Guidelines For Authors

Authors should submit the papers that have been thoroughly proof read. Before submitting please make sure that the paper is prepared following the IJCE paper template. This will ensure fast review, processing and publication. Acceptance or rejection notification will be sent to all authors.


The IJCE invites contribution in the following categories:

1. Original research work
2. Survey/Review article
3. Technical Notes


Authors should follow the following guidelines:

Authors should submit the manuscript that has been carefully proof read. Authors are required to refer the IJCE manuscript template. This will ensure fast review & processing. Acceptance or rejection notification will be sent to all authors through e-mail.

· Manuscript must be original and should not have been published previously anywhere.

· Authors should follow the IJCE Manuscript template.
· Manuscript must be written in English using MS-Word (doc or docx format only).
· Maximum number of authors is Four.
· Authors are required to sign the IJCE copyright transfer form and send it to editor@ijce-apm.com, once the manuscript is accepted.

The preferred order of contents should be as follows:

· Title of the paper , Author(s) name(s), affiliation(s) and Corresponding Author (s) address

· Abstract of the paper in not more than 180 words
· Introduction
· Objectives of the work
· Methods used
· Results obtained and conclusions reached
· Acknowledgment (if any)
· References & Appendices

Preparation of Manuscripts

· Manuscripts should be properly typed with Times New Roman font of size 12 (double column, .doc/.docx format)

· The language to be used is English. SI units should be used wherever applicable.

· Mathematical symbols should be inserted properly and care should be taken to differentiate between similar characters (e.g. 1 and I), upper and lower case letter, superscripts and subscripts.

· Use equation editor feature of MS Word to write equations. Avoid using equations in the form of an image.


Page Settings:

Margins

Top 1.0″

Bottom 1.0″

Left 1.0″

Right 1.0″

Orientation

Portrait

Font

Times New Roman / 10 pt

Title of paper

24 Point

Heading

12 Point

Sub-heading

11 Point (Bold)

Spacing

Single line spacing

· Lengthy mathematical proofs and derivations are discouraged. If absolutely essential use an appendix for such material.

· Body of the paper should be organized well into logical sections, sequentially numbered with all the sub-headings.

· A proper list of references should be numbered sequentially in order of their citation in the paper in the form of a numeral enclosed in square braces e.g. [1].

· Figures & Tables: Caption for the figures should be printed below the figures centrally aligned and numbered consecutively throughout the text. Tables should be placed closest to the text of citation and the title of the table to be printed on top of the table centrally aligned and numbered consecutively throughout the text.


Examples are given below for referencing the work from different sources:

Journals

[1] Hassan Tariq Chattha, Yi Huang, Xu Zhu, and Yang Lu, "An empirical equation for predicting the resonant frequency of Planar inverted-F antennas”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless ropagation Letters, Vol.8, Page(s): 856 – 860, 2009.

Conferences

[2] Wen Xing Li, Xing Liu, Si Li, "Design of A Broadband and Multiband Planar Inverted-F Antenna”, IEEE International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing, Page(s): 90 – 93, April 2010.

Books

[3] Kin-Lu Wong, "Planar Antennas for Wireless Communication”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chapter: 2, Page(s): 26-65, 2003.