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Author Guidelines

1. General Guide of Manuscript
Manuscript format could be sent in MS Word.docx. Submitted manuscript accepted for publication or even published elsewhere is unacceptable and will not be published in Jurnal Teknik Mesin (JTM). Manuscripts that is revision or elaboration of seminar, symposium, and workshop manuscripts could be published in JTM by mentioning such things while submitting them. Manuscript sent to JTM must be free from plagiarism and self-plagiarism. 

Author is also necessary to send document in relation to Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) Form that has been signed (scan copy from filled, original form) together with manuscript that will be sent online (in the form of supplementary file).
File of Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) form could be downloaded here 
2. Template of Manuscript 
Before article submission to journal’s website, manuscript layout is previously carried out as writing format guidelines of JTM. A template for writing manuscript to Journal of JTM could be downloaded here.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.


Copyright Notice

Journal Author(s) Rights

In order for Jurnal Teknik Mesin to publish and disseminate research articles, we need publishing rights (transfered from author(s) to publisher). This is determined by a publishing agreement between the Author(s) and Jurnal Teknik Mesin. This agreement deals with the transfer or license of the copyright of publishing to Jurnal Teknik Mesin, while Authors still retain significant rights to use and share their own published articles. Jurnal Teknik Mesin supports the need for authors to share, disseminate and maximize the impact of their research and these rights, in any databases.

As a journal Author, you have rights for a large range of uses of your article, including use by your employing institute or company. These Author rights can be exercised without the need to obtain specific permission. Authors publishing in Jurnal Teknik Mesin have wide rights to use their works for teaching and scholarly purposes without needing to seek permission, including:

  • use for classroom teaching by Author or Author's institution and presentation at a meeting or conference and distributing copies to attendees; 
  • use for internal training by author's company; 
  • distribution to colleagues for their reseearch use; 
  • use in a subsequent compilation of the author's works; 
  • inclusion in a thesis or dissertation; 
  • reuse of portions or extracts from the article in other works (with full acknowledgement of final article); 
  • preparation of derivative works (other than commercial purposes) (with full acknowledgement of final article); 
  • voluntary posting on open web sites operated by author or author’s institution for scholarly purposes, 
(but it should follow the open access license of Creative Common CC-by-SA License).

Authors/Readers/Third Parties can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but they must give appropriate credit (the name of the creator and attribution parties (authors detail information), a copyright notice, an open access license notice, a disclaimer notice, and a link to the material), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

Authors/Readers/Third Parties can read, print and download, redistribute or republish the article (e.g. display in a repository), translate the article, download for text and data mining purposes, reuse portions or extracts from the article in other works, sell or re-use for commercial purposes, remix, transform, or build upon the material, they must distribute their contributions under the same license as the original Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA).

Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (Publishing Right)

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright for publishing (publishing right) of the article shall be assigned/transferred to Publisher of Jurnal Teknik Mesin and Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Universitas Syiah Kuala.

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (CTAP)'. An e-mail will be sent to the Corresponding Author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing' form by online version of this agreement.

Jurnal Teknik Mesin and Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Universitas Syiah Kuala, the Editors and the Advisory International Editorial Board make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions or statements be published in the journal. In any way, the contents of the articles and advertisements published in the Jurnal Teknik Mesin are sole and exclusive responsibility of their respective authors and advertisers.

Remember, even though we ask for a transfer of copyright for publishing (CTAP), our journal Author(s) retain (or are granted back) significant scholarly rights as mentioned before.

The copyright form should be signed electronically and sent to the Editorial Office in the form of original e-mail below:  

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ir. Teuku Edisah Putra, S.T, M.Sc., Ph.D. IPM., ASEAN Eng (Editor-in-Chief)
Editorial Office of Jurnal Teknik Mesin
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering, Universitas Syiah Kuala
Jln. Syech Abd. Rauf., No.7, Darussalam, Banda Aceh, 23111, Indonesia.
Telp/Whatsapp: +62-895-3655-96650
E-mail: edi[at]


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