Russian Engineering Research

ISSN: 1068-798X (Print) 1934-8088 (Online)

Description

The journal represents a selection of translated articles from two oldest Russian journals on Mechanical and Production Engineering – Vestnik Mashinostroeniya and STIN. The journal coverage is development of different branches of mechanical engineering, new technologies and tools for machine and materials design. A particular emphasis is placed on operations research and production-line layout, industrial robots and manipulators, quality control and process engineering, kinematic analysis of machine assemblies, and computerized integrated manufacturing systems.

PEER REVIEW

The journal represents a selection of translated articles from two oldest Russian journals on Mechanical and Production Engineering – Vestnik Mashinostroeniya and STIN.

STIN is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes 15 reviewers, both internal and external (50%). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 3 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 15 days. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief.

Vestnik Mashinostroeniya is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes over 20 reviewers. The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 20-30 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 20-30 days. The rejection rate for submitted manuscripts in 2017 was 10%. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief of the Editorial Board.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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