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Author Guidelines

Article submission

Article and all related materials should be sent by online submission system via journal's web-site.

After that you will receive a reply. If within a week you have not received a reply, you should specify whether the paper is received by writing or calling the editorial office.

Decision on publishing is taken by the editorial board. Decisions of the editorial board are not discussed in correspondence with authors. Members of the editorial board do not answer letters.

Then the editor begins his work on the paper. You receive the decision of editorial board and comments on your paper if necessary. When you reply to the comments, you should indicate this in the subject line of the letter, specify what corrections you have made and mark in red all changes in the text.

Please note! Only the final version of paper should be submitted to the editors. After you have sent the paper to the editors, you can rewrite, cut or add the text only if the editor asked you to do it. In case if you found an error in the paper, you should write the editor about it and send a corrected version, marking all corrections in red.

Publication terms

The publication usually takes 2-3 months from the receipt date. The author is notified when the article is sent to the printer’s.

Contents of published issues of the journal can be monitored on our website in the category Journal issues.

Paper requirements

Papers submitted to the editors should correspond to the main themes of the journal.

Printouts, scans and Pdf files will not be accepted! The paper should be presented in Word 2010 or 2007.

Type: Times New Roman 14. Line spacing: 1.5. Fields: left 2.5 cm, the others 1.5 cm. Page number in the middle below. Hyphenation: automatically. No text wrapping for figures and tables. Maximum capacity: 9-12 pages, 4-6 figures.

The beginning of paper should contain:

  • universal decimal classification number;
  •  title and information about authors;
  •  abstract and keywords in Russian;
  •  title, abstract and keywords in English.

You need to specify the full names of all referred official documents, enterprises, organizations and departments. The names of foreign companies and tractor models should be brought in Roman alphabet.

Formulas

The paper should contain only the most necessary (original) final formulas, without intermediate mathematical transformations and conclusions.

All physical quantities should be presented in the SI system.

Each formula should be written in a separate line. Numbers should be assigned only to those formulas that are referenced in the text.

Figures and tables

Figures should be presented in the article itself, as well as in individual graphic files (Tiff, Bmp, Jpeg) of high definition.

All lines in the figures should be neat and clear, all the inscriptions should be readable.

All number and letter conventional signs used on the figures should be clarified in the text or in figure captions.

A serial number and a caption should be assigned to each figure. In case if there is only one figure in the article, it has only a caption with no number.

Similar for the tables.

The article should contain mentions of all used figures and tables – in the text or in parentheses. Also, the article should contain references to each point of bibliographic list – in square brackets.

Information about authors

Should be submitted in a separate file. Information about authors should be specified for each author and contain: full name, degree, e-mail, contact phone number and full name of the institution where the author works.

Author takes the responsibility for all facts cited in his article, as well as for the accuracy of calculations and experimental data, the accuracy of quotations and references to the sources

Bibliography

Bibliographic list should contain at least five sources.

Sources in the bibliographic list should be given in order of mentioning in the text.

Names and initials of authors should be cited first, then the name of work (book, article, etc.).

For books you also need to specify the place of publication (city), publisher and year; for journal articles – journal title, issue and year; for theses – city and year.

For online sources, be sure to specify the exact active link to the website.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with each of the following items, and submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to the authors.

  • Absence of plagiarism. 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).

  • Correct manuscript format. Manuscript file format is Microsoft Word (has the extension *.doc, *.docx, *.rtf). The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in "For Authors" section.

  • Cover letter. All the required supporting documents will be submitted together with the manuscript. Authors guarantee to upload scanned original of the filled cover letter in PDF. A cover letter signed by all authors.

  • Supplementary files. The authors have prepared for transfer to the editor within the manuscript submission process:

    • Graphic files (photos, satellite images, graphics, etc.) - all in separate jpg or tiff-files.
    • Data (raw-data, statistic analyzis and so on) and/or media-files.
  • The authors confirm that:

    • all participants who have made a significant contribution to the study are presented as co-Authors;
    • those who did not participate in the study are not listed as co-Authors;
    • all co-Authors have seen and approved the final version of the work and agreed to submit it for publication.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivates 4.0 International Licensee (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. 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 acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. 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).

 

Privacy Statement

The editorial Board of the journal and the administration of the website of the journal do not transfer personal information in any way specified by the users when working with the website of the journal to third parties, except for those cases and to the extent specified in the terms of the copyright agreement.

The affiliation work and e-mail address of the authors of the manuscript accepted for publication will be published in the section "information about the authors" of the printed version of the journal and in the section "about the authors" on the page of the article on the website of the journal.

The phone number of the corresponding author will be known only to the editorial Board Secretariat and will only be used in cases of emergency.

 

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