Instruction for Authors

Language: Papers will be published in either American or British English.
The paper should be written on standard A4 sheets, with 40 mm (left-right) and 48,5 mm (top-bottom) margins.
Title of the paper: bold, centered, font Times New Roman 14 pts. Enter one clear line after title.
Author(s) last and first name (complete, without title or profession): all caps, bold, centered, font TNR, 11 pts. Enter one clear line after authors.
Affiliation: italics, centered, font Times New Roman, 10 pts. Provide the full postal address of affiliation, including the country name. Enter one clear line after affiliation.
Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication, as a foot note. Ensure that the e-mail address is provided in addition to the complete postal address.
Abstract: The abstract should contain 100 – 150 words, font TNR, 10 pts, justified. Enter one clear line after abstract.
Keywords: 3-6 keywords, font Times New Roman, 10 pts, left aligned. Enter one clear line after keywords.
Chapter titles: bold, left aligned, font Times New Roman, 11 pts. numbered in Arabs. Enter one clear line after title.
Subtitles: decimal numbering (i.e. 1.1., 1.2., 1.3.) left aligned, bold, TNR, 11 pts. Sub subtitles: decimal numbering (i.e. 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.1.3.) left aligned, italic, TNR, 10 pts. Enter one clear line after subtitles and sub subtitles.
Paragraphs should be typed with no indentation, in TNR, 11 pts., single spaced, justified.
Figures: included in text, numbered in Arabs. Each figure should have a caption placed below the picture, centered, TNR 9 pts. Use high quality pictures and drawings, black and white only. All figures must be cited in text and numbered consecutively throughout the paper. Example: Fig. 1, Fig. 2 etc.
Tables: included in text, numbered in Arabs. Each table should have a caption placed above the table, centered, TNR 9 pts. Example: Table 1. All tables must be cited in text and numbered consecutively throughout the paper. Enter one clear line after tables.
Equations: centered, numbered in brackets ( ). Equation editor: Normal: 11 pt; Subscript/superscript: 7 pt; Sub-subscript: 5 pt; Symbol: 17 pt; Sub-symbol: 11 pt. All equations should be numbered consecutively throughout the paper.
References: References should be numbered consecutively (numerals in square brackets) throughout the text. References should be listed in order of citation, at the end of the paper, after one clear line, numbered in square brackets [ ] in TNR 9 pts. Standard citations for books [1], journal published papers [2], “Proceedings” published papers [3], patents [4], are as follows:
[1] Jinescu V.V., Tratat de Termomecanică, vol. 1, Editura AGIR, Bucureşti, 2011.
[2] Zhang T. – Y., Liu G., Wang Y., Tong P., Application of the concepts of fracture mechanics to the failure of conductive cracks in piezoelectric ceramics, Eng. Fracture Mech., 74, 2007, p. 1160-1173.
[3] Ionescu G., Popescu I., A general mixed-mode brittle fracture criterion for cracked materials, Proceedings of the VII-th International Conference, München, Germany, 2005, p. 258-269.
[4] Johnson J., U.S. Patent 10, 143, 620, 1998.
For other types of publications, where there is doubt include all bibliographical details.

Web references: As a minimum, the full URL should be given. It is indicated to include the date when the reference was last accessed.

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