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Progress in Rubber Plastics Recycling Technology

Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 14777606
Publisher: RAPRA Technology Ltd.
History: 1997-1998, 2002-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
Note:
You can find more information about getting published on this journal here: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/progress-in-rubber-plastics-and-recycling-technology/journal203554#submission-guidelines

Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Chemical Engineering
240

Scope/Description:

The journal aims to bridge the gap between research and development and the practical and commercial applications of polymers in a wide range of uses. Current developments and likely future trends are reviewed across key areas of the polymer industry, together with existing and potential opportunities for the innovative use of plastic and rubber products. The challenges facing the industry, such as environmental and legislative pressures, stricter quality requirements and the need for recycling, are also included. The journal focuses on: - The end-use sector & applications - Additives and their effects on the environment - Properties and performance of specific materials - Overviews of the current position of emerging materials and processes

Progress in Rubber Plastics Recycling Technology

Impact Factor Trend 2004 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 0.605
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.467
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.379
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.364
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.548
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.429
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.556
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.214
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.103
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.207
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.455
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.595
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.595
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.200
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.176
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

0.484

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

60%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

0.473

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

10%

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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