Machines — Open Access Journal

Machines (ISSN 2075-1702; CODEN: MACHCV) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on machinery and engineering 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. 5 (2017).
  • 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 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 Machines
Vibration Control Systems Guest Editor: Nicholas Alexander
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Machines
Selected Papers from Conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation (ICCMA) Guest Editor: Genci Capi
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Machines
Selected Papers from the 18th International Conference Research and Development in Mechanical Industry (RaDMI-2018) Guest Editors: Predrag Dašić, Ivica Ristović, Domenico Guida
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Machines
Advances of Italian Machine Design Guest Editors: Marco Ceccarelli, Giuseppe Carbone
Deadline: 15 April 2019

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