Lubricants — Open Access Tribology Journal

Lubricants (ISSN 2075-4442; CODEN: LUBRCF) is an international, 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. 5. To be added 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 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Lubricants
Friction and Lubrication of Sliding Bearings Guest Editor: Michel Fillon
Deadline: 31 October 2017
Special Issue in Lubricants
Biolubrication and Biomimetic Lubrication Guest Editor: Seunghwan Lee
Deadline: 10 November 2017
Special Issue in Lubricants
Ferrofluids applied in Tribosystems Guest Editors: Ron A.J. van Ostayen, Jo W. Spronck, Stefan G.E. Lampaert
Deadline: 30 November 2017
Special Issue in Lubricants
Novel Lubricant Additives Guest Editor: Boris Zhmud
Deadline: 31 December 2017
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