Guide for Authors
1- The submitted papers should be in line with the topics of the Journal, with significant innovation and originality, being the result of a research work.
2- The accepted articles of this quarterly are research or scientific-research articles and review, collection and translation articles cannot be published in the Transportation Engineering Quarterly.
3- The papers that have been published elsewhere (Journals, Conference proceedings, etc. …) are not reviewed and published in this journal.
4- The papers should be submitted in two columns according to the template represented in the site.
5- The abstract should be in a range of 150 - 250 words.
6- The manuscripts should be written in fluent English with no need for severe editing.
7- At least 3 and maximum 5 keywords should follow the abstract.
8- The endnotes should be presented at the end of the manuscript before the references.
9- Equations should be numbered. Low quality equations, figures and tables which are copied and pasted from other documents, are not accepted.
Important and basic points:
- The number of articles reviewed by each author can be a maximum of two articles.
- The responsible author must be a member of the faculty.
- Articles must be submitted according to the publication format in the order that follows, without the names and details of the authors, containing all the figures and tables in a file as the main file of the article and be between 15 to 25 pages.
- Articles should be submitted in A4 size with the specified margins, and please refrain from submitting articles in separate letter size. See Page Layout in Word for more information.
- It is necessary to put the following files:
References should be cited within the manuscript, according to the surname of authors and date of publication, in brackets. Example:
In case the number of authors of a reference exceeds 3, citation must be made like this example: [Rassafi et al. 2017]
List of references should be alphabetically arranged according to the first author’s surname. Do not put numbers for references.
In the list of references, all the authors of a reference should be given, no matter how many authors a reference has.
The date of publication of each reference should follow the names of authors, in parenthesis.
Example: Tavakkoli Kashani, Ali and Besharati, Mohammad Mehdi (2016)
The title of the reference should be given in quotation mark “ “, in small letters, except the first word and the names.
In case he reference is a Journal paper, the exact name of the journal should follow the title, and then the Volume number and issue number as well as the pages should be given.
Example of a standard reference:
- Tavakkoli Kashani, Ali and Besharati, Mohammad Mehdi (2016) “ An analysis of Vehicle Occupants’ injury severity in crashes occurred on rural freeways and multiple highways in Iran”, International Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, Autumn 2016, pp. 137-146.
If the reference is a book, write your references as follows:
- Wright, John (2015) “Transportation engineering“, ICE Publishing.
According to our rules, at least one third of the references should have been published within the last 3 years.
Main title: Times 18, Bold
Authors: Times 11
Abstract: Times 10
Text: Times 11
Text entries (main entry or entries with 1 digit): Times 14, Bold
Entries with 2 digits: Times 12, Bold
Entries with 3 digits: Times 11, Bold
Tables: Times 10, Bold
Illustrations: Times 10, Bold
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