IMPORTANT DATES


Start of Online Registration: 01.01.2017

Start of Abstract Submission: 01.03.2017

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 15.10.2017

Abstract Expertise: 01.12.2017

Deadline of Article Submission: 01.03.2018

Article Expertise: 01.05.2018


Guidelines for Paper Preparation

GUIDELINES TO AUTHORS FOR FORMATION AND PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

GENERAL INFORMATION      We kindly request the authors to prepare manuscripts according to these guidelines. To ensure successful publication, the author should meet all deadlines for submission of the manuscript.

The author’s responsibilities are permissions for publishing all types of materials owned by others, or materials which are copyrighted and accuracy of the information contained in the paper (e.g. proper names of organization, dates and findings, references etc.). Manuscript should be prepared in good English.SI units must be used throughout.

Please name your paper as the surname of the first listed author and you reference number, eg Smith_435.

The manuscript must be in one of the major word – processing programs, preferably Microsoft Word. The length of the manuscript should not exceed 10 pages, including text, figures, tables, references etc. Electronic file should not exceed 3 megabites. Please set 3,20 cm marginsfor right and left sides, top margin should be 2,90 cm, bottom margin should be 2,80 cm. Use1,5 line spacing throughout the paper.Don’t add page numbers to the document.

The manuscript should have the following structure:

  1. Title;
  2. Information about the authors;
  3. Abstract;
  4. Keywords (5 – 10 keywords);
  5. Main text (Introduction, Materials and methods, Results and discussion, Engineering design, Operating results, Conclusions, etc.).
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. References

TITLE     For the title of the paper use Times New Roman, 10 – point type, centered with all letters in capital, bold, the title begins immediately below the top margin, not indented.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHORS     It should include authors names (not indented, separated from the title by a single blank line (10 points), centered, 10point type Times New Roman, bold); the authors affiliations and address (immediately below the names, not indented, italic, single – spaced, 10 point type Times New Roman, left alignment). The person of corresponding author should be defined with help of asterisk (*).

HEADING ABSTRACT     is separated from the authors information by a single blank line (10 points), centered, Times New Roman,10 – point size , bold, all letters is capital. The body of abstractshould not exceed 300 words in length, 10 point Times New Roman, fully justified, separated from the heading ABSTRACT by single blank line (10 points) and indented. The abstract is a single paragraph.

HEADING KEYWORDS     centered with all letters capitalized, in bold Times New, separated from the last line of the abstract by single blank line (10 points). The number of keywords not exceed 10 words,10 pointTimes New Roman, left justified, not indented, separated by comas and separated from the heading KEYWORDS by single blank line (10 points).

TEXT     The body of main text separated from the last line of keywords by the single blank line (10 points), use Times New Roman, 10 – point type, 1,5 line spacing, fully justified alignment for all text body. In paragraphs use the first line indent of 1,25 cm. Paragraphs are separated with a blank line (10 points).

HEADINGS     All major heading (mentioned in the manuscript structure) is centered, bold-faced, not underlined, 10 – point size, Times New Roman, with all letters capitalized. Subsequent major heading are separated from the text above and below them by single blank line (10 points).

Second –  level and third – level headings have the initial letter of each major word capitalized, 10 point Times New Romanand are positioned at the left margin. Second level headings are bold – faced. Third level headings are underlined. Both of them are separated from the text above and below by single blank line (10 points) and not indented.

EQUATIONS AND SYMBOLS     Simple mathematical expressions and sub –  and super – scripted characters are inserted in the text. Please don’t embed equations as an image.

Equations are placed on separate lines, centered and numbered consecutively in parentheses at the right – hand margin. A blank line (10 points) precedes and follows each equation. For reactions, preferably use the Times New Roman arrow, but an equal sign may be substituted. Use a dash rather than a hyphen for the minus sign.

The nomenclature units for symbols must be defined in the text or, where the number of symbols is large, in special section, NOMENCLATURE, at the end of the paper.

FIGURES   All figures should be high resolution (300 dpi) when published at 100 %. Figures including graphs, line drawings and photographs and other illustrations are preferably in colors. Any greyscale figures require sharp contrast. For all figures, lines and lettering must be large enough thickness to remain clearly legible when printed at 100%. Don’t use frames around figures. Don’t use shaded background as they do not reproduce well.

All figures must be consecutively numbered with Arabic numerals and inserted as close as possible to the corresponding text. A caption consisting of the word “Figure”, the figure number, a dash and the figure title, in 10 point Times New Roman, centered, not indented.Separate each figure and caption from the text with one blank line (10 points).

TABLES   Insert tables as close as possible to their first citation. In the text, refer to the table by its number, not its relative position. Number tables consecutively using Arabic numerals and center the titleabove the table, not indented. The word “Table” is followed by the table number, a dash, and the rest of the title. There is no line space between the title and the table itself.

Table – wide lines separate the title from the column headings, the column headings from the body of the table, and the table from the text. Avoid of using vertical lines and avoid the use of horizontal lines between the various rows of data. Table row spacing is at the discretion of the authors. Separate each table from the adjacent text with single blank line (10 points).

REFERENCES   Citations may be made directly (or parenthetically). References should be arranged chronologically. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters ‘a’, ‘b’, ‘c’, etc., placed after the year of publication. Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically. Examples: «as demonstrated (Allan, 2000a, 2000b, 1999; Allan and Jones, 1999). Kramer et al. (2010) have recently shown …»

All citations in the text should refer to: 

  1. Single author: the author’s name (without initials, unless there is ambiguity) and the year of publication; 
  2. Two authors: both author’s names and the year of publication; 
  3. Three or more authors: first author’s name followed by ‘et al.’ and the year of publication (see an example below).