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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
10 Sep 2021
The approximate calculation of the natural frequencies of a Stockbridge type vibration damper and analysis of natural frequencies' sensitivity to the structural parameters
Qing Yin, Jianli Zhao, Yong Liu, and Yisheng Zhang
Mech. Sci., 12, 863–873, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-863-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-863-2021, 2021
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09 Sep 2021
Dynamic modeling and vibration analysis of a cracked 3K-II planetary gear set for fault detection
Meng Sang, Kang Huang, Yangshou Xiong, Guangzhi Han, and Zhenbang Cheng
Mech. Sci., 12, 847–861, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-847-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-847-2021, 2021
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03 Sep 2021
Study on compliant actuator based on compliance features of flexible hinges
Qian Lu, Chengyang Wang, Kaikai Zhang, and Hong Gao
Mech. Sci., 12, 837–846, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-837-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-837-2021, 2021
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30 Aug 2021
Tooth surface modification of double-helical gears for compensation of shaft deflections
Lan Liu, Qiangyi Ma, Jingyi Gong, Geng Liu, and Xiaomei Cao
Mech. Sci., 12, 819–835, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-819-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-819-2021, 2021
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24 Aug 2021
Modeling of additive height and numerical analysis of cooling parameters for aero blade remanufacturing
Miao Gong, Shijie Dai, Tao Wang, and Liwen Wang
Mech. Sci., 12, 803–818, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-803-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-803-2021, 2021
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