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Tribology International – a high impact international tribology journal (5-year impact factor 0f 2.971 as of 2018).

Tribology Letters – a highly reputed international journal (impact factor of 1.891). The advantage of the journal is in a relatively quick publishing procedure. The journal is devoted to the development of the science of tribology and its applications, particularly focusing on publishing high-quality papers at the forefront of tribological science and that address the fundamentals of friction, lubrication, wear, or adhesion.

Wear – a highly reputed international journal, it is dedicated to the advancement of basic and applied knowledge concerning the nature of wear of materials. Broadly, topics of interest range from development of fundamental understanding of the mechanisms of wear to innovative solutions to practical engineering problems.

Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (Tribology Section) – a fully Open Access international journal, aims to cover a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of topics connected with mechanics and physics of interfaces in natural, technical and biological systems. Fundamentals of the Physics of Friction, lubrication, wear, surface and Interface Layers, interplay of Friction and Vibrations, advanced Materials Including Functional, Active and Graded Materials, measurement and manipulation at micro- and nanoscale, numerical simulation methods in contact mechanics and tribology.


Friction – is a highly reputed peer-reviewed international journal for the publication of theoretical and experimental research works related to the friction, lubrication and wear. Open-access journal.

Journal of Tribology – is highly reputed journal, features a mix of experimental, numerical, and theoretical articles dealing with all aspects of the field. In addition to being of interest to engineers and other scientists doing research in the field, the Journal is also of great importance to engineers who design or use mechanical components such as bearings, gears, seals, magnetic recording heads and disks, or prosthetic joints, or who are involved with manufacturing processes.

Tribology Transactions (formerly known as ASLE Transactions) – is a highly reputed journal with a long publication history. The journal contains experimental and theoretical papers on friction, wear, lubricants, lubrication, materials, machines and moving components, from the macro- to the nano-scale.

Journal of Engineering Tribology – publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed papers from academia and industry worldwide on the engineering science associated with tribology and its application to machine elements.

Journal of Bio- and Tribo- Corrosion – publishes papers in all aspects of tribo-corrosion, ranging from biological environments to green energy technologies to bio-degradable metals and polymer composites.