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Guidelines for Contributors

Manuscript Preparation
Manuscript should have a title, list of authors, abstract, body, conclusions, acknowledgement (if necessary) and references. The language of the journal is English. The manuscript should be typewritten in single column, single space, and with 12pt size Times New Roman font using Microsoft Word. The manuscript should be prepared in A4-sized pages (21 x 29 cm) with top, left and right margins of 30 mm and bottom margin of 25 mm. All pages should be numbered consecutively starting from the title page. The total length of the manuscript should not be less than 3000 words or exceed 8000 words. 

The abstract should not exceed 250 words (italic) and no abbreviation should appear. The abstract must be accurate as a reflection of what is in your article. The abstract is a summary of the objective, method, findings, and conclusion. There should be no citation of the references in abstract.

The required keywords of the manuscripts are only up to a maximum of 6 words (italic) and they should be placed directly below the abstract.

SI unit must be used and the manuscript should be self-consistent as to symbols and units that should be properly defined.


All equations must be clearly typewritten and special symbols must be properly identified. Equation numbers should appear in parentheses and be numbered consecutively. All equation numbers must appear on the right-hand side of the equation and should be referred to within the text. Authors should use the following sequences of parenthesis:)]}. Author should use Microsoft Equation (Insert | Object | Create New | Microsoft Equation).

Tables must be numbered consecutively along with a brief title. The number of the table should be cited in the text.

Diagrams, pictures and charts are to be referred to as “Figure(s)” and should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are referred. Preferred file types: TIFF, EPS, PDF or Microsoft Office files.

The APA referencing style should be used. All references in manuscript should be cited in parentheses. References should be listed together at the end of the paper in alphabetical order by author’s surname.

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