Focus and Scope

METAL: Jurnal Sistem Mekanik dan Termal translated as METAL: Journal of Systems in Mechanical and Thermal is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal published by Mechanical Engineering Department of Engineering Faculty at Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia.

The journal focused on the mechanics and thermal aspects of the mechanical engineering area, and accepted articles are in these subjects:


  • Renewable energy
  • Green industry
  • Energy conversion

Mechanical System Engineering

  • Solid body mechanics
  • Machine construction
  • Vibration and control
  • Mechatronics
  • Tribology

Production System

  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Product design and development
  • Production technology
  • Production logistics and transportation

Materials Engineering

  • Material technology
  • Nanotechnology

METAL is published twice a year in the 1st and 2nd semester.