The Journal of Engineering and Applied Science publishes only research papers; the journal does not publish essay or technical reporting types of papers. The Editorial Board maintains the right to preserve the technical quality of the journal. Submitted papers would not undergo the reviewing process unless the following requirements are adhered to.

Ethics

  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 papers with more than one author, the corresponding author must affirm that all authors have read and approved the manuscript.
  3. Copyright and Declaration of Authenticity forms should be completed and uploaded on submission of the manuscript.
  4. Acknowledgment, when applicable, must be provided.
  5. An electronic plagiarism check shall be applied on all submitted papers before they undergo the reviewing process. If any submitted paper does not satisfy a minimum level of compliance with these rules, it will 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:

Paper Submission

  1. Papers should be submitted online in English.
  2. Resubmission of a rejected paper is considered as a new submission: new title, copyright, declaration of authenticity and submission fees.
  3. Manuscripts should be prepared as follows: abstract, keywords, main text, acknowledgments, references, list of symbols, figures, tables, etc. as detailed below in PDF format.

Manuscript

A template can be used as a sample for the paper format described below.

  1. Maximum length of paper is 18 pages including the Arabic summary. A maximum of 2 extra pages will be allowed at additional extra charges.
  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, 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 the Abstract and end with the 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 “Appendices" are to be placed after the references.
  5. A 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 on 2 lines maximum.
  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

Footnotes must not be used in the paper except for the authors’ affiliations and the corresponding author, where they appear at the bottom of the first page typed in Times New Roman font size 10, and separated from the text by a short line.

Abstract

  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 in 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.
  4. An Arabic translation of the English Abstract is required. It should be placed at the end of the manuscript after the References and must not exceed 15 lines.

Keywords

After the Abstract, a blank line should be provided. Then, four to six keywords (in not more than two lines), separated by commas, must be given on separate lines preceded by the word “KEYWORDS:".

Headings

  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". An extra blank line should be provided after each major heading.
  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. A blank line should be provided before each heading.

References

  1. References should be cited in the text between square brackets (e.g., [3], [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. Authors’ names should not be used when referring to references.
  4. 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.

Please Note the Following

  • All authors’ names are to be added.
  • Authors’ names should be written: last name, initials.
  • Reference’s title should be added between inverted commas.
  • Journal’s title should be written without abbreviation.
  • Avoid using the symbol “&".
  • Access date for websites must be added.
  • Unpublished papers should not be referred to.
  • Volume should be written “Vol.", issue number should written “No.", and publishing year should not be added between brackets.

Units

The International System of Units (SI) should be used. Equivalents in other units may be given in parentheses.

Figures and Tables

  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.

Equations

  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.)

Publication Fees

  1. On submission of the manuscript (18 pages maximum), a non-refundable publication fee of US $100 or the equivalent in Egyptian Pounds is to be paid.
  2. On acceptance of the manuscript, an additional payment of US $100 or the equivalent in Egyptian Pounds is to be paid prior to enrolment of the paper in the next possible issue.
  3. For manuscripts exceeding 18 pages (2 additional pages maximum), the additional pages will be charged at US $25/page or the equivalent in Egyptian pounds.
  4. Authors can either:
    • Pay at the JEAS office, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University or
    • Pay online

Liability

Please refer to the Disclaimer and Open Access Statement.

Copyright

Copyright and Declaration of Authenticity forms should be downloaded, read carefully, completed, signed and uploaded with the manuscript during online submission.

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