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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
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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
26 Feb 2021
Design and control of the belt-polishing tool system for the blisk finishing process
Cheng Fan, Caoyang Xue, Lei Zhang, Kejun Wang, Qian Wang, Yapeng Gao, and Lei Lu
Mech. Sci., 12, 237–248, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-237-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-237-2021, 2021
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25 Feb 2021
A real-time inverse kinematics solution based on joint perturbation for redundant manipulators
Qinhuan Xu and Qiang Zhan
Mech. Sci., 12, 221–235, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-221-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-221-2021, 2021
19 Feb 2021
Historical development of water-powered mechanical clocks
Zheng-Hui Hwang, Hong-Sen Yan, and Tsung-Yi Lin
Mech. Sci., 12, 203–219, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-203-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-203-2021, 2021
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18 Feb 2021
A new method for isomorphism identification of planetary gear trains
Wei Sun, Ronghe Li, Jianyi Kong, and Anming Li
Mech. Sci., 12, 193–202, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-193-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-193-2021, 2021
18 Feb 2021
Contact dynamics analysis of nutation drive with double circular-arc spiral bevel gear based on mathematical modeling and numerical simulation
Yujing Su, Ligang Yao, and Jun Zhang
Mech. Sci., 12, 185–192, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-185-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-12-185-2021, 2021
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