Article Index


·         The abstract should be clear, descriptive and not longer than 200 characters.

·         It should provide a very brief introduction to the problem and a statement about the methods used in the study. This should generally be followed by a brief summary of results, including any important numerical data (means and standard errors, for example). The abstract should end with a conclusion drawn fron the study and theirs significance of the results.

·         Figures, tables, and references should not be cited in the abstract.



·         Keywords should be chosen so as to best describe the contents of the paper.

·         Keywords, up to 5 in number, should be typed on the next line after the author’s abstract, starting with the headline  keywords:

·         Each keyword, except proper nouns and acronyms, should be typed in lowercase letters and italic and followed by a comma, except for the last one.



·         Authors should take notice of the limitations set by the size and layout of the journal. Large tables should be avoided.

·         Tables should be placed and typewritten in the text.

·         Each table should have a brief self-explanatory title & numbered accordingly.

·         Column headings should be brief, but sufficiently explanatory. Standard abbreviations of units of measurement should be added between parentheses. Any explanation essential to the understanding of the table should be given as a footnote at the bottom of the table.



·         Figures should be saved in a neutral data format such as TIFF or ESP and a printout should always be included.

·         All figures should be placed and typewritten in the text.

·         Figures should be numbered consecutively according to their sequence in the text.

·         Reference should be made in the text to each figure.

·         Each figure should have a caption. The captions to all illustrations should be typed on a the manuscript. Explanation should be given in the typewritten legend.

·         Drawn text in the illustrations should be kept to a minimum.

·         Photographs are only acceptable if they have good contrast and intensity. Sharp and glossy copies are required.


·         Thanks for grants, equipment, samples, etc. should be expressed in the acknowledgment section.


·         All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript.

·         The manuscript should be carefully checked to ensure that the spelling of author’s names and the dates of publication are exactly the same in the text as in the reference list.

·         If reference is made in the text to a publication written by more than two authors the name of the first author should be used followed by “et al.”.

·         References cited together in the text should be arranged chronologically.

·         The list of references should not exceed 25 for regular article and should be arranged alphabetically by authors’ names, and chronologically per author. Papers accepted for publication but not yet published should be cited as “in press”.

·         References concerning unpublished data and ‘personal communications’ should not be cited in the reference list but may be mentioned in the text. Use the following system for arranging your references:

For periodicals:
Arnikar, H.J., Rao, T.S. and Bodne, A. “A gas chromatographic study of the kinetics of the uncatalysed esterification of acetic acid by ethanol,” J. Chromatog., 47, 265-268 (1970).

For books:
Holland, C.D., Fundamentals of Multicomponent Distillation, McGraw-Hill, New York (1981).

For multi-author books:
Shigueno, K. “Shrimp culture industry in Japan”. In: Fast, A.W., L.J. Lester (Eds),
Marine Shrimp Culture: Principles and Practices. Elsevier, Amsterdam. 641 –
652 (1992).

For Proceedings:
Komatsue, L. and Simand, J. “Simulation of reactive distillation by the inside-outside method,”   Proc. 37th Chem. Eng. Conf., Montreal, Canada, 365-367 (1987).

For presentations:
Bhuwalka, K. K. ,Born, M., Sedlmaier, S., Schulze, J. and Eisele,  I. “Simulation of reactive distillation by the inside-outside method”, presented at ULIS6, 6th Int. Conf. Ultimate Integration of Silicon, Montreal, Canada, (2005).