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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Each article should accompany an undertaking from the author(s) that the manuscript describes an original work carried out by the author(s) and that the results shown in the manuscript have not been published elsewhere.

Each article should contain

  • Title
  • Authors with full addresses (in the order of contribution)
  • Abstract (not more than 150 words)
  • Keywords
  • Main body of the work with appropriate sections
  • References


All references to the literature cited must be given in alphabetical order at the end of the article, and each reference should contain the following elements: Author surnames with initial(s), Year of publication, Title of the paper or book , Journal name (italic), using standard abbreviation, Volume number (bold), First and last page numbers, (DOI, if available).


Lendlein, A., and Kelch, S., 2002 Shape memory polymers, Agnew. Chem. Int. Ed. 41, 2034-2057.

Callen, H.B., 1985 Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatics, 2nd edn., John Wiley.

Bellman, R., Cooke, K. L. & Dyson, A. 1965 Shock dynamics in metals. In Proc. int. conf. on behaviour of

 materials (ed. J. L. Miller & R. F. Smith), vol. 2, pp. 173–183. Oxford: Pergamon.

Kumar, S. 2001 Parametric instability of a liquid sheet. Proc. R. Soc. A 457, 1315–1326. (DOI 10.1098/rspa.2000.0724.)

In the text

Lendlein and Kelch (2002) showed how equations are …..and are replaced by conservative finite …. equations (see also Kumar 2001; Callen 1985).

Figures : In the figures, 10 point font should be used for labels.

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