Welcome toSuranaree Journal of Science and Technology.
 
GUIDE FOR AUTHORS
 
 

Types of Contributions
1.  Research papers - original full-length research papers which have not been      published previously.
2.  Review articles - will be accepted in areas of topical interest, will normally focus on      literature published over the previous five years.
3.  Short communications - Short communications of up to 3000 words, describing      work that may be of a preliminary nature but which merits immediate publication.

 
     
 

General: Manuscripts must be typewritten. Time New Roman with a font size of 10pt should be used. The corresponding author should be identified (include E-mail address). Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors. Authors should consult a recent issue of the journal for style if possible. Manuscripts must be Not more than 17 pages for single-spaced. The Editors reserve the right to adjust style to certain standards of uniformity.

Title:   Should be concise and informative with all capital letters. Should be no longer than 15 words.

Short version of the title (Running head): Less than 60 letters.

Authors: Give the full name of all authors and their complete addresses. Contact information for the corresponding author, complete mailing address, and e-mail address.

Abstract: Not exceeding 250 words. Clearly summarize the important findings of the paper. It should contain hard facts such as objectives, methods and major results.

Keywords: Provide 4-6 keywords which can be used as an index to direct readers to articles.

Introduction: The introduction must provide the necessary background of the paper and a brief review of related literature. A clear statement of the objectives should also be included.

Materials and Methods: Describe the experimental procedures clearly enough for others to repeat the same experiment so that the same result could be obtained.

Results and Discussion: This section should contain “Results” and interpretation of  the results in relation to existing knowledge.

Conclusions: State conclusion (do not summarize) briefly.

Tables: Number each table with Arabic numerals. Place a descriptive caption at the top of each table. Footnotes should be identified by lower-case letters appearing as superscripts in the body of the table and preceding below the table. The same data should not appear in both tables and figures.

Figures: (graphs, charts, line drawings, photographs). Figures with high-resolution images, preferably JPEGs. Type in the legend, with Arabic numbering, immediately below your image file.

Acknowledgments: List sources of financial or material support and the names of individuals whose contributions were significant but not deserving of authorship.

 
     
     
 
References: All references should be listed at the end of the paper using the following patterns:

Journal Articles:

Author(s). (Year). Article title. Abbrev. Journal title, Volume number(issue number):Number of pages.
     Example:
Lambrecht, W.R.L., Rodina, A.V., Limpijumnong, S., Segall, B., and Meyer, B.K. (2002). Valence band ordering and magneto-optic exction fine structure in ZnO. Physical Review B., 6,507(7):5,207.

Books:

Author(s). (Year). Book title. Book edition. Publisher name, Place of publication. Total number of pages.
     Example:
Spally, M.R. and Morgan, S.S. (1989). Methods of Food Analysis. 2nd ed. Elsevier, NY, 605p.

Chapter in Book:

Author(s) of the chapter. (Year). Title of the chapter. In: Title of the book. Author(s) or Editor(s). Publisher name, Place of publication, Pages of the chapter.
     Example:
Aina, P.O., Lal, R., and Taylor, G.S. (1979). Effect of vegetal cover on soil erosion on an alfiso. In: Soil Physical Properties and Crop Production in the Tropics. Lal, R., and Greendla, D.J., (eds). Wiley, NY, p. 501-508.

Conference Proceedings:
Editor(s). (Year). Title of publication or conference. Name of conference (if not the 2nd element); inclusive dates of conference; place of conference, Publisher name, Place of publication, Number of pages.
     Example:
Moschandreas, D.J., Karuchit, S., Lebowitz, M.D., O’Rourke, M.K., and Robertson, G. (2002). Contribution of the inhalation route to cumulative risk estimates from multiple route exposures to pesticides in NHEXAS-AZ residences. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; June 30-July 5, 2002; Monterey, California, USA, p. 10-18.

Conference Abstracts:

Author(s) of abstract. (Year). Title of abstract, [abstract]. Name of conference; inclusive dates; place of conference. Page of program or proceedings. Abstract number.
     Example:
Opassiri, R., Ketudat-Cairns, J.R., Wara-Aswapati, O., Akiyama, T., Svasti, J., and Esen, A. (2002). Structure and expression of β-glucosidase genes in rice (Oryza sativa L.), [abstract]. Plant Biology 2002: Annual Meeting of the American Society for Plant Biology; August 3-7, 2002; Denver CO, USA, p. 45-49. Abstract no. 62.

Scientific and Technical Reports:

Author(s), (performing organization). (Year of publication). Title. Publisher name or sponsoring organization, Place of publication, Report number. Total number of page. Availability statement (for example: Available from: NTIS, Springfield, Va).
     Example:
National Institutes of Health [NIH], (U.S.). (1988). Report of the Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Panel, consultants to the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH. Final report. Bethesda, Md.: NIH. 2 volumes. Available from: NTIS, Springfield, Va.

Dissertation:

Author. (Year of degree). Title, [type of publication, for example: dissertation, Ph.D. thesis, [MSc. thesis]. Place of institution: institution granting the degree, Total number of pages. Availability statement.
     Example:
Jiwalak, N. (2002). Preparation and characterization of activated carbon from lignite coal by physical and chemical activation, [MSc. thesis]. School of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology. Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, 89p.

Electronic Journal Article:

Author(s). (Year of publication). Title of article. Abbreviated journal title [type of medium]; volume number(issue number):pagination. Availability statement. [Date of accession if needed].
     Example:
Cisler, S. (1990). Mediatracks. Public Access Comput Syst. Rev. [serial online]; 1(3):109-115. Available from: Public Access Computer Systems Forum PACS-L via the Internet. Accessed date: Nov 29, 1990.

Web Page:

Author(s). (Year of access). Title of page or article. Location of the owner of the web site: Owner of the web site. Available from: URL. Accessed date:.
     Example:
U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA]. (2000). Biotechnology. Washington, D.C.: USDA. Available from: www.usda.gov. Accessed date: Jan 27, 2000.

Patents:

Name of the inventor of the patented device or process, the word “inventor”; Company name, the word “assignee. Date issued [month day, year]. Title. Patent descriptor [including name of country issuing the patent and the patent number].
     Example:
Harred, J.F., Knight, A.R., and McIntyre, J.S., inventors; Dow Chemical Company, assignee. April 4, 1972. Epoxidation Process. U.S. patent no. 3654317.

In Press Items:

Identify as “In press.”

Unpublished Items:

Name of researcher(s). (Year). Unpublished data. Institution of first researcher. Location of institution.
     Example:
Sapers, G.M., and Buchanan, R.L. (1997). Unpublished data. Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA, USA.
 
     
 

Formatting
•    No space between number and degree sign . . . .50oC
•    Space between measurement and number . . . .25 mm
•    No space between % and number . . . .50%
•    2 commas in a series of 3 items . . . .lions, tigers, and bears
•    manufacturer locations . . . .include city, country: Bangkok, Thailand.

 
     
 

Notes:
The in-text citation should follow the name-year system: Harrison and Brown (1975) or (Harrison and Brown, 1975). If more than two authors, the citation is given as Jones et al. (1985) or (Jones et al., 1985). Use a comma between author and year as well as between the years of the same author.

Use semi-colons between citations.
     Examples:
     (Katz, 2000)
     (Katz and Baird, 2000)
     (Katz, 1999a, 1999b)
     (Katz, 1999; James, 1999; Baird, 1999, 2000)

 
 

 

 
 
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