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

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 1.052 IF 1.052
  • IF 5-year value: 1.567 IF 5-year
    1.567
  • CiteScore value: 1.92 CiteScore
    1.92
  • SNIP value: 1.214 SNIP 1.214
  • IPP value: 1.47 IPP 1.47
  • SJR value: 0.367 SJR 0.367
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 18 Scimago H
    index 18
  • h5-index value: 16 h5-index 16
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Editors-in-chief: 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
02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

20 Aug 2019 Call for Associate Editors of Mechanical Sciences

The Editors-in-Chief are inviting researchers in the subjects of "mechanisms and robotics", "dynamics and control", and "machining and manufacturing processes" to submit an application for a Topical Editor (TE) position. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2019.

20 Aug 2019 Call for Associate Editors of Mechanical Sciences

The Editors-in-Chief are inviting researchers in the subjects of "mechanisms and robotics", "dynamics and control", and "machining and manufacturing processes" to submit an application for a Topical Editor (TE) position. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2019.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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

Recent articles
18 Nov 2019
Stress state of a polygonal plate having a central circular hole with two linear cracks in the small physical non-linear condition
Etimad Bayramoglu Eyvazov and Mecit Öge
Mech. Sci., 10, 553–560, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-553-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-553-2019, 2019
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15 Nov 2019
Synthesis Theory and Optimum Design of Four-bar Linkage with Given Angle Parameters
Lairong Yin, Long Huang, Juan Huang, Peng Xu, Xuejun Peng, and Peng Zhang
Mech. Sci., 10, 545–552, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-545-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-545-2019, 2019
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06 Nov 2019
The nonlinear vibrations of a vertical hard gyroscopic rotor with nonlinear characteristics
Zharilkassin Iskakov and Kuatbay Bissembayev
Mech. Sci., 10, 529–544, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-529-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-529-2019, 2019
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30 Oct 2019
Effects of friction models on simulation of pneumatic cylinder
Xuan Bo Tran, Van Lai Nguyen, and Khanh Duong Tran
Mech. Sci., 10, 517–528, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-517-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-517-2019, 2019
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29 Oct 2019
Effect of compliant linkages on suspension under load
Hsing-Hui Huang and Si-Liang Chen
Mech. Sci., 10, 505–516, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-505-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-505-2019, 2019
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