Editorial Policies

Aims and Scope

 The "Journal of Dynamics and Vibroacoustics" publishes peer-reviewed theoretical and applied original scholarly articles, Research Papers, Technical Briefs, and feature articles in the traditional areas implied by its name, as well as papers in interdisciplinary areas. Our journal disseminates information in dynamics and vibroacoustics of interest to researchers and designers in engineering, computer science, chemistry and others. The majority of papers present original analytical, numerical or experimental results and physical interpretation of lasting scientific value. Other papers are devoted to the review of recent contributions to a topic, or the description of the methodology and/or the physical significance of an area that has recently matured.

Area of interests include but is not limited to: control systems; adaptive and optimal control; computer control; distributed parameter systems and control; energy systems and control; fluid control systems; intelligent control; motion controls; vibration; vibration of continuous and lumped parameter systems; linear and non-linear vibrations; modal analysis; structural dynamics; vibration suppression and isolation; passive and active damping; acoustics; acoustic emission; noise control; structural acoustics; pressure pulsation; fluid-structure interaction; flow induced noise and vibration; bubbly flows; cavitations; compressible flows; duct and pipe flows; flows in biological systems; fluid-structure interaction; jets; multiphase flows; naval hydrodynamics; turbulence and wakes; instrumentation and components; dynamics; machinery dynamics; rotor dynamics; combined and coupled behavior; durability; reliability; system design and manufacturing; optimization; manufacturing technology; mechatronics; power systems; production systems; robotics, transportation and bio-medical systems. 


Peer Review Process

Procedure for the articles reviewing 

 1. Manuscripts of scientific papers received to the editorial board of Journal of Dynamics and Vibroacoustics are subject to obligatory reviewing.

2. Professionals with a recognized scientific authority who are working in the area of knowledge to which the content of the manuscript is belonged are getting involved in the articles reviewing.

3. The reviewer if the article cannot be the its author or co-author as well as author’s scientific supervisors and department staff, in which the author(s) work(s).

4. Dates of the reviewing in each case are determined by the executive secretary of the editorial board, but not more than 4 months after the articles are received.

5. Reviewing is confidential. Information about reviewer is anonymous for authors and is intended only for the proceeding editorial office. The reviewer surname may be reported to the author only with the reviewer consent.

6. Reviewers do not have any right of using the information about work content before its publication.

7. The review is made in two copies: one copy containing the information about the reviewer (name, contact information and signature) is remained in the Journal editorial office, the second copy (without information about reviewer and its signature) is sent to the author(s).

8. Editorial board directs the review of received materials in electronic form to the author(s). Articles are modified by the author, are resent for reviewing to the same reviewer who made critical remarks or to another reviewer at the publisher discretion.

9. If the author disagrees with the reviewer's remarks he may apply for the re-reviewing or withdraw the paper, and must report about his decision to the Journal editorial office.

10. In the case of the negative review at the request of the author(s) the article can be sent to another reviewer who does not know about previous review results. In the case of the negative result of repeated review the reviewing copies are sent to the author(s).

11. In the case of refusal in reviewing and / or in the case of deviations of the manuscript submitted by the author(s) editorial office have to inform the author(s) about reasoned justification of the refusal.

12. The final decision about publication is made by the editorial board only after having done the review.

13. To publication in the Journal are not allowed:

 - Articles who’s the subject is not suitable to the scientific direction of the Journal;

- Article is not designed properly, who’s authors refuse to make technical revision of articles;

- Articles by authors who did not amend the articles on the constructive remarks of the reviewer.

The authors found guilty with plagiarism are deprived the opportunity of the articles publication in the Journal.

 14. Reviews of received materials are stored in the publishing house for five years from the date of publication.

15. There is no payment from the authors for articles reviewing payment 

 Requirements for the review content

 1. Review should include the qualified analysis of the article material, objective and reasoned assessment and recommendations.

 2. The review is compiled according to the form proposed by the editors with obligatory coverage of the following provisions:

 - correspondence of the article content to its title;

- article compliance with the execution requirements;

- general description and assessment of the article content (subject, technical orientation, relevance, including set out scientific principles and results in the publication, the validity and relevance, practical perspective);

- the article content (the materials originality, the presence / absence of previously published work, the presence of erroneous statements, controversial issues, etc.);

- publication statement (clarity, conciseness, availability and completeness of bibliographic list, technical design of the text);

- the possibility of reducing the corpus of the article without prejudice to the presented scientific results and provisions understanding;

- what exactly are the positive aspects and disadvantages of articles and which corrections and additions should be made by the author(s).

 3. The final part of the review must contain the conclusions of the article as a whole and the recommendation whether the article is should be published in the Journal, or sent back for revision, or is not recommended for publication.

