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Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy

Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy

Editor-in-Chief: R. C. Ertekin

ISSN: 2198-6444 (print version)
ISSN: 2198-6452 (electronic version)

Journal no. 40722

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NEWS: Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy accepted for inclusion in EI- Compendex! Moreover, the Scimago Journal Rank 2017 is 0,913. The Journal is listed in Q1 (Best Quartile) Energy Engineering and Power Technology, and in Q1 (Best Quartile) Ocean Engineering

  • Publishes articles of archival value selected after a rigorous peer review   
  • Covers all areas of ocean engineering and marine energy, including emerging and interdisciplinary topics    
  • Bridges the gap between physical oceanography and ocean engineering    
  • Addresses both academics and professionals   
  • Authors may choose between two options: publishing open access (upon the payment of a basic publication fee) or traditional subscription-based publishing (which does not involve a publication fee)

This journal publishes original articles on research and development spanning ocean engineering and marine energy. Coverage includes coastal engineering, offshore engineering, marine renewable energy, and climate change and the resulting sea-level rise.

Related subjects » Civil Engineering - Earth System Sciences - Mechanical Engineering - Mechanics - Oceanography - Renewable and Green Energy

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    The Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy publishes original articles on research and development spanning all areas of ocean engineering and marine energy. The journal is designed to advance scientific knowledge and to foster innovative engineering solutions in the following main fields: coastal engineering, offshore engineering, marine renewable energy, and climate change and the resulting sea-level rise. Topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Offshore wind energy technology
    • Wave and tidal energy
    • Ocean thermal energy conversion
    • Oceanographical engineering
    • Structural mechanics
    • Hydrodynamics
    • Linear and nonlinear wave mechanics
    • Numerical analysis
    • Marine mining
    • Pipelines and risers
    • Computational fluid dynamics
    • Vortex-induced vibrations
    • Arctic engineering
    • Fluid-structure interaction
    • Underwater technology
    • Foundation engineering
    • Aquacultural engineering
    • Instrumentation, full-scale measurements and ocean observational systems
    • Model tests
    • Hydroelasticity
    • Ocean acoustics
    • Global warming and sea level rise
    • Ocean space utilization
    • Water quality
    • Coastal engineering
    • Physical oceanography

    The journal also welcomes occasional review articles by leading authorities as well as original works on other emerging and interdisciplinary areas encompassing engineering in the ocean environment.

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