GUIDE  FOR  AUTHORS
(2012 – 2017)

I. General remarks and restrictions

  1. Chemical Engineering and Equipment is technical−scientific journal devoted to process calculations and design of apparatus and devices employed in process industries, especially chemical, and also in energy production, municipal system and environmental protection.
  2. The journal is dedicated to research workers, designers, construction engineers, and also managers and process−line engineers.
  3. Processes and unit operations in aspect of yield improvement, better use of raw materials, energy saving and environmental protection are presented in the journal. Application of scientific research, new or improved designs, proper exploitation and maintenance of apparatus and devices are also shown.
  4. The journal profile does not include descriptions of technical modernization; theoretical works and reports from research activities lacking industrial usability.
  5. A paper can be written in Polish or English language and should clearly and precisely describe possibly narrow topic.
    A division into a few entitled sections is necessary.
  6. A text should be prepared according to the file IAChem_Template2016.doc  ←(taken here)  and send to the Editors  
    in a zipped (zip, rar) set of attachments via email:
    redakcja @inzynieria-aparatura-chemiczna.pl       (Please remove space before @)
  7. Authors scientific titles, corresponding address, email, phone numbers and date of submission should be included.
    The way of financing the work also should be specified. If the number of authors is greater than 3, character of the contribution of individual authors to the publication should be specified.
  8.  Submission of a paper implies that the work has not been published previously and it is not under consideration for publication in any home or international journal. Additionally, the author/authors should fulfill the copyright transfer agreement form ←(taken here)  and send its scanned image with the paper to the Editors via email.
  9. After receiving a paper the Editors check its technical completeness and within a week contact the author via email to inform about the beginning of reviewing procedure. The required set of files: 1 ‑ paper, 2 – additional information about the authors, 3 – graphic files, 4 – scan of the signed form.
  10. Papers are peer-reviewed by professionals based on the paper review form. The Editors publish a list of reviewers in the last of the year journal issue and also in the Internet page.
  11. The Editors email to an author a review of the paper for reviewer’s remarks consideration. An author should email a corrected, final version of the paper to the Editors within one month. The Editors reserve the right to make corrections, changes
    of terminology and abbreviations, providing that factual changes are possible after previous agreement of an author.
  12.  In case of unaccepted paper, the Editors reserve the right to keep one copy of the paper submitted.
  13.  If a paper fulfills all requirements mentioned in these instructions, the Editors inform an author about publication date.
    The first author obtains one copy of journal containing his/her paper and and (on request) the copyright transform form signed by the Editors. Papers printed in Chemical Engineering and Equipment cannot be published in other journals and elaborations (also in electronic forms) or made available on other websites (outside of our journal pages) without former acceptance of the Editors.
  14. The Editors undertake adequate measures to introduce the secure procedure for paper originality, based on rules published on  the Polish Scholarly Bibliography:
    – the guidelines on reviewing procedure
     the explanation of "ghostwriting" and  "guest authorship" 
    and  the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) pages: http://publicationethics.org/
  15. Complete information on journal publication rules and all papers (published since 2009) in the full version (free of charge) are available on pages:
    http://inzynieria-aparatura-chemiczna.pl   and   http://chemical-engineering-equipment.eu
    Editorial e-mail:    redakcja @inzynieria-aparatura-chemiczna.pl
    (Please remove space before @)
    Address: Redakcja czasopisma „Inżynieria i Aparatura Chemiczna”,
    ul. Górnych Wałów 25/208, 44‑100 Gliwice, Poland

II. Paper preparation

  1. Abstract, key words (up to 5 words), title in Polish and English should be placed on a separate page, outside the text. Polish and English abstracts should consist of 500 – 600 characters (with spaces). They should give short information about the paper, show new elements and comprise summary/conclusions.  The abovementioned number of characters can be checked using MS Word according to the path: Menu/File/Properties/Statistics/Characters (with spaces).
  2. Language correctness verification of a title and abstract in English is made by the Editors. In case when a paper is written in English, the author provides appropriate language verification and is responsible for language standard.
  3. A paper (prepared according to the format) cannot be longer than five formated pages (minimum two full pages). It means that Figures, Tables and Equations restrict a space available for the text. Chapters and subsections should not be numbered.
  4. Text (titles, abstracts, introduction, chapters, captions of Figures and Tables, conclusions and literature) should be prepared using appropriate Arial (titles) and Times New Roman (text) fonts, having a size, thickness and position (adjustment, indentation, intervals) agreeable with the example presented in this pattern (format).
  5. Equations and Figures should be formatted as centred objects attached to the text (Format object/Position/Style “evenly with the text”). Symbols used in equations ought to have a size agreeable with the size of chapter fonts. Equations are numbered subsequently in the text. Equation numbers should be adjusted to the right side of the page.
  6. Figures and tables together with captions should be inserted in appropriate places in the text. These objects ought to be situated in text where they are mentioned for the first time. However the Editors reserve a right to change their position. Symbols used in Figures and Tables should be readable and in accordance with those used in Equations and in the text (variables are written in italics while numbers and constants – in plain characters).
  7. Figures (photos) should be clear, contrasty (resolution 300 dpi) and saved as black and white or in gray−scale shade.
    A thickness of thin lines ought to be increased in aim to see them after the scale reduction. Additionally, all Figures (photos) ought to be attached in separate files (accepted formats: TIF, GIF, BMP) to materials submitted to the Editors. Figures in other formats or inserted to the text employing the tool MS Word Drawing are not accepted. Figures should be numbered subsequently in the text.
  8. Literature items ought to be indicated in the text by author’s surname and the year of publication and gathered in the end
    of paper in an alphabetical order according to author’s surname. Titles of cited journals should be written using original spelling (full title or commonly used abbreviation). The details of citation methods are given in format pattern.
  9. A paper, according to abovementioned remarks, should be prepared in MS Word 2003 editor (in Template.doc). A paper and additional files of Figures ought to be saved in a CD ROM and send with two printouts to the Editors.

