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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
Scimago H
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20
h5-index value: 13
h5-index13
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Article processing charges (APCs)

Mechanical Sciences is committed to the open-access model of publishing. This ensures free web access to the results of research and maximum visibility for published papers. However, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication, and long-term archiving. These article processing charges (APCs) are categorized according to the submitted material and levied for the publication of the final journal paper.

Financial support

The following article processing charges are valid for any manuscript submitted from 1 January 2020. Manuscripts submitted before this date are charged €45/50 net per page (plus €10 net per page for English language copy-editing).

Price per page Description
Category 1 €55 LaTeX submissions using the Copernicus Publications LaTeX Package
Category 2 €60 Word submissions using the Copernicus Publications Word template
English language copy-editing is included in the article processing charges.

What is included in the article processing charges?

  • all online tools for authors and reviewers;
  • professional processing of figures;
  • typesetting, editing, and formatting in PDFLaTeX;
  • English language copy-editing;
  • immediate open-access publication of each article;
  • article alert service;
  • indexing in international scientific databases and reference services;
  • long-term e-archiving via Portico and CLOCKSS as well as printed archiving via copyright libraries worldwide.
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