Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

"Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika" invites scholars, researchers and practioners who have interest in mechanical engineering to publish their articles and also provides forums for them to share their works and knowledge. Mekanika focuses on the area of materials engineering and science, design, energy, manufacturing and construction but is not limited to. Both English and Bahasa are accepted in this journal.

Mekanika has two issues within a year and aims to publish more frequently in the future.


Section Policies


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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Review Process

Submitted articles will be pre-reviewed by the editors, determining whether the manuscripts have conformed to Mekanika author guidelines. Articles which have conformed to the journal’s template will be peer-reviewed. 

Mekanika involves many reviewers of experts in the relevant field of mechanical engineering. The final decision of articles acceptance is decided by the editors according to reviewers' suggestion.

Generally, the candidate of reviewers will be chosen based on their reputation in the international publication number and quality. Next step, The Editor send the invitation letter for each candidate of the reviewer. After the candidate of reviewer informed their availabilities for reviewing process, Editor creates an account for each reviewer and then send manuscript by OJS. This will be single-blinded review.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. We use plagiarism detector to screen articles for detecting plagiarism. Detection of overlapping and similar text is used there and so quotations and appropriate citations have to be used whenever required.