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RocNews is our monthly newsletter that provides you with content focused on the topics that matter to you in your everyday life as an engineer. The information is designed to help you navigate routine challenges through geotechnical analysis and keep you up to date with our latest software, features releases, upcoming courses, webinars and events.

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Case Studies

Our case studies highlight examples of how engineers are using Rocscience software for their real-world projects. These case studies include topics such as slope stability analysis, excavations and tunnel design to name a few, helping you understand more about how Rocscience software can be used to model and analyze your geotechnical projects.


Keeping you up to date with new software launches and their latest features, these articles cover how our line of geotechnical tools is continuously adding new functionalities and integrations that can help improve your analyses throughout the lifecycle of your projects.


As a part of RocNews, you will also receive occasional invitations to our events. To further expand our efforts towards helping you learn Rocscience Software, we regularly host webinars and courses through which our engineering experts showcase how our suite of software can be used for your daily analyses.

Content from previous issues

Have a look below to see what was covered in the last quarter of RocNews.

April 2023

The Power of RS3's Dynamic Analysis in Evaluating Earthquake Response in Residential Buildings

Mapping Functions: The Newest Addition to Generalized Anisotropic

Evaluating the Efficiency of Room and Pillar Mining in Greece using RS3

March 2023

Undrained analysis of a deep excavation in clayey soils using PLAXIS Hardening Soil model in RS2

RSLog & Geosetta Integration: Easier Access to Historical Subsurface Data

Vallcebre Landslide Stability Analysis Using Geophysical Data and Limit Equilibrium Methods in Slide3 and Slide2

February 2023

Ground Improvement Just Got Better with Settle3's New Advanced Staging of Stone Columns

Enhancing Integrations: Export Anisotropy from Slide3 to Slide2

RSPile’s Enhanced Interaction Diagrams & Structural Capacity Ratio

Settlement Analysis using Settle3 | REM Light Rail Construction

Maccaferri: Innovative, long-lasting and environmentally friendly solutions for sustainable constructions

Geobrugg: Taking into account the variability of rockfall and the third dimension in rockfall barrier design

January 2023

Slide3's New Search Surface Type and Fast Weak Layer Algorithm

Get the most out of your Piezometric Data with RS3's New SYSDAM Data Import

RS3's 3D Finite Element Modeling at the Sugar Lake Dam

EV's: Driving Demand for Lithium

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