Actuators is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of actuators and control systems published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Engineering, Mechanical) / CiteScore - Q2 (Control and Optimization)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022)
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Topic in Actuators, Applied Sciences, Automation, Electronics, Sensors
Advances on Automatic Control and Soft Computing from 15th APCA International Conference CONTROLO’2022 Topic Editors: Luis Gomes, Luís Brito Palma, Bruno J. N. Guerreiro, Anikó Costa
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Actuators, Applied Sciences, Entropy
Thermodynamics and Heat Transfers in Vacuum Tube Trains (Hyperloop) Topic Editors: Suyong Choi, Minki Cho, Jungyoul Lim
Deadline: 30 July 2024
Topic in Actuators, Energies, Machines, Robotics, Sensors
Recent Advances in the Thermal Error of Precision Machine Tools Topic Editors: Chi Ma, Hu Shi, Fuxin Du, Kuo Liu, Zhengchun Du, Weiguo Gao, Sitong Xiang
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Topic in Actuators, Applied Sciences, Machines, Robotics, Sensors, Inventions, Technologies
Advances in Mobile Robotics Navigation, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Luis Payá, Oscar Reinoso García, Helder Jesus Araújo
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in Actuators
Design and Application of Actuators with Multi-DOF Movement-2nd Edition Guest Editors: Chien-Sheng Liu, Yu-Jen Wang, Chien-Yu Chen
Deadline: 25 April 2024
Special Issue in Actuators
From Theory to Practice: Incremental Nonlinear Control Guest Editors: Xuerui Wang, Erik-Jan Van Kampen
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Actuators
Advanced Spacecraft Structural Dynamics and Actuation Control Guest Editors: Dengqing Cao, Xiangying Guo, Shuai Chen
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Special Issue in Actuators
Shape Memory Alloys and Piezoelectric Materials and Their Applications Guest Editor: Hongli Ji
Deadline: 30 June 2024
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