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: Covered in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in the Web of Science, from Vol. 6 (2017), in Scopus and in Inspec (IET).
  • CiteScore 2018 (Scopus): 2.80, which equals rank 9/92 (Q1) in "Control and Optimization" and rank 60/232 in "Control and Systems Engineering".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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 Issue in Actuators
Selected papers from the International Conference Experimental Fluid Mechanics (EFM 2019) Guest Editors: Tomas Vit, Petra Dancova, Ladislav Skrbek
Deadline: 31 March 2020
Special Issue in Actuators
Soft and Compliant Actuators and Their Robotic Applications Guest Editor: Amir Jafari
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Special Issue in Actuators
Piezoelectric Actuators and Ultrasonic Motors: Future Perspectives Guest Editor: Kenji Uchino
Deadline: 30 May 2020
Special Issue in Actuators
Microfluidics Actuators Guest Editors: Simone Luigi Marasso, Valentina Bertana
Deadline: 30 June 2020
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