ISSN 0718-3305 online version
ISSN 0718-3291 print version


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:

  • Send a cover letter declaring that the article has not been submitted or published in any other journal, except in congress presentations or thesis. Please find attached a sample letter (hyperlink).
  • The authors must agree to the contents of the submitted paper and have actively contributed to the publication.
  • In order to maintain an updated database and reduce revision time, a list of five potential reviewers must be given, indicating their affiliation and e-mail addresses.
  • The proposed evaluators should have high-level of expertise in the relevant field of research and they should not be related to the institution where the author(s) belong.
  • The affiliation, e-mail address and academic degree of each evaluator must be stated.
  • The letter must be signed by all authors.
  • The content of the article is an exclusive responsibility of the authors.
  • In the event that the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors must sign over the publishing rights to the Ingeniare. Revista chilena de Ingeniería.

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.

Publication characteristics

The following types of contributions are considered:

  • Original contribution. Meaningful investigation outcome that contribute to knowledge within the discipline, development or implementation of technological systems. These articles are submitted to peer review.
  • Reviews. Significant summary of the current state of a topic related to Engineering; it is advisable to consult the editor if the review article is relevant. These articles undergo the same submission process as regular papers.
  •  Special reports. Tutorials that contribute to teaching in the discipline or papers related to current trends in engineering; occasionally could be considered as editorials with author consent. Thus, prior to submitting the paper, authors are invited to contact the editor. The editorials will be reviewed by the Editorial Board of Ingeniare , and if strictly necessary will be submitted to peer review.

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
1,5 cm.

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:

Journal articles:

[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).

Electronic references:

[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


Manuscripts submission

Acceptable formats for the manuscript are Microsoft Word and PDF; manuscript should be sent to, according to the instructions given, and addressed to the Editor of Ingeniare. Revista chilena de ingeniería .

Manuscripts that fail to meet the standards and publication format will not be considered suitable to enter the review process and will be returned to the authors.

Prior to printing, final version of the approved article will be sent to the authors in PDF file, for revision.

Only typographical or editorial errors can be indicated and corrected. Within 48 hours, it must be returned to the Editor, stating as well the authorization to Ingeniare. Revista chilena de ingeniería, to publish the manuscript.

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Arica - Chile
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