Cogent Engineering

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General information ?

  • Published by: cogent-oa (Taylor & Francis)
  • ISSN: 2331-1916
  • Last checked date: 02/2020
  • Scope: The full spectrum of engineering: Biomedical, Chemical, Civil & Environmental, Electrical & Electronic, Materials, Mechanical, Production & Manufacturing, Systems & Control, and Computer Science.
  • Additional free text: "'Freedom Article Publishing Charges' allow you to select the article publishing charge contribution you can afford" (Details of this scheme are unclear from the journal website.)
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  • Main subject area: Applied Sciences
  • Breadth of subject area: Top level subject
  • Peer review?

  • Peer review type: Conventional
  • Peer review openness: Closed, single blind
  • Selectivity: Megajournal
  • Open access?

  • Free to read option: Paper can be free for anyone to read
  • Allows green OA: Not applicable as gold
  • Has waivers: Yes
  • Has membership system: Institutional membership
  • Access type: Full gold
  • Licence: All papers are CC BY
  • Level of APC: $800-$1050
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Less than 3 months
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Less than a month
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Company
  • Length restrictions: None
  • Provides altmetrics: Altmetric
  • CrossMark implemented: Yes
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes