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Journal Analysis

TABLE C-1 List of Journals Examined for Publications and Citations According to Area of Mechanical Engineering

 

2006 Impact Factora

Journal Country

GENERAL

 

 

ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics

0.943

US

ACOUSTICS AND DYNAMICS

 

 

ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics

0.565

US

Journal of Sound and Vibration

0.884

US

ASA Journal of the Acoustical Society

1.433

US

Journal of Fluids and Structures

0.674

UK

BIOENGINEERING

 

 

Journal of Biomechanics

2.542

UK

ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

1.309

US

Biorheology

2.651

Netherlands

Annals of Biomedical Engineering

2.276

Netherlands

Biomaterials

5.196

UK

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (A-2.497; B-1.778)

3.652

US

IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering

2.302

US

Journal of Orthopaedic Research

2.784

UK

COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS

 

 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

2.015

Netherlands

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering

0.800

UK

Computers and Structures

0.846

UK

Computers and Fluids

1.468

UK

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering

1.497

UK

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids

0.870

UK

Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering

0.518

UK



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C Journal Analysis TABLE C-1 List of Journals Examined for Publications and Citations According to Area of Mechanical Engineering 2006 Impact Journal Factora Country GENERAL 0.943 US ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics ACOUSTICS AND DYNAMICS 0.565 US ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 0.884 US Journal of Sound and Vibration 1.433 US ASA Journal of the Acoustical Society 0.674 UK Journal of Fluids and Structures BIOENGINEERING 2.542 UK Journal of Biomechanics 1.309 US ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2.651 Netherlands Biorheology 2.276 Netherlands Annals of Biomedical Engineering 5.196 UK Biomaterials 3.652 US Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (A-2.497; B-1.778) 2.302 US IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering 2.784 UK Journal of Orthopaedic Research COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS 2.015 Netherlands Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 0.800 UK Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering 0.846 UK Computers and Structures 1.468 UK Computers and Fluids 1.497 UK International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 0.870 UK International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 0.518 UK Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering 87

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DESIGN/CAD 1.252 US ASME Journal of Mechanical Design ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in 0.531 US Engineering 0.667 Germany Research in Engineering Design N/A UK Design Studies 0.557 UK Engineering Optimization 0.955 UK Journal of Engineering Design 1.446 UK Computer Aided Design DYNAMIC SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS 2.273 US Automatica ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and 0.658 US Control 0.797 UK Control Engineering Practice 0.979 US IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 1.211 US IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 2.772 US IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 0.652 US IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation ENERGY SYSTEMS 1.431 US Solar Energy 0.421 US ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 3.521 Netherlands Journal of Power Sources 0.370 US ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology 0.461 Switzerland Nuclear Engineering and Design 0.537 US Nuclear Technology 0.578 US Nuclear Science and Engineering MANUFACTURING/CAM 0.536 US ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 1.443 US IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging 1.184 UK International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 0.150 US Journal of Manufacturing Systems (SME) IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging 0.816 US Technologies MECHANICS OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS 3.609 US Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 2.106 Netherlands Mechanics of Materials 7.896 US Advanced Materials US ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 88

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MEMS/Nano 2.321 UK Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 2.659 US IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems THERMAL SYSTEMS AND HEAT TRANSFER 1.482 UK International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 0.886 US Journal of Heat Transfer-Transaction of ASME 1.828 US Combustion and Flame 0.487 US Journal of Electronic Packaging 1.697 US Physics of Fluids 0.678 US ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 2.022 Germany Journal of Fluid Mechanics 0.708 UK International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer Numerical Heat Transfer Part A (0.936) and B(0.913) (impact 0.925 US factor averaged) 0.361 US Experimental Heat Transfer TRIBOLOGY 0.810 US Journal of Tribology-Transactions of ASME 0.507 US Tribology Transactions 1.180 UK Wear 1.132 UK Tribology International 1.090 US Tribology Letters a SOURCE: 2006 Journal Citation Reports®. Reprinted with permission from Thomson Scientific. b IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation split into two new titles in 2004: IEEE Transactions on Robotics and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 89

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TABLE C-2 U.S. Journal Article Contributionsa 1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author % U.S. % U.S. % U.S. articles articles articles author address address address GENERAL ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics 157 66 42 127 65 51 129 74 57 ACOUSTICS AND DYNAMICS ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 79 29 37 71 34 48 70 40 57 Journal of Sound and Vibration 522 113 22 756 136 18 663 177 27 ASA Journal of the Acoustical Society 670 340 51 556 310 56 688 359 52 Journal of Fluids and Structures 55 14 25 118 36 31 107 28 26 Area Average 34 38 41 BIOENGINEERING Journal of Biomechanics 171 65 38 217 96 44 269 125 46 ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 89 70 79 112 71 63 144 101 70 Biorheology 24 7 29 22 10 45 22 10 45 Annals of Biomedical Engineering 79 62 78 134 89 66 166 115 69 Biomaterials 261 76 29 260 55 21 260 51 20 Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 353 151 43 511 207 41 502 184 37 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 172 89 52 137 61 45 244 124 51 Journal of Orthopaedic Research 129 85 66 155 87 56 195 101 52 Area Average 52 48 49 90

