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

IF value: 1.015
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IF 5-year value: 1.403
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1.403
CiteScore value: 1.9
CiteScore
1.9
SNIP value: 0.588
SNIP0.588
IPP value: 0.94
IPP0.94
SJR value: 0.271
SJR0.271
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 20
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20
h5-index value: 13
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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
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.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

Recent articles
28 Oct 2020
Thickness-utilizing deployable hard stops for origami-based design applications
David W. Andrews, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 11, 395–410, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-395-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-395-2020, 2020
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27 Oct 2020
Singularity and branch identification of a 2 degree-of-freedom (DOF) seven-bar spherical parallel manipulator
Liangyi Nie, Huafeng Ding, Andrés Kecskeméthy, Jinqiang Gan, Jun Wang, and Kwun-lon Ting
Mech. Sci., 11, 381–393, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-381-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-381-2020, 2020
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27 Oct 2020
Interfacial microstructures and properties of hyper-eutectic Al–21Si / hypo-eutectic Al–7.5Si bimetallic material fabricated by liquid–liquid casting route
Mohamed Ramadan and Abdulaziz S. Alghamdi
Mech. Sci., 11, 371–379, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-371-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-371-2020, 2020
20 Oct 2020
A new hand rehabilitation system based on the cable-driven mechanism and dielectric elastomer actuator
Heba Amin, Samy F. M. Assal, and Hiroyasu Iwata
Mech. Sci., 11, 357–369, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-357-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-357-2020, 2020
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12 Oct 2020
Investigation of drilling 2D Cf∕C–SiC composites with brazed diamond core drills
Qiong Liu, Guoqin Huang, and Yongchao Xu
Mech. Sci., 11, 349–356, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-349-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-349-2020, 2020
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