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 review , research notes and technical notes are not published in this journal
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
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
11. Fonts Sizes
Main title: 18, Times
Authors: 11, Times
Abstract: 10, Times
Text: 11, Times
Text entries ( main entry, or entries with 1 digit): 14
Entries with 2 digits: 12
Entries with 3 digits: 11
Tables: 10 Bold Times
Illustrations: 10 Bold times