Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, an ABCM Journal

Thank you for visiting this web site and for your support to the Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, LAJSS.

LAJSS is a journal from the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering and it is financially supported by the Brazilian Research Funding Agency CNPq.

Up t6 2014, it had also the nominal support of the Argentinean Association of Computational Mechanics, Brazilian Association of Computational Mechanics, Chilean Society for Computational Mechanics and Mexican Association of Numerical Methods in Engineering and Applied Sciences.

LAJSS is a 100% free journal for readers and authors, with no hidden fees, being published every month.

As for 2013, LAJSS has IMPACT FACTOR = 1.254.

LAJSS is indexed in the Web of Science, SCOPUS, DOAJ, EBSCO, SOCOLAR and SCIELO. 

In  Lecture & Historical Notes  you will be able to download relevant educational material for teaching and research as well as some seminal articles published decades ago. There you will also find a bit of the history of this journal.

The Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures is a forum for publication and dissemination of original work related to basic and applied engineering sciences. Researchers all over the world are welcome to submit their papers covering theoretical, numerical and experimental topics in continuum and applied mechanics, in both their linear and non-linear aspects. Interest covers inorganic as well as organic solids and structures. Papers with a more technological background are usually not accepted.

In order to accomplish a high standard, papers submitted to the journal undergo a peer reviewing procedure coordinate by the editorial board and covering areas like:

  • Acoustics and Vibration
  • Aerospace Science and Technology
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomechanics
  • Composite and Cellular Materials
  • Computational Methods
  • Dynamic Systems & Control
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Material Modelling
  • Microsystems and Machine Design
  • Multiscale phenomena
  • Nanomechanics
  • New materials
  • Ocean and Offshore Engineering
  • Optimisation
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Theoretical and Continuum Mechanics
  • Thermomechanics and fluid-solid interaction

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Marcílio Alves, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Heraldo da Costa Mattos, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Rogério José Marczak, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Pablo Munõz, Universidade Estadual de Santa Catarina, Brazil

ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR NANO-TECHNOLOGY: Antônio Ávila, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil






LAJSS now checks all submitted papers against plagiarism using "ithenticate"


Thanks to ABEC, the Brazilian Association of Scietific Editors, LAJSS now checks all submitted papers against plagiarism using the software "ithenticate"

Posted: 2015-02-06

Dynamic Systems: Theory and application, 2015


Scientists conducting some interesting research in analysis, simulation and optimization of dynamical systems are kindly invited to participate in the periodic international scientific meeting, recognized as DSTA-2015, in Poland, December 2015.

Posted: 2015-02-04

COBEM - Brazilian Conference on Mechanical Engineering 2015 - Rio


Please consider to attend the largest Brazilian conference on Mechanical Engineering.

It will be held in Rio de Janeiro in December 2015.

See details in

Posted: 2014-10-15 More...

Solid Mechanics in Brazil 2015


Abstracts submissions are now open in ( for the International Symposium on Solid Mechanics in Brazil 2015. The Congress will be held in Belo Horizonte in 25-27 May next year. This is the fifth conference of this bi-annual series and we expect some 50 speakers from Brazil and abroad, with over 100 participants.

Posted: 2014-09-22

LAJSS is now hosted by USP


LAJSS has moved in July 2014 from the Group of Solid Mechanics and Structural Impact Data Center and is now hosted by the University of Sao Paulo.

Posted: 2014-07-27
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Vol 12, No 3 (2015)

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