About the Journal

Tribologia - Finnish Journal of Tribology is an open access journal publishing both practical and scientific articles related to tribology: wear, friction and lubrication.

Aims, Focus and Scope
Tribology is the multidisciplinary science of surfaces in relative motion. TRIBOLOGIA - Finnish Journal of Tribology is a journal aiming to publish high quality articles related to wear, friction and  lubrication. The scope of Tribologia – Finnish Journal of Tribology is to publish new interesting results of tribology and tribology related research.

Benefits to Authors

  • no publication fees
  • authors remain as copyright owners (CC BY 4.0)
  • peer reviewed publishing process
  • prompt publishing
  • self-archiving allowed
  • DOI for articles
  • free printed (hard) copy for the corresponding author

For Readers

  • journal can be freely read online without registration (open access), full access to all content for free and without delay (no embargo period)
  • printed journals (hard copies) will be send to those who have made a subscription (contact subeditor@tribologysociety.fi if you wish to subscribe)
  • in addition, the members of the Finnish Society for Tribology will receive a printed journal

Subscription prices (hard copy):

  • Finland: annual rate 47 €, incl. postage
  • Abroad: annual rate 50 €, incl. postage

Contact: subeditor@tribologysociety.fi

Even though the articles can be read without registration, registered members receive an e-mail note whenever a new issue has been published and other announcements. You can register by clicking Register on the top of the window. The names, e-mail addresses and other information of readers will not be used for any other purposes than anonymous statistical analysis.

For Authors
Before submission, please read the About the Journal page for the Journal's policies and the Author guidelines carefully. Authors need to Register and Log in prior to submission. Please take into account that the figures will be automatically printed grayscale in the hard copy. If you wish to have figures (one or more) in colours in the printed form, it is possible for an additional charge. This is the only charge that may be applied to the author. Please contact subeditor@tribologysociety.fi for details.

Peer Review Process
The articles are peer reviewed (single-blind) by experts in the field. Finnish Journal of Tribology aims at a quick peer review and publishing processes, which emphasises the topical nature of research and information.

The manuscripts may be programmatically checked against plagiarism and improper usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) application.

Open Access Policy
Finnish Journal of Tribology supports the free dissemination of scientific information. This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the scientific articles published in Finnish Journal of Tribology without any limitations (gold open access, license CC BY 4.0) or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. Open access policy facilitates a wide circulation and readership, which improves the visibility of the author and her/his articles. Publications are available on the journal webpage without subscription fee.

Copyright Notice
The authors of the publication retain the copyrights in their work and the author can publish the article also in other media, such as in her/his PhD thesis or open access databases, such as Research Gate.

The journal is published by the Finnish Society for Tribology since 1982. The society is located in Finland.
ISSN: 1797-2531 (online)
ISSN: 0780-2285 (print)

The flyer of the journal can be downloaded in pdf-form by clicking the picture below:

The journal has received funding from The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing and Kopiosto.

Privacy Statement
Finnish Journal of Tribology is concerned about privacy and is committed to protecting your data carefully. We value our relationship with you and recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal information. As part of the manuscript submission and peer review processes, Finnish Journal of Tribology will require your email address and contact information. The email address you provide as part of the process will be used to contact you regarding submissions, reviews, services, and accounts. Your contact information is disclosed only to the editors and technical staff of the journals included in the Open Journal System and are strictly kept within that circle. Finnish Journal of Tribology does not sell or rent any personally identifiable information to Third Parties. We may, however, disclose information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is reasonably necessary to: comply with the law, enforce or apply our terms of business, protect our rights and those of our users, or with your consent.