Transfer of Copyright Agreement (PDF)
1. Original articles to the quarterly
Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technology, AMST, are invited. They should be sent to Redakcja Kwartalnika "Postępy Technologii Maszyn", Politechnika Rzeszowska, 35-959
Rzeszów, ul. W. Pola 2, budynek C, pok. 202
2. Articles are restricted to 12 manuscript
pages. Longer articles will be subjected to a delay in publication.
3. The language of the journal is English.
The Polish authors should also include the manuscript of the text and the
abstract in Polish.
4. Articles must be submitted exclusively
to AMST on the understanding that they have not been and will not be published
elsewhere. Articles accepted for publication become the copyright of the AMST.
The Editors retain the right to modify the style and length of a contribution
(major changes being agreed with the main author).
5. It should be indicated who is the main
(corresponding) author with full name and mailing address. The main author is
responsible for ensuring that the article has been seen and approved by all the
other authors. The covering letter accompanying the manuscript should be signed
by all the other authors to this effect.
6. Written permission from the copyright
holder must be obtained to reproduce material from other sources.
Presentation of the manuscript
1. Authors are requested to submit the
accepted version on disk together with hardcopy.
2. These should be rtf files output from
Microsoft Word 5 (or higher). Details of software used and file included should
be attached. Authors should ensure new disks are used and confirm that they
have been scanned for viruses.
3. Type the manuscript on one side only of
A4 (297x210 mm) paper with margins of at least 3 cm all round. Use double spacing throughout. It is not required to leave empty space for figures
4. Use the subheadings to divide the text
into sections and, where necessary, subsections.
5. The title page should carry: the title,
the authors names, their affiliation and address of each of them, up to six
key words to assist cross-indexing.
6. An abstract of no more than 150 words
should state the purposes of the study, procedures, findings and conclusions.
Mathematical formulae and units
1. Notation should be kept as simple as
possible for the ease of typesetting. Clarify where necessary: subscripts and
superscripts, vectors and special fonts. Explain all symbols used. A full list
of symbols with adequate units (SI) should be supplied on a separate sheet.
Equations should be numbered consecutively and the number given in parentheses
at the right hand margin.
2. Use the SI system of units throughout.
If necessary a unit can be followed by its non-SI equivalent in brackets.
3. Abbreviations should be used sparingly
and given in full at first mention (e.g. "computer
aided design (CAD)").
Illustrations and tables
1. Number all illustrations (including
computer printouts and listings) in one sequence. Attach a label to the back of
each giving its number, the authors name. Where possible, illustrations should
fit within the print area of 125x190 mm.
2. Line drawings and graphs should be
professionally prepared; freehand or typewritten labeling is not acceptable.
Submit them as glossy black and white prints. All lines and labels should be
clear and of sufficient size to be legible when reduced for publication.
3. Photographs should be supplied as top
quality glossy prints.
4. Computer printouts will be reproduced
photographically. To give good quality reproduction they need to be original
printouts on plain white paper, printed in near letter quality (NLQ) or when
possible with a laser printer. Always print programs unjustified, in a typeface
with a fixed character width.
5. If artwork is supplied electronically,
only the formats below should be used: line drawings 1000 dpi accepted in
Freehand, Illustrator (EPS files), Photoshop (EPS, TIFF, JPEG, GIF) and Corel
Draw (Illustrator). Halftones to be supplied at 3000 dpi minimum in Photoshop
as EPS, TIFF or JPEG with fonts embedded. In all cases, they should be reduced
to fit column width of 125 mm.
6. Tables should be typed double spaced on
separate sheets. Do not submit tables as photographs. Number tables
consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a
brief title for each.
1. References should be numbered
consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text.
Identify citations of references in text, tables and legends using numbers in
square brackets (e.g. "as discussed by Kowalski "). In the reference list use the style of the examples
below. When there are four or more authors list only the first one and "et al.".
2. Journal articles: W.C. ORLANDO, R.R.
COLOMBO: New methods of ion implementation. J. Mater. Sci., 32(1992)3,
3. Book: J. KOSMOL: Automatyzacja obrabiarek i obróbki
skrawaniem. WNT, Warszawa 2000.
4. Chapter in a book or paper in a
proceedings: J.C. TRAPPEY: An automatic workholding verification system. Proc.
Inter. Conf. Manufacturing and Technology of the Future (MSTF), Stockholm 1989, 23-34.
To accelerate publication only one set of
proofs is sent to the main author. Corrected
proofs must be returned to Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Rzeszowskiej,
35-959 Rzeszów, ul. W. Pola 2, bud. F, Poland within a fortnight.
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