Description of the Peer Review Process

  1. Scientific journal „Acta Mechanica et Automatica” is published quarterly by the Faculty of Me-chanical Engineering, Bialystok University of Technology.
  2. To publish in Acta Mechanica et Automatica , authors are not required to pay an Article Pro-cessing Charge (APC).
  3. The Journal covers topics of mechanical engineering, automatics and robotics, biocybernetics and biomedical engineering as well as civil and electrical engineering.
  4. Articles should be submitted in electronic form (.docx or .pdf files), in compliance with the official form posted on the website of the journal (, using Editorial Manager System ( Instructions for Authors are available at the link
  5. Submitted manuscripts shall be typewritten in English.
  6. Editor-in-chief (or his/her deputy) is responsible for an article’s compliance with the journal’s the-matic scope and can redirects the article to the corresponding Thematic Editor.
  7. Editor proposes the candidate for the reviewers and, if necessary, verifies authors’ compliance with the conditions stated in the Review and approves or disapproves the manuscript for printing.
  8. Editor-in-chief (or his/her deputy) is entitled to appoint the reviewers and to verify authors’ com-pliance with conditions stated in the Review. In justifiable cases, the Editor-in-chief may delegate their powers to a member of the Editorial Board.
  9. A prerequisite for publication of the paper are positive reviews. The review form can be found on the website of the journal (, The reviews are compiled by two independent reviewers em-ployed by another entity than the authors of the assessed work. Identity of the reviewers shall not be disclosed to authors.
  10. As a condition of publication of the article authors are obliged to submit signed declaration that they hold copyrights to texts, tables and drawings present in the paper. Author’s declaration form is on the website of the journal (,
  11. Editorial Board recognize as the authors any person who contributed to the creation of a publica-tion (substantive contribution). Details of these people, along with their affiliation, should be placed in the header of the article. In the case of contributions in kind, financial, etc., name of such persons should be in the acknowledgments of the publication. It is utterly unacceptable to include as an author any person who was not involved in the creation of the publication or whose contribution was insignificant.
  12. The authors of the submitted manuscript are required to send the Editorial Board a statement on the contribution of individual authors and any research institutions in the preparation of the publi-cation, as well as on the source of its financing. The statement form is on the website of the jour-nal (,
  13. Any attempts to introduce scientific misconduct, especially falsification of research or research results or to other scientific fraud, as well as breach of the Copyright Act and related laws will be exposed, and relevant institutions notified about the fact.
  14. The final decision as to the approval of the manuscript for printing takes the Editor-in-chief (or his/her deputy).
  15. Once a year, a list of reviewers who reviewed the works submitted for publication in a given year is published in the last issue of the journal. The list of reviewers is also published on the journal’s website (
  16. Editor-in-chief (or his/her deputy) may decide on posting of the submitted to the Editors
    disputes or remarks concerning the articles printed in the journal . The journal may also contain book reviews, conference reports or advertising material.
  17. All articles accepted for printing and their abstracts in English are also placed the website of the journal (,


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