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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 Jul 2021
Kinematics analysis of a four-legged heavy-duty robot with a force–position hybrid control servo actuator in a parallel-executed cylinder system
Guiying Wang, Xigui Wang, Yongmei Wang, and Baixue Fu
Mech. Sci., 12, 735–749, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-735-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-735-2021, 2021
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21 Jul 2021
Crushing mechanism of a mobile pellet harvester
Yanyan Ge, Zichao Su, Maohua Xiao, Min Kang, Ruyi Wang, and Qin Zeng
Mech. Sci., 12, 725–733, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-725-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-725-2021, 2021
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16 Jul 2021
Identification of eccentricity of a motorized spindle-tool system with random parameters
Wengui Mao, Qingqing Tang, and Dan Feng
Mech. Sci., 12, 715–723, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-715-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-715-2021, 2021
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08 Jul 2021
Semi-numerical analysis of a two-stage series composite planetary transmission considering incremental harmonic balance and multi-scale perturbation methods
Xigui Wang, Siyuan An, Yongmei Wang, Jiafu Ruan, and Baixue Fu
Mech. Sci., 12, 701–714, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-701-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-701-2021, 2021
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01 Jul 2021
Design optimization of vehicle asynchronous motors based on fractional harmonic response analysis
Ao Lei, Chuan-Xue Song, Yu-Long Lei, and Yao Fu
Mech. Sci., 12, 689–700, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-689-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-689-2021, 2021
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