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International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences- Impact Score, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on November 16, 2021

Impact Score

7.70

h-Index

 155

Rank

 1170

SJR

 2.143

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences
Abbreviation Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1)
h-index 155
Overall Rank/Ranking 1170
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.143
Impact Score 7.70
Publisher Elsevier BV
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 13651609


Aim and Scope


This journal is concerned with original research, new developments, site measurements and case studies in rock mechanics and rock engineering. It provides an international forum for the publication of high quality papers on the subject of rock mechanics and the application of rock mechanics principles and techniques to mining and civil engineering projects built on or in rock masses. These projects include slopes, open-pit mines, quarries, shafts, tunnels, caverns, underground mines, metro systems, dams and hydro-electric stations, geothermal energy, petroleum engineering, and radioactive waste disposal. Papers are welcomed on all relevant topics and especially on theoretical developments, analytical methods, numerical methods, rock testing, site investigation, and case studies.


About International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences


International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 1170. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.143. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 155. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences journal is 13651609. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is cited by a total of 4833 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 7.70, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences IS is increased by a factor of 2.84 and approximate percentage change is 58.44% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 7.70. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 7.70
2019 4.86
2018 4.56
2017 3.50
2016 3.20
2015 3.02
2014 2.57

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences h-index


  Table Setting

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences has an h-index of 155. It means 155 articles of this journal have more than 155 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences ISSN


The ISSN of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 13651609. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 1170. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.143. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences Publisher


Table Setting

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is published by Elsevier BV. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1969-2020. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci.. This abbreviation ('Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences


If your research field is/are related to Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IF) of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 7.70
2019 4.86
2018 4.56
2017 3.50
2016 3.20
2015 3.02
2014 2.57



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