About the Journal

The Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences (JMES) is an international, peer-reviewed platinum open-access journal published by the Faculty of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Technology at Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Malaysia. This means that all content is freely available without any embargo or charge to the user(s) or institution(s). Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the atricles , or use them for any lawful purpose as long as proper acknowlegement is given to the authors of the original work, without asking prior permission from the author or publisher.  The journal's scope is multi-disciplinary to bring together mechanical engineering and materials science aspects.

The Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences publishes original full-length research articles on analytical, computational modeling, structural mechanics, metal forming, behavior and application of advanced materials, impact mechanics, strain localization and other effects of nonlinearity, fluid mechanics, robotics, tribology, thermodynamics, and materials processing. Review articles that address significant challenges in the field and critical reviews that address and minimise knowledge gaps, provide good direction, or provide a valuable guide to the readers are encouraged to submit.

The focus is on original research utilising the analytical, numerical, modelling, and experimental methods, in all areas of mechanical engineering and sciences, including application to the solution of challenges and problems in mechanical engineering.

Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences is a non-profit publication supported by the University Malaysia Pahang Publishing (Universiti Malaysia Pahang Penerbit). The Universiti Malaysia Pahang Publishing commitment to genuine open access to scholarly content extends to authors as a service to the research community.

The Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences does not charge for the submission or processing of articles. The Universiti Malaysia Pahang Information & Communication Technology Centre supports scholarly content archived and backed up in the Digital Commons platform. All Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences contents are copyright protected and licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial 4.0 International License.

JOURNAL TITLE 
Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences

JOURNAL TITLE ABBREVIATION
J. Mech. Eng. Sci.

e-ISSN
2231-8380

WEBSITE ADDRESS
https://journal.ump.edu.my/jmes

CORRESPONDING E-MAIL ADDRESS
Email: jmes@ump.edu.my

LICENCING POLICY
CC BY 4.0 International

PUBLISHING RIGHTS
Author(s) give JMES the right to publish the article
Designate Universiti Malaysia Pahang Publishing as the original publisher

TYPES OF ARTICLES
Full Research Article; Review Article; Rapid Communication Article, Case reports

PEER-REVIEW PROCESS
Single-blind Peer-review process

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
The journal article only accepts English-language content.

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE/FREQUENCY
Four issues (March; June; September; December) in one volume per year

ARTICLE SUBSCRIPTION FEE
Platinum open access

PUBLICATION/ARTICLE PROCESSING FEE
Free of costs

JOURNAL INDEXING
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Clarivate Analytics), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Asean Citation Index (ACI), Index Copernicus, Ulrichsweb, Malaysia Citation Index (MyCite), EBSCOhost, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), CiteFactor (Academic Scientific Journals)