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Integration of Radar Data in Slide3 and RS3 Slope Stability Modeling

September 14, 2018

Rocscience has partnered with IDS GeoRadar to integrate deformation monitoring data from IDS’ slope monitoring radars into slope stability numerical models in Slide3 and RS3. This integration is a first in the industry, pioneering new ways for radar data to support numerical modeling.

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RS2 2019: Advanced Material Models, Integration with Slide2, UI Redesign, and More

September 10, 2018

The new features in RS2 2019 is here with a slew of new features that solidify the software's best-in-class ranking. RS2 2019 introduces more realistic modeling of slope stability conditions, integration with Slide2 for more accurate comparison of slope analysis results, a better user experience for our customers, and more.

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Video: Introducing Slide2 2018

July 9, 2018

Brent Corkum, Rocscience’s Chief Technology Officer, introduces the upgrades you'll find in Slide2 2018. Read more.

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Launched Soil Nails in Slide2 2018

June 6, 2018

The creation and inclusion of the “Launch Soil Nail” support type in Slide2 2018 culminates a years-long collaboration between Rocscience and GeoStabilization International. Learn more about this new support type.

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HoloLens: Rocscience in Augmented Reality

June 5, 2018

We’re always looking at ways to make the visualization capabilities of our software even better. So, we’re especially excited to share with you how we’re bringing the immersive qualities of Augmented Reality (AR) into our 3D modelling products through integration with Microsoft HoloLens, the leading headset in the AR market.




Empirical Estimation of Rock Mass Modulus

Evert Hoek and Mark S. Diederichs



Stress Path and Instability Around Mine Openings

C.D. Martin, D.D. Tannant, S. Yazici, P.K. Kaiser



The Practical Modelling of Discontinuous Rock Masses with Finite Element Analysis

Reginald Hammah Thamer Yacoub, Brent Corkum and John Curran
Greece's Egnatia Highway Tunnels Hoek, E., Marinos, P., Kazilis, N., Angistalis, G., Rahaniotis, N., Marinos, V., 2006
Support Decision Criteria for Tunnels in Fault Zones Goricki, A., Rachaniotis, N., Hoek, E., Marinos, P., Tsotos, St., Schubert, W., 2006
Empirical Estimation of Rock Mass Modulus Hoek, E. and Diedricks, M.S., 2006
The GSI: Applications and Limitations Marinos, V., Marinos, P., Hoek, E., 2005
EBP-TBM Face Support Control in the Metro do Porto Project, Portugal Babendererde, S., Joek, E., Marinos, P., Cardoso, A.S., 2005
Characterization of Granite and the Underground Construction in Metro do Porto, Portugal Babendererde, S., Hoek E., Marinos, P., Silva Cardoso, A;., 2004
Rock Mass Properties for Surface Mines Hoek, E., Karzulovic, A., 2000
A Modified Hoek-Brown Criterion for Jointed Rock Masses Hoek, E., Wood, D., Shah, S., 1992
Rock Support in Underground Mines Hoek, E., Wood, D.W.F., 1987
Tunnelling in Overstressed Rock 2009 Hoek, E. 2009., P.G. Marinos 2009.
2008 Kersten Lecture Hoek, E., Carranza-Torres, C., Diederichs, M.S. and Corkum, B. 2008.
2001 Terzaghi Lecture Hoek, E, 2001.
1999 Glossop Lecture Hoek, E., 2001
1992 Muller Lecture Hoek, E., 2001
1983 Rankine Lecutre Hoek, E., 2983
1982 Werhner Lecture Hoek, E., 1982