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Journal of Marine Science and Application

Journal of Marine Science and Application

Editors-in-Chief: W. Duan; C. Guedes Soares

ISSN: 1671-9433 (print version)
ISSN: 1993-5048 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11804

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    The aim of the JMSA is to provide a platform for current issues in a range of topics relevant to marine science and engineering, and to guide engineering application for scientists and engineers.

    JMSA is a scholarly international journal, publishing high-level peer-reviewed research on the subjects in the field of theoretical and experimental investigations, that explore naval architecture, ocean engineering, marine renewable energy, underwater technology, marine engineering, corrosion prevention, ocean acoustics, automatic navigation among others. Topics include, but are not limited to:

    Naval architecture

    • Marine hydrodynamics
    • Structural mechanics
    • Design methodology & practice
    • Ship resistance and propulsion
    • Safety and reliability
    • Marine equipment technology

    Ocean engineering

    • Coastal engineering
    • Offshore engineering
    • Marine drilling
    • Pipelines and risers
    • Cable, mooring, buoy technology

    Marine renewable energy

    • Offshore wind energy utilization
    • Ocean wave energy utilization
    • Ocean current energy utilization

    Underwater technology

    • Underwater vehicles
    • Underwater explosion
    • Ocean resources & mining
    • Marine sensors

    Marine engineering

    • Marine engines and fuels
    • Marine power engineering
    • Vibration and noise control
    • Heat transfer and fluid flow

    Ocean acoustics

    • Sonar and transducers
    • Sound propagation and scattering
    • Acoustical oceanography
    • Signal coherence and fluctuation

    Polar and arctic engineering

    • Design of ice-going ships
    • Arctic structures
    • Ice loads and simulation of ice

    Marine environmental engineering

    • Oil spill prevention
    • Maine pollution modeling

    Marine corrosion and protection

    • Corrosion and deterioration modeling
    • Ship corrosion protection
    • Pipeline corrosion protection

    Automatic navigation

    • Ship navigation system
    • Marine navigation equipment
    • System dynamics & control

    Marine science

    • Marine meteorology
    • Ocean internal waves
    • Extreme offshore environments

    Experimental technology of above

    Engineering application of above

    The journal welcomes submissions of papers around the world on all the above topics. It also receives original works in the other emerging and interdisciplinary areas of the oceans.

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