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Acta Mechanica Slovaca

The Journal of Technical University of Kosice


Open Access

Journal Acta Mechanica Slovaca is a printed medium for publishing of scientific and professional articles in the field of basic and applied research in branches: machine elements and mechanisms, transport machines and equipment, production machines and equipment, energetic machines and equipment, mechanical technology and materials, technical systems safety and work safety, automatization and control, applied mechanics, bionics and biomechanics, production quality engineering, judicial engineering, environmental engineering and mechatronics.

Aims and Scope

Why subscribe and read

  • because this journal offers high quality information from the research area of mechanical engineering and relevant branches written from reputable professionals;
  • because there are presented in this journal up-to-date professional articles by domestic and worldwide researchers;

Why submit

Because in this way you have a very good chance to present topical results of your research in a recognized professional medium.

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Instructions for Authors

Instructions for Authors
All submissions must be an original work in English that has not been published and not submitted for publication elsewhere. We prefer submissions via email. There are two categories of such submissions: LaTeX and MS Word. More instructions can be found on our web page The contribution should respect the structure stated below.

Contribution structure

  • Title of paper, authors, affiliations, key words and abstract, (emphasize corresponding author)
  • Introduction, including literary knowledge and work aims
  • Description of experimental methods and used material
  • Results and discussion of achieved results
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement (if any)
  • References

Technical parameters
The paper has to be prepared for printing on A4 paper (209.90 mm × 297.04 mm). Margins of 30.5 mm should be used on left and right sides and 43.5 mm on top and bottom of the paper and on all pages. (Textheight is 210 mm and textwidth is 149 mm.) Paper length is limited to twelve A4 pages including text, figures, tables and references. The text, except the title and the abstract, is written in two columns. Column width is 72 mm (space between columns is 5 mm). A 10 pt font size should be used. The text should be single-spaced and has to be left and right justified. First line of section’s first paragraph is not indented all subsequent paragraph lines are indented five spaces. (The technical requirements will be satisfied automatically if you use the LaTeX sample.) We prefere full coloured figures and tables. Pictures, graphs, tables and mathematical formulas must be numbered in order in which they appear in the paper. References are numbered in alphabetical order.

Manuscript should be submitted as either MS Word attachment or LaTeX attachment together with PDF sample via email to the Editor of Acta Mechanica Slovaca, Miroslav Badida, at All figures, style files and any supplement files needed to process the paper.

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Miriama Piňosová, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Andrea Semaničová-Feňovčíková, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic 

Editorial Advisory Board
Chairman: Miroslav Badida, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic
Scientific Editor: Štefan Kassay, I.D.C. Holding, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 

Associate Editors
Fodor János, John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics, Budapest Tech., Budapest, Hungary
Herbert Mang, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Mirka Miller, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Ilija Mamuzič, Faculty of Metalurgy University of Zagreb, Sisak, Croatia
Ján Slezák, Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia
Feliks Stachowicz, Politechnika Rzeszowska, Rzeszow, Poland
Patkó Gyula, University of Miskolc, Hungary
Richard L. Magin, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Pascal Verdonck, University of Gent, Belgicko
Annradi M., University of Dublin, Ireland
František Trebuňa, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Jozef Živčák, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Michal Besterci, SAV Košice, Slovakia
Stanislav Adamcziak, Politechnika Swietokrizska, Kielce, Poland
Janko Hodolič, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Branko Katalanič, Technical University of Wien, Austria
Ederhardt Schmidt, University of Wuppertal, Deutschland 

Language Editors
Melichar Kopas, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic
Jana Vargová, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic 

Technical Editors
Miriama Piňosová, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic

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