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rock mechanics

n
(Geological Science) (functioning as singular) the study of the mechanical behaviour of rocks, esp their strength, elasticity, permeability, porosity, density, and reaction to stress
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01 mm, according to the recommendations given by the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) in the method for uniaxial compression testing [6].
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Synopsis: Rock mechanics is a theoretical and applied science of the mechanical behavior of rock and rock masses; compared to geology, it is that branch of mechanics concerned with the response of rock and rock masses to the force fields of their physical environment
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