Editors

The Journal Mechanics of Composite Materials (Mekhanika Kompozitnykh Materialov), founded by the Latvian Academy of Science, is issued in Russian at the University of Latvia, Riga, and is published in English by Springer Science + Business Media, Inc.

EDITOR-in-CHIEF
Andris K. Chate (Čate),Institute of Materials and Structures, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia

EDITORIAL BOARD
H. Altenbach, Associate Editor:Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
J. Andersons, Associate Editor:Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
A. Aniskevich, Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
J. Varna, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Lulea University of Technology; Luleå, Sweden
A. Krasnikovs, Institute of Mechanics Riga Technical University & Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, Latvia
O. Starkova, Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
S. V. Sheshenin, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

ADVISORY BOARD
M. Aydogdu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
S. D. Akbarov, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey & Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
L. Asp, Department of Industrial and Materials Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
E. Barkanov, Institute of Materials and Structures, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia
W. Becker, Institute of Structural Mechanics, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
V. Carvelli, Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
E.-M. Craciun, Faculty of Mechanical, Industrial and Maritime Engineering, Ovidius University of Constanta, Constanta, Romania
M. Di Sciuva, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy
I. Guz, Centre for Micro- and Nanomechanics (CEMINACS), School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
W. Hwang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, South Korea
G. Kang, School of Mechanics and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
V. A. Kasyanov, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Riga Stradins University & Institute of Technical Physics, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia
Seong S. Kim, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea
E. Kontou, Department of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
A. Krivtsov, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) & Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia
V. Kulakov, Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
G
. Kulikov, Laboratory of Intelligent Materials and Structures, Tambov State Technical University, Tambov, Russia
S.V. Lomov, Department of Materials Engineering, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium & Centre for Design, Manufacturing and Materials, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia
J. Majak, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
G. Mikhasev, Department of Bio- and Nanomechanics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus
A. Muc, Institute of Machine Design, Cracow University of Technology, Krakow, Poland
V. N. Paimushin, Kazan National Research Technical University Named after A.N. Tupolev & Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Kazan, Russia
L. Placidi, Faculty of Engineering, International Telematic University Uninettuno, Rome, Italy
T. Sadowski, Department of Solid Mechanics, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland
S. B. Sapozhnikov, Aerospace Department, South Ural State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia
R. Talreja, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, United States of America
Y. Tokovyy, Pidstryhach Institute for Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv, Ukraine
A. D. Zamanov, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan

HONORARY BOARD
L. Aghalovyan, Armenia; A. Bogdanovich, USA; A. N. Guz’,Ukraine; A. Duda, Germany; M. Kalniņš, Latvia; V. V. Kovriga, Russia; B. Kozhamkulov, Kazakhstan; R. D. Maksimov, Latvia; S. T. Mileiko, Russia; Yu. M. Pleskachevskii, Belarus; R. Rikards, Latvia; N. Shcherbina, Ukraine

Authors and referees, please contact the Editor-in-Chief, Prof A. K. Chate:

E-mail: mcm@pmi.lv; tatjana.gubina@pmi.lv

For other enquiries, please contact the Publishing Editor