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International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

7.23

h-Index

2022-2023

 187

Rank

2022-2023

 1359

SJR

2022-2023

 1.965

Note: The impact score or impact index 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 and Factor

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 187
Overall Rank/Ranking 1359
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.965
Impact Score 7.23
Publisher Elsevier BV
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 13651609
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1969-2022




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 1359. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.965. 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 187. 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 6552 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 7.23, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences IF is increased by a factor of 0.18 and approximate percentage change is 2.55% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, 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 IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 7.23. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 7.23
2021 7.05
2020 7.65
2019 4.87
2018 4.56
2017 3.50
2016 3.24
2015 3.03
2014 2.67

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 187. It means 187 articles of this journal have more than 187 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 1359. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.965. 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 of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.965
2021 1.913
2020 2.143
2019 1.810
2018 2.185
2017 2.259
2016 1.863
2015 1.995
2014 1.868

Ranking of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1359
2021 1351
2020 1170
2019 1575
2018 1162
2017 1118
2016 1614
2015 1447
2014 1583

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: 1969-2022. 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.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences latest impact IF is 7.23. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 7.65 (2020) and 2.67 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.87 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.965, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 2.259 in 2017 and the lowest being 1.810 in 2019. Furthermore, the average SJR of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.87.


What's the latest h-index of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The latest h-index of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is 187.


Who's the publisher of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is published by the Elsevier BV, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is currently ranked 1359 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 1118 in 2017 and its lowest position of 1614 in 2016.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci..


Is the "International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is classified as a journal that the Elsevier BV publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences encompasses the following areas:

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 13651609.


What's the best quartile of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The best quartile for the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences?

The International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1969-2022.


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 (IS) of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minings Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 7.23
2021 7.05
2020 7.65
2019 4.87
2018 4.56
2017 3.50
2016 3.24
2015 3.03
2014 2.67



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