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Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis. Technical Series

Publishing House and Owner: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis - Technical Series provides an excellent support for the dissemination of the scientific research results conducted by professors, PhD students and other researchers.

Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis was first published in 1997. It first started as a scientific bulletin written in Romanian language and since 1998 submitted papers have been accepted other languages: English, French or German.

Since 2003, after reassessment by CNCSIS, Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis appears as Technical Series, ISSN 1583-7149, with an annual English volume.

In 2014 the first online volume was published by the academic publisher De Gruyter with the ISSN 2668-6449. Since than, Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Technical Series volumes are available online and a new volume is added annually.

The main subjects covered by the scientific bulletin during its publishing history were:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Computer Science and Automation;
  • Materials Science and Technology;
  • Academic Education and Management

CrossCheck Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of CrossCheck System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. CrossCheck is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the CrossCheck System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis. Technical Series is covered by the following services:

  • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Engineering Village
  • Google Scholar
  • Inspec
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • TEMA Technik und Management
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Authors are welcome to submit paper(s) in accordance with the journal topics.

The paper submission deadline is 1st of November for full papers and the 1st of December for the final version of the paper (corrected as instructed by the reviewers).

Authors must adhere to the journal’s written paper format. Please, when preparing the paper, use the template that can be downloaded from the links bellow.

Please submit your paper(s) to aucts@ulbsibiu.ro

Each paper must have minimum four pages. When submitting a paper please fill in the Copyright Transfer Form and License to publish. If these forms are not sent with the paper the editors reserve the rights to exclude the paper from publishing.

For any problem regarding paper submission, please send an e-mail to radu.petruse@ulbsibiu.ro

Reviewing process

Manuscripts will be blind-reviewed by the members of the Scientiffic Committee. Authors of accepted initial full papers, must submit the final version before 1st December.

Guide for Authors:

Reporting standards
Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention
Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review,and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (Copyright Transfer Form), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.
The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

  • Paper Template
  • Copyright Transfer Form
  • License to publish
  • Publication Ethics

Ioan BONDREA, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Radu Emanuil PETRUSE, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Editorial Advisory Board
Adrian PASCU, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Valentin OLEKSIK, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Scientific Committee
Nicolae COFARU, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Saša ĆUKOVIĆ, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Adinel GAVRUS, Institut National de Sciences Apliquee Rennes, France
Adrian FLOREA, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Arpad GELLERT, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Radovan HOLUBEK, Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia
Géza HUSI, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Baral LAL MOHAN, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
Gerrit MEIXNER, Heilbronn University, Germany
Stefano MOTTURA, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation, Italy
Mihai NEGHINÃ, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Bogdan-Constantin PÎRVU, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Milan RACKOV, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia
Sever-Gabriel RACZ, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Johannes ROTHMUND, University of Stuttgart, Institute for Machine Tools, Germany
Marco SACCO, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation, National Research Council of Italy
Carmen SIMION, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Milan ZELJKOVIC, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia

Language Editors
Valentin GRECU, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Technical Editors
Radu Emanuil PETRUSE, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania


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