Mechanics of Solids  publishes articles in the general areas of dynamics of particles and rigid bodies and the mechanics of deformable solids. The journal has a goal of being a comprehensive record of up-to-the-minute research results. The journal coverage is vibration of discrete and continuous systems; stability and optimization of mechanical systems; automatic control theory; dynamics of multiple body systems; elasticity, viscoelasticity and plasticity; mechanics of composite materials; theory of structures and structural stability; wave propagation and impact of solids; fracture mechanics; micromechanics of solids; mechanics of granular and geological materials; structure-fluid interaction; mechanical behavior of materials; gyroscopes and navigation systems; and nanomechanics. Most of the articles in the journal are theoretical and analytical. They present a blend of basic mechanics theory with analysis of contemporary technological problems.
 

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Mechanics of Solids is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind and a double blind peer review formats. Our team of reviewers includes over 130 experts, both internal and external (90%), from 5 countries (Russia, Germany, India, China, South Africa). The average period from submission to first decision in 2019 was 44 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 23 days. The rejection rate for submitted manuscripts in 2019 was 24%. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editorial Board.
Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

  • Covers the general areas of dynamics of particles and rigid bodies and the mechanics of deformable solids
  • Offers a comprehensive record of up-to-the-minute research results
  • Articles are primarily theoretical and analytical in nature

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Dmitry M. Klimov
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0.374 (2019)
Impact factor
0.436 (2019)
Five year impact factor
6,457 (2020)
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  1. Authors

    • I. P. Popov
    • Content type: OriginalPaper
    • Pages: 211 - 219

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Electronic ISSN
1934-7936
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0025-6544
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