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Education/Academic qualification

Solid Mechanics, PhD, Brown University

… → 1977

Solid Mechanics, ScM, Brown University

… → 1974

Engineering Mechanics, ScB, Brown University

… → 1973

Research interests

  • Deformation with pore fluid diffusion
  • Geomaterials
  • Inelastic behavior and failure of solids

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shear Physics & Astronomy
Fluids Engineering & Materials Science
slip Physics & Astronomy
porosity Physics & Astronomy
Rocks Engineering & Materials Science
fluids Physics & Astronomy
Pore pressure Engineering & Materials Science
compaction Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Grants 1993 2020

Research Output 1975 2017

5 Citations (Scopus)
Rock mechanics
three-dimensional modeling
rock mechanics
failure mechanism
triaxial test
7 Citations (Scopus)
Dynamic Stress Intensity Factor
stress intensity factors
Stress intensity factors
13 Citations (Scopus)

Failure characteristics of two porous sandstones subjected to true triaxial stresses: Applied through a novel loading path

Ma, X., Rudnicki, J. W. & Haimson, B. C., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 4, p. 2525-2540 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

triaxial stresses
failure modes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Normal compression wave scattering by a permeable crack in a fluid-saturated poroelastic solid

Song, Y., Hu, H. & Rudnicki, J. W., Apr 1 2017, In : Acta Mechanica Sinica/Lixue Xuebao. 33, 2, p. 356-367 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress intensity factors
Integral equations