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.

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

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 BOARDS. D. AkbarovDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringYildiz 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
M. Aydogdu,
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
E. BarkanovInstitute of Materials and Structures, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia
W. Becker
Institute of Structural Mechanics, TU Darmstadt, DarmstadtGermany
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, ConstantaRomania
M. Di Sciuva
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy
N. D. Duc,
Department of Engineering and Technology in Constructions and Transportation, Vietnam National University Hanoi, Vietnam
I. GuzCentre for Micro- and Nanomechanics (CEMINACS), School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, AberdeenUnited Kingdom
W. Hwang
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), PohangSouth Korea
G. Kang
School of Mechanics and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, ChengduChina
V. A. Kasyanov
, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Riga Stradins University Institute of Technical Physics, Riga Technical University, RigaLatvia
Seong S. Kim
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), DaejeonSouth Korea
E. Kontou
Department of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, AthensGreece
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, RigaLatvia
G. Kulikov
Laboratory of Intelligent Materials and Structures, Tambov State Technical University, TambovRussia
S.V. Lomov
Department of Materials Engineering, KU Leuven, LeuvenBelgium & Centre for Design, Manufacturing and Materials, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, MoscowRussia
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, KrakowPoland
V. N. Paimushin
Kazan National Research Technical University Named after A.N. Tupolev Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, KazanRussia
L. Placidi
Faculty of Engineering, International Telematic University Uninettuno, RomeItaly
T. Sadowski
Department of Solid Mechanics, Lublin University of Technology, LublinPoland
S. B. Sapozhnikov
, Aerospace Department, South Ural State University, ChelyabinskRussia
R. Talreja
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M UniversityUnited 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
L. Aghalovyan
ArmeniaA. BogdanovichUSAA. N. Guz’,UkraineA. DudaGermanyM. KalniņšLatviaV. V. KovrigaRussiaR. D. MaksimovLatviaS. T. MileikoRussiaYu. M. PleskachevskiiBelarus; R. RikardsLatviaN. ShcherbinaUkraine 

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

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

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