BMC Mechanical Engineering is accepting submissions and will publish its first articles soon.
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About the Chair
Dr. Herzog did his undergraduate training in Physical Education at the Federal Technical Institute in Zurich, Switzerland (1979), completed his doctoral research in Biomechanics at the University of Iowa (USA) . Currently, Dr. Herzog is a Professor of Biomechanics at the University of Calgary. His research interests are in musculoskeletal biomechanics with emphasis on mechanisms of muscle contraction focusing on the role of the structural protein titin, and the biomechanics of joints focusing on mechanisms of onset and progression of osteoarthritis. Read more here.
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BMC Mechanical Engineering is now open for submissions! In this blog, Editor Alex Houssein discusses the motivation behind our focus on mechanical engineering and how the journal serves the needs of this important community.
Aims and scope
BMC Mechanical Engineering is an open access, peer reviewed journal that considers all articles in the field of mechanical engineering, including research on fundamental concepts, new developments and applications of mechanical engineering principles to a broad range of industries. It provides an inclusive and rapid platform for the dissemination and discussion of mechanical engineering research for the advancement and development in new and emerging areas.
- Mechanics of materials and solid mechanics
- Fluid mechanics
- Heat transfer, thermodynamics and energy systems
- Biomechanical engineering
- Design, manufacturing and processes
- Mechatronics and automation
- Ground vehicle and transportation systems
- Vibration, dynamical systems and control engineering
Harriet Manning, BMC
Walter Herzog, University of Calgary
John H. Challis, Pennsylvania State University
Joseph N. Grima, University of Malta
Peter Hehengerger, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Limin Jia, Beijing Jiaotong University
Yongsheng Ma, University of Alberta
Ezio Mancaruso, Istituto Motori
Antonina Pirrotta, University of Palermo
Hyung Jin Sung, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology