Scope and policy
Authors interested in publishing in Revista de la Facultad de Ingeniería should prepare manuscripts according to the detailed instructions given below. The journal publishes papers dealing with electronic, electric, chemical, environmental, civil engineering, bioengineering and materials science, or related disciplines.
Each author is entitled to one hard copy of the issue where the collaboration is published.
The journal is a peer-reviewed publication. Therefore, every manuscript submitted to the journal will go through the following procedure:
Upon reception of the manuscript the Editor will verify that the topic of the paper pertains to the scope of the publication. The compliance with the instructions to authors will also be evaluated in this first screening. A check list will then be generated to facilitate tracking the paper through the process of evaluation. The check list contains: name(s) of the author(s), contact information for the corresponding author (postal address and e-mail), title of the article, names and contact information of the referees, date of submission to the referees, recommendation of the referees, decision made by the Editorial Board, and date of acceptance/rejection of the manuscript.
The Editor will mail the manuscript and the check list to at least two referees with recognized expertise in the topic of the paper. Referees will be asked to send their comments following the questionnaire in the check list.
The Editorial Board will give full consideration to the recommendation of the referees and make a decision on the publication of the manuscript. Accordingly, a paper may be:
- Accepted with modifications. The editor will send the manuscript back
to the corresponding author, enclosing referees comments. The corresponding
author is to resend a new version of the manuscript which includes the
corrections suggested by the referees. The editorial board will then make
a final decision.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
1. The journal will accept original research papers,
or reviews written in Spanish or English.
10. Before using acronyms or abbreviation for the first time, spell out the complete name followed by the acronym or abbreviation in parenthesis. Use only the acronym or abbreviation in subsequent citations.
11. Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously,
that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and that
if accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in any
other language, without the written consent of the publisher. All papers
will be peer reviewed. The last decision on the acceptance of an article
is made by the Editorial Board, based on the evaluation of the referees.
Sending of manuscripts
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