Applied Mathematics and Mechanics （English Edition） （Appl. Math. Mech. -Engl. Ed.） is founded by the famous mechanical， mathematical， educational， and community leader Wei-zang CHIEN in 1980. This journal aims at broadcasting innovative research papers on mechanics， mathematical methods in mechanics as well as applied mathematics relevant to neoteric mechanics. The mathematics in our journal is mainly related to the development of mechanics. It is mainly for mechanical applications. It is a good reference to the researchers and students who work in the mechanical research or related technology areas.