Actuators — Open Access Journal

Actuators (ISSN 2076-0825; CODEN: ACTUC3) is an international peer-reviewed 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). Covered in Scopus from Vol. 6 (2017).
  • 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).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Actuators
Electroactive Polymer Actuators for Soft Robotics Guest Editor: Andrew T. Conn
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Synthetic Jet Actuators Guest Editors: Luigi de Luca, Matteo Chiatto
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Polymeric Actuators 2018 Guest Editors: Salvatore Graziani, Alvo Aabloo
Deadline: 18 December 2018
Special Issue in Actuators
Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Integrity-Reliability-Failure (IRF2018) Guest Editors: Giorgio Olmi, Joaquim Silva Gomes, Massimiliano De Agostinis
Deadline: 31 December 2018

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