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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
IF1.015
IF 5-year value: 1.403
IF 5-year
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
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.

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.

Recent articles
23 Nov 2020
Horizontal axis wind turbine modelling and data analysis by multilinear regression
Paulaiyan Tittus and Paul Mary Diaz
Mech. Sci., 11, 447–464, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-447-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-447-2020, 2020
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19 Nov 2020
Mechanism analysis of ancient Chinese crossbows
Jie Dong, Kan Shi, Yang Zhang, Tenigeer, and Yan'An Yao
Mech. Sci., 11, 437–445, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-437-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-437-2020, 2020
06 Nov 2020
Design and evaluation of a hybrid passive–active knee prosthesis on energy consumption
Xiaoming Wang, Qiaoling Meng, Zhewen Zhang, Jinyue Sun, Jie Yang, and Hongliu Yu
Mech. Sci., 11, 425–436, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-425-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-425-2020, 2020
05 Nov 2020
Traditional Chinese Yuekou locks
Yang Zhang and Kuo-Hung Hsiao
Mech. Sci., 11, 411–423, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-411-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-11-411-2020, 2020
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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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