ISSN (print) 1995-2732
ISSN (online) 2412-9003


Please follow the below guidelines, when preparing your article.

Article Structure

1.1. The title should not exceed 15 words and should state the subject of the article. Avoid abbreviations if possible.

1.2. Affiliations. The author should list his/her surname, first name, patronymic name (using transliteration), academic qualification, title, position, ORCID, as well as the full name of the organization (its officially accepted English name). An e-mail address of at least one of the authors should be provided.

1.3. Abstract should not exceed 200-250 words and should highlight the following: hypothesis (relevance), the main objective(s), experiments and methods applied, originality, results obtained and their applicability (areas of development). 

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1.4. Key words: 5 to 15 words of the key terminology used in the article.

2.1. Introduction (problem statement)

The introduction should characterize the object of study and describe the current state of the problem based on a critical analysis of the literature on the subject (it is recommended to use 10 to 30 sources). It is preferable to use works published in the last five years. It is acceptable to use no more than 30% of previous publications by the article authors. It is recommended to use a minimum of 30% of articles published in international journals. A brief statement of the overall research objective should conclude the introduction. The introduction should be at least 1 page of typed text.

2.2. Theory, Materials and Methods of Research. Engineering Developments

This section should provide a detailed description of academic approaches, mathematical models, algorithms, experimental research methods, materials and equipment applied, as well as engineering developments obtained.

If the article is based on theoretical studies, mathematical calculations should be provided in such detail as would be necessary to ensure their reproducibility and verification of the results obtained. This includes all data, formulae, equations and all transformational developments that have been posited.

If the article is based on experimental studies, a detailed description of materials and methods used should be provided. An overall system of experiments should be presented and described in detail. If well–known statistical analysis or any of its modified methods were applied for experimental data processing, the statistical procedures should be presented in a concise form.

If the article is based on engineering developments, it should describe the production technology’s distinguishing features and processes, as well as the main and auxiliary equipment and process tools used.

If it is a survey article, it should identify, compare and analyse the most important and promising areas of research or events or phenomena studied.

2.3. Results and Discussion

This section should provide research results presented in the form of tables, figures, graphs, equations and photographs. The author should describe the results obtained providing his/her brief summarizing comments and comparing his/her findings with those of other authors.

2.4. Conclusion (conclusions)

This section should assess whether the objective of the research was achieved, as well as how the results obtained contribute to the research field of interest and what distinguishes this particular study. The author is expected to provide his/her recommendations on the practical application of the research results and to describe the development prospects of the subject concerned. A conclusion should be a paragraph no larger than 1\3 page of typed text.

2.5. List of References

The list of references should provide references to the works cited, examined or referred to in the text of the article.

It is recommended to mention at least 10 reference sources in the reference list, with half of the listed references being to publications that came out in the last five years.

References to the author’s own articles should be limited to 30%of the list.

References to international journals are preferred.

The list of references in Russian should be compiled in accordance with GOST Р 7.0.5-2008 “References”.

For a reference list in English, it is recommended to follow one of the common international standards. The list of literature in the Roman alphabet (transliteration and translation of some elements of references) is fully consistent with the reference list in Russian.

The following pattern should be observed (the original title of a journal or a book must be transliterated and given in italics with the English translation given in brackets):

1. A journal article:

Author A.A., Author B.B. Title of article. Nazvanie zhurnala [Title of Journal]. 2015, no. 10(2), pp. 49–53.

2. A monograph, a textbook or a collection of papers:

Author A.A., Author B.B. Nazvanie knigi [Title of book]. Location: Publisher, 2015, 120 p.

The size of an article should be 6 to 8 pages.

The text of the article, the information about the authors, the abstract, the key words and the list of references should be submitted in a Microsoft Word file and as a hard copy in A4 format (the left and right borders and headers and footers should be 2 cm each).

The following Microsoft Word formatting parameters should be applied:

1. Font - Times New Roman, size 11, single-spaced lines, automatic hyphenation (Layout®Hyphenation®Auto);

2. When using formulae and designations in the article text, Microsoft Equation or Math Type should be applied. Main font size – 11.

All formulae used in the text of the article must be uniform and consistent in terms of font and symbols used.

It is not allowed to use formulae embedded in pictures or to insert formulae created in other programs, such as MathCAD, Matlab and others.

All symbols used in formulae must be explained, and all measurement units must conform to the International System of Units (SI).

Latin letters should be given in italics, while Russian and Greek letters should be a common type.

3. Figures and pictures should not be wider than a column (i.e. 80 mm) or a page (i.e. 170 mm). Text used in figures and pictures should be Times New Roman 11. All figures and pictures must be submitted in both editable and non-editable formats ( *.jpg; minimum resolution of 300 dpi).

Figure captions should be placed correspondingly under the figures. No full stop should be used at the end of a figure caption.

Cutout drawings, diagrams, flowcharts and algorithms

All cutout drawings and diagrams must be submitted additionally as *.vsd files created by MS Visio. Text used in cutout drawings and diagrams should be a common Times New Roman 10. Pictures should include symbols, notes and explanations. For flowcharts of algorithms, GOST 19.701-90 “Patterns of algorithms, programs, data and systems” should be followed.


It is recommended to use graphs for aggregation and presentation of experimental data.

The following guidelines are applied:

  1. Text used in graphs should be Times New Roman 10;
  2. If more than one data row is present, a graph should have a legend given under the graph and centered;
  3. Axes of coordinates should be 1 to 1.5 pt wide;
  4. Border lines should be 1 to 1.5 pt wide;
  5. Black markers (size 3 to 5 pt) should be used for data points;
  6. Shades of grey should be used for color, including fill color, for printing purposes;
  7. White opaque should be used as a background fill color;
  8. The scale of the axes of coordinates should allow the maximum area for rows.

All graphs should be submitted in separate MS Excel files.

4. Tables should be numbered if there is more than one table used in the article. If it is a full-fledged table, it must have a title. No title is required for supporting tables.

When using tables, consideration should be given to the width of the column or the page. Tables should immediately follow the paragraphs of the first reference. It is permissible to place a table on the page following the one which gives a reference to it.

It is not allowed:

  • To use underscore for highlighting certain parts of the text;
  • To use autonumbering (numbered or bulleted lists) in the text structure. All such symbols should be typed by hand;
  • To hyphenate by hand. 

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