The Journal of Engineering and Applied Science publishes only research papers; the journal does not publish essay or technical reporting types of paper. The Editorial Board maintains the right to preserve the technical quality of the journal. Prospective authors are encouraged to examine the journal itself for details of layout. A template can be used as a sample for the paper format described below. Submitted papers would not be sent to referees before full adherence to the following requirements:
1. The submitted paper should not have been submitted earlier or at the same time to any other journal in Egypt or abroad.
2. For multi-author papers, the corresponding author must affirm that all of the authors have read and approved the manuscript.
3. Copyright and Declaration of Authenticity forms should be completed and sent to JEAS as explained in Copyrights.
4. Acknowledgment, when applicable, must be provided.
5. An Electronic
Plagiarism Check Tool shall be applied on all submitted papers before they
undergo the reviewing process. If any submitted text does not satisfy a minimum
level of compliance with these rules, the paper will unfortunately be rejected
and the peer review process will not start.
6. Authors are
advised to read about the plagiarism violation rules in the web sites of
international societies or publishers. For example, see the following links (many
others can be also consulted);
Papers should be submitted in English in either:
· The manuscript should be prepared i.e. abstract, key words, main text, acknowledgment, references, list of symbols, figures, tables, etc. as detailed below in PDF format.
·Online Submission click here .
· An original and three copies in A4 size paper.
· The format to be used is WINWORD, Times New Roman font, size 13, in all parts of the paper i.e. abstract, key words, main text, acknowledgment, references, list of symbols, figures, tables, etc. as detailed below.
· The hardcopy and the electronic copy must be consistent (i.e., identical).
1. Maximum length of paper is 20 pages including the Arabic summary. Extra pages will be at additional extra charge.
2. The Margins in all pages except the first page are 3 cm from the top and bottom, and 2.5 cm from the left and right. Only the first page should have margins 5 cm from the top, 3 cm from the bottom, and 2.5 cm from the left and right. Text should be justified to the left and right margins.
3. Only the abstract, the acknowledgments, the list of references, and the list of symbols if applicable are to be single line spaced. Other sections are to be 1.5 line spacing.
4. Each paper must start with Abstract and end with Conclusions with the main body of the paper arranged in between. Acknowledgments, if provided, shall be placed immediately after the “Conclusions” and before the “References”. Other materials such as “List of Symbols” and “Appendixes” are to be placed after the references.
5. An extra blank line is to be provided between the separate sections and subsections.
Paper Title and Authors Names
1. The length of paper title may not exceed 80 characters.
2. Paper title is to be typed in bold capital letters, size 13, and placed centered.
3. Author(s) name(s) should be typed in plain capital letters, centered, and placed 3 spaces under the paper title with footnote giving the author(s) title(s) and affiliation(s). Another 3 line spaces are to be provided between the author(s) name(s) and the title of the abstract.
Footnotes must not be used in the paper except for the authors affiliations where they appear at the foot of the first page typed in Times New Roman font size 10, and separated from the text by a short line.
1. English abstract should be provided at the beginning of the paper immediately before the Introduction with the word ABSTRACT as heading flush left.
2. The abstract must be self contained one-paragraph, no longer than 200 words.
3. It should contain a summary of the highlights of the paper, a statement of the problem and the nature of approach, content and key findings.
Five to ten key words (not more than two lines) must be provided on separate line after the Abstract and preceded by the word “KEYWORDS:”
1. Major headings are to be boldface, all capital letters flush left with Arabic numerals starting with “Introduction” (e.g. 1. INTRODUCTION) and ending with the “Conclusions”.
2. Second level headings are to be boldface, initial capital and flush left (e.g. 2.2 Analysis of the Results).
3. Third level headings are to be boldface, with only the first letter of the heading capital and flush left (e.g. 3.1.2 Description of test specimens).
4. An extra blank line should be provided after each heading.
1. References should be cited in the text between square brackets (e.g. , [5-8]) and listed at the end of the paper with the word REFERENCES as heading flush left.
2. The reference list should contain only those references cited in the text, numbered in the order in which they are first cited.
3. Arrangement of the list of references is as in the example given below for: 1. “a paper”, 2. “a report”, 3. “a book’”
1. Miller, A.J., “Setting for Fixed-Cycle Traffic Signals”, Operation Research Quarterly, Vol. 14, pp. 373-386, 1963.
2. Duncan, N.C., “Rural Speed/Flow Relations”, TRRL Report LR 651, Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Growthorne, England, 1974.
3. Libsey, R.G., “An Introduction to Positive Economics”, 6th Edition, Weidenfield and Nicolson, London, 1983.
The International System of Units (SI) should be used. Equivalents in other units may be given in parentheses.
Figures and Tables
The following list is extremely important:
1. Original figures and photographs must be submitted with the paper.
2. Figures and tables are to be totally integrated within the text.
3. Captions should be located under the figure and on top of the table. They should be clearly distinguished from the text and the figure or table by providing enough space before and after each caption. They should start with the word “Fig.” or “Table” in plain text followed by the number and a period (e.g. Fig. 5. , Table 2. )
4. Words, symbols and numbers within figures and tables should correspond with those in the text. They should be written with the same font of the letter of the text (i.e., 13pt., not bold) and large enough to maintain readability at 80% reduction.
5. Figures and tables are referred to in the text by their number (e.g. Fig. 2, Figs. 3-5, Table 1, etc.) not in parentheses.
1. Equations must be allowed sufficient space to ensure clarity.
2. Equations must be numbered consecutively, with the numbers parenthesized at the end of the corresponding line flush right (1), (2), etc.
3. No portion of any equation is to be hand-written and all symbols should be in italics.
4. Equations are referred to in the text by their number in parentheses (e.g., Eq. (1), Eqs. (3-7), etc.)
For prospective authors residing in Egypt, a non-refundable down payment of EGP 500 is to be paid upon submission of the paper. In case of acceptance, the remaining fees of EGP 500, including additional fees for extra pages over the 20-page limit, should be settled with JEAS Treasurer before enrollment of the paper in the next possible issue. For authors who are non-residents of Egypt, a non-refundable down payment of US $100 is to be paid upon submission of the paper. In case the paper is accepted, additional payment of US $100 is required prior to enrollment of the paper in the next possible issue. Publication fees cover the cost of one copy of the Journal and 10 reprints. Additional pages will be charged at U.S.$ 25/page.
The following “Copyright”
and “Declaration of Authenticity” forms should be downloaded, read
carefully, completed, signed and uploaded with your manuscript during
The views expressed in the published articles are strictly those of the authors. They do not necessarily represent the views of either the Editorial Board or of the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.