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GUIDE  FOR  AUTHORS
(2010 -2011)

I. General remarks and restrictions

  1. Chemical Engineering and Equipment is technical-scientific journal devoted to issues concerning process calculations and design of apparatus and devices employed in process industries, especially chemical, petrochemical, food-agricultural ones and also in energy production, municipal system maintenance and environmental protection.
  2. The journal is dedicated to research workers, designers, construction engineers, and also managers and process-line engineers.
  3. Processes and unit operations in aspect of yield improvement, better use of row materials, energy saving and environmental protection are presented in the journal. Application of scientific research, new or improved designs, proper exploitation and maintenance of apparatus and devices are also shown.
  4. The journal profile does not include theoretical works and reports from research activities lacking industrial usability.
  5. Submission of an article implies that the work has not been published previously and it is not under consideration for publication in any home or international journal.
  6. An article should clearly and precisely describe possibly narrow topic. A division into a few entitled sections is necessary.
  7. A text should be prepared according to   format .doc   ←(taken here).
  8. Articles are peer-reviewed by professionals.
  9. Editors reserve the right to make corrections, changes of terminology and abbreviations, providing that factual changes are possible after previous agreement of an author.
  10. In case of unaccepted works, Editors reserve the right to keep one copy of the work submitted.
  11. Authors scientific titles, corresponding address, phone numbers and date of submission should be included.
  12. Articles printed in Chemical Engineering and Equipment cannot be published in other journals without previous acceptation of Editors.

II. Submitted articles preparation 

  1. Abstract, key words and title in Polish and English should be placed in a separate page, outside the text. A Polish abstract should consists of 400 – 500 characters (with spaces). It should give some information about the title, show new elements and comprise summary/conclusions. An English abstract should also consists of 400 – 500 characters (with spaces). Similarly, it should give some information about the title, show new elements and comprise summary/conclusions. The abstract and title in English are verified by Editors. Abovementioned number of characters can be easily checked using MS Word according to the path: Menu/File/Properties/Statistics/Characters (with spaces).
  2. An article (prepared according to the format) cannot be longer than two or three full pages. It means that Figures, Tables and Equations restricted a space available for the text. Chapters and subsections should not be paginated.
  3. Text (titles, abstracts, introduction, chapters, captions of Figures and Tables, conclusions and literature) should be prepared using appropriate Arial (titles) and Times New Roman (text) fonts, having a size, thickness and position (adjustment, indentation, intervals) agreeable with the examples presented in this pattern (format).
  4. Equations and Figures should be formatted as centered objects attached to the text (Format object/Position/Style “evenly with the text”). Symbols used in equations ought to have a size agreeable with the size of chapter fonts. Equations should be numbered subsequently in the text. Equation numbers should be adjusted to the right side of the page.
  5. Figures and Tables together with captions ought to be inserted in the appropriate text location. These objects are in the location where they are cited for the first time. However, Editors reserve the right to change their position. Symbols
    in Figures and Tables should be readable and in agreement with those used in Equations and text (variables are written as italics while numbers and constants – as straight fonts).
  6. Figures (photos) should be clear and contrasting (resolution 300 dpi) and saved as black and white or in gray-scale shade. A thickness of thin lines ought to be increased in aim to see them after scale reduction. Additionally, all Figures (photos) should be attached in separate files (accepted formats: TIF, BMP, GIF, JPG) to materials submitted to Editors. Figures should be numbered subsequently in the text.
  7. Literature items ought to be numbered as in the text and gathered in the end of article in a sequence of citation.
    Titles of cited journals should be written using original spelling. Titles of cited articles should not be given.
  8. An article, according to abovementioned remarks, ought to be prepared in MS Word 2003 editor (format .doc).
    An article and additional files of Figures should be saved in a CD ROM and send with two printouts and the address
    to Editors.