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Tribology Online

The electronic online journal "Tribology Online" aims to facilitate exchange of information thorough rapid publication of high quality papers for the worldwide development of tribology.

Editors

EDITORS
  • Masabumi Masuko
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • Joichi Sugimura
Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
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News

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NEWS

2018.8.22 Released

Review rule and flow have been changed as follows.

* DISCLOSURE OF ASSOCIATE EDITOR’S NAMES
All correspondences to reviewers and authors have been made by the name of Editor-in-chief i
n the old system; the names of Associate Editors (AE) in charge were not disclosed.
In the new system, Associate Editor’s name is used in the correspondence to reviewers and authors after he/she is assigned and until the final recommendation is sent to Editor-in-Chief.
The name of AE in charge is not exhibited on each of published papers.
As is common practice, names of reviewers should not be disclosed to anyone including the authors and are not shown on published papers.

*REVIEW FLOW
Editor-in-chief assigns most suitable Associate Editor (AE) to handle a newly submitted or revised manuscript
1) AE views submission on EM
2) AE invites two or three reviewers
3) AE makes AE recommendation from the review reports from the reviewers
In the old system
4) Editor-in-chief makes decision and informs the authors
In the new system
4) In the case “revision required”, AE decision is sent directly to the authors
    In the case “accept” and “reject”, the Editor-in-Chief makes final decision and informs the authors



2018.6.30 released

Announcement of the 2017 TROL Paper Award has been launched. → to Paper Award

2017.7.31 Released

All journal articles published after July 15, 2017 in Tribology Online are open access and to be distributed under the terms of the latest version of the Creative Commons Attribution license. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND), http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.

CC BY-NC-ND allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes, and further does not permit distribution of the article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work.

2015.3.25 Released

Manuscript preparation procedure has been changed. → to Manuscript preparation Page

Enquiries

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puboffice.trol@tribology.jp