Submission Preparation Checklist
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 must be a scientific paper relevant to the fields of civil engineering, architecture, and environmental engineering that 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 paper is not the result of plagiarism and does not contain elements of plagiarism (see Plagiarism and Retraction Policy).
- All names listed in the ownership line are entitled to become authors and have agreed to the final form of the article submitted.
- The author or authors are willing to bear the risk of the accuracy of the data and will not ask for accountability to the editor for errors in the data provided.
- The author or authors are willing to make major and minor repairs to the results of further reviews until this article is published.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format (*.docx) with maximum size does not exceed 5 Mb.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).