New in 3DEC 7

Model Construction

New automated block and zone generation tools, wall blocks, Voronoi generator, and new export options.

User Interface

Updated user interface, layout, and interactive tools.

New Joint Models

Several new joint models have been included, along with new optional creep joint models.

Improved Commands and FISH

Command and FISH syntax has been redesigned to be easier to learn and use. FISH language expanded with new intrinsics, types, and statements.

More Powerful Scripting

Multi-threaded FISH and Python are both available for all scripting purposes.

Structural Elements

New Hybrid Bolt support element and access to all FLAC3D support elements.

And More ...

Plus many new capabilities and improvements.


Latest News
  • Workshop: The “Big Five”: Numerical Modeling of Cave Mining The objective of this MassMin2020 workshop is to review the “Big Five” geomechanical challenges associated...
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  • 2019 Sloan Outstanding Paper Award Dr. Mojtaba Bahaaddini (Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman), along with Associate Professor Glenn Sharrock (Itasca/UQ),...
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  • Itasca Awarded Prestigious Caving 2040 Research Grant Itasca’s research aims to answer the key industry question “how should block caves be designed...
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Upcoming Events
1 Dec.
WEBINAR: What’s New in 3DEC Version 7
This webinar is for people who have used 3DEC before and are interested in the latest developments.... Read More
4 Dec.
Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes Using FLAC
This hands-on, virtual training course is 16 hours total, spread over four days in a 1.5-week period, and covers the analysis of embank... Read More
8 Mar.
FLAC3D Introductory Training - Minneapolis copy
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