Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information

ISSN: 2367-8992
DOI: to be announced

Editorial Board


Prof. Joseph Quartieri, University of Salerno, Salerno,  Italy


Prof. Claudio Guarnaccia, University of Salerno, Salerno,  Italy

Prof. Lucjan Setlak, Polish Air Force University, Deblin, Poland

Members of the Editorial Board

Prof. Kumar Tamma, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Prof. Robert Reuben, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Prof. Pierre-Yves Manach, Universite de Bretagne-Sud, Bretagne, France

Prof. Jiin-Yuh Jang, University Distinguished Professor, ASME Fellow, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

Prof. Cho W. Solomon To, ASME Fellow, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, ASME Fellow, Yonsei University (and National Acamedy of Engineering of Korea), Korea

Prof. Ali K. El Wahed, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK

Prof. Yury A. Rossikhin, Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Voronezh, Russia

Prof. Igor Sevostianov, New Mexico State university, Las Cruces, NM, USA

Prof. Ramanarayanan Balachandran, University College London, Torrington Place, London, UK

Prof. Sorinel Adrian Oprisan, Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Charleston, USA

Prof. Yoshihiro Tomita, Kobe University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

Prof. Xianwen Kong, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Prof. Ahmet Selim Dalkilic, Yildiz Technical University, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey

Prof. Seung-Bok Choi, College of Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Prof. Marcin Kaminski, Department of Structural Mechanics, Al. Politechniki 6, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Prof. ZhuangJian Liu, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore

Prof. Abdullatif Ben-Nakhi, College of Technological Studies, Paaet, Kuwait

Prof. Essam Eldin Khalil, ASME Fellow, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Prof. Jose Alberto Duarte Moller, Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados SC, Mexico

Prof. Junwu Wang, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Prof. Jia-Jang Wu, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (ROC)

Prof. Moran Wang, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Aims and Scope

Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics is an open access journal. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practitioners all over  the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in all areas of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Manuscripts are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Accepted papers will appear online within 3-4 weeks after their submission. The journal publishes papers including but not limited to the following topics:

Plasticity, Fracture and Damage Mechanics, Mechanics of Nanomaterials, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Damage Identification and Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE), Computational and Experimental Mechanics, Geomechanics and Mechanics of Granular Materials, Flows in Porous Media, Impact and Multibody, Dynamics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Structural Dynamics and Control, Dynamic Instability and Buckling, Vibrations, Acoustics and Noise Control, Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Materials and Smart Structures, Micro ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS), Mechatronics, Transport Phenomena in Micro/Nanoscale, Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Turbulence and Multiphase Flows, Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Surface Engineering and Contact Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Compressible Flows, Applications


Special Issues

Special Issues

 1. Open Special Issues

At the moment we have no open Special Issue

2. Special Issue Guidelines: Every proposal for special issue must be sent to us and should include the following

The journal for which the Special Issue is intended
* A suggested title for the Special Issue 
* Proposed Aims and Scope
* A list of Guest Editors who will join the Lead Guest Editor in managing the Special Issue, including their names, emails, affiliations, and a short biography (one paragraph) of each of the Guest Editors
* A proposed timeline and schedule which includes:
* Deadline for submission (6 months from the initial Call-for-Papers)
* First round of review (3 months after submission deadline)
* Tentative publication date (3 months after the first round of review)

All proposals are subject to approval by the journal following a discussion of the proposed Special Issue among the journal’s Editorial Board. If approved, a Call-for-Papers for the Special Issue will be issued and posted online.

Each proposal will be evaluated by three independent experts according to the following Criteria
* Relevance to the Journal
* Scientific - Technical Originality, 
* Scientific content And advances beyond the State-Of-The-Art
* Potential Impact and tnterest for the readers

The Guest Editors cannot act as reviewers for the Special Issue’s manuscripts. This is to ensure a high-quality, fair, and unbiased peer-review process of every manuscript submitted to the journal, since any manuscript must be recommended by one or more (usually two or more) external reviewers and the Guest Editor before acceptance for publication.

