Periodica Polytechnica Mechanical Engineering is a peer reviewed scientific journal published by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. It was founded in 1957. Publication frequency: quarterly, by January, April, July, and October.
The scope of the journal is to publish original research articles in the area of mechanical engineering with special focus on materials science, energetics, machine and production design, manufacturing science and technology, mechatronics, optics, polymer technology, hydrodynamic systems, building service engineering, and cyber physical systems. The speciality of our journal is that it encourages papers from specific fields of mechanical engineering, like nanotechnology, biomaterials, renewable energy, cyber-physical production systems, and Industry 4.0.
This is a diamond open access journal: publishing and downloading articles are both free of charge. The journal does not charge authors any article processing charges (APCs), submission, or publication fees. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of these articles. The journal is in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Each paper is evaluated in a blind, peer review process, with at least two reviewers for a paper. We use Crossref/iThenticate for plagarism checking and in ethical issues the COPE guidelines are followed. Please read the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement for details.
Periodica Polytechnica Mechanical Engineering is indexed and abstracted
- in WOS core collection, Emerging Sources Citation Index since 2019
- in SCOPUS, Scimago
- in Google Scholar
- in ProQuest Engineering Collection
- in Ei Compendex