Slide Tutorials

The Slide Tutorials provide easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, demonstrating how to define and analyze many different types of problems.

The tutorials are in PDF format, click the links to open the files, which can be printed. To view a brief summary of each tutorial click the "view summary" links.

Additional tutorials are available in "movie" format and "developer tip" format as listed below.

Tutorials

 

Tutorials (PDF files)

Tutorial Summary

01

Quick Start Tutorial

01 summary

02

Materials and Loading

02 summary

03

Non-Circular Surfaces

03 summary

04

Composite Surfaces

04 summary

05

Water Pressure Grid

05 summary

06

Support

06 summary

07

Finite Element Groundwater Seepage Analysis

07 summary

08

Probabilistic Analysis

08 summary

09

Sensitivity Analysis

09 summary

10

Water Table Statistics

10 summary

11

Overall Slope Reliability

11 summary

12

Excess Pore Pressure (B-bar method)

12 summary

13

Rapid Drawdown Analysis (B-bar method)

13 summary

14

Groundwater Flow in Cofferdam

14 summary

15

Levee with Toe Drain

15 summary

16

Tension Crack

16 summary

17

Multi-Stage Rapid Drawdown

17 summary

18

Transient Groundwater Analysis

18 summary

19

Transient Groundwater with Slope Stability

19 summary

20

Generalized Anisotropic Material

20 summary

21

Slope Design with Eurocode 7

21 summary

22

Slope Angle Optimization

22 summary

23

Back Analysis of Material Properties

23 summary

24

NEW Multi Scenario Modeling

24 summary

25

Soil Profile Modeling

25 summary

26

Sarma Non-Vertical Slice Analysis

26 summary

27

Statistical Correlation of Material Properties

27 summary

28

Seismic Analysis with Newmark Method

28 summary

29

Tensile Strength Option

29 summary

30

Analyzing Pile Resistance using RSPile

30 summary

31

Staged Embankment on Clay - SHANSEP method

31 summary

32

NEW - Anisotropic Surface

32 summary

33

NEW - Spatial Variability

33 summary

34

NEW - Spatial Variability Multi Material

34 summary

35

NEW - Weak Layer

35 summary

Movies

 

Tutorials (Movies)

01

Dimensioning and Annotation

02

Back Analysis of Support Force

03

Sensitivity Analysis

04

Excess Pore Pressure (B-bar method)

05

Critical Surface Search Optimization

Developer Tips

 

Developer Tips

01

Advanced Printing Features in Slide 6.0

02

Active or Passive Support Modeling

03

Critical Slip Surface Search Methods in Slide 7.0

For additional Slide developer's tips see the Slide Developer Tips page on the Rocscience website.

Slide Tutorials - Spanish Translation

Several of the Slide tutorials have been translated into Spanish. See the Slide Tutorials (Spanish) page for links.