Designs — Open Access Journal of Engineering Design

Designs (ISSN 2411-9660) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of engineering designs published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Designs
New Trends in Intelligent Control and Filter Design Guest Editors: Choon Ki Ahn, Xiaojie Su, Fanbiao Li
Deadline: 20 June 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Design, Optimization and Applications of Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Systems Guest Editors: Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki, Nazmi Sellami
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Challenges and Directions Forward for Dealing with the Complexity of Future Smart Cyber–Physical Systems Guest Editors: Martin Törngren, Didem Gürdür, Elena Fersman, Harold (Bud) Lawson, Vincent Aravantinos
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Design and Implementation of Advanced Smart Grids Guest Editor: King Tseng
Deadline: 15 September 2018

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