The name of the Guest Editor recommending the manuscript for publication is published with the manuscript to indicate and acknowledge their invaluable contribution to the peer-review process and the indispensability of their contributions to the running of the journals.

The peer-review process is single blinded; that is, the reviewers know who the authors of the manuscript are, but the authors do not have access to the information of who the peer reviewers are. Every journal published by Hindawi has an acknowledgment page for the researchers who have performed the peer-review process for at least one manuscript in the past year. Without the significant contributions made by these researchers, the publication of the journal would not be possible.

3. Published Special Issues

At the moment we have no open Special Issue

Time for Publication

Time for Publication

The average time between submission and final decision is 40 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 30 days.

Citations to this Journal

Citations to this Journal

To be announced soon

Information for Authors -Format-


Information for Authors

Download as:  [Word] [Pdf] [LaTeX]
It should be noted that papers must be written in exact IARAS format before they are uploaded to the journal, as this contributes to the best appeareance of the volume. If the final version of a paper is considerably different to the desired format, it will not be published even if it is accepted. Frequent mistakes that should be avoided: a) Single column format is not accepted; Only the abstract & keywords should be in a single column, and possibly some large pictures at the end of the paper as an Appendix b) Very narrow or very wide margins are to be avoided c) The title should not be written entirely in capital letters, as opposed to the authors' names that should d) The authors' names should be written as such: {FIRST NAME} {FAMILY NAME} as opposed to vice versa and their titles cannot be included. For instance, JOHN SMITH instead of Professor Smith, John e) The document should be displayed in A4 pages, not Letter or other size f) No page numbers or other Headers or Footers are allowed g) Paragraphs must have single line spacing

Review Process

Review Process

IARAS sends each paper to 3 independent reviewers, experts in the area of the paper. So, each paper will be evaluated by three independent experts according to the following Criteria
1) Relevance to the Journal
2) Scientific - Technical Originality, Potential Impact and Interest for the audience
3) Scientific/Technical Content and Advances beyond The State-Of-The-Art
4) Quality of the Presentation, clarity of the Content
5) Comments for the authors

The reviewers are going to indicate their familiarity with the paper's subject, evaluate the paper along the aforementioned criteria. Finally, the Editor-in-Chief or a Member of the Editorial Board will decide whether a paper will be accepted or not. 
Our Score System will classify the papers as follows
* Publish as it is
* Consider after Minor Changes
* Consider after Major Changes
* Reject

If the Editor recommends “Publish as it is” the manuscript will undergo a final check by the journal’s editorial office in order to ensure that the manuscript and its review process adhere to the journal’s guidelines and policies. Once this is done, the authors will be notified of the manuscript’s acceptance, and the manuscript will appear in the Articles in Press section of the journal’s website.

If the Editor recommends “Consider after Minor Changes,” the authors are notified to prepare and submit a final copy of their manuscript with the required minor changes suggested by the reviewers. The Editor reviews the revised manuscript after the minor changes have been made by the authors. Once the Editor is satisfied with the final manuscript, the manuscript can be accepted.

If the Editor recommends “Consider after Major Changes,” the recommendation is communicated to the authors. The authors are expected to revise their manuscripts in accordance with the changes recommended by the reviewers and to submit their revised manuscript in a timely manner. Once the revised manuscript is submitted, the Editor can then make an editorial recommendation which can be “Publish Unaltered,” “Consider after Minor Changes,” or “Reject.”

If the Editor recommends rejecting the manuscript, the rejection is immediate. Also, if the majority of the reviewers recommend rejecting the manuscript, the rejection is immediate.