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1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author articles % U.S. articles % U.S. articles author % U.S. address address address COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 297 100 34 233 66 28 241 78 32 Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering 8 4 50 3 2 67 8 3 38 Computers and Structures 193 32 17 235 48 20 208 42 20 Computers and Fluids 39 17 44 44 14 32 55 15 27 International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 275 86 31 296 103 35 266 82 31 International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 178 42 24 192 44 23 238 53 22 Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering 83 17 20 81 16 20 64 16 25 Area Average 31 32 28 DESIGN/CAD ASME Journal of Mechanical Design 95 50 53 102 50 49 150 78 52 ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering — — — 44 25 57 45 20 44 Computer-Aided Design 66 28 42 106 30 28 112 32 29 Research in Engineering Design 17 11 65 20 6 30 15 7 47 Design Studies 31 6 19 30 7 23 27 6 22 Engineering Optimization 41 16 39 42 6 14 48 10 21 Area Average 44 34 36 91

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1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author articles % U.S. articles % U.S. articles author % U.S. address address address DYNAMIC SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS Automatica (IFAC Journal) 191 52 27 216 63 29 223 52 23 ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control 113 57 50 96 44 46 84 44 52 Control Engineering Practice 131 9 7 128 25 20 130 14 11 IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 44 19 43 54 24 44 82 30 37 IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 74 36 49 95 40 42 116 56 48 IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 364 143 39 307 136 44 264 96 36 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation 106 52 49 97 43 44 163 72 44 Area Average 38 39 36 ENERGY SYSTEMS Solar Energy 107 7 7 98 13 13 153 16 10 ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 33 12 36 76 54 71 77 33 43 Journal of Power Sources 391 72 18 591 167 28 710 144 20 ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology 45 34 76 39 17 44 41 22 54 Nuclear Engineering and Design 208 37 18 173 14 8 191 23 12 Nuclear Technology 114 38 33 111 38 34 114 42 37 Nuclear Science and Engineering 80 37 46 80 29 36 87 41 47 Area Average 33 34 32 92

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1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author articles % U.S. articles % U.S. articles author % U.S. address address address MANUFACTURING/CAM ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 106 70 66 99 70 71 103 63 61 IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging 80 50 63 56 38 68 79 46 58 International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 117 32 27 161 40 25 174 36 21 Journal of Manufacturing Systems (SME) 22 12 55 25 15 60 19 11 58 IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies 74 37 50 84 53 63 101 59 58 Area Average 52 57 51 MECHANICS OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 91 43 47 99 67 68 113 64 57 Mechanics of Materials 55 27 49 78 44 56 83 35 42 Advanced Materials 297 84 28 473 162 34 584 215 37 ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 72 44 61 58 27 47 60 34 57 Area Average 46 51 48 93

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1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author articles % U.S. articles % U.S. articles author % U.S. address address address MEMS-NANO Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 71 11 15 154 32 21 353 106 30 IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 63 46 73 107 78 73 146 102 70 Area Average 44 47 50 THERMAL SYSTEMS AND HEAT TRANSFER International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 299 89 30 429 114 27 463 136 29 ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 155 88 57 149 85 57 176 104 59 Combustion and Flame 179 81 45 186 68 37 155 66 43 Journal of Electronic Packaging 46 35 76 89 38 43 73 27 37 Physics of Fluids 378 203 54 383 172 45 604 259 43 ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 119 38 32 128 59 46 140 56 40 Journal of Fluid Mechanics 337 170 50 379 169 45 401 188 47 International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 117 25 21 114 12 11 147 22 15 Numerical Heat Transfer PART A and B (Impact Factor averaged) 142 54 38 148 45 30 160 46 29 Experimental Heat Transfer 22 5 23 17 5 29 19 4 21 Area Average 43 37 36 94

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1999 2003 2005 Total Total Total U.S. U.S. author U.S. author articles % U.S. articles % U.S. articles author % U.S. address address address TRIBOLOGY ASME Journal of Tribology 138 56 41 108 52 48 110 47 43 Tribology Transactions 120 57 48 78 37 47 71 26 37 Wear 388 74 19 315 54 17 392 62 16 Tribology International 80 8 10 123 20 16 122 31 25 Tribology Letters 57 34 60 87 26 30 131 57 44 Area Average 35 32 33 TOTAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 41 41 40 a See summary in Figure 3-3. 95

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TABLE C-3 U.S. Contributions to 50 Most-Cited Articles in Select Mechanical Engineering Journals 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 U.S. U.S. U.S. U.S. U.S. U.S. U.S. % U.S. % U.S. % U.S. % U.S. % U.S. % Author Author Author Author Author Author Address Address Address Address Address Address ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics 27 54 25 50 18 36 35 70 29 58 30 60 Journal of Sound and Vibration 24 48 18 36 10 20 10 20 14 28 22 44 Biomaterials 10 20 15 30 22 44 17 34 19 38 12 24 International Journal for Numerical Methods in 19 38 26 52 29 58 20 40 24 48 23 46 Engineering Computer Aided Design 27 54 34 68 23 46 23 46 14 28 17 34 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation 27 54 23 46 19 38 17 34 24 48 20 34 Journal of Power Sources 11 22 7 14 10 20 9 18 18 36 11 22 ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 41 82 35 66 37 73 42 71 36 69 Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 22 61 32 64 30 60 36 72 36 72 32 64 IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanica l Systems 6 60 16 80 25 83 22 73 39 78 35 70 ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 32 64 25 50 21 42 20 40 25 50 23 46 Wear 13 26 17 34 7 14 6 12 11 22 17 34 Journal average 20 46 23 51 21 44 21 44 25 48 23 43 NOTE: IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation split into two new titles in 2004: IEEE Transactions on Robotics and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science & Engineering. 96