'rippability' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Earth Sciences and Geography


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A measure of the ease with which earth materials can be broken by mechanical ripping equipment to facilitate their removal by other equipment. Rippability is related to the seismic velocity of the material. Rock with a seismic velocity of less than 2 km/s can usually be ripped.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.