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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: 2.2
CiteScore
2.2
SNIP value: 0.870
SNIP0.870
IPP value: 0.94
IPP0.94
SJR value: 0.306
SJR0.306
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 20
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20
h5-index value: 15
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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
15 Jun 2021
An innovative equivalent kinematic model of the human upper limb to improve the trajectory planning of exoskeleton rehabilitation robots
Qiaolian Xie, Qiaoling Meng, Qingxin Zeng, Hongliu Yu, and Zhijia Shen
Mech. Sci., 12, 661–675, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-661-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-661-2021, 2021
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11 Jun 2021
Denim-fabric-polishing robot size optimization based on global spatial dexterity
Wenjie Wang, Qing Tao, Xiaohua Wang, Yuting Cao, and Congcong Chen
Mech. Sci., 12, 649–660, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-649-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-649-2021, 2021
10 Jun 2021
Design and evaluation of a novel upper limb rehabilitation robot with space training based on an end effector
Qiaoling Meng, Zongqi Jiao, Hongliu Yu, and Weisheng Zhang
Mech. Sci., 12, 639–648, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-639-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-639-2021, 2021
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10 Jun 2021
Research on forming technology of rotary forging with double symmetry rolls of large diameter : thickness ratio discs
Rong Fei Ma, Chun Dong Zhu, Yu Fan Gao, and Zi Hao Wei
Mech. Sci., 12, 625–638, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-625-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-625-2021, 2021
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04 Jun 2021
Scheme optimization for a turbine blade under multiple working conditions based on the entropy weight vague set
Guodong Yi, Huifang Zhou, Yang Wang, Jingli Wu, and Jundi Wu
Mech. Sci., 12, 615–624, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-615-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-615-2021, 2021
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