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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 104 Citations 81,023 182 World Ranking 21 National Ranking 12


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mathematical analysis

His primary areas of investigation include Mechanics, Stress, Fracture mechanics, Stress intensity factor and Slip. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Creep, Structural engineering, Plasticity and Forensic engineering. His studies in Stress integrate themes in fields like Plane, Geometry, Fault and Fissure.

His Fracture mechanics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Fracture toughness and Scaling. James R. Rice has included themes like Crack closure, Plane stress and Stress concentration in his Stress intensity factor study. His research in Slip intersects with topics in Seismology, Normality, Slippage and Nucleation.

His most cited work include:

  • A Path Independent Integral and the Approximate Analysis of Strain Concentration by Notches and Cracks (6152 citations)
  • On the ductile enlargement of voids in triaxial stress fields (3328 citations)
  • Plane strain deformation near a crack tip in a power-law hardening material (2529 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

James R. Rice mainly focuses on Mechanics, Slip, Seismology, Fracture mechanics and Shear. His Mechanics research incorporates elements of Crack closure, Stress, Stress intensity factor and Structural engineering. Composite material covers James R. Rice research in Crack closure.

His Stress intensity factor research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Plane stress, Mathematical analysis and Crack growth resistance curve. As part of the same scientific family, James R. Rice usually focuses on Slip, concentrating on Nucleation and intersecting with Dislocation. James R. Rice combines subjects such as Fracture toughness and Plasticity with his study of Fracture mechanics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (32.59%)
  • Slip (26.20%)
  • Seismology (17.25%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2020)?

  • Shear (13.74%)
  • Geotechnical engineering (12.14%)
  • Mechanics (32.59%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Shear, Geotechnical engineering, Mechanics, Ice stream and Geomorphology. His Shear research incorporates themes from Glacial period, Geometry, San andreas fault and Fault gouge. His work deals with themes such as Slip, Turbulence, Fracture mechanics and Free surface, which intersect with Geotechnical engineering.

His research integrates issues of Seismology, Pore water pressure and Principal stress in his study of Slip. James R. Rice studies Fracture mechanics, namely Crack closure. His Mechanics study combines topics in areas such as Thermal diffusivity, Thermal and Groundwater.

Between 2008 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Dilatant strengthening as a mechanism for slow slip events (232 citations)
  • Earthquake ruptures with thermal weakening and the operation of major faults at low overall stress levels (192 citations)
  • A model for turbulent hydraulic fracture and application to crack propagation at glacier beds (113 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Composite material
  • Mathematical analysis

His primary scientific interests are in Mechanics, Shear, Geotechnical engineering, Slip and Ice stream. His work carried out in the field of Mechanics brings together such families of science as Thermal diffusivity, Displacement and Fracture. The Shear study combines topics in areas such as Asperity, Stress, Fault friction and Slip line field.

His Geotechnical engineering research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Damage zone, Fracture mechanics and Principal stress. His Fracture mechanics research includes elements of Energy balance, Point, Geometry and Continuum mechanics, Classical mechanics. He has researched Slip in several fields, including Seismology and Pore water pressure.

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Best Publications

A Path Independent Integral and the Approximate Analysis of Strain Concentration by Notches and Cracks

J. R. Rice.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (1968)

9289 Citations

On the ductile enlargement of voids in triaxial stress fields

J.R. Rice;D.M. Tracey.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1969)

5516 Citations

Plane strain deformation near a crack tip in a power-law hardening material

J.R. Rice;G.F. Rosengren.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1968)

4109 Citations

Elementary engineering fracture mechanics

David Broek;James R. Rice.

3591 Citations


J.W. Rudnicki;J.R. Rice.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1975)

2951 Citations

Elastic Fracture Mechanics Concepts for Interfacial Cracks

J. R. Rice.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (1988)

2547 Citations

Slightly curved or kinked cracks

B. Cotterell;J.R. Rice.
International Journal of Fracture (1980)

2364 Citations

Some basic stress diffusion solutions for fluid‐saturated elastic porous media with compressible constituents

James R. Rice;Michael P. Cleary.
Reviews of Geophysics (1976)

2227 Citations

Mechanics of Brittle Fracture

G. P. Cherepanov;A. L. Peabody;R. DeWit;W. C. Cooley.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (1982)

2121 Citations

Ductile versus brittle behaviour of crystals

James R. Rice;Robb Thomson.
Philosophical Magazine (1974)

1739 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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