Guidelines for Submission of Accepted papers
- The Paper should be written in English.
- The Paper should not exceed 8 pages for contributed talks and 10 pages for Invited talks.
- The Paper should be written on A4 size paper leaving aside 25 mm margin on all sides. Pl provide a header on all pages mentioning ‘International Congress 2017’ or ‘Young Professionals International Conference 2017’, as the case may be on the Left Side, and paper no. on the Right Side. Pl do not type page numbers.
- Manuscripts should be submitted as a MS Word 2007 file.
- The following style should be followed for submission of the paper:
The title should include:
- A concise and informative title --- Arial 16 font, Capital letters, Bold
- The name(s) of the author(s) -- Arial 12 font, Capitalise each word, Bold
- The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the authors --- Arial 11 font, Bold
- The e-mail address, telephone numbers of the corresponding author --- Arial 11 font, Bold
Please leave one line spacing between each of the above
The text of the Paper
The text of the Paper should include an Abstract, Keywords,
Introduction highlighting the status of literature available, Experimental
Procedures, Results and Discussions, Conclusions, References. All these titles should be Arial 12 font Capital Bold, Full Justified
An abstract should be of 150 to 250 words. It should not contain any undefined abbreviations and references. Pl use Arial 11 font italics for abstract
Four to six keywords should be included --- Arial 11 font
Body of the Paper
The body text of the paper should be single-spaced and fully justified in 11-point Arial font. Leave one line space between paragraphs, but do not indent the first line of a new paragraph. Insert a line space after the final paragraph in a section.
First level heading should be consequently numbered like 1., 2., etc., left justified, all caps and bold. Insert one line space before and after a first level heading.
Second level heading should be numbered consequently like 1.1., 1.2., 2.1., 2.2., etc., left justified, with running letter and bold, with one line space above it.
References should be numbered sequentially in square bracket eg. , [2-6]
The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Reference citations in the text should be identified by numbers in square brackets. Some examples :
The effect has been widely studied [1-5]. The same results were observed by Reddy et al. .
1. Badheka, V. J. and Albert, S. K. (2009); Improving the weld
penetration by application of oxide coating in GTAW of P91 steel,
Proc. Nat. Weld. Sem., Kolkata, India, p.18.
2. Sabiruddin K., Das S. and Bhattacharya A. (2009); Application of
the analytic hierarchy process for optimization of process
parameters in GMAW, IWJ, 42(1), pp.38-46.0
Appendices and Acknowledgment
Appendices, if needed absolutely, should be placed after references section. Uses of appendices are not encouraged, in general. Acknowledgment, appendices, etc., if any, may follow the References section.
Authors willing to publish their work in Indian Welding Journal should indicate the same in the body of email
The soft copy of the full text of the papers should reach Dr. Shaju Albert with a Cc to Dr. Hasan Shaikh (only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; Cc : firstname.lastname@example.org;)
Last date for submission of full text of the papers is 15 October 2017.
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
Manuscripts of contributed articles submitted under each category will be double-blind peer reviewed. Author(s) will be communicated with the review results, and if needed, author(s) will be required to incorporate necessary changes in the manuscript for final acceptance.
All the contributed articles are plagiarism checked by Crossref system powered by ithenticate. A maximum of 10% similarity content will be allowed to a research paper for publishing in the IWJ.
Digitizing the published articles of the IWJ since Volume 1 1968 is in process to make a complete archive. The metadata extracted from the published articles is appearing in i-Scholar and j-Gate platform to find more readers from across the globe. The website is: http://www.i-scholar.in/index.php/IWJ
DOI (digital object identifier) is being assigned to research articles recently published, or to the forthcoming articles of the IWJ.
The Chief Editor, Indian Welding Journal
The Indian Institute of Welding
3A, Dr. U. N. Brahmachari Street,
Kolkata- 700 017.