Sharif Journal of Civil Engineering (SJCE) announces its intention of publishing the research achievements of the academic elite in various civil engineering subfields in the form of academic articles.
The received articles are first reviewed by the editor-in-chief in terms of content and upon gaining initial approval, the article format is checked by an expert in charge based on the journal’s suggested standard format. In the next step, a commitment form is sent to the author(s) and the paper will be sent for the process of peer review.
It should be noted that the person who registered on the journal website, irrespective of his/her academic position/degree, is held responsible for correspondence in all stages, and he/she is the only one who has access to the username and password.
In case students sign up on the site, it is mandatory that they have their supervisor’s cover letter for future correspondence; otherwise, the reviewing process will stop.
Note: Once the commitment form is filled out, it is not possible to make any alteration to the author(s)’ names and affiliations.
In order to submit your paper in the journal, follow the instructions given below in sequence:
Please note that all information put in this stage is regarded as the personal information of the corresponding author.
Note: Fill in the following forms given in this section and upload them: the letter to the editor in chief and checklist.
It should be mentioned that in case all the required information is not provided properly, the journal can rightfully put an end to the reviewing process.
Once all the above-mentioned instructions are followed, your article will be registered and sent to the editor-in-chief. You will be notified of the status of your article in your personal profile in case your article is approved or needs revision.
Manuscript preparation guidelines:
Figures and Tables:
Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the references list if applicable. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
Conflict of Interest
All manuscripts that are submitted to the this journal must be accompanied by a conflict of the interest disclosure statement or a declaration by the authors that they do not have any conflicts of interest to declare.
All the sources used in the text should be numbered consecutively from number one written in brackets . Make sure that all sources used throughout the research process should be written in English in the Reference section.
The Persian references should also be translated into English and the word (in Persian) should be written in parentheses at the end of each reference. Of note, the year of publications should also be translated into the Gregorian calendar.
To simplify, some examples of sources in the form of articles, books, and article collections are given below:
Mirghafoori, S.H., Sadeghi Arani, Z. and Jafarnejad, A. "Forcasting success of commercialization of
innovative ideas using artificial neural networks; the case of inventors and innovations in Yazd province'',
Journal of Science and Technology Policy, 4 (1), pp. 63-76 (In Persian) (2011).
Hindmarsh, J. "The electrical-circuit viewpoint'', In Electrical Machines and their Applications, P.Hammond, Ed., 4th Edn., pp. 57-130, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK (1975).
Proceedings and reports
Walker, L.K. and Morgan, J.R. "Field performance of firm silty clay'', 9th Int. Conf. on Soil Mech. And Found. Engrg., 1, Tokyo, Japan, pp.341-346 (1977).
Barksdale, R.D. and Bachus, R.C. "Design and construction of stone columns'', Report SCEGIT
83-10, Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta, GA, submitted to Fed. Highway Admin (1983).
Bhandari, R.K.M. "Behavior of tank founded on soil reinforced with stone columns'', VIII European Conf.
on Soil Mech. and Found. Engrg., Helsinki (1983)