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Mechanical Sciences An open-access journal for theoretical and applied mechanics
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Editor-in-chief: Just Herder
Executive editors: Amin Barari, Guangbo Hao, Andreas Müller & Nima Tolou

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
28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

Recent articles
21 Nov 2018
Design and optimization of full decoupled micro/nano-positioning stage based on mathematical calculation
Zhigang Wu, Yangmin Li, and Min Hu
Mech. Sci., 9, 417-429, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-417-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-417-2018, 2018
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20 Nov 2018
detasFLEX – A computational design tool for the analysis of various notch flexure hinges based on non-linear modeling
Stefan Henning, Sebastian Linß, and Lena Zentner
Mech. Sci., 9, 389-404, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-389-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-389-2018, 2018
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20 Nov 2018
Kinematic analysis and optimization of a planar parallel compliant mechanism for self-alignment knee exoskeleton
Yijun Niu, Zhibin Song, and Jiansheng Dai
Mech. Sci., 9, 405-416, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-405-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-405-2018, 2018
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16 Nov 2018
Rotational Constraint between Beams in 3-D Space
Hamid Reza Motamedian and Artem Kulachenko
Mech. Sci., 9, 373-387, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-373-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-373-2018, 2018
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08 Nov 2018
A new manual wheelchair propulsion system with self-locking capability on ramps
Gaspar Rodríguez Jiménez, David Rodríguez Salgado, Francisco Javier Alonso, and José María del Castillo
Mech. Sci., 9, 359-371, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-359-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-359-2018, 2018
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