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Advances in Mechanical Engineering – For Authors

Advances in Mechanical Engineering

Thank you for your interest in Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME), the leading open access title in mechanical engineering. This page is a resource to give you all the links and information you need to get published with us. 

AIME aims to advance the understanding of mechanical engineering by providing a platform for the publication of unique contributions in the field of mechanical engineering across a variety of topics.

The AIME Editorial Board welcomes manuscripts in both fundamental and applied research areas, and encourages submissions which contribute novel and innovative insights to the field of mechanical engineering. All submitted articles considered suitable for AIME are subjected to rigorous peer review to ensure the highest levels of quality. View the full list of topics on our Aims and Scope page.

Yours sincerely,

Matt Landau
Senior Publishing Editor (


AIME Submission Guidelines

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you carefully read and adhere to all the guidelines and instructions to authors. Please note the following before submitting:

  • As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original work 
  • In order to ensure suf­ficient diversity within the authorship of the journal, authors will be limited to having two manuscripts under review at any point in time
  • Papers should only be submitted for consideration once consent is given by all contributing authors
  • Authors should use only citations that are relevant to their manuscripts. Addition of references which are not relevant to the work is strongly discouraged

Download the step-by-step submission workflow for AIME (in PDF format).

Read the full guidelines.

Submit your manuscript today by visiting the AIME submission site >>


Benefits of submitting to AIME

  • Publication in the leading open access title in mechanical engineering, with an Impact Factor of 0.848*
  • An open access format to help drive high visibility and global exposure
  • All AIME articles are included in Web of Science and SCOPUS
  • Rigorous and efficient peer review of your research
  • Retention of copyright under a creative commons license, allowing for greater flexibility in the use of your research


Special Collections

AIME publishes a number of Special Collections across a range of topics in mechanical engineering.

View the Special Collections in AIME which are currently accepting submissions.


Topic Collections

In addition to our Special Collections, we have highlighted a number of key topic areas in mechanical engineering where submissions are particularly welcome.

View the full list at


Publication Fees

Your paper is subject to an Article Processing Charge (APC) once accepted for publication. The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that your article will benefit from being freely available in perpetuity.

The fee is currently $2000 (+VAT where applicable). More information can be found at


Contact Information

Contact us with any questions you may have about getting published in the journal. We would be happy to help you with your submission application.

Our Editorial Office can be reached at


The AIME Archive

All articles in AIME are made freely available online immediately upon publication, published under a Creative Commons license, and will be hosted online in perpetuity.

Read the our latest articles. 


About Sage Language services

At Sage we offer language services which can, for a small charge, polish your manuscript before submission.

Sage Language Services offers:

• Support with editing language

• Translation to English

• Manuscript formatting to specific journal guidelines

• Figure formatting

Find out more:   

Author Gateway

At Sage we want to support you in your journey to successful publication of your research. Explore our resources to help you improve your chances of getting published with Sage.

We also encourage our Chinese-speaking authors to visit the Sage China portal, which includes a Chinese translation of the information and guidelines from our Author Gateway.

Find out more about AIME, explore our website:


*Source: Journal Citation Reports®, 2018 release, a Clarivate Analytics product