A Nordic Open Access Research Journal

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The aim of MIC is to present Nordic research activities in the field of modeling, identification and control to the international scientific community. Historically, the articles published in MIC presented the results of research carried out in Norway, or sponsored primarily by a Norwegian institution. Since 2009 the journal also accepts papers from the other Nordic countries. See also this flyer.

Since February 2009 recent issues of MIC are available in print but the entire collection of articles is also available on this website for download at no charge. In the period July 2006 to February 2009 the journal existed in electronic format by subscription and before 2006 only in paper format (ISSN: 0332-7353). The journal was founded in 1980 by Professor Jens G. Balchen at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU.

Why Publish in MIC? MIC strives to only publish articles of high academic quality. Each article published in MIC has been refereed by at least two internationally recognised specialists within the field. MIC articles are available for free download on the Internet, and the published articles are guaranteed the widest possible audience. MIC strives to complete timely reviews of submitted articles. MIC participates in DOI to achieve permanent and stable web references. The MIC journal is ranked as publication level 1 in Norway.

Non-profit Journal: MIC is operated as a non-profit, open access journal and is entirely based on voluntary contributions from the editors and reviewers. MIC does not charge a publication fee. This policy is only possible by limiting the number of articles submitted for review. MIC achieves this by having geograpical profile, see the 'For Authors' page.

Review: Each submitted article will initially be reviewed by the editor and/or the editorial secretary. If the article passes the initial review, it will be reviewed in a second step by the closest discipline editor and two internationally recognised experts in the field. All reviews in MIC are anonymous and the journal strives to avoid any conflict of interest in the review process.

Latest editorial: Vol. 38, No. 2

Most Recent MIC Articles:
Vol. 41, No. 4:
1.Peter Fritzson, Adrian Pop, Karim Abdelhak, Adeel Ashgar, Bernhard Bachmann, Willi Braun, Daniel Bouskela, Robert Braun, Lena Buffoni, Francesco Casella, Rodrigo Castro, Rüdiger Franke, Dag Fritzson, Mahder Gebremedhin, Andreas Heuermann, Bernt Lie, Alachew Mengist, Lars Mikelsons, Kannan Moudgalya, Lennart Ochel, Arunkumar Palanisamy, Vitalij Ruge, Wladimir Schamai, Martin Sjölund, Bernhard Thiele, John Tinnerholm and Per Östlund, “The OpenModelica Integrated Environment for Modeling, Simulation, and Model-Based Development”, pp. 241-295
2.Lars Ivar Hatledal, Robert Skulstad, Guoyuan Li, Arne Styve and Houxiang Zhang, “Co-simulation as a Fundamental Technology for Twin Ships”, pp. 297-311
3.Petter Solnør, “A Cryptographic Toolbox for Feedback Control Systems”, pp. 313-332
Vol. 41, No. 3:
1.Mohamed Yousri, Georg Jacobs and Stephan Neumann, “Impact of fiber versus steel ropes on the lifetime of crane winches”, pp. 129-139
2.Dipendra Subedi, Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland, “Review on Modeling and Control of Flexible Link Manipulators”, pp. 141-163
3.Njål Tengesdal and Christian Holden, “Identification and Optimal Control for Surge and Swab Pressure Reduction While Performing Offshore Drilling Operations”, pp. 165-184
4.Søren Ketelsen, Torben Ole Andersen, Morten K. Ebbesen and Lasse Schmidt, “A Self-Contained Cylinder Drive with Indirectly Controlled Hydraulic Lock”, pp. 185-205
5.Aksel Sveier, Torstein A. Myhre and Olav Egeland, “Extrinsic calibration for motion estimation using unit quaternions and particle filtering”, pp. 207-221
6.Viktor Hristov Donkov, Torben Ole Andersen and Morten K. Ebbesen, “An analysis of Model Predictive Control with Integral Action applied to Digital Displacement Cylinders”, pp. 223-239
Vol. 41, No. 2:
1.Åse Neverlien, Signe Moe and Jan T. Gravdahl, “Compressor Surge Control Using Lyapunov Neural Networks”, pp. 41-49
2.Jannik Hartwig Jakobsen and Michael R. Hansen, “Steady State Counterbalance Valve Modeling with the Influence of Synthetic Ester Oils Using CFD”, pp. 51-64
3.Ludmila Vesjolaja, Bjørn Glemmestad and Bernt Lie, “Dynamic model for simulating transient behaviour of rotary drum granulation loop”, pp. 65-77
4.Asanthi Jinasena and Roshan Sharma, “Adaptive Moving Horizon Estimator for Return Flow Rate Estimation using Fluid Levels of a Venturi Channel”, pp. 79-90
5.Erik Kyrkjebø, “A Guide to Student-active Online Learning in Engineering”, pp. 91-107
6.Geir-Arne Moslått and Michael R. Hansen, “Practice for determining friction in hydraulic winch systems”, pp. 109-120
7.Shadi Attar and Finn Haugen, “Model-based optimal recovery of methane production in an anaerobic digestion reactor”, pp. 121-128