Open Access Policy

The articles are published in open access under a Creative Commons 'Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)' license, this license allows third parties to use the information and metadata on your page for non-commercial purposes, as long as that the source be mentioned and cited. Cientifica adheres to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities .


In accordance to the current both Mexican and International copyright legislation, Científica recognizes and respects the moral rights of the authors, as well as the ownership of the economic rights, which will be transferred, non-exclusively, to the journal to allow their legal dissemination using open access.
The articles are online with the possibility of downloading, each article has four formats for reading: pdf, html*, ejournal* and mobile version* (by Redalyc). The authors retain the right to establish other agreements for the non-exclusive distribution of the Cientifica version of the article, provided that the corresponding data is clearly and explicitly indicated: volume, number, year and DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

No Aplying Publishing Charges (APC)

The costs of the edition of Cientifica are made by the National Polytechnic Institute (Mexico) through the Higher School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, a non-profit public institution of higher education, there is no charge for editing or publication processes (APC). The notices and announcements in this publication are made for strictly academic purposes (Conferences, institutional publications, etc.).
It is important to mention that the main financier of scientific, technological and innovation research in Mexico is the State. Mexico distributes a significant amount of public resources annually through its agencies, with the intention of stimulating scientific production.