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Author Guidelines

I. PURPOSE :

‧The Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE) publishes original research papers on all aspects of engineering and related fields in applied sciences.

II. MANDATORY PAGE CHARGES, EXCESS PAGE CHARGE AND REPRINTS :

‧The author will be charged US$200 (two hundred US Dollars) per accepted article. Authors will be invoiced post-publication.


‧Papers with colored figures or tables selected for publication will also be printed out in color forms and extra cost will be charged.

III. SUBMISSION :

‧The author(s) should indicate the manuscript as a full paper or a short paper.

‧Your manuscript will not be processed until both of a Page Charge Form and a Copyright Agreement are received. Please fax them with the corresponding author's signature (Fax No: +886-2-27332789).

The JCIE will apply sanction against authors who are discovered to have made duplicate submission, which prohibits the authors/co-authors of any submissions.

IV. FORMAT :

‧Manuscripts should be written in English. Abstracts not more than 200 words for a full paper and 100 words for a short paper outlining the scope and contributions of the paper, are required.

‧The title of the manuscripts should be concise, informative, and in capital letters. The author's name and affiliation should be removed from the manuscript due to the double-blind review process.

‧Keywords (no more than 4 words) should be given and placed below the abstract.

‧A subject index, referred to the website of the JCIE, should be furnished below the keywords.

‧Manuscripts should be typed single -column , double-spaced on one side of the page of a 210×300 mm (A4 format) white paper using a font size of 11 points or larger. The pages should be numbered.

‧Headings for sections should be centered with numbers, and headings for subsections should start from the left margin.

‧Use plain-italicize setting for symbols and use bold-italicize setting for vectors and matrices through the text.


V. USE OF UNITS :

‧The submitted manuscripts must use SI (Metric) Units in text, figures, or tables. English units may be included parenthetically.

VI. MATHEMATICAL :

‧All mathematical expressions and formulas should be typewritten. Greek letters and other symbols not available on the typewriter should be carefully inserted in ink.

‧Use plain-italicize setting for symbols and use bold-italicize setting for vectors and matrices through the text.

‧Arabic numbers that identify mathematical expressions should be enclosed in parentheses.

‧A nomenclature defining symbols should be included. Symbols and units should be listed in English and in alphabetical order.

VI. FIGURES:

‧Once the paper is accepted, the author should promptly supply original copies of all of the illustrations, line drawings drafted in ink on white or drawing paper (or "glosses"), and photographs on glossy paper.

‧All illustrations, photographs, tables, etc., should be numbered and titled and have descriptive captions.

‧Lettering should be large enough to be clearly legible when the illustration is reduced.

VII. LENGTH :

‧The length of a manuscript submitted should not exceed 25 single-column, double-spaced pages including figures and illustrations for a full paper, and should not exceed 11 single-column, double-spaced pages including figures and illustrations for a short paper.

VIII. REFERENCES :

‧References should be cited in the text by giving the last name of the author(s) and the year of publication of the reference, such as "The work (Morris and Horward, 1971)..."or "Morris and Horward (1971) had ...".

‧With three or more names use the form “Huang et al. (1995)” in the text. When two or more references have the same text identification, please distinguish them by appending“a”, “b”, etc, to the year of publication..

‧References should include the complete title(s), the number of the volume and the page(s) of the information cited.

‧Please check that also recent papers from the "Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers" scope are in your list of references .

‧References should be listed in alphabetical order, according to the last name of the first author, at the end of the paper. Some sample references are as follows:

Style guidelines.
•Description of the Journal’s article style

•Description of the Journal’s reference styles

•Journal’s reference samples

 

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 Word document file format.
  3. Manuscripts should be typed single-column,double-spaced (one full blank line between lines of type) on one side of the page of a 210×300 mm (A4 format) white paper using a font size of 11 points or larger. The pages should be numbered.
  4. The submitted manuscripts must use SI (Metric) Units in text, figures, or tables. English units may be included parenthetically.
  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.
    Please note that you have an option to provide up to 4 experts who are knowledgeable in your area and could give an unbiased review of your work. Please list (1) names, (2) affiliations and (3) email addresses of these suggested reviewers in the “Comments for the Editor” section below. Please do not list colleagues who are close associates, collaborators, or family members.
  7. A Page Charge Form and a Copyright Agreement should be signed and returned by fax (+886-2-27332789) when submitting manuscript online.
  8. Please indicate the most appropriate Subject Index No., in the website and the title page of your manuscript.
  9. Use plain-italicize setting for symbols and use bold-italicize setting for vectors and matrices through the text.
 

Copyright Notice

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a Page Charge Form and a Copyright Agreement that it has been neither published nor currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Please sign and fax them back (Fax No: +886-2-27332789). Your manuscript will not be processed until both of the Page Charge Form and Copyright Agreement are received

The JCIE will apply sanction against authors who are discovered to have made duplicate submission, which prohibits the authors/co-authors of any submissions, including new submissions and submissions in reviewing process.

 

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