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International Journal of Micro Air Vehiclesopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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SAGE Publications Inc.



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The demand for small unmanned air vehicles, commonly termed micro air vehicles, is rapidly increasing. Driven by applications ranging from civil search-and-rescue missions to military surveillance missions, there is a rising level of interest and investment in better vehicle designs, and miniaturized components are enabling many rapid advances. The need to better understand fundamental aspects of flight for small vehicles has spawned a surge in high quality research in the area of micro air vehicle, or MAV research. These aircraft have a set of constraints which are, in many ways, considerably different from that of traditional aircraft and are often best addressed by a multidisciplinary approach. Fast-response non-linear controls, nano-structures, integrated propulsion and lift mechanisms, highly flexible structures, and low Reynolds aerodynamics are just a few of the important considerations which may be combined in the execution of MAV research. The role of the International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles is to provide the scientific and engineering community with a peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality technical articles summarizing both fundamental and applied research in this field. The journal operates a conventional single-blind reviewing policy in which the reviewer’s name is always concealed from the authors. 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.

Aerospace Engineering2011Q2
Aerospace Engineering2012Q3
Aerospace Engineering2013Q2
Aerospace Engineering2014Q2
Aerospace Engineering2015Q3
Aerospace Engineering2016Q2
Aerospace Engineering2017Q2
Aerospace Engineering2018Q2
Aerospace Engineering2019Q2
Aerospace Engineering2020Q3
Aerospace Engineering2021Q2

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.970
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.957
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.945
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.165
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.918
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.970
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.945
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.986
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.076
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.763
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.298
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.878
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.439
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.841
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20126
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201611
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20199
Self Cites20201
Self Cites202113
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201114
Total Cites201232
Total Cites201360
Total Cites201450
Total Cites201552
Total Cites201688
Total Cites201793
Total Cites2018145
Total Cites2019137
Total Cites2020164
Total Cites2021159
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.733
External Cites per document20120.813
External Cites per document20131.020
External Cites per document20140.750
External Cites per document20150.808
External Cites per document20161.222
External Cites per document20171.344
External Cites per document20181.957
External Cites per document20191.910
External Cites per document20202.145
External Cites per document20212.147
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.933
Cites per document20120.970
Cites per document20131.200
Cites per document20140.926
Cites per document20150.945
Cites per document20161.333
Cites per document20171.409
Cites per document20182.101
Cites per document20191.986
Cites per document20202.076
Cites per document20212.208
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20203
Non-citable documents20214
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201115
Citable documents201232
Citable documents201349
Citable documents201452
Citable documents201552
Citable documents201663
Citable documents201764
Citable documents201869
Citable documents201967
Citable documents202076
Citable documents202168
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 documents20100
Uncited documents20118
Uncited documents201221
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201427
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201629
Uncited documents201732
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201923
Uncited documents202029
Uncited documents202119
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20117
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201327
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201520
Cited documents201637
Cited documents201734
Cited documents201849
Cited documents201946
Cited documents202050
Cited documents202153
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