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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
11 Jan 2019
Compact design of a novel precise cable drive mechanism with high precision and large torque-to-weight ratio
Xin Xie, Xianliang Jiang, Shixun Fan, and Dapeng Fan
Mech. Sci., 10, 47-56, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-47-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-47-2019, 2019
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10 Jan 2019
Use of mixed coordinates in modeling wind turbines including tubular tower
Ayman Nada and Ali Al-Shahrani
Mech. Sci., 10, 35-46, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-35-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-35-2019, 2019
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10 Jan 2019
Solution-region-based synthesis approach for selecting optimal four-bar linkages with the Ball–Burmester point
Lairong Yin, Long Huang, Juan Huang, Lei Tian, and Fangyi Li
Mech. Sci., 10, 25-33, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-25-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-25-2019, 2019
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07 Jan 2019
Mechanism design and analysis of a proposed wheelchair-exoskeleton hybrid robot for assisting human movement
Zhibin Song, Chuanyin Tian, and Jian S. Dai
Mech. Sci., 10, 11-24, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-11-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-11-2019, 2019
07 Jan 2019
Design and hardware selection for a bicycle simulator
Georgios Dialynas, Riender Happee, and Arend L. Schwab
Mech. Sci., 10, 1-10, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-1-2019, 2019
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