6.0   Run an Analysis

  • Once you are satisfied with the drawing geometry, materials, and analysis setup, you can run the analysis by pressing Run Analysis in the tool bar.
  • The analysis can be paused by pressing either the or buttons.
  • If the analysis is paused or completed, pressing the button will prompt you to clear the analysis progress/results.
  • Start, Stop, and Pause controls can also be accessed from the Analysis menu.
  • Lines that do not connect to another line with both ends (ie. dangling) are not allowed in the drawing prior to running an analysis. Similarly, lines that do not connect to any other lines (ie. stray) are not allowed in the drawing prior to running an analysis.
  • Information on trials removed from the analysis and the calculation progress will be displayed at the top right of the drawing if animations are enabled.
  • Drawing controls will be disabled.
  • Tap the button to pause the analysis.
  • Tap the button to stop the analysis. Tapping the button again clears the current analysis results.
  • When the analysis is complete:
  • Drawing controls will be re-enabled.
  • The Analysis Results will be presented and the analysis can be inspected using the Inspector Tool. See Inspecting Analysis Results.
  • The minimum factor of safety identified for the current search will be displayed at the top right of the drawing.
  • The center of rotation for the minimum factor of safety trial will be highlighted.