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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
16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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.

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).

Recent articles
04 Apr 2019
Quasi-static axial crushing of hexagonal origami crash boxes as energy absorption devices
Jiayao Ma, Huaping Dai, Mengyan Shi, Lin Yuan, Yan Chen, and Zhong You
Mech. Sci., 10, 133-143, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-133-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-133-2019, 2019
03 Apr 2019
Laparoscope arm automatic positioning for robot-assisted surgery based on reinforcement learning
Lingtao Yu, Xiaoyan Yu, Xiao Chen, and Fengfeng Zhang
Mech. Sci., 10, 119-131, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-119-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-119-2019, 2019
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13 Mar 2019
Design of a robot-assisted exoskeleton for passive wrist and forearm rehabilitation
Mehmet Erkan Kütük, Lale Canan Dülger, and Memik Taylan Daş
Mech. Sci., 10, 107-118, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-107-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-107-2019, 2019
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04 Mar 2019
Origami fold states: concept and design tool
Alex Avila, Spencer P. Magleby, Robert J. Lang, and Larry L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 10, 91-105, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-91-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-91-2019, 2019
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19 Feb 2019
Dynamic Reliability Analysis of Rotary Steering Drilling System
Leilei Huang, Qilong Xue, Baolin Liu, Chunxu Yang, Ruihe Wang, and Laiju Han
Mech. Sci., 10, 79-90, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-79-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-79-2019, 2019
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