INSTRUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTORS
Contributions should be
(preferably) in English, French or German.
Under the paper title, the name(s)
of the author(s) should be given
while the full name, official title, institute or company affiliation
and the like should be placed at the end of the paper together with the
exact mail and e-mail address, as well as short (running) title of
format. A brief
abstract of approximately 100 to 150 words in the same language and a
list of up to six key words should precede the text body of the
manuscript. All the authors apart from foreign ones should also submit
a complete manuscript in Serbian. Manuscripts should be prepared as
doc. file, Word version 6.0 or higher. Manuscript should be prepared
using a Word template (downloaded from web address http://facta.junis.ni.ac.rs/mech/mech.htm).
articles and discussions (10 pages or less) are encouraged. Otherwise,
papers should present well-focused arguments of approximately 16 pages.
figures and symbols should
be clearly denoted.
Equations should be
typewritten and, with the number, placed in parentheses at the right
margin. References to equations should be in the form "Eq. (2)" or
simply (2). For equations that cannot be entered in a single line, use
the Equation Editor in MS Word. In equations and in the text, italicize symbols that are used to
represent variables or parameters, including subscripts and
superscripts. Only use characters and symbols that are available in the
Equation Editor, in the Symbol font
or in Times
photographs, line drawings, graphs) should be numbered in series
and all legends should be included at the bottom of each illustration.
All figures, photographs, line drawings and graphs, should be prepared
in electronic form and converted in TIFF or JPG (max quality) file
types, in 300 dpi resolution, for superior reproduction. Figures, line
drawings and graphs prepared using elements of MS Drawing or MS Graph
must be converted in form of pictures and unchangeable. All
illustrations should be planned in advance so as to allow reduction to
12.75 cm in column width. Please review all illustrations to ensure
that they are readable.
All tables should be numbered with
consecutive Arabic numbers. They
should have descriptive captions at the top of each table and should be
mentioned in the text.
The references should be
numbered in the order in which they appear in the text, at the end of
the manuscript, in the same way as the following examples (a paper in a journal, for a book,
paper in a contributed volume and for an
Reference to a journal publication:
Kozin, F., Milstead, R. M., 1979, The Stability of a Moving Elastic Strip Subjected to Random Parametric Excitation, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 46, pp. 404-410
Reference to a book:
Timoshenko, S., 1936, Theory of Elastic Stability, McGraw-Hill, New York.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Chen, W. F., Atsnta, T., 1976, Elastic Restrained Beams, pp. 89-96, Theory of Beam-Columns, Vol.2: Space Behavior and Design, McGraw-Hill, New York
Parks, P. C., Pritchard, A. J., 1969, On the Construction and Use of Liapunov Functionals, Proc. Fourth IFAC Congress, Technical Session 20, Warszawa, pp. 59-73.
for consideration should be submitted to the Series Editor in
electronic form via the Internet. Please e-mail attached files (maximum
size of message is 3 Mb) with Subject Header "Submission for Facta
Universitatis, Series Mechanics" to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscripts are not returnable.
Contributors should keep a copy for
here to download
sample of the paper in DOC format (zip archive).