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Advances in Mechanical Engineering


eISSN: 16878140 | ISSN: 16878132 | Current volume: 16 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: Monthly

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  • Publication is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC)

Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of mechanical engineering.

View the AIME author page in English or in Simplified Chinese.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Open access article processing charge (APC) information

Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons license.

The APC for this journal is currently 2,650 USD.

As part of the manuscript submission process, authors can request a full Technical Edit of their manuscript to take place after peer review. For articles opting to receive a Technical Edit, the APC is 3800 USD.

The article processing charge (APC) is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.

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Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME) is a JCR Ranked, peer-reviewed, open access journal which publishes a wide range of original research and review articles. The journal Editorial Board welcomes manuscripts in both fundamental and applied research areas, and encourages submissions which contribute novel and innovative insights to the field of mechanical engineering.

All submitted articles considered suitable for AIME are subjected to rigorous peer review to ensure the highest levels of quality. Original papers which provide an important contribution to the development of mechanical engineering and report on significant developments in the field are encouraged. The review process is carried out as quickly as possible to minimise any delays in the online publication of articles.
AIME aims to advance the understanding of mechanical engineering by providing a platform for the publication of unique contributions in the field of mechanical engineering across a variety of topics, including, but not limited to:

Engineering Materials and Technology Biomedical Engineering
Stress Analysis, Structures Mechanics of Materials and Solid Mechanics
Fatigue Mechanisms and Machines
Dynamics and Control Reliability
Mechanics Mechatronics and Information Technology
Vehicle Engineering Micro- and Nano- Mechanical Systems
Fluid Mechanics Fuel and Combustion
Aerodynamics Acoustics, Vibration and Noise
Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer Composites
Systems and Design Metallurgy
Manufacture Metrology
Surfaces and Interfaces Robotics and Automation
Tribology Robotics and Rehabilitation
Turbomachinery Smart Structures
Combustion Engines Energy Harvesting
Numerical Simulations Applied mathematical modelling
Finite Element, Volume and Difference Methods Optimization
Real Time and Time Delay Systems  


This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

View the AIME author page in English or in Simplified Chinese.

Managing Editor
James Baldwin SAGE Publishing, UK
Chenhui Liang SAGE Publishing, China
Editorial Board
Zhi Fang Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Mohammad Afzali Islamic Azad University of Sari, Iran
Ahmed Al-Sammarraie University of California, Riverside, USA
Humberto Almeida LUT University, Finland
Assunta Andreozzi University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Miguel Ángel Caminero Torija E.T.S. INGENIERÍA INDUSTRIAL CIUDAD REAL, Spain
Vimal Rau Aparow The University of Nottingham Malaysia, Malaysia
Mohammad Arefi University of Kashan, Iran
Danial Jahed Armaghani University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
Mohammad Azadi Semnan University, Iran
Claudia Barile Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Vicente Bermúdez Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
M. M. Bhatti Shandong University of Science and Technology, China
Mahdi Bodaghi Nottingham Trent University, UK
Andrzej Borawski Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Vladimir Bratov Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Xiangwei Bu Air Force Engineering University, China
Douglas Bueno São Paulo State University, Brazil
Carmen Bujoreanu Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Anita Catapano Bordeaux INP, Université de Bordeaux, France
Kadir Çavdar Uludag Üniversitesi, Turkey
Maja Cavic University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Marek Chalecki Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Chun-Ta Chen National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Gang S. Chen Marshall University, USA
Chin-Hsiang Cheng National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Minsuk Choi Myongji University, Republic of Korea
Yuming Chu Huzhou University, China
José António Correia Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fernanda Coutinho Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Joaquín De La Morena Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Gianpaolo Di Bona University of Cassino and Souther Lazio, Italy
Chaoqun Duan Shanghai University, China
Madalina Dumitriu University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania
Abdelhalim Ebaid University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Faris Elasha Coventry University, UK
Jianguang Fang University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Te-Hua Fang National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Juntao Fei Hohai University, China
Jianjun Feng Xi'an University of Technology, China
Mahmut Cüneyt Fetvaci Istanbul Üniversitesi, Turkey
Francesco Galante University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Elhem Ghorbel University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Michal Hajzman University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Xiaoxiao Han University of Loughborough, UK
Ishak Hashim Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Chaofang Hu Tianjin University, China
Sunan Huang National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yun Huang Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Fatih Karpat Bursa Uludag University Turkey
Shahin Khoddam Deakin University, Australia
Piotr Koziol Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Michal Kuciej Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
Tina Lekakou University of Surrey, UK
Jingfa Li Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology, China
Zheng Li Hebei University of Science and Technology, China
Hui Ma Northeastern University, China
Tianshou Ma Southwest Petroleum University, China
O. D. Makinde Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Oronzio Manca Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
Alberto Martini University of Bologna, Italy
José Eduardo Menezes Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Ahsan Mian Wright State University, USA
Mihai Mihaescu KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Alina Adriana Minea Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
Saleh Mobayen University of Zanjan, Iran
Santhakumar Mohan Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, India
Marco Montemurro École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, France
Medhat Moussa University of Guelph, Canada
Andrea Mura Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Zuzana Murcinková Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Tomasz Nabaglo Politechnika Krakowska im Tadeusza Kosciuszki, Poland
Tiago Alexandre Narciso da Silva NOVA School of Science and Technology, Portugal
Riccardo Nobile Università del Salento, Italy
Fethma M Nor Curtin University, Malaysia
Edith Osorio de la Rosa CONACyT-Universidad de Quintana Roo, Mexico
Min Pan University of Bath, UK
Jana Petru Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Carla Pinto Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Crinela Pislaru University of Huddersfield, UK
Guian Qian Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Silambarasan Rajendran J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology, Anna University, India
Chakravarthula S. K. Raju Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, India
Andreas Rosenkranz Universidad de Chile, Chile
N Sandeep Central University of Karnataka, India
Pietro Scandura University of Catania, Italy
Jose R. Serrano Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Sabir Ali Shehzad COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
Liyuan Sheng Peking University, China
Yaojung Shiao National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Chow-Shing Shin National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Simona Silvia Merola CNR _ STEMS Institute of Science and Technology for Sustainable Energy and Mobility, Italy
Yogang Singh Ghent University, Belgium
Nicolae-Doru Stanescu University of Pitesti, Romania
Haibin Sun Qufu Normal University
Xiadong Sun Jiangsu University, China
Yougang Sun Tongji University, China
Hua Tan Washington State University-Vancouver, USA
Inés Tejado University of Extremadura, Spain
Bailing Tian Tianjin University, China
Dharmendra N. Tripathi National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand, India
Alexandrina Untaroiu Virginia Tech, USA
Jianjian Wang Tsinghua University, China
Qibin Wang Xidian University, China
Qing Wang Durham University, UK
Yawen Wang University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Yanling Wei National University of Singapore, Singapore
Pak Kin Wong University of Macau, China
Guanglei Wu Dalian University Of Technology, China
Lianjun Wu Georgia Southern University, USA
Shuangxi Xie PerTech Industries Inc., Canada
Jinting Xu School of Automotive Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China
Jixiang Yang University of British Columbia, Canada
Bo Yu China University of Petroleum, China
Kelvin Yuen University of Macau, China
Daxu Zhang Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Min Zhang Tsinghua University, China
Linchuan Zhao Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Yuansheng Zhou Central South University, China
Shun-peng Zhu Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Tadeh Zirakian California State University, Northridge, USA
Redouane Zitoune Toulouse University, France
Zhigang Zuo Tsinghua University, China
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