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Mechanics Research Communications


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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Elsevier Ltd.



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Mechanics Research Communications publishes, as rapidly as possible, peer-reviewed manuscripts of high standards but restricted length. It aims to provide: • a fast means of communication • an exchange of ideas among workers in mechanics • an effective method of bringing new results quickly to the public • an informal vehicle for the discussion • of ideas that may still be in the formative stages The field of Mechanics will be understood to encompass the behavior of continua, fluids, solids, particles and their mixtures. Submissions must contain a strong, novel contribution to the field of mechanics, and ideally should be focused on current issues in the field involving theoretical, experimental and/or applied research, preferably within the broad expertise encompassed by the Board of Associate Editors. Deviations from these areas should be discussed in advance with the Editor-in-Chief. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Civil and Structural Engineering1999Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2000Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2001Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2002Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2003Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2004Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2005Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2006Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2007Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2008Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2009Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2010Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2011Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2012Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2013Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2014Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2015Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2016Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2017Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2018Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2019Q1
Civil and Structural Engineering2020Q2
Civil and Structural Engineering2021Q2
Condensed Matter Physics1999Q3
Condensed Matter Physics2000Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2001Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2002Q3
Condensed Matter Physics2003Q3
Condensed Matter Physics2004Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2005Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2006Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2007Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2008Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2009Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2010Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2011Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2012Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2013Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2014Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2015Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2016Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2017Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2018Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2019Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2020Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2021Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Mechanical Engineering1999Q2
Mechanical Engineering2000Q1
Mechanical Engineering2001Q2
Mechanical Engineering2002Q2
Mechanical Engineering2003Q2
Mechanical Engineering2004Q2
Mechanical Engineering2005Q1
Mechanical Engineering2006Q1
Mechanical Engineering2007Q1
Mechanical Engineering2008Q1
Mechanical Engineering2009Q1
Mechanical Engineering2010Q1
Mechanical Engineering2011Q1
Mechanical Engineering2012Q1
Mechanical Engineering2013Q1
Mechanical Engineering2014Q1
Mechanical Engineering2015Q1
Mechanical Engineering2016Q1
Mechanical Engineering2017Q1
Mechanical Engineering2018Q1
Mechanical Engineering2019Q1
Mechanical Engineering2020Q1
Mechanical Engineering2021Q1
Mechanics of Materials1999Q2
Mechanics of Materials2000Q2
Mechanics of Materials2001Q2
Mechanics of Materials2002Q2
Mechanics of Materials2003Q2
Mechanics of Materials2004Q2
Mechanics of Materials2005Q2
Mechanics of Materials2006Q2
Mechanics of Materials2007Q1
Mechanics of Materials2008Q2
Mechanics of Materials2009Q2
Mechanics of Materials2010Q2
Mechanics of Materials2011Q1
Mechanics of Materials2012Q2
Mechanics of Materials2013Q1
Mechanics of Materials2014Q1
Mechanics of Materials2015Q1
Mechanics of Materials2016Q1
Mechanics of Materials2017Q2
Mechanics of Materials2018Q1
Mechanics of Materials2019Q1
Mechanics of Materials2020Q2
Mechanics of Materials2021Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.323
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.445
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.433
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.555
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.868
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.198
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.893
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.938
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.076
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.297
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.323
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.395
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.454
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.472
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.995
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.355
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.563
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.870
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.991
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.228
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.587
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.552
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.392
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.428
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.276
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.201
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.677
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.739
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.973
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.706
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites199920
Self Cites200023
Self Cites200119
Self Cites200212
Self Cites200310
Self Cites20046
Self Cites200515
Self Cites200619
Self Cites200710
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200923
Self Cites201018
Self Cites201132
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201329
Self Cites201433
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201631
Self Cites201727
Self Cites201833
Self Cites201930
Self Cites202041
Self Cites202122
Total Cites199982
Total Cites2000107
Total Cites2001127
Total Cites2002118
Total Cites2003116
Total Cites2004120
Total Cites2005209
Total Cites2006221
Total Cites2007294
Total Cites2008258
Total Cites2009313
Total Cites2010422
Total Cites2011534
Total Cites2012636
Total Cites2013674
Total Cites2014591
Total Cites2015622
Total Cites2016651
Total Cites2017651
Total Cites2018655
Total Cites2019807
Total Cites2020758
Total Cites2021804
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19990.246
External Cites per document20000.311
External Cites per document20010.386
External Cites per document20020.381
External Cites per document20030.436
External Cites per document20040.514
External Cites per document20050.898
External Cites per document20060.918
External Cites per document20071.219
External Cites per document20081.112
External Cites per document20091.272
External Cites per document20101.519
External Cites per document20111.535
External Cites per document20121.705
External Cites per document20131.943
External Cites per document20141.800
External Cites per document20151.863
External Cites per document20161.914
External Cites per document20171.956
External Cites per document20182.182
External Cites per document20192.548
External Cites per document20202.516
External Cites per document20212.539
Cites per document19990.323
Cites per document20000.395
Cites per document20010.454
Cites per document20020.423
Cites per document20030.472
Cites per document20040.531
Cites per document20050.954
Cites per document20060.995
Cites per document20071.256
Cites per document20081.147
Cites per document20091.355
Cites per document20101.563
Cites per document20111.608
Cites per document20121.738
Cites per document20132.000
Cites per document20141.870
Cites per document20151.902
Cites per document20161.967
Cites per document20171.991
Cites per document20182.228
Cites per document20192.595
Cites per document20202.587
Cites per document20212.552
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents19992
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20189
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20208
Non-citable documents20217
Citable documents1999252
Citable documents2000270
Citable documents2001280
Citable documents2002278
Citable documents2003243
Citable documents2004222
Citable documents2005216
Citable documents2006220
Citable documents2007233
Citable documents2008224
Citable documents2009228
Citable documents2010266
Citable documents2011327
Citable documents2012363
Citable documents2013332
Citable documents2014310
Citable documents2015321
Citable documents2016324
Citable documents2017319
Citable documents2018285
Citable documents2019305
Citable documents2020285
Citable documents2021308
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents1999196
Uncited documents2000200
Uncited documents2001204
Uncited documents2002211
Uncited documents2003174
Uncited documents2004152
Uncited documents2005118
Uncited documents2006123
Uncited documents2007117
Uncited documents2008108
Uncited documents2009109
Uncited documents2010107
Uncited documents2011136
Uncited documents2012146
Uncited documents2013105
Uncited documents2014120
Uncited documents2015107
Uncited documents2016102
Uncited documents2017113
Uncited documents201889
Uncited documents201986
Uncited documents202086
Uncited documents202193
Cited documents199958
Cited documents200071
Cited documents200176
Cited documents200268
Cited documents200372
Cited documents200474
Cited documents2005101
Cited documents200699
Cited documents2007117
Cited documents2008117
Cited documents2009122
Cited documents2010163
Cited documents2011196
Cited documents2012220
Cited documents2013232
Cited documents2014196
Cited documents2015220
Cited documents2016229
Cited documents2017214
Cited documents2018205
Cited documents2019225
Cited documents2020207
Cited documents2021222
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