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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
18 Oct 2021
Influence of geometric attributes on friction coefficient in sheet metal stamping
Dewang Zhao, Kunmin Zhao, Huaihao Song, Daxin Ren, and Ying Chang
Mech. Sci., 12, 945–958, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-945-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-945-2021, 2021
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04 Oct 2021
A toy-inspired kirigami pattern and its kinematic performance by applying mechanisms and machine theory
Weiwei Lin, Kunjing Chen, Yuan Gao, Aihua Chen, Fufu Yang, and Huijuan Feng
Mech. Sci., 12, 933–943, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-933-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-933-2021, 2021
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30 Sep 2021
Analytical solution to contact characteristics for a variable hyperbolic circular-arc-tooth-trace cylindrical gear
Rui Guo, Yongqiao Wei, Yongping Liu, Dawei Li, Dong Yang, and Gang Zhao
Mech. Sci., 12, 923–932, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-923-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-923-2021, 2021
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24 Sep 2021
Low-harmonic trajectory synthesis using trajectory pattern method (TPM) for high-speed and high-precision machinery
Hao Li, Jahangir Rastegar, and Baosheng Wang
Mech. Sci., 12, 913–922, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-913-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-913-2021, 2021
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24 Sep 2021
Reconstruction designs of an early Chinese astronomical clock with a waterwheel steelyard clepsydra
Zeng-Hui Hwang, Tsung-Yi Lin, and Hong-Sen Yan
Mech. Sci., 12, 891–911, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-891-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-891-2021, 2021
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