All journals published by IARAS are committed to publishing only original material, i.e., material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. IARAS as a participant of CrossCheck uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement


IARAS is committed to maintaining high standards through a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies. Any infringements of professional ethical codes, such as plagiarism, fraudulent use of data, bogus claims of authorship, should be taken very seriously by the editors with zero tolerance. IARAS follows the Code of Conduct of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and follows the COPE Flowcharts for Resolving Cases of Suspected Misconduct. ΙARAS follows strictly these GUIDELINES ON GOOD PUBLICATION PRACTICE (from COPE):

The submitted manuscript should not have been previously published in any form and must not be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Please find further information on Publication Ethics at "Editorial Workflow" (Menu item "Editorial Workflow")


Terms of Collaboration

1). COPYRIGHT: By submitting a paper the author understands that its copyright is transferred to IARAS. IARAS may publish it at their discretion and the author may not resubmit it anywhere else, and that includes other IARAS publications. Based on this copyright transfer of the paper, IARAS is entitled to publish the paper to its journals.

2). After the Review process is completed by the Assoc. Editor and the Reviewers, it is no longer allowed for the authors to withdraw their paper.

3). PEER REVIEW: All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least three international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.

4). If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.

5). Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.

6). Articles may be rejected without review if they are obviously not suitable for publication.

7). The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.

8). The reviewers evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

9). The staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

10). Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

11). Peer review assists the publisher in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the experts form the scientific board ant the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

12). Manuscripts received for review are treated as confidential documents and are reviewed by anonymous staff.

13). A reviewer should also call to the publisher's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

14). Authors of contributions and studies research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.

15). A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

16). The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

17). Submitting the same manuscript to more than one publication concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

18). Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study.

19). All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

20). Authors should make themselves aware of the paper processing charges and registration fees of the publication they submit a paper to by reading the respective sections.

21). The IARAS Open Access Journals do not require from the authors to submit any copyright form. An author can withdraw a paper until 30 days after the paper submission. After these 30 days no withdrawal is allowed. It is the discretion to the Publisher to publish a paper with or without fees..


Editorial Workflow

Editorial Workflow

*MANAGEMENT: Our Editor-in-Chief manages this Journal. Receives the articles from IARAS,
checks them, rejects those that are not appropriate and forwards to reviewers whatever he believes that deserves an evaluation via the system of peer review.
Co-Editors-in-Chief have an Advisory Role.
* OWNERSHIP: IARAS Publications Ltd.


Manuscripts not adhering to journal guidelines will be returned to authors without scientific evaluation. Submitted manuscripts adhering to journal guidelines are reviewed by the Editor-in-Chief or an Editor, who will assign them to reviewers. The review process is single blind. The Editor prepares a decision letter according to the comments of the reviewers, which is sent to the corresponding author. All non-reviewed manuscripts are sent back within 10 days and decisions letters of manuscripts are sent within 4 weeks.

The editors of this journal take the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The editors of the Journal take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy.

The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations. 

While the advice and information in this journal are believed to be true and accurate on the date of its going to press, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

Authors wishing to publish their papers in the Journal are asked to abide to the following rules:

a) Any facts that might be perceived as a possible conflict of interest of the author(s) must be disclosed in the paper prior to submission.

b) Authors should accurately present their research findings and include an objective discussion of the significance of their findings.

c) Data and methods used in the research need to be presented in sufficient detail in the paper, so that other researchers can replicate the work.

d) Raw data should preferably be publicly deposited by the authors before submission of their manuscript. Authors need to at least have the raw data readily available for presentation to the referees and the editors of the journal, if requested. Authors need to ensure appropriate measures are taken so that raw data is retained in full for a reasonable time after publication.

f) Simultaneous submission of manuscripts to more than one journal is not tolerated.
Republishing content that is not novel is not tolerated (for example, an English translation of a paper that is already published in another language will not be accepted).

g) If errors and inaccuracies are found by the authors after publication of their paper, they need to be promptly communicated to the editors of this journal so that appropriate actions can be taken. 

h) Your manuscript should not contain any information that has already been published. If you include already published figures or images, please obtain the necessary permission from the copyright holder to publish under the CC-BY license.
   * Plagiarism, data fabrication and image manipulation are not tolerated.
   * Plagiarism is not acceptable in IARAS submissions.
   * Plagiarism includes copying text, ideas, images, or data from another source, even from your own publications, without giving any credit to the original source.

