Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Chernye Metally


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Ore and Metals Publishing house



Publication type



01320890, 24140104






The features of "Chernye Metally" journal are based on publishing materials about up-to-date scientific innovations both national and foreign metallurgists; it allows to compare them demonstrably and to get full information about current state and development tendencies of iron and steel industry in Russia and abroad. Such editorial practice is rather popular among the readership. "Chernye Metally" journal publishes both separate articles about innovations in the field of iron and steel industry and experience of their putting into practice at metallurgical works, and also complex collections of materials on plants and technological directions. The topics of publications covers whole area of metallurgical production from iron- and steel making, casting and rolling to finishing, heat treatment and coating of metal products. Serious attention is paid in the journal to up-to-date technological processes (such as metal shape memory, superductility, manufacture of large diameter tubes, micro-mills etc), as well as actual problems of environment protection, resource saving and training of specialists. 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.

Metals and Alloys2017Q4
Metals and Alloys2018Q1
Metals and Alloys2019Q2
Metals and Alloys2020Q2

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.641
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.508
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.641
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.532
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.062
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.508
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.699
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.629
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites201866
Self Cites2019185
Self Cites202069
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20179
Total Cites2018167
Total Cites2019312
Total Cites2020263
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.042
External Cites per document20180.315
External Cites per document20190.265
External Cites per document20200.397
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.062
Cites per document20180.508
Cites per document20190.641
Cites per document20200.532
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20198
Non-citable documents20205
Citable documents20160
Citable documents2017142
Citable documents2018321
Citable documents2019479
Citable documents2020489
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 documents20160
Uncited documents2017137
Uncited documents2018247
Uncited documents2019312
Uncited documents2020367
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20178
Cited documents201882
Cited documents2019175
Cited documents2020127
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