# RocPlane

## Planar Rock Slope Analysis

Quickly and easily define planar wedge models, visualized in 2D and 3D. Perform planar sliding stability analysis using Limit Equilibrium Method. Model the effects of joint shear strength, water pressure, seismic and external forces, and supports in the computation of the factor of safety.

## Probabilistic Analysis

Determine the probability of failure of your model by assigning statistical distributions to variables including the slope geometry, joint orientation and strength, water and seismic forces, and supports. View the statistical data in histogram, cumulative and scatter plots.

## Bench Design Tools and Charts

Conduct Bench Design as an extension of RocPlane’s Probabilistic analysis feature. Input design parameters and statistical joint information to optimize the bench slope angle. Calculate required bench width, considering spill width and backbreak distance. Results can be output using a number of different statistical charts including total probability of failure, volume of failed wedges, minimum bench width, and backbreak cell probabilities.

## RocPlane Across Applications

• Mining
• Rock Slopes

### Mining

Assess the probability and scale of localized bench failures. Design adequate bench widths and slope face cuts using bench design tools to reduce the risk of failed material from reaching operating levels below.

### Rock Slopes

Assess the planar stability of slopes created by the excavation of rock cuts.

## The Latest Features

• ### Batch Compute

Save time with the Batch Compute feature which enables you to compute several deterministic and/or probabilistic RocPlane model files (.pln, .pln4) at once and quickly generate results to text or Excel format.

• ### Automate from Excel

Automate a deterministic or probabilistic analysis in RocPlane by reading in various numerical input data from an Excel template, and quickly generating computed results to text or Excel format.

• ### Ponded Models

Apply Ponded Water Pressure to the Slope and/or Upper Face by specifying the depth of ponded water. Plane Water can also be modeled in conjunction with Ponded Water with assumption of either pervious or impervious slope face.

## Grow With Our Learning Resources

Explore our Learning Resources and User Guides, designed to help you excel with all of your geotechnical projects, whether you are a practicing engineer, an academic or a student.
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## RocPlane

### Personal Lease

USD / year
• One Seat
• One User Device
• Cloud-Hosted Licensing
• Managed in the RocPortal

### Flexible Lease

USD / year
• Multiple Seats
• 5 User Devices Per Seat
• Cloud-Hosted Licensing
• Managed in the RocPortal