JMST Introduction
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Message from the Editor-in-Chief

It is indeed my greatest pleasure to welcome you to the Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (JMST), which is one of the leading scientific journals in the field of mechanical engineering, with a characteristic blend of theoretical and applied papers of archival, lasting value, reporting cutting-edge research results, by authors across the world.

JMST welcomes original contributions from a wide range of countries. This journal publishes original papers, review articles and short communications related to all fields of fundamental and applied mechanical engineering applications.

I sincerely appreciate Editors, Associate Editors, Editorial Advisory Board and Reviewers of JMST for their services and dedication to the editorial works. I also acknowledge Authors and Readers for their continuing concern and support to JMST.

Heuy Dong Kim

Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology

JMST History
Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (JMST) is an official monthly International transaction of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME). The current journal name was adopted in 2005. The first issue of the journal appeared in 1987, two times a year until 1992 under the name of KSME Journal. Then, it was published quarterly from 1993 to 1996, and bimonthly from 1997 to 1998, and monthly since 1999. From 1997 to 2004, the journal name was KSME International Journal (ISSN 1226-4865). In 1994, the journal was indexed as Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and also in SCOPUS, INSPEC, Google Scholar, CNKI, Current Contents/Engineering, EBSCO Academic Search, EI Compendex, Expanded Academic, Gale, etc.

To Authors
Prospective authors can submit their articles directly to the subject editors as given in the information for authors. Submitted articles may be survey papers (extensive reviews of established or emerging research topics or application areas) or full-length research manuscript (detailed discussion involving new research, applications or development). The journal also publishes special issues on topics of increasing importance or relevance.

As we are dedicated to continuous improvement to make a premier journal, we warmly welcome your active participation and contribution, not only by submitting your valuable works but also by making constructive suggestions for improving the journal. I sincerely hope that you enjoy the publishing experience with this journal and that you find it useful to enrich your knowledge.

JMST Editorial Office: 1556, 301 Bldg., Seoul National University, 1, Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Korea
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