Manuscripts intended for publication should be prepared according to the instruction and submitted through the electronic Journal system by understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere. Every manuscript considered for publication is passed to reviewers for peer review, and then it is subject to final approval by the Editor-in-Chief.
Before sending to process review the paper it is necessary that you refer at least two papers of this journal.
The manuscript should be written in English language. Authors need to format their submissions in line with journal's template and upload them as Word files. Authors can download a sample Word manuscript here.
Ethical Responsibilities of Authors
This Journal of Solid Mechanics has strict policy in dealing with potential acts of misconduct. Authors should refrain from misrepresenting research results which could damage the trust in the journal, the professionalism of scientific authorship, and ultimately the entire scientific endeavour. Maintaining integrity of the research and its presentation can be achieved by following the rules of good scientific practices (such as those recommended by Elsevier or Springer Nature), which include:
Changes of Authorship:
Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete and sign a Copyright Transfer form. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature.
Manuscript Processing Charge
The journal carries a manuscript processing charge of 1,500,000 Iranian Rials prior to the start of peer review. In addition, a further 3,500,000 Iranian Rials will be charged upon the acceptance of the manuscript for publication. These fees should be paid by bank transfer to the account no. 0115860989007 (Sheba: IR330190000000115860989007) for Islamic Azad University - Arak Branch. A copy of the payment receipts should be sent to the Journal Editorial Office via email. Please note that in the case of rejection or withdrawal of a manuscript, the fees will not be refunded.