 The form of review:

I. Article heading: ____________________________________________

 Entry number: ____________________________________________


Rate the article on the following criteria

Disagree-Moderate agreement - Agree








Subject matter of the article is met the scientific direction of the journal.







Article design is complied with journal requirements.







Article is distinctive.







Does the article publish earlier?







New and useful , experimental and theoretical data in the field of dynamics and vibro-acoustics systems is appeared in the article.







A number of erroneous assertions, misconceptions or wrong data is appeared in the article.







The article heading is conformed to the article content.







Rate the quality of the given materials (the number of equations, pictures, tables). If you consider that the quality of the given materials is unsatisfactory, please point out what is necessary to correct in corresponding form below.







Rate the quality of the references. If you consider that the quality of the given materials is unsatisfactory, please point out what is necessary to correct in corresponding form below.







Rate the text design and/or the pictures design. If you consider that the quality of the given materials is unsatisfactory, please point out what is necessary to correct in corresponding form below.







Rate the quality of the article review.







Literature review is appeared in the article, as well as it's discussion.







The results are discussed in the article.










 II. General conclusion:

 the article may be published without corrections ______________________________

the article may be published after correction and processing ______________________

the question of publishing should be considered again after processing _______________

the article is not recommended for publication ­­­­­­­ _______________________________

III. Comments:

Comment on the strengths and weaknesses of the work, its originality, scientific importance, relevance and validity.

IV. Proposals for further:

Comment on what is necessary to correct or improve ( for example: clarify and specify the matter under consideration, extend the literary analysis, etc.)

V. Information on reviewer[1]:

Full name_________________________________________________________

Degree, academic rank, position__________________________________________

Name of present employer______________________________________________

Address of the workplace  ______________________________________________

Telephone ________________________________________________________




Send the review by e-mail: dynvibro@ssau.ru.

[1] Information about the reviewer is given only in review copy, which is intended to edit.


Publication Frequency

Журнал издаётся в электронной форме на русском или английском языке с периодичностью 4 номера в год. По решению редакционной коллегии могут формироваться специальные выпуски журнала, публиковаться приложения к нему в виде отдельных томов.



The journal uses the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) to digitally preserve all the published articles. The PKP PN is a part of LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) program offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content.

Also, the journal makes full-text archives on the Russian Science Electronic Library (http://elibrary.ru/) platform.


Articles’ formatting rules

Paper’s formatting rules

1. The paper should be submitted in the electronic format via the journal’s site www.dynvibro.ru. File name is a surname of the first author, for example, Smith.doc.

Along with article you also attach:

• organization referral (if the authors are not employees of SSAU) on company’s letterhead, stamped and signed by its head or deputy on scientific work;

• the electronic copy and a paper original of the publication possibility expert report of the lead author's organization;

• specialist’s review about article’s scientific direction (the specialist should not be an employee of the author’s department);

• contact information: name, surname, patronymic (in full) of each author; Email address and telephone number (not published in the journal).

If the article has several authors, you should sent a first page scan the with the signatures of all authors.


2. The articles are submitted in English in Microsoft Word format (*.doc,*.docx) and should meet the following requirements.

Page settings:

• page format - A4;

• orientation - portrait;

• mirror margins. Margins: top - 25 mm, bottom - 30 mm., Inside - 23 mm. Outside - 17 mm. The header and footer - 15 mm. Do not differentiate the headers and footers of odd and even pages;

• the volume of articles - from 2 to 10 A4 pages.

The information about each author, name of article, abstract and keywords should be given in the beginning of the article:

Full name


Organization name – the place where the author works.

Organization postal address.

Lead author Email address.




Key words.



Article’s titles in English should not have any transliteration from Russian with the exception of untranslatable titles of proper names, devices and other objects having their own names; you should not also use untranslatable slang known only by the Russian-speaking specialists. The abstract should be written in good English.

The information about the authors is  typed in one column with unit interval and normal font (excepting authors’ full names which are highlighted in bold) Times New Roman, point size – 10 points, formatting – on the right margin, indentation – 0 mm. In case all the authors work or study in one establishment there is no need to state each author’s place of work separately. The names of universities and organizations can be stated in abbreviated form (for example, without writing FSBEE HPE, etc.). The adopted transliteration system is given in Appendix 6.

The example of writing a postal address in English:

34, Moskovskoe shosse, Samara, 443086, Russian Federation.


 The title of the article is typed in capital letters in one column using Times New Roman Bold font and unit interval, point size – 12 points, formatting – on the right margin, indentation – 0 mm. Do not put dot at the end of the title.

Title requirements:

  •        scientific articles’ titles should be informative;
  •        only standard abbreviations can be used in the articles’ titles.


