Lubricants — Open Access Journal of Tribology

Lubricants (ISSN 2075-4442; CODEN: LUBRCF) is an international, open access journal of tribology. Lubricants is published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed in Inspec (IET), Polymer Library and in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), from Vol. 5. Covered in Scopus from Vol. 5 (2017).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.6 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 Lubricants
Tribology in Metal Forming Guest Editors: Zhengyi Jiang, Dongbin Wei
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Wear Resistant Materials Guest Editor: Diego Martinez-Martinez
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Multiphysics and Multiscale Models of Tribology Guest Editor: Andreas Almqvist
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Lubricants
Self-lubricating Materials Guest Editors: Emad Omrani, Pradeep Rohatgi
Deadline: 10 July 2018

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