INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Scope and policy
The authors interested in publishing in Ingeniare. Revista chilena de ingeniería must send their works adjusted according to the rules and formatting stated bellow.
The topics must be related to engineering fields: electronics, electricity, computing, mechanics, industry, metallurgy, chemistry, engineering teaching and other related disciplines.
When submitting a paper the authors should do the following:
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Publication guidelines for authors
The work submitted for evaluation must not grant "Copyright" to third parties. The editor reserves the right to make minor editing changes to achieve better work presentation. The work can be presented in English (preferably) and Spanish.
The following types of contributions are considered:
The editor is responsible for authorizing the publication of papers whose content is exclusively the responsibility of the authors. Any modification or rejections will be communicated by explanatory notes to all authors.
Papers should not be exceed 15 pages and must comply with the following format:
Paper: letter size 26,5 cm x 18,5 cm ; margins: top 3 cm, bottom 2 cm, left 2,5 cm and right
Title of the article, centered in bold type, Times New Roman 12 pt.; according to international standards and following orthographic rules. (i.e.: Article title: format). The title should be written in English and Spanish, clearly stating the subject. The title should be brief but precisely describing the ideas presented.
Authors names should be, with upper index showing their institutional filiation, separated by one tab space, centered under the title of the article. The complete filiation should be in the footnote, identified by the corresponding Arabic number, including: Institution, full postal address and e–mail (preferably institutional) of each author. Please do not translate the original institution names.
Text titles should be typed in 10 pt. bold Times New Roman font and centered, leaving one blank line between paragraphs.
The body of the text should be single-spaced, with one line-space between paragraphs, all in10 pt. Times New Roman font.
The text should begin with a summary in English, of not more than 250 words, headed by the word ABSTRACT. It must briefly state: what has been done in this work, how it was carried out (explain in more detail, if necessary), main results obtained and relevance of the results.
A summary is an abbreviated but comprehensive presentation of the article and it must inform about the objective, methodology and the results of the work described in the paper.
A version of the abstract in Spanish headed by the word RESUMEN, should be included immediately after the abstract.
Immediately after each summary and abstract there should be a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 keywords, defining the main contents of the article. They should be listed under Keywords:, Palabras clave:, according to the languages used.
The INTRODUCTION and the body of the article should be in double column with 0.5 cm space between them. Paragraphs should be single spaced, no indentation. The introduction must be a page and a half long, and it should guide the reader towards an understanding of the problem presented. It should also include information about the nature of the problem, references to previous works, purpose and meaning of the paper.
The body of the paper will contain fundamental information about the work. Information should be clearly presented. Language should be objective and impersonal. The author must verify that the article complies with the requirements of publication, language correctness and specific terms accepted by the scientific community.
CONCLUSIONS must be clear, stating what is shown in the work as well as its relevance. They must also state advantages, limitations, application results and future perspectives.
AKNOWLEDGEMENTS: May be included before the bibliography, identifying individuals and institutions that supported the research either intellectually or financially.
REFERENCES will be written with numbers in square parentheses and they will be listed at the end of the paper. References should be based on indexed publications, books or patents and be presented as follows:
[N°] Author’s First Initial Name, Last Name. “Title”. Journal name. Volume Issue, pp. pages number. Date.
[N°] Author’s First Initial Name, Last Name. “Title”. Volume, pp. page numbers. Editorial name. Number of Edition. City, Country. Date. (month,year). ISSN: (Printed and/or on line).DOI:
[N°] Author’s First Initial Name, Last Name. “Title”. Congress name. City, Country. Date (Month, year).
[N°] Author’s First Initial Name, Last Name. “Title”. Patent office. Number of patent. Country. Date (Month, year).
[N°] Author’s First Initial Name, Last Name. “Title”. Date (Month, year). Date of visit. URL:.
Please do not use hyperlinks, only direct access addresses.
Articles may contain references to the author’s previous work, provided that citations correspond to the most relevant and pertinent to the theme developed.
All EQUATIONS must be written in MathType. FIGURES and equations, as well as TABLES must provide identification number that will be referenced in the text. Figures and photographs should be clear with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi, numbered, with a legend at the bottom. Grayscale images should be used. Tables should be numbered and titles must be types in the top row.
Publishing Frequency: “Ingeniare. Revista chilena de ingeniería” has a four times per year publication schedule.
Sending of manuscripts
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