It is better not to use formulas, references, Greek letters and abbreviations in abstracts. The abstract is typed in italics with unit interval. Point size – 10 points

The abstract should be:

- informative (do not use general words). The abstract should state the essential facts of the work, and should not exaggerate your work or contain material that is not in the main part of the publication;

- novel. The information in the title, should not repeat in the text of the abstract. In the text of the abstract it is better to use syntax and language that are typical for scientific and technical documents, try to avoid complex grammatical constructions. The text should be coherent, scattered positions should flow logically one from another;

- sapid (should reflect the main content of articles and research results);

- structured (follow the logic of the results description in the article) The abstract’s structure, that repeats the article’s structure and includes an introduction, aims and objectives, methods, results, conclusion (derivation) would be an asset. However the subject, theme and the purpose of the work are stated if they are not clear from the title of the article; it is better to describe method or methodology of work in the case if they are new or interesting from the work standpoint;

- compact (contains from 100 to 250 words). The text of the author’s summary should be simple and  concise, free of background information, extra introductory words general and insignificant wording.


 The key words are typed in italics with unit interval and a single indentation from the abstract’s text. Point size – 10 points

The key words or phrases are separated by semicolons (no more than 10).

A brief scientific and biographical reference (the information about each author in Russian and English) that contains (in the stated sequence): surname, name, patronymic (in full), academic degree, academic rank, post, email, research interests (up to 15 words).


The text of the article should meet the following requirements:

• section titles - are typed using Times New Roman Bold (Cyr) font, size - 12, formatting - on the left     margin of each column, indentation - 0 mm. Do not put dot at the end of the title;

• the main part text is typed in two columns of equal width (82 mm), using a single indentation from the title of the section, the interval between the columns is 6 mm (dot is included), style - "Normal": Times New Roman (Cyr) font, size (point) - 12 points, indention - 5 mm, unit interval, formatting – breadthways;

• it is recommended to divide text into subsections. The subsections "Introduction" and "Conclusion" are mandatory;

• hyphenation – enabled.


The tables should be typed according to the following requirements:

table title is above the table, formatting – on the left margin, regular font, point - 10 pt, indentation - 5 mm, the title begins with the word "Table". If there is more than one table, they should be numbered in order of appearance in the text, the table numbering is continuous throughout the paper. Do not put dot at the end of the table’s title.

The tables’ titles are mandatory.


The figures (images) are made according to the following requirements:

• it is necessary to monitor carefully the exact names matching in the text and in the figures;

• the figures are inserted into the text after the paragraph where they were mentioned for the first time;

• the labels which clutter the pictures should be replaced with numerals or letters, which should be added to the captions under the pictures;

• the size of the figure: width - up to 82 mm or page breadthways (up to 17 cm) if the image is small and unreadable;

• the figures made by means of MS Office are not valid;

• raster (grayscale) image - formats TIF, PNG or GIF are used for black and white and gray images, JPG - for full color photographic images. The resolution is 300 dpi. If there is some text in images or sharp boundaries between the colors it is better to use TIF or PNG formats;

• the vector graphics (charts, diagrams, graphs) are made in one of the following programs: CorelDraw versions 11-13 (file format CDR), Adobe Illustrator versions 11-12 (AI) or Inkscape (SVG) - and are exported to Windows Metafile (WMF) or Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) formats.Along with the article it is necessary to attach *.wmf and *.eps files and corresponding with them initial *.cdr, *.ai, *.svg files. The lines thickness shold be not less than 0.2 mm. The illustrations (charts, graphs) from mathematical and simulation programs should be provided in 2 formats: vector (CDR, AI, WMF, EPS, SVG, EMF formats) and a copy in bitmap (TIF, BMP, PNG), excepting JPG format. Files in vector format are mandatory. Vector format files containing inserted raster charts and graphs, including scanned or traced, are not accepted;

• all figures should be attached as separate files associated with a document ("linked"), and should not be included in the text. Figures "linking" is done in MS Word via the menu: "insert» → «drawing» → «From File ..." and in the "Add a picture" for the selected image select " Link to file " in the dropdown menu "insert" / "associated with the file" / "insert and link". Path to the image file should be relative, it should show the path to the image file from the document that linked with the image. Image files should have titles corresponding to the author’s surname and the figure number in the article (eg, Smith_09.tif, Smith _ 22b.jpg or Smith _22g.jpg).


