Static Stress Modelling

STATIC STRESS MODELLING

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Our modelling services are based on the Integrated Static Stress Model (ISSM). ISSM is our own implementation of the indirect boundary element method. It models the rock mass as a linear elastic continuum but can also model the following non-linear behaviour:

It is 5X faster than similar commercial tools and has been multi-threaded to take advantage of multi-core computers. We offer routine modelling services as well as consultancy based on ISSM. Using our routine modelling services ensures that you have an up-to-date model of your mine which can then be used for planning, back analysis and special investigations. IMS will update and solve models on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. The customer can then use this solution together with a plugin to our Vantage visualization package to calculate and analyze stress, strain or derived parameters anywhere on the mine.