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Author Guidelines

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences is published bi-annually by the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. The Journal publishes original, quality articles in all disciplines of Engineering and related Applied Sciences will be considered for publication provided the contribution is of original research or comprehensive reviews.

The Journal language is English and all contributions should be submitted in English.

JEAS recommends all the authors to go through the author’s guideline before submitting a manuscript.

Declaration

The contributor(s) must submit online and must provide a declaration that:

  1. the results are original;
  2. the same material is neither published nor under consideration elsewhere;
  3. approval of all authors has been obtained; and,
  4. in case the article is accepted for publication, its copyright will be assigned to the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Authors must obtain permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and ensure that no copyrights are infringed upon.

As this is a Peer Reviewed Journal, the publication of paper(s) is subject to the approval of at least two referees in the concerned subject. 

Plagiarism/Screening

As per Higher Education commission (HEC) of Pakistan guidelines (HEC Plagiarism Guideline) the required similarity index shall be less than 15% for an article to be reviewed and considered for publication. Also, similarity index from a single source shall be less than 5% 

Preparation of Text

  1. A soft copy of the manuscript must be submitted, in Microsoft Word format.
  2. Only title of the paper should be stated on the cover page.
  3. The names of authors and their affiliations should not appear on any other page.
  4. The submission should include, in the beginning of the paper, an abstract of about 200 words, and the relevant key words.
  5. The text of the paper may be divided into Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussions, Acknowledgement (if any) and References.

 Tables

Tables should be laid out with a serial number, table heading and brief column heading. Tables should be included on separate sheets and referred to in the text.

Illustrations

Illustrations should be submitted in original. Illustrations should also be numbered and referred to in the text. Maximum size should be 6 x 8 inches, with lettering minimum size 10 points.

Photographs

Photographs should be submitted in original within text. These photographs must be in high quality color which can be easily converted into gray scale.

References

(font size 10): Cite references in the text by number only in superscripts, e.g. “Brown et al2 reported ...” or “... as previously described 3, 6–8”, and list them in REFERENCES section, in the order of citation in the text, Tables and Figures (not alphabetically). Only published (and accepted for publication) journal articles, books, and book chapters qualify for REFERENCES.

 

List of REFERENCES must be prepared as under:

Journal Articles (Name of journals must be stated in full)

  1. Golding, I., (2005), “ Real time kinetics of gene activity in individual bacteria”, Cell, Vol. 123, pp.1025–1036.
  2. Bialek, W., & Setayeshgar, S., (2010) “Cooperative sensitivity and noise in biochemical signaling”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, pp.258–263.
  3. Kay, R.R., &  Thompson, C.R.L., (2016), “Forming patterns in development without morphogen gradients: differentiation and sorting”, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology 1: doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a001503.

Websites:
  1. www.uetpeshawar.edu.pk, accessed on 04/08/2016 at 1400PST.   
Thesis & Reports:
    1. Habib, M., (2016) “Report on Sustainability in Process Industry”,  PhD Thesis, Department of chemical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
Books:
    1. Luellen, W.R., (2010), “Chapter 10 in Fine-Tuning Your Writing”, Wise Owl Publishing Company, Madison, WI, USA.
    2. Alon, U., & Wegner, D.N., (Ed.) (2010), “An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits”,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, USA.
Book Chapters:
    1. Sarnthein, M.S., & Stanford, J.D., (2000), “Basal sauropodomorpha: historical and recent phylogenetic developments. In: The Northern North Atlantic: A Changing Environment”, Schafer, P.R. & W. Schluter (Ed.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, p. 365–410.
    2. Smolen, J.E., & Boxer, L.A., (1990), “Functions of Europhiles. In: Hematology”, 4th ed. Williams, W.J., E. Butler & M.A. Litchman (Ed.), McGraw Hill, New York, USA, p. 103–101. 

Tables, with concise but self-explanatory headings must be numbered according to the order of citation (like Table 1, Table 2). Round off data to the nearest three significant digits. Provide essential explanatory footnotes, with superscript letters or symbols keyed to the data. Do not use vertical or horizontal lines, except for separating column heads from the data and at end of the Table.

 

Figures may be printed in two sizes: column width of 8.0 cm or page width of 16.5 cm; number them as Fig. 1, Fig. 2, … in the order of citation in the text. Captions to Figures must be concise but self-explanatory. Laser printed line drawings are acceptable. Do not use lettering smaller than 9 points or unnecessarily large. Photographs must be of high quality. A scale bar should be provided on all photomicrographs.

 

Declaration: Provide a declaration that: (i) the results are original; (ii) the same material is neither published nor under consideration elsewhere; (iii) approval of all authors has been obtained; and, (iv) in case the article is accepted for publication, its copyright will be assigned to the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Authors must obtain permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and ensure that no copyrights are infringed upon.

Reviewers: Authors may suggest four relevant reviewers, two local and two from scientifically advanced countries.

 

Manuscripts must be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx format); PDF files are not acceptable. Figures can be submitted in Word format, TIFF, GIF or JPEG. Full manuscripts including list of References and Tables must be editable.

 

In case of any difficulty while submitting your manuscript, please get in touch with:

 

Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Email: chiefeditor@uetpeshawar.edu.pk and editor@uetpeshawar.edu.pk 

Tel: +92-91-9222135

Website: http://www.journals.uetjournals.com   


Proofs

One set of proofs will be sent to the author to be checked for print errors. In case of more than one author the corresponding author should be indicated.


Reprints

The paper after final editing will be made online immediatly 


What happens to my article when I have submitted it?

A great emphasis on the quality of the articles they publish. Therefore, initially the paper is check for similarities index. After Screening the submitted articles are put through a full double-blind refereeing process in which:

 Articles are sent to 2-3 experts for their peer review.

  • The reviewers' recommendations determine whether an article will be
    • accepted without changes
    • accepted subject to minor changes
    • accepted subject to resubmission with significant changes
    • rejected.
  • For articles which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised article is acceptable.

 

The Chief Editor reserves the right to refuse any article, whether invited or otherwise, and to make suggestions and/or modifications before publication. The publisher shall furnish authors of accepted articles with proofs for the correction of printing errors. The proofs shall be returned within 14 calendar days of submittal. The publishers shall not be held responsible for errors which are the result of authors' oversights.

 

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.
  7. Only title of the paper is stated on the cover page and the name(s) of author(s) are not shown on any page.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access)

 

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