Rocscience acquires DIANA. Read more

Search Results

Compute Kinematics

The second and final compute step is to compute the removability, forces, and factor of safety for each of the valid blocks.

To compute the block kinematics:

  1. Ensure that the Compute workflow tab is the active workflow compute workflow tab
  2. Select Analysis > Compute Kinematics compute kinematics icon or click the Compute Kinematics compute kinematics icon icon in the toolbar.

The Compute Kinematics dialog will indicate the progress of the limit equilibrium analysis.

If the Compute Kinematics option is disabled, then the model is incomplete and cannot be computed. For example:

  • If Compute Blocks is not run
  • If Compute Blocks yields no valid blocks

Kinematic Results

By default, after Compute Kinematics is run, only Removable Blocks are shown. Once Compute Kinematics is run, all block information is available, and the following Interpret menu options are enabled:

Results Sets for Removable Blocks and Failed Blocks (FS < Design FS) can only be applied once Compute Kinematics is run since removability and factor of safety of blocks are only known once kinematics are computed.
Rocscience logo, click here to return to the homepage Portal Account Portal Account Log In Log Out Home Shopping Cart icon Click here to search our site Click here to close Learning Tech Support Documentation Info Chevron Delete Back to Top View More" Previous Next PDF File Calendar Location Language Fees Video Click here to visit Rocscience's LinkedIn page Click here to visit Rocscience's YouTube page Click here to visit Rocscience's X page Click here to visit Rocscience's Facebook page Click here to visit Rocscience's Instagram page Click here to visit Rocscience's Reddit page Bookmark Network Scroll down for more Checkmark Download Print Back to top Single User Multiple Users RSLog RocFall3 CPillar Dips EX3 RocFall RocPlane RocSlope RocSupport RocTopple RS2 RS3 RSData RSPile Settle3 Slide2 Slide3 SWedge UnWedge RocTunnel Commercial License Education License Trial License Shop safe & secure Money-back guarantee