Reuse of text that is copied from another source must be between quotes and the original source must be cited. If a study's design or the manuscript's structure or language has been inspired by previous works, these works must be explicitly cited.

If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we may publish a correction or retract the paper.

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate

International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics currently has an acceptance rate of 28%.

Publication Fees

Publication Fees


IARAS Journals are Open Access journal accessible for free on the Internet. We guarantee that no university library or individual reader
will ever have to buy a subscription or pay any pay-per-view fees to access articles in the electronic version of the journal.
There is hence no revenue at IARAS neither from the sale of subscriptions to the electronic version of the journal nor from pay-per-view fees.
Yet, the online publication process does involve costs including those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving. To cover these costs, the journals depends on Publication Fees. Publication Fees are due when a manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Food and Nutrition Science - An International Journal: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Agricultural Science: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Applied Physics: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Biochemistry Research: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Biology and Biomedicine: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Systems: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Circuits and Electronics: 310 / paper
International Journal of Communications: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Computers: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Control Systems and Robotics: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Cultural Heritage: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Economics and Management Systems: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Education and Learning Systems: 310 EUR/paper
Journal of Electromagnetics: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Environmental Science: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Instrumentation and Measurement: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Internet of Things and Web Services: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Mathematical and Computational Methods: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Medical Physiology: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Power Systems: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Renewable Energy Sources: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Signal Processing: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Tourism: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Transportation Systems: 310 EUR/paper
International Journal of Veterinary Medicine: 310 EUR/paper

Except the fees, IARAS does not have any other source of Revenue.
IARAS does not have subscriptions, does not have advertising revenue, does not sell reprints, and does not have any other institutional or organizational support.
Publishing fees or waiver status should not influence editorial decision making.

Sometimes, excellent papers might be published without fees, especially if the comments from the three Reviewers are that the article does not need corrections and can be published "as it is" or if the authors have special financial difficulties.

IARAS does not have Direct Marketing Activities

Reviewers Acknowledgment

Reviewers Acknowledgment

So far for the "International journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics"
we have used the following Reviewers

Jose Alberto Duarte Moller
Alina Adriana Minea
Che Sidik Nor Azwadi
Cotoros Diana
Elena Mereuta
Al Emran Ismail
Hamed Ziaeipoor
Ioan Doroftei
José Ignacio Hernández López
Krishnan Jayaraman
Guoxiang Liu
Calbureanu Popescu Madalina Xenia
Miguel Carriegos
Cosmin Sinescu
Mohsen Askari
Mostafa Kamkar Khaboushan
Muhammad Qasim
M.M. Noor
Oguz Arslan
Valeriy Perminov
Gillich Gilbert-rainer
Dr. Rosli Abu Bakar
Coroiu Petruţa Maria
Saurabh Kwatra
Silviu Nastac
S.Sarala Subramani
Yogesh Kumar
Zhenbi Su
Kun Luo
Syahrullail Samion
Georgel Chirita
Baritz Mihaela
J N Sharma Sharma
Luca Placidi
Shravan Shenoy
Liliana Porojan
Chunwei Lu Wini
Cavaropol Dan Victor
Sorin Gherghinescu
Vasile Cojocaru
Natasa Trisovic
Florin Nedelcut
Roots Larissa
Tomas Plachy
Luís Roseiro
Tapano Kumar Hotta
Anghel Vasile
Abdul Rajjak Shaikh
Seripah Awang Kechil
Carlos E. Formigoni
Helena Coumoulos
Hessam Ghasemnejad
Noor Fadiya Mohd Noor
Mahdi Falsafioon
Wen-Pin Hu
Dipti Prasad Mishra
Ivo Stancic
Hamid Bashiri Atrabi
Sachindra Rout
Mohammadreza Sedighi
Behnam Nilforooshan
Silviu Nastac
Raja Ishak Raja Hamzah
Zaini Ahmad
Hugo Rodrigues
Yunan Prawoto
Chao Wang
Nima Vaziri
Mohammad Israr
Mohammad Gudarzi

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