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Main features

  • Purely electronic (on-line) an open access journal
  • Manuscripts are reviewed
  • Free for readers
  • Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0) is applied
  • Publication fee is 150 EUR or 200 USD (60/90 for students) per article
  • Article size limit is 16 pages A4
  • Realizable time from manuscript submitting to article publication is one month
  • Simple and friendly rules for authors

Aims and Scope

Technical Acoustics is an open access journal. The term open access gives the right of readers to read, download, distribute, copy, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles free of charge. We aim to bring important work to a wide international audience and to provide high-level quality service in scientific publishing. Both experimental and theoretical studies are accepted. We combine the standards of scientific quality together with efficient peer-review process.

Electronic Journal "Technical Acoustics" publishes original research papers on all areas of acoustics:

  • general acoustics
  • structural acoustics
  • flow acoustics
  • electroacoustics
  • architectural acoustics
  • noise control
  • underwater sound
  • atmospheric sound
  • acoustics materials
  • medical applications
  • musical acoustics
  • speech technology
  • measurement and instrumentation
  • acoustic signal processing
  • ultrasound
  • environmental acoustics
  • physiological and psychophysical acoustics
  • standardization
  • speech recognition
  • image processing
  • digital signal processing
  • and others

The author grants to all users a free access to articles. EJTA applies the Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) to all manuscripts to be published.

All EJTA articles must meet the highest scientific quality standards, both in terms of originality and significance. Manuscripts are reviewed by two experts and editors of the journal before acceptance. Authors themselves are welcome to recommend reviewers for their article. We ask referees to review papers within two weeks.

All articles published in this journal represent the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors. Accepting of a manuscript implies that the work has not been published before.

We are aware of responsibility for maintenance of the journal and all the published articles in the Internet permanently and in perpetuity.

Since 1992 Journal "Technical acoustics" was issued as paperback (ISSN 0869-4583). In 2001 we launched the Journal in the Internet.

The journal is included in databases of Open Access Journals:

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Google Scholar:

English and Russian are the Journal languages. It means we handle manuscripts either in English or in Russian.

We are happy to receive your comments and suggestions concerning the Journal.

Author guide

Manuscripts submitted to the journal must be original.

Manuscripts are reviewed.

Manuscripts will be screened for plagiarism and self-plagiarism.

How to publish the article: main steps

  1. Send abstract to Igor Grushetsky (editor2(at), editor of the journal. If your paper meets subjects of the journal you will be asked to send full text for reviewing. Article size limit is 16 pages A4.
  2. You may recommend us experts (names, e-mails) whom you consider as the best reviewers for your article. Your original manuscript will be sent to reviewers. We ask referees to review papers within two weeks.
  3. After positive reviewers’ comments we accept the paper. You receive acceptance message by e-mail. Some revision and improvement (more or less) of the paper are always necessary. With acceptance message you get a list of requirements and suggestions on the article correction.
  4. Use our Instruction for Manuscript Preparation when preparing the paper.
  5. You make payment
  6. Supply us the following additional information:
    - your photo and photos of your co-authors in JPG format. Try to make the photos as good as possible.
    - short information about you and your co-authors: place of employment, position, scientific area, home page addresses, any other proper data. This information (and photos) will be placed on web page with abstract of your paper.
  7. You make the paper better according to reviewer’s and editor’s suggestions. We work with you on article improvement. When the article is ready for publication and the payment have come we place your article into the journal.

Article Charge (payment)

EJTA is available without charge to readers. Therefore we have to get fee from authors. The article charge is 150 EURO or 200 USD. If you and your co-authors are undergraduate students the payment is 60 EURO (90 USD), but paper is limited by 6 pages and 300 kb disk space. The detailed instruction on payment you receive after your paper has been accepted for the publication.

Instruction for Manuscript Preparation

Use, please, template (doc, zip, 70 kb) when preparing manuscript.

We are aware that it is pleasant to nobody to read instructions. General requirements in "Technical Acoustics" are the same as for any other scientific journals. Therefore, we enumerate only 8 clauses, which are the most important for us:

  1. We recommend to limit article by 8 pages (A4, 210x296 mm). The articles longer than 16 pages will not be accepted. Maximum file size of the article in PDF is 1 Mb
  2. Use Microsoft Word 97 (or later) for Windows for manuscript preparation
  3. Margins from left, right, top and bottom of the text field are 2.5 cm
  4. Distances from sheet edges to running title are 1.5 cm
  5. Font for the body of the paper and abstract is "Times New Roman", 12 point size
  6. Spacing: single space for abstract, single space with multiplier 1.2 for article text, intervals 6 points from above and below of formulae, figures, tables. Spacing can be varied a little if it is necessary when you do layout the text
  7. Use default options of Microsoft Equation Editor when editing equations
  8. The same symbols in equations and in text must look identical

English speaking expert will not subject your manuscript to circumstantial lingual examination. So if you are not assured in your English ask your colleagues, whose native language is English, to help you in the manuscript preparation or involve they as co-authors. Editorial staff will not be responsible for lingual mistakes in your article.

Reader Guide

All the articles are free.

Click a selected year in "Contents" on main page (on top) to read table of content according to this year. Below each title in table of content there is a link ("read more") to abstract of the paper, references list, data on authors and other useful information including language of the paper (English or Russian).

Link "Download article" serves to download full text of the paper as archived file (zip). You may use browser command "Save Target As..." Unpack archive using any suitable software.

Articles are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). PDF was developed by Adobe © for viewing and printing documents. To read these documents you need Adobe Acrobat © Reader software, which is simple to use and available at no cost. Use version 4.0 or higher. You can download software from Adobe website (

How to refer to a paper, published in electronic journal “Technical Acoustics”

When you refer to an article, published in electronic journal “Technical Acoustics” it is enough to point out address of the journal in the internet (<>), the year of publishing and sequence number of the paper.

For example, reference:
A. G. Troshin. A note on calibrational technique for reusable piezoelectric film strain gauges using stepped beam with variable cross section. Electronic Journal “Technical Acoustics” <> 2001, 1
means that the paper has been published the first in 2001.

Editorial Board

Igor Gruchetsky - editor Krylov State Research Centre, editor2(at)
Irina Aldoshina Saint-Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Alexander Belousov St.Petersburg State University of Film and Television
Konstantin Ershov St.Petersburg State University of Film and Television
Nikolay Ivanov Baltic State Technical University named after D.F. Ustinov
Valerii Kirpichnikov Krylov State Research Centre
Alexander Klyachkin Krylov State Research Centre
Alexander Maizel Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering “Rubin”
Alexander Petrov Krylov State Research Centre
Vladimir Khmelev Biysk Technological Institute

Contact (address)

Journal "Technical Acoustics"

44, Moskovskoe shosse, St. Petersburg, 196158, Russian Federation

E-mail: editor2(at)

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