Actuators — Open Access Journal

Actuators (ISSN 2076-0825; CODEN: ACTUC3) is an international open access journal on the science and technology of actuators and control systems published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science, from Vol. 5, and in Inspec (IET). To be added in Scopus from Vol. 6.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 27 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Actuators
Physical Modelling and Estimator-Based Control as Basis of Energy-Efficient Actuators Guest Editors: Paolo Mercorelli, Harald Aschemann
Deadline: 1 March 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Pneumatic Actuators Guest Editor: Steve Davis
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Robotic Actuators Guest Editor: Gianluca Palli
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Electroactive Polymer Actuators for Soft Robotics Guest Editor: Andrew T. Conn
Deadline: 30 June 2018

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