Lubricants — Open Access Journal of Tribology

Lubricants (ISSN 2075-4442; CODEN: LUBRCF) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of tribology. Lubricants is 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 Inspec (IET), Polymer Library and in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), from Vol. 3 (2015). Covered in Scopus from Vol. 5.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.97 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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 Lubricants
Green Nanotribology Guest Editor: Ille C. Gebeshuber
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Dynamic Morphology of Tribological Interfaces in Theory, Simulation and Experiment Guest Editors: Michael Müller, Georg-Peter Ostermeyer
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Tribology of High-Performance Polymer Composites in Extreme Conditions Guest Editor: Nazanin Emami
Deadline: 20 November 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Tribological Challenges in Extreme Environments Guest Editors: Luis Norberto López de Lacalle, Octavio Pereira Neto, Antonio J. Sánchez Egea
Deadline: 30 November 2018

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