The bimonthly journal Mechanics of Composite Materials is issued since 1965 (entitled Polymer Mechanics up to 1979).
The Journal is issued in Russian at the University of Latvia, Riga, and is published in English by Springer Science+ Business Media, Inc.

Editor-in-Chief: Andris Chate

Publishing model: Subscription

Impact factor = 1,333 (2020)
Five year impact factor = 1,168 (2020)
SNIP = 1,109 (2020)
CiteScore = 2,2 (2020)

ISSN 0203-1272 (University of Latvia, print)
ISSN 0191-5665 (Springer, print)
ISSN 1573-8922 (Springer, electronic)

Contents of Journal

Journal Leaflet (PDF)

Mechanics of Composite Materials is a peer-reviewed international journal that encourages publication of original experimental and theoretical research on the mechanical properties of composite materials and their constituents including, but not limited to: 

  • damage, failure, fatigue, and long-term strength; 
  • methods of optimum design of materials and structures; 
  • prediction of long-term properties and aging problems; 
  • nondestructive testing; 
  • mechanical aspects of technology; 
  • mechanics of nanocomposites; 
  • mechanics of biocomposites; 
  • composites in aerospace and wind-power engineering; 
  • composites in civil engineering and infrastructure; 
  • and other composites applications.


H. Altenbach (Associate Editor, Germany)
J. Andersons (Associate Editor, Latvia)
A. Aniskevich (Latvia)
J. Varna (Sweden)
A. Krasnikov (Latvia)
O. Starkova (Latvia)
S. V. Sheshenin (Russia) 


M. Aydogdu (Turkey)
S. D. Akbarov (Turkey)
A. Arteiro (Portugal)
L. Asp (Sweden)
E. Barkanov (Latvia)
W. Becker (Germany)
V. N. Burlayenko (Ukraine)
V. Carvelli (Italy)
E. M. Craciun (Rumania)
Nguyen Dinh Duc (Vietnam)
I. Guz’ (United Kingdom)
W. Hwang (Korea) 
G. Kang (China)
V. A. Kasyanov (Latvia)
A. Katunin (Poland)
Seong S. Kim (South Korea)
E. Kontou (Greece)
A. Krivtsov (Russia)
V. Kulakov (Latvia)
G. Kulikov (Russia)
S. V. Lomov (Belgium, Russia)
J. Majak (Estonia)
G. Mikhasev (Belarus)
A. Muc (Poland)
V. N. Pajmushin (Russia)
L. Placidi (Italy)
T. Sadowski (Poland)
S. B. Sapozhnikov (Russia)
M. Di Sciuva (Italy)
R. Talreja (USA)
Yu. Tokovyy (Ukraine)

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Subscribers may subscribe Russian journal "Механика композитных материалов" through Ural-Press, index 79676. More information available in bulletin.

The scientific journal MEKHANIKA KOMPOZITNYKH MATERIALOV (Mechanics of Composite Materials) is a bimonthly periodical covering results of original experimental and theoretical investigations on the properties and behavior of composite materials and their constituents.

The Editorial Boards selects for publication the most significant and interesting articles  containing new results and ideas or an original analysis of data available in the literature.

The journal MEKHANIKA KOMPOZITNYKH MATERIALOV is published in Russian. Simultaneously, it is also published into English (Mechanics of Composite Materials).

Manuscripts should be prepared strictly according to the template indicated (see Template of articles) following notes for contributors (see Notes for contributors). Materials in the PDF format are not accepted.

Guidelines can help our Reviewers (PDF). 

List of keywords (PDF).

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