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Materials Science and Applied Chemistry

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    Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is a single blind peer reviewed journal published once a year in May Journal covers research in different branches of chemistry and chemical technology, biotechnology, materials science, physics and biomechanics.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read 
    Topics of MSAC Journal have polytechnic character and cover a broad field of research directions especially interdisciplinary research in:

    1. Materials science: ceramics and glasses, polymers, composites and functional materials,
    2. Material engineering and chemical engineering,
    3. Applied chemistry in particularly pharmaceutical substances and bioorganic chemistry.

    Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is a single blind peer reviewed journal. Journal is indexed by wide spectra of abstracting and indexing databases.

    Why submit

    There are no publication charges. Submitting in MSAC means rapid publication: submit in March and if accepted get published in May. Articles are open access, so your article reaches broader audience.

    Please see MSAC Guide for Authors for information on manuscript preparation.

    Rejection Rate


    Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

    Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:


    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    The manuscripts are accepted in English. The submissions should be made electronically at msac@rtu.lv and comply with the Author guidelines of "Materials Science and Applied Chemistry".

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is covered by the following services:

    • Baidu Scholar
    • Cabell's Directory
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Google Scholar
    • Inspec
    • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    • J-Gate
    • JournalGuide
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Microsoft Academic
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Paperbase
    • Pirabase
    • Polymer Library
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • Publons
    • ReadCube
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • TEMA Technik und Management
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Valdis Kokars, Riga Technical University, Latvia

    Deputy/ Managing Editor 
    Agnese Stunda-Zujeva, Riga Technical University, Latvia

    Advisory Editor
    Mārcis Dzenis, Riga Technical University, Latvia

    Editorial Board 
    Valdis Kampars, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Amir Fahmi, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Māris Turks, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Dean Markoviæ, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
    Līga Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Andrés Ozols, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Gundars Mežinskis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Māris Knite, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Jānis Zicāns, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    Virginija Jankauskaite, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
    Andres Krumme, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

    Language Editor
    Zilgma Irbe, Riga Technical University, Latvia


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