Actuators is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of actuators and control systems published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Engineering, Mechanical) / CiteScore - Q2 (Control and Optimization)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Robotics, Automation, Machines, Electronics, Actuators
Industrial Robotics: 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Giovanni Boschetti, João Miguel da Costa Sousa
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Topic in Aerospace, Applied Sciences, Drones, Machines, Sensors, Actuators, Automation, Vibration
Perspectives in Fault Diagnosis and Fault Tolerant Control Topic Editors: Ziquan Yu, Youmin Zhang
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Actuators, Batteries, Energies, Sustainability, Technologies
Advanced Technology in Optimal Design and Control of Lithium-Ion Battery System Topic Editors: Zhiqiang Lyu, Longxing Wu, Renjing Gao
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Actuators, Applied Sciences, Automation, Electronics, Sensors
Advances on Automatic Control and Soft Computing from 15th APCA International Conference CONTROLO’2022 Topic Editors: Luis Gomes, Luís Brito Palma, Bruno J. N. Guerreiro, Anikó Costa
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Actuators
New Control Schemes for Actuators Guest Editors: Oscar Barambones, Jose Antonio Cortajarena, Patxi Alkorta
Deadline: 15 October 2023
Special Issue in Actuators
Soft Actuators and Robotics Guest Editor: Hamed Rahimi Nohooji
Deadline: 1 November 2023
Special Issue in Actuators
Modeling, Optimization and Control of Robotic Systems Guest Editors: Ahmad Taher Azar, Amjad J. Humaidi, Ammar K. Al Mhdawi
Deadline: 15 November 2023
Special Issue in Actuators
Conventional and Micromachined Electromagnetic Levitation Actuators Guest Editor: Kirill V. Poletkin
Deadline: 30 November 2023
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