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Author Guidelines

Please remember to tick a role as "author" during the registration process so you can submit a manuscript! 

The manuscript can be prepared following the explanation below, or download the template 

Manuscript Preparation

The manuscript must be written in English between 2000-7000 words and can be prepared either using Microsoft Word, or Latex. For latex user there is no special template, please use document class “article” and submit the pdf file. 

Structure of article
The structure of the article must as follow

  • Titles, Author‘s list, Affiliation list and the address, and email of the corresponding authors
  • Abstract and keywords
  • Introduction
  • Experimental or theoretical methods
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Figure, Tables, and Caption
  • Supplementary information

Titles, Authors, and affiliation

Title shall be representative to the content of the paper and must be written in grammatically correct English. Typically the title is less than 20 words. Please write the title in the Title Case. The list of the author should contain all the authors that contribute significantly to the work. The full name of the author should be provided and correctly spelled. The affiliations of the all authors must be provided including the complete address and the countries. Please indicate the affiliations with superscript in Arabic numerals. Provide details of the corresponding author including valid email address and phone number in the footnote.

Abstract, Keywords

The abstract must be brief, concise, and compose of less than 200 words. The abstract provides the context, the experimental/theoretical description, the main results and the conclusion of the work. Don’t put citations, figure, table, and an equation in the abstract. Avoid the use or abbreviation or if strictly necessary it must be defined in the first usage.


The introduction contains brief elaboration of the context of the works and the relations between the present work and the previous. Provide the background, the aim of the work and highlight the contribution of the present work.


Details materials, equipment, and experimental procedure or detail theoretical or calculation procedure. The experimental section shall provide necessary information for reproducing the results.

Results and Discussion

The results and discussion can be presented in one section or separate section and can be divided into sub sections. The results present and explain the experimental/theoretical results. All the data, figures, and table must be described and explained in the text. Provide scientific discussion based on the observation, measurements, or calculations.


The conclusion should be brief and outline the finding discussed in the Result and Discussion.

Citations and references

All listed references must be cited in the text and numbered consecutively in a square bracket (e.g. “ as discussed in the previous works [1,2]”). The bibliography format must follow the example below: It is recommended that all the reference is accompanied by the url link

[1]     Pramujati, B. & Riyanto, C., Title of Paper, Name of Journal, 8(1), pp. 20-25, Dec. 2005URL link (Journal)

[2]    Pramujati, A., Handojo, A., and  Riyanto, B., Title of book, ed. 2, Publisher, 2007URL link (Book)

[3]     Widodo, A., Name of Paper, Name of Book, Name of the editor(s), eds., Publisher, pp. 67-69, 2006URL link  (Book with paper title and editor)

[4]     Suharto (ed), Title of Paper, Name of Proc., pp. 5-10, 2008. URL link (Conference Proceedings)

[5]     Name of the author(s), Title of paper (if available), Organization, URL Link, (accessed on 1 April 2011). (Web pages)

[6]     Suryanara, K., Title of Paper, Name of Journal, submitted for publication. 2015 (Pending publication)

 [7]     Juliet S., Title of Dissertation, PhD dissertation, Name of Dept., Name of Univ., City, 2012URL link (Thesis or Dissertation)

Symbols and Units

Use a Greek letter for symbol and SI units in the manuscript

Figures, Table, and Caption

  • Formats : PDF, TIFF, JPEG 
  • Size and Resolution: Maximum width 8 cm (single coulomb graphic) or 16 cm (double), minimal 300 dpi 
  • The used of colors in figures if possible 
  • Tables must be written in a text formatted in Microsoft word, don’t sent table as a figure 
  • Don’t embed the caption in figure or table.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Departement of Mechanical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember