio - Ru,discontinuity,Slopes_3D,Earth structures

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Pham_Ch4_Figure4_1

This example is used to verify the SVSLOPE-SAFE for a simple homogeneous 2:1 slope with a groundwater table passing through the toe of the slope. The soil is assumed to behave as a linear elastic material.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Ordinary,
Bishop,
Janbu Simplified,
Spencer,
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine), and
GLE (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch4_Figure4_1.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,Slope SAFE,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Grid and Tangent,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Groundwater,Benchmarking,Water resources management,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_10

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_10.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,Grid and Tangent,Slope SAFE,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_11

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_11.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,Grid and Tangent,Slope SAFE,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_11_SAFE

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_11_SAFE.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,Slope SAFE,SVSLOPE,SVSOLID,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,SAFE,Linear Elastic,SVSOLID Consider PWP,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_12

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_12.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,Slope SAFE,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,Grid and Tangent,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_12_SAFE

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_12_SAFE.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,Slope SAFE,SVSLOPE,SVSOLID,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,SAFE,Linear Elastic,SVSOLID Consider PWP,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Infrastructure,Dynamic Programming,Dynamic Programming,SVSLOPE SAFE,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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Pham_Ch5_Figure5_28

This example problem solves a slope stability analysis with a submerged slope.

The analysis methods used for this study are:
Bishop, and
M-P (Interslice Force Function - Half-sine).

The search method for the critical slip surface is "Grid and Tangent". The grid and tangent methodology is one of the most common methods of determining the critical circular slip surface. In this methodology, the trial slip surfaces are specified by a grid of centers and a set of lines to which the circular slip surface must be tangent. The critical slip surface is considered to be circular.

Model filename: Slopes_SAFE > Pham_Ch5_Figure5_28.svm

Tags: Slopes_SAFE,Slope SAFE,SVSLOPE,2D,Steady-State,Water Table,Grid and Tangent,Infrastructure,Slopes_1/2/3/SAFE,Benchmarking,Earth structures,Slopes_SAFE

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