Open Access Ballast Journals

A list of Open Access Ballast journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Ballast is material that is used to provide stability to a vehicle or structure

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

Hopefully this list of Ballast Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Ballast manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Ballast journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Ballast journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Ballast journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Ballast venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Ballast journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Ballast OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Ballast Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Transport and Aerospace Engineering2255-968XRiga Technical University2350
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you're interested in seing more lists similar to this one, you can find all our lists on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
Our focus at OA.mg is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.