INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING is an archival journal which aims to publish high quality original papers. These should encompass the best fundamental and applied science with an emphasis on their application to the highest engineering practice. The scope includes all aspects of science and engineering which have relevance to: biomechanics, elasticity, plasticity, metal machining, vibrations, mechanics of structures, mechatronics, green manufacturing, plates & shells, materials engineering, magnetohydrodynamics, rheology, thermodynamics, tribology, fluid dynamics.