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Mechanical Sciences An open-access journal for theoretical and applied mechanics
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Journal metrics

IF value: 1.086
IF1.086
IF 5-year value: 1.369
IF 5-year
1.369
CiteScore value: 2.2
CiteScore
2.2
SNIP value: 0.87
SNIP0.87
IPP value: 1.38
IPP1.38
SJR value: 0.306
SJR0.306
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 23
Scimago H
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23
h5-index value: 15
h5-index15
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Executive editors: Guangbo Hao and Andreas Müller

The journal Mechanical Sciences (MS) is an international forum for the dissemination of original contributions in the field of theoretical and applied mechanics. Its main ambition is to provide a platform for young researchers to build up a portfolio of high-quality peer-reviewed journal articles.

News
30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

21 Aug 2020 New focus areas for MS

In response to the large number of submissions being received, Mechanical Sciences now encourages authors to submit manuscripts with the following three focus areas only: mechanisms and robotics, dynamics and control, and machining and manufacturing processes. Submissions outside these three areas may be rejected without review.

21 Aug 2020 New focus areas for MS

In response to the large number of submissions being received, Mechanical Sciences now encourages authors to submit manuscripts with the following three focus areas only: mechanisms and robotics, dynamics and control, and machining and manufacturing processes. Submissions outside these three areas may be rejected without review.

Recent articles
30 Nov 2021
Structural synthesis of plane kinematic chain inversions without detecting isomorphism
Jinxi Chen, Jiejin Ding, Weiwei Hong, and Rongjiang Cui
Mech. Sci., 12, 1061–1071, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1061-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1061-2021, 2021
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24 Nov 2021
Characteristics of the Received Signal of an Ultrasonic Sensor Installed in a Chamber with Micro-Leakage
Wonjun Seo, Seokyeon Im, and Geesoo Lee
Mech. Sci., 12, 1051–1060, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1051-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1051-2021, 2021
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24 Nov 2021
Force analysis of minimal self-adaptive fingers using variations of four-bar linkages
Fadi Nassar and Lionel Birglen
Mech. Sci., 12, 1037–1049, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1037-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1037-2021, 2021
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24 Nov 2021
Analysis and compensation control of passive rotation on a 6-DOF electrically driven Stewart platform
Qitao Huang, Peng Wang, Bowen Li, and Qingjun Yang
Mech. Sci., 12, 1027–1036, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1027-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1027-2021, 2021
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23 Nov 2021
Kinematics decoupling analysis of a hyper-redundant manipulator driven by cables
Lei Zhang, Guangyao Ouyang, and Zhaocai Du
Mech. Sci., 12, 1017–1026, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1017-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-1017-2021, 2021
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