Information For Readers

'Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale' encompasses the broad topic of structural integrity, which is based on the mechanics of fatigue and fracture, and is concerned with the reliability and effectiveness of structural components. The aim of the Journal is to promote works and researches on fracture phenomena, as well as the development of new materials and new standards for structural integrity assessment. The Journal is interdisciplinary and accepts contributions from engineers, metallurgists, materials scientists, physicists, chemists, and mathematicians. The list of the main journal topics is HERE

Journal browsable version: The readers can find the browsable versions of the published issues both corresponding to each issue (near the icon of the issue cover there is the following statement "The browsable journal is available at this link" linked to the browsable issue) and in this new website: LINK. The browsable versions support "notes". You can add your notes and comments in the browsable version of Frattura ed integrità Strutturale. You can move the notes, you can find the notes using a list: You can even close the tab... when you will open it again your notes will be in your browsable version! Here you can have more details: LINK.

Visual Abstracts: After the paper acceptance, authors must prepare and upload a “Visual Abstract”. This must be prepared following the same procedure of the Audioslides, but with a maximum duration of 2 minutes. (here you find the Tutorial).
The “Visual Abstract” will enhance the papers visibility, allowing the readers to quickly understand the topic of the paper, focusing on the results and the conclusions. All the Visual Abstracts are also available in a dedicated YouTube channel (LINK).

Online First!: As soon as the papers will be ready for publication (and both the Publishing Agreement and Visual Abstract will be received), they will be immediately available in the dedicated section of the journal (Menu button: “Online First”;, with their final DOI and pages numbers.

Embedded PDFs: All the papers as pdf files are now embedded in Frattura ed integrità Strutturale detail page! You can both read the paper directly in this format and download the file.

Feed RSS: RSS feed allows readers to access Fracture and Structural Integrity Journal updates using a news aggregator, like Feedly. The news aggregator will automatically check the RSS feed for new content.  Use this link to add Fracture and Structural Integrity to your favorite news aggregator:

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