Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing is periodical publishing of Russian Academy of Sciences.


Aim and scope

The Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing offers current research on the theory and technology of nondestructive testing of materials and components; describes laboratory and industrial investigations of devices and instrumentation and provides reviews of new equipment developed for series manufacture. Articles cover all physical methods of nondestructive testing, including ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic and electrical, X-ray and y-ray and other.

Journal indexed in

Science Citation Index Expanded (WoS), SCOPUS, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, INSPEC, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Google Scholar, EBSCO Discovery Service, CSA, Academic OneFile, Academic Search, ChemWeb, CSA Environmental Sciences, Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, EI-Compendex, Gale, INIS Atomindex, OCLC, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest.


 Rules for publication of articles

1. The Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing takes for publishing only original papers on different methods and instrumentation for nondestructive testing.

2. Prepare your manuscript following the 'Guidelines' on The text of manuscript has to be concise and clear written in English. The title and abstract should be free from abbreviations.

3. Add file with translation in Russian title and abstract of manuscript.

4. Fill copyright transfer agreement in English language ( The copyright transfer agreement should be send as a digital copy of the original. The copyright transfer agreement should be filled out using MS Word or hand-printed and signed by all authors (coauthors and copyright holders).

The editorial board of RJNDT do not accept manuscripts without copyright transfer agreements.

5. Send manuscript and other documents as PDF attachments via e-mail directly to the


Dear authors!

We inform you that in 2017 and 2018 article by foreign authors, which will be sent to the editor of the journal both in English and Russian languages, will be have an advantage in publishing deadline. Prerequisites: positive appreciations from our reviewers and high quality of English and Russian texts.


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  1. The title of the journal to which you are submitting your article.
  2. The sponsor of your research.
  3. The funding source for Open Access publication (the name and details of the organization that will be the signatory to the agreement about covering the article processing charge (APC)).
  4. The contact details of the author who will coordinate the publication process.



The editorial board reminds that the Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing publishes only new original works, which contain significant scientific and technical achievements and which cannot be found in other sources. We inform you that we check all incoming articles for plagiarism. Moreover, we check all incoming articles for content of significant quantity of already published data. The authors, which make such violations, will lost further cooperation with our journal.