Author Guidelines

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INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS | AUTHOR GUIDELINES

          IJAEST accepts research and review manuscript in Engineering, Science and all other related Engineering Technologies. Refer subjects covered section for subjects. All manuscripts are subjected to RAPID peer review process and those of high quality (which are not previously published and are not under consideration for publication by another journal) would be published without any delay in subsequent issue. Online submission of the manuscript is strongly recommended.

          Submission of a manuscript indicates a tacit understanding that the paper is not under consideration for publication with other journals. If copyrighted material is used, the author should obtain the necessary copyright release and submit it along with the manuscript. All papers will be acknowledged and refereed. The review process is double-blind; that is, the reviewer does not know who the manuscript author(s) is and the author(s) does not know who has reviewed the manuscript.

MANUSCRIPT

          The manuscripts should clearly describe new and carefully confirmed results and experimental procedure which should be given in required details for others to verify the work. For proper referring and fast publication all manuscript should be grammatically correct. Additional fee may be charged by the editor for correction if the manuscript has extensive grammatical mistakes which would be intimated to the corresponding author before final acceptance.

          Manuscripts will be subjected to peer review process to determine their suitability for publication provided they fulfill the requirements of the journal as laid out in the instructions to authors. After the review, manuscripts will be returned for revision along with reviewer’s and/or editor’s comments. Prepare the manuscript in Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. There shall not be any decorative borders anywhere in the text including the title page.

          The manuscript should be prepared in English using “MS Word” with the specified IJAEST Single column format. “Times New Roman” font should be used. All research manuscript should be typed single spaced and should have the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References.

NO. OF PAGES

There is no page limit.

MANUSCRIPT FORMAT

After acceptance, all manuscript must be submitted in prescribed IJAEST A4 SINGLE COLUMN FORMAT.

TITLE PAGE

          The title should contain the author name and the institution name and address by indicating suitable superscripts. Title page should contain title of the paper in bold face, title case (font size 24), names of the authors in normal face, upper case (font size 11) followed by the address(es) in normal face lower case (font size 10). An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding authors name as superscript whose email id, fax, telephone number can be given at the bottom left corner of the title. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript.

ABSTRACT

          This section should start on a new page and should detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph and should appear on the second page. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in the abstract. It should be single – spaced and should not exceed 250 words for full papers.

KEYWORDS

          Author(s) must give about 4-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.

INTRODUCTION

          The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.

MATERIALS AND METHODS

          This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized sources and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS

          The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separate or combined based on the authors requirement. Tables and figures should be designed to maximize the comprehension of the experimental data. The interpreted results should be explained clearly in discussions and should relate them to the existing knowledge in the field as clearly as possible. Tables, Graphs and figures (Illustrations) should be inserted in to the main text at respective place they should appear when published and should have appropriate numbers and titles with an explanatory heading. The table, graph and figures heading may have smaller font titles but should not be less than 10 pt in size. Labels of the table, graph and figures MUST be in the text form and should not form part of the image. Colour photographs and illustrations (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs etc) must be clean originals or digital files would be charged that may be intimated along with the acceptance letter. Those photographs must be clear and sharp. Digital files are recommended for highest quality reproduction and should follow the following guidelines

* 300dpi or higher sized to fit journal page
* JPEG, GIF, TIFF and PDF formats are preferred)
* Acknowledgement (if any)

          This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before reference section and should not be more than 50 words. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research

REFERENCES

          References to the literature cited for the manuscript should be numbered in order of appearance in the manuscript and cited in the text with superscript numbers. The reference number should follow the following format.

Example Journal reference

N.G. Hingorani and L. Gyugyi, Understanding FACTS, concepts and technology of Flexible AC Transmission systems, piscatway, NJ: IEEE press, 2000.

Example Book reference

S. A. Edwards. The Nanotech Pioneers, Wiley-VCH Verlag, Weinheim, 2006, pp. 1-14.

Example Patent reference

H. Aviv, D. Friedman, A. Bar-Ilan and M. Vered. Submicron emulsions as ocular drug delivery vehicles, U.S. Patent US 5496811, 1996.

REVIEW MANUSCRPT

          Organisation of the review manuscript is at the authors discretion and must be at a length of 3000 words excluding references and abstract. Abstract and key words are required. Tables, figures, illustrations and references are to be arranged according to research papers.

COPYRIGHT

          Submission of the copyright form represent that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not considered for publication elsewhere. Authors would be required to sign a CTA form (Copy Right Transfer Agreement) when the manuscript is submitted to us. To avoid multiple submission of same paper to different journals we require CTA form while submitting the manuscript itself. The corresponding author can download the form and after getting authors and co-authors signature it can be send as an attachment file after scanning to the journal or by post/courier along with the publication charges. Click here to download the Copyright form.

MANUSCRIPT CHARGES

          IJAEST is part of the Eco-Friendly community and favors E-publication mode for being an online ‘GREEN Journal’. We charge Rs. 2000 per manuscript upto 20 pages for indian Authors and US$ 150 for International Authors upto 20 pages. We charge Rs. 100 per additional pages and US$10 per additional pages. You can order reprints by paying Rs. 1200 to get 10 copies of reprints for Indian Authors and US$ 100 to get 10 copies of reprints for International Authors.

          After acceptance, all manuscript must be submitted in prescribed format mentioned in our website. We dont publish until we receive the manuscript in word document formatted as instructed in our website.

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