Course: 3D Slope Stability Analysis using Slide3 and RocFall3

Course Details

  • Date: September 25th - 26th, 2023
  • Venue: JW Marriott, Indonesia, Jl. Dr. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav. E 1.2 No 1 and 2, 12950 Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Schedule: 8.30 am to 5 pm
  • Instructors: This course will be in English, instructed by Dr. Alison McQuillan, Director of Rocscience Australia
  • Registration Fees:
    • Early Bird Price - $795 USD (until August 31st, 2023)
    • Regular Price - $895 USD

What’s included:

  • Temporary software licenses
  • PDF of course materials
  • PDH Certificate
  • Lunch & Snacks

Please note:

  • Registrants will be responsible for their own accommodation
  • Participants must bring their own laptops (and mice)
  • Participant numbers are limited

Course Outline

Day 1

Module 1: Discussion on Fundamentals of Slope Stability Analysis

  • Overview of Slope Stability Analysis Methods and Design considerations
  • Overview of Measures of Stability – Factor of Safety using Limit equilibrium analysis, Deformation and Strength Reduction Factor using Finite element analysis
  • Comparison of Deterministic and Probabilistic analysis methods
  • Overview of different analysis methods, search methods and optimization methods in Slide2 and Slide3

Module 2: Slope stability modelling with Slide3

  • Importing geometry, geometry clean up, assigning materials properties, assigning analysis and search methods
  • Probabilistic analysis
  • Results interpretation, including integration with radar monitoring data
  • Integration with Rocscience tools – Slide2, RS2 and RS3

Day 2

Module 2 continued.

Module 3: Rock fall analysis with RocFall3

  • Overview of rock fall analysis and modelling considerations
  • 3D model construction and interpretation
  • Multi-section import and comparison with RocFall2


For any additional queries, please reach out to Andika Bunga.


Course Instructor:

Dr Alison McQuillan, Director, Rocscience Australia, obtained her PhD in Mining Engineering at UNSW Sydney and is a Chartered Professional (Geotech) and Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland. Alison specializes in rock mechanics and slope stability, with over 15 years of experience in operational, corporate and consulting roles for several commodities in Australia, SE Asia and Africa. Alison applies a practical approach to geotechnical engineering combining her field experience with her knowledge of numerical modelling tools.