Introduction

Yingxin Zhou, Jian Zhao

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Abstract

Rock dynamics, as a branch of rock mechanics, deals with the responses of rock (materials and masses) under dynamic stress fields, where an increased rate of loading (or impulsive loading) induces a change in the mechanical behaviour of the rock materials and rock masses. Figure 1.1 is an example showing the different failure behaviours for a rock material under static and dynamic loads.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Rock Dynamics and Applications
PublisherCRC Press
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780203093207
ISBN (Print)9780415613514
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

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