*Final Proof This is only for manuscripts that are
accepted for publication by the editorial board after the peer review process.
The manuscript templates below
are designed for easy use by authors to prepare their manuscripts. These
templates indicate placement and presentation for types of content typically
included in a manuscript.
Download Word 97-2003 Template
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The manuscript may be
organized as follows (in order): title page, abstract, introduction, main
research, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgement, and references.
The title page should contain the manuscript title, author
name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information. Corresponding author(s) should
The abstract should not
exceed 250 words. Three to five keywords should be provided following the
Text: Cambria, size 11.
Heading Level One: Cambria,
size 16, in bold, and numbered in the style of “1. Introduction.”
Heading Level Two: Cambria,
size 11, italicized, and numbered in the style of: “2.1 Materials.”
Reference Format Requirements:
(Improper reference format will delay your manuscript publishing date)
In the Main Text:
Single author: the author's last name and the year of publication. For example: Smith (1999) developed….
(b) Two authors: both authors'
last names and the year of publication. For example: Smith and Jones (1999) developed…
(c) More than two authors: only the first author's
last name followed by “et al.” and the year of publication. For example: Smith et al. (1999) developed…
For a group of references in the main text, citations should be ordered chronologically. For example: The methods were used in many areas (Thomas, 1998; Smith et al., 1999; Jones and Smith, 2002).
In the Reference List:
Notice: From March 28, 2014, the format for the
reference list has been changed to APA style for compatible with reference
Citations in the reference list should be ordered alphabetically first.
For references with the same authors in the same order, they should be listed
If there are more than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year, “a”, “b”,
"c", etc can be used after the year of publication for differentiation in both the main text and the reference list.
In the reference list, the last name and the initials of the first and middle names (if available)
of all authors should be listed. Please refer to the following examples:
Ball, D. F. (1964).
Loss‐on‐ignition as an estimate of organic matter and organic carbon in
non‐calcareous soils. Journal of Soil Science, 15(1), 84-92.
Constantinides, A., &
Mostoufi, N. (1999). Numerical methods for chemical engineers with MATLAB
applications. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR.
Jursinic, P. A. (1979).
Photosynthesis and fast changes in light emission by green plants. In
Photochemical and Photobiological Reviews (pp. 125-205). Springer US.
Caicedo, J. M., Marulanda,
J., Thomson, P., & Dyke, S. J. (2001). Monitoring of bridges to detect changes
in structural health. In American Control Conference, 2001. Proceedings of
the 2001 (Vol. 1, pp. 453-458). IEEE.
Tables and Figures:
Number tables according to the order of their appearance in the text.
Number figures according to the order of their appearance in the text.
Figures should be referred to in the style of “Fig. 1” or “Figs. 1 and 2” in the text.