INSTRUCTION FOR AUTHORS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS 

  1. The manuscript not conforming to the instructions for authors may be returned.
  2. All the authors are required to sign the Statement of Ethics (all signatures taken on the same document) that will be submitted in the scanned form along with the manuscript. The Statement of Ethics form is available here.
  3. The following types of papers may be accepted for publication in JESI: – Original research; Review papers; – Technical notes; – Short Communications.
  • Original research and Short Communications should include the sections:

Introduction, with a literature survey or a brief summary of the obtained results concerning the topic of the paper. Materials and methods, provide sufficient details to give the possibility that the experiments could be reproduced by  another researcher. 

Theory section, should contain the theoretical basis of the paper, possibly just calculations as a practical development  from a theoretical basis. 

Results and discussions, should be clear and concise, referring to the significance of the results obtained in the research. Conclusions, should contain a short presentation of the main findings of the study. 

  • Review papers should provide a comprehensive state-of-the-art and a perspective on the approached topic.
  • Technical report describes the process or the results, as well as the state of the technical or scientific research. It might include recommendations and conclusions of the research.
  • When submitting the paper, the authors must indicate the topic (A; B; C; D; E; F; G and H) and the type of the paper sent for publication (original, review, technical notes, short communication).
  • Language: Papers will be published in either American or British English. 

The paper should be written on standard A4 sheets, with 40 mm (left-right) and 48.5 mm (top-bottom) margins.

Title of the paper: bold, centered, font Times New Roman 14 pts., typed in bold 8 lines down from top margin.  Enter one clear line after title. 

Author(s) last and first name (complete, without title or profession): all caps, bold, centered, font TNR, 11 pts.  Enter one clear line after authors. 

Affiliation: italics, centered, font Times New Roman, 10 pts. Provide the full postal address of affiliation,  including the country name. Enter one clear line after affiliation. 

Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and  publication, also post-publication, as a foot note. Ensure that the e-mail address is provided in addition to the  complete postal address.  

Abstract: The abstract should contain 100 – 150 words, font TNR, 10 pts, justified. Enter one clear line after  abstract. 

Keywords: 3-6 keywords, font Times New Roman, 10 pts, left aligned. Enter one clear line after keywords.

Chapter titles: bold, left aligned, font Times New Roman, 11 pts. numbered in Arabs. Enter one clear line after  title. 

Subtitles: decimal numbering (i.e. 1.1., 1.2., 1.3.) left aligned, bold, TNR, 11 pts. Sub subtitles: decimal  numbering (i.e. 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.1.3.) left aligned, italic, TNR, 10 pts. Enter one clear line after subtitles and sub  subtitles. 

Paragraphs should be typed with no indentation, in TNR, 11 pts., single spaced, justified.  Figures: included in text, numbered in Arabs. Each figure should have a caption placed below the picture,  centered, TNR 9 pts. Use high quality pictures and drawings. All figures must be cited in text and numbered  consecutively. Example: Fig. 1, Fig. 2 etc. 

Tables: included in text, numbered in Arabs. Each table should have a caption placed above the table, centered,  TNR 9 pts. Example: Table 1. All tables must be cited in text and numbered consecutively throughout the paper.  Enter one clear line after tables. 

Equations: centered, numbered in brackets ( ). Equation editor: Normal: 11 pt; Subscript/superscript: 7 pt; Sub subscript: 5 pt; Symbol: 17 pt; Sub-symbol: 11 pt. All equations should be numbered consecutively throughout the  paper. 

Notations, on the second page of the paper. 

References: References should be numbered consecutively (numerals in square brackets) throughout the text.  References should be listed in order of citation, at the end of the paper, after one clear line, numbered in square  brackets [ ] in TNR 9 pts. Standard citations for books [1], journal published papers [2], “Proceedings” published  papers [3], patents [4], are as follows:  

[1] Petrescu S., Treatise on Thermal Engineering, AGIR, Bucharest, 2011.  

[2] Zhang T. – Y., Liu G., Wang Y., Tong P., Application of the concepts of fracture mechanics to the failure of  conductive cracks in piezoelectric ceramics, Eng. Fracture Mech., 74, 2007, p. 1160-1173.  [3] Ionescu G., Popescu I., A general mixed-mode brittle fracture criterion for cracked materials, Proceedings of  the VII-th International Conference, München, Germany, 2005, p. 258-269.  

[4] Johnson J., U.S. Patent 10, 143, 620, 1998. 

For other types of publications, where there is doubt include all bibliographical details.

Web references: As a minimum, the full URL should be given. It is indicated to include the date when the  reference was last accessed. 

  1. Acknowledgements: Introduce acknowledgements at the end of the paper before the references. List those who  provided help during the research, list funding sources. If not funding has been provided specify this.