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International Journal of Vehicle Design

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryEngineering
Automotive Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
PublisherInderscience Publishers
Publication typeJournals
Scope The IJVD, the journal of vehicle engineering, automotive technology and components, has been established for over a quarter of a century as an international authoritative reference in the field. It publishes the Proceedings of the International Association for Vehicle Design, which is an independent, non-profit-making learned society that exists to develop, promote and coordinate the science and practice of vehicle design and safety.


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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.

Automotive Engineering1999Q3
Automotive Engineering2000Q1
Automotive Engineering2001Q2
Automotive Engineering2002Q2
Automotive Engineering2003Q2
Automotive Engineering2004Q1
Automotive Engineering2005Q1
Automotive Engineering2006Q2
Automotive Engineering2007Q2
Automotive Engineering2008Q1
Automotive Engineering2009Q2
Automotive Engineering2010Q2
Automotive Engineering2011Q1
Automotive Engineering2012Q2
Automotive Engineering2013Q2
Automotive Engineering2014Q2
Automotive Engineering2015Q2
Automotive Engineering2016Q2
Automotive Engineering2017Q2
Automotive Engineering2018Q2
Mechanical Engineering1999Q3
Mechanical Engineering2000Q2
Mechanical Engineering2001Q2
Mechanical Engineering2002Q2
Mechanical Engineering2003Q2
Mechanical Engineering2004Q2
Mechanical Engineering2005Q2
Mechanical Engineering2006Q2
Mechanical Engineering2007Q2
Mechanical Engineering2008Q2
Mechanical Engineering2009Q2
Mechanical Engineering2010Q2
Mechanical Engineering2011Q2
Mechanical Engineering2012Q2
Mechanical Engineering2013Q3
Mechanical Engineering2014Q2
Mechanical Engineering2015Q2
Mechanical Engineering2016Q3
Mechanical Engineering2017Q2
Mechanical Engineering2018Q2

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.

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)19990.269
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.404
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.528
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.709
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.528
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.734
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.883
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.029
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.909
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.004
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.566
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.519
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.685
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.488
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.699
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.647
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.872
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.754
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.906
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.042
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.431
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.431
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.453
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.483
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.814
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.944
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.630
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.871
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.991
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.465
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 Cites19994
Self Cites20006
Self Cites20015
Self Cites20029
Self Cites20039
Self Cites20048
Self Cites200514
Self Cites20064
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200910
Self Cites20103
Self Cites201121
Self Cites201216
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201562
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201716
Self Cites20181
Total Cites199943
Total Cites200073
Total Cites200199
Total Cites2002103
Total Cites2003128
Total Cites2004124
Total Cites2005146
Total Cites2006100
Total Cites2007135
Total Cites2008108
Total Cites2009136
Total Cites2010134
Total Cites2011156
Total Cites2012119
Total Cites2013129
Total Cites2014154
Total Cites2015217
Total Cites2016156
Total Cites2017172
Total Cites2018219
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 document19990.244
External Cites per document20000.406
External Cites per document20010.537
External Cites per document20020.480
External Cites per document20030.529
External Cites per document20040.485
External Cites per document20050.620
External Cites per document20060.468
External Cites per document20070.694
External Cites per document20080.617
External Cites per document20090.808
External Cites per document20100.868
External Cites per document20110.839
External Cites per document20120.656
External Cites per document20130.731
External Cites per document20140.859
External Cites per document20150.912
External Cites per document20160.919
External Cites per document20170.945
External Cites per document20181.425
Cites per document19990.269
Cites per document20000.442
Cites per document20010.566
Cites per document20020.526
Cites per document20030.569
Cites per document20040.519
Cites per document20050.685
Cites per document20060.488
Cites per document20070.699
Cites per document20080.647
Cites per document20090.872
Cites per document20100.887
Cites per document20110.969
Cites per document20120.758
Cites per document20130.754
Cites per document20140.906
Cites per document20151.276
Cites per document20160.969
Cites per document20171.042
Cites per document20181.431
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20046
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents20076
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20182
Citable documents1999160
Citable documents2000165
Citable documents2001175
Citable documents2002196
Citable documents2003225
Citable documents2004239
Citable documents2005213
Citable documents2006205
Citable documents2007193
Citable documents2008167
Citable documents2009156
Citable documents2010151
Citable documents2011161
Citable documents2012157
Citable documents2013171
Citable documents2014170
Citable documents2015170
Citable documents2016161
Citable documents2017165
Citable documents2018153
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 documents1999130
Uncited documents2000121
Uncited documents2001115
Uncited documents2002139
Uncited documents2003163
Uncited documents2004176
Uncited documents2005141
Uncited documents2006151
Uncited documents2007126
Uncited documents2008108
Uncited documents200995
Uncited documents201077
Uncited documents201185
Uncited documents201294
Uncited documents201396
Uncited documents2014100
Uncited documents201583
Uncited documents201687
Uncited documents201779
Uncited documents201877
Cited documents199930
Cited documents200044
Cited documents200160
Cited documents200259
Cited documents200365
Cited documents200469
Cited documents200576
Cited documents200660
Cited documents200773
Cited documents200867
Cited documents200966
Cited documents201076
Cited documents201176
Cited documents201263
Cited documents201376
Cited documents201473
Cited documents201592
Cited documents201679
Cited documents201790
Cited documents201878
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