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geomechanics

(ˌdʒiːəʊmɪˈkænɪks)
n
(Geological Science) (functioning as singular) the study and application of rock and soil mechanics
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Topics include acoustics and noise control, aerodynamics, applied mechanics, automation, automotive engineering, ballistics, fatigue and fracture, fluid dynamics, fuels and combustion, geomechanics, heat mass and transfer, manufacturing and production processes, nanomaterial engineering, new and renewable energy, nonlinear dynamics, plasticity mechanics, pollution and environmental engineering, quality assurance and environmental protection, and other areas.
Hudson, "Discontinuity spacings in rock," International Journal of Rock Mechanics, Mining Sciences and Geomechanics Abstracts, vol.
Numerical Models in Geomechanics. Balkema, Rotterdam, 521-526.
Most popular systems of these have been discussed hereafter; The Geomechanics classification system, most popularly known as Rock Mass Rating (RMR) system proposed by Bieniawski (1973) provides quantitative data for the tunnel reinforcement methods such as rock bolts, shotcrete etc.
Sharma, "On joint/interface elements and associated problems of numerical ill-conditioning," International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.3, no.3, pp.293-300, 1979.
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Neil is a qualified engineer with post-graduate qualifications in geomechanics (Monash University) with significant operations experience covering both the upstream (onshore and offshore) oil and gas sector notably with BHP Petroleum & Esso Exploration and Production Australia and also in the downstream refining products / LPG sector with Shell Australia.
These problems with nonisothermal situations are mainly encountered in the field of environmental geomechanics (Vulliet, et al., 2002).
[1.] Maier, T.: "Comparison of non-local and polar modeling of softening in hypoplasticity." International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. Vol.
Granulit-RP explosive will be used for explosion, he said.An expert of the Geomechanics Institute said the used explosive is equal to 0.9 of trotyl equivalent.