About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal is an open access online journal, which publishes high quality research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues, in all important areas of mechanical engineering. The journal encourages submissions related to the following fields of mechanical engineering:

  • Hydromechanics, aerodynamics, thermodynamics


  • Principles of the micro-macro transition


  • Constitutive relations; and microstructure property relationships


  • Elastic behavior; plastic behavior; high-temperature creep, fatigue, and fracture


  • Mechanical behavior; environmental effects


  • Metals, polymers, ceramics, intermetallics


  • Machining; nonconventional machining, materials processing


  • Theory of machines and mechanisms, vibration and balancing of machine parts


  • Stability of mechanical systems, mechanics of continuum


  • Heat transfer


  • Thermo fluids and nanofluids


  • Other related areas



The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on recent developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers and making them rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.


About the Editor

Yasuhide Shindo
Department of Materials Processing
Tohoku University
Sendai
Japan

Brief Biography

Dr. Shindo received his Doctor of Engineering from Tohoku University in 1977. He is currently a President of Tohoku Polytecnic College and an Emeritus Professor of Tohoku University. Dr. Shindo also served on the Board of Editors of International Journal of Solids and Structures and as the Editor in Chief of Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, and is currently serving as the Editor in Chief of The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal and the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. His primary research interests are in the areas of mesomechanics of material systems and structures, electromagnetic fracture and damage mechanics, dynamics and cryomechanics of advanced composite materials/structural alloys, and reliability and durability of micro/nano components and devices.

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