Nice article on this from Rocscience here.
I’m new to this forum which prevents me from creating new topics. I figured out I could post my question regarding FLAC/SLOPE here.
The Itasca website states that FLAC/SLOPE can be used to run pseudostatic slope analysis, but I can’t find how. Since failure surface aren’t imposed to the model, I don’t understand how to apply an horizontal force that suppose to represent an earthquake.
Go to HELP->PDF manuals, open the FLAC/Slope Users’ Guide manual: Section:1.4.7 Pseudostatic Analysis.
Thanks for your answer @jwang. I updated FLAC/SLOPE to the last version. I now have access this section 1.4.7 of the manual.
I ran a few analysis and I’m wondering if the given displacement associated with the FoS are realistic. I used FLAC instead of FLAC/SLOPE to run the analysis and corrected the default modulus given by FLAC/SLOPE with realistic values.
I read in the manual that the FoS is associated with a state of non-equilibrium which leads me to think that the displacement could be larger as the failure progresses…