In the Analysis Method dialog, which Factor of Safety should I use?

In the 'Analysis Method' dialog you can select how you would like the calculated factor of safety to be applied. 'Shear Strength' will apply to the soil strength. 'Disturbing surface loads' will multiply the loads by the FoS to cause failure, representing bearing capacity problems. 'Restoring surface loads' can be used to determine the required reinforcement.For more details, please see Section 3.3.3 of the Slope Manual.

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