The figure captions should meet the following requirements:

  •      the captions should be typed under the figures in Times New Roman (Cyr) font, size – 10 pt, formatting - in the center of each column, indentation before and after paragraphs – 0 mm. Put the dot after the number, and do not put it at the end of the caption;
  •      the captions under the figures are mandatory;
  •      figure caption starts with the word "Figure" and index number;
  •      if there are several figures, which have one common caption, these figures are marked with letters a), b), c), etc.;
  •      the references to the figures are typed in full in the article’s text: figure 2a; figure 3a and b; figure 8a, b; figure 9a-d;
  •      the captions under the figures should include a brief description and explanation of the symbols and signs used in the figure.

Formulas are executed according to the following requirements:

  •      formulas are typed in the formula editor Microsoft Equation (up to version 3.0) or in  MathType program. Formatting - left-alignment;
  •      it is not allowed to write formulas in MS Equation 2007/2010/2013!
  •      all special symbols in the text must be performed in a mathematical editor. Do not use Microsoft Word text symbols in writting mathematical expressions and formulas;
  •      Latin letters are typed in italic using Times New Roman font with the12 pt size, greek letters are typed using Symbol font with the12 pt size. Left Indent - 5 mm, left-aligned;
  •      intervals before and after the formula are 2 points;
  •      lowercase formulas numbering is sequentially in parentheses: (1) (2) (3);
  •      numbering of the formulas is provided in the order of appearance the article text. Should be numbered only formulas that are referenced in the text;
  •      formulas should be typed on a new line;
  •      if you cannot place a formula using specified sizes it is allowed to  type formulas in the entire width of the sheet - up to 17 cm (including the numbering of formulas), indents - the same, on the typed formula set the mode "one column";
  •      for mathematical notation is recommended to use the most simple symbols and indexes;
  •      any kind of indexes and, especially, over the letters sub indexes: tildes, dashes, arrows, etc. should be avoided, a trait for complex conjugate variables is retained. For the averaged values of the mathematical expectations and variances angle brackets are recommended <>.

Bibliography is executed according to the following requirements:

  •      References list is provided in separate lists numbered in order of citation. References in the text are shown in brackets and separated by commas or dashes: [1, 2], [3-5];
  •      text is typed using Times New Roman (Cyr) font, size - 10 points, indention - 5 mm, formatting - full justification, numbered;
  •      Harvard style of references should be used;
  •      if there are several authors then it is necessary to specify all authors in a bibliographic reference;
  •      titles of the periodicals (journals) are fully given without abbreviations;
  •      it is allowed to include the list of references that is accepted (deposited) for publication  in specific publications with indicating the period of the publication;
  •      it is not allowed to include unpublished (not accepted for publication) materials in the Bibliographical list.


Articles that do not meet the above requirements won’t be accepted. Manuscript and supporting documents will not be returned. Date of receipt of a manuscript is considered to be the day of receiving final text.


Editorial board


E.V. ShakhmatovAcademician of RAS, Samara University (Samara, RU).

Deputy editor-in-chief:

 A.I. ErmakovDoctor of Science (Eng.), Prof. (Samara University, Samara, RU);

A.B. Prokof'evDoctor of Science (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU).


Technical Editor:

E.N.Ermilova  engineer, Samara University (Samara, RU).


Executive Editor:

E.N.Ermilova engineer, Samara University (Samara, RU).


Members of the editorial board:

N.D. BystrovDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU);

V.B. BalyakinDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof., (Samara University, Samara, RU);

E.G. BerestovitskiyDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Avrora Scientific and Production Association JSC chief acoustician (St. Petersburg, RU);

A.G. GimadievDoctor of Sciencse (Eng.), Prof. (Samara University, Samara, RU);

A.A. IgolkinDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU);

A.N. KryuchkovDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof. (Samara University, Samara, RU);

A.B. Mayzel – Doctor of Science (Eng.), Prof. (St.Petersburg State University of Film and Television, St. Petersburg, RU);

G.M. Makar'yantsDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU);

V.Ya. SverbilovCandidate of Sciences (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU);

S.V. FalaleevDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof. (Samara University, Samara, RU);

A.I. HaymovichDoctor of Science (Eng.), Associate Professor (Samara University, Samara, RU);

YU.A. NozhnitskiyDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Senior Researcher (Central Institute of Aviation Motors, Moscow, RU);

G.YA PanovkoDoctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof.  (Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RU);

V.P. Shorin –  Academician of RAS (Samara, RU);

L.A. Savin – Doctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof. (Orel State University named after I.S. Turgenev,  Orel, RU);

L.N. Rabinskiy  – Doctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof. (Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, RU);

A.A. Skvortsov Doctor of Sciences (Phys.–Math.), Prof. (Moscow Poly, Moscow, RU);

V.F.  Pavlov Doctor of Sciences (Eng.), Prof. (Samara University, Samara, RU);

V.P. RadchenkoDoctor of Sciences (Phys.–Math.), Prof. (Samara Polytech, Samara, RU).

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