Initial Manuscript Submission
length for submitted papers is 16 pages (after formatting the manuscript
according to the journal style) including tables and figures. Submitted
manuscripts should not have been previously published and should not be
submitted for publication elsewhere while they are under consideration by Jordan
Journal of Civil Engineering.
Authors must supply:
1. an electronic copy of the final
version (see section below),
2. a copyright transfer agreement with original signature(s) -without this we
are unable to accept the submission, a form of copy write agreement con bbe
found in the journal site, and
3. permission grants -if the manuscript contains extracts, including
illustrations, from other copyright works (including material from on-line or
internet sources) it is the author's responsibility to obtain written permission
from the owners of the publishing rights to reproduce such extracts using the
Permission Request Form, permission grants should be submitted with the
The language of the Journal is English. All submissions must have a title be
double-line spaced 2 columns per page and have a margin of 30 mm all round.
Illustrations and tables must be printed on seperate sheets, and not be
incorporated into the text.
1. The title page must list the full title and the names and affiliations of all
authors. Give the full address, including e- mail, telephone and fax, of the
the name(s) of any sponsor(s) of the research contained in the paper.
3. Supply a summary of up to 200 words for the articles. This is a concise
summary of the whole paper, not just the conclusions, and is understandable
without reference to the rest of the paper. It should contain no citation to
other published work.
4. Include up to six key words that describe your paper for indexing purposes.
5. Tables and figures: tables and figures should appear in the manuscript after the first time they mentioned in the text. Tables should have fonts >10 times new roman. The figures should be originals and not pictures. Do not copy and paste the figure. The figure should appear in the text as an editable EXCEL chart. All fonts in the figures should be >10 times new roman
To cite sources in the text, use the author-date method; list the last names of
the authors, then the year. The formats are as follows: one author -(Smith
2004); two authors -(Smith and Jones 2004); three or more authors-(Smith et al.
2004). Prepare a reference section listing all references alphabetically by last
name of the first author. For anonymous reports and standards, alphabetize by
the issuing institution. Double-space the reference section. Below are samples
of properly formatted and complete references:
Husein Malkawi, A.I., Hassan, W.F., and Sanna, S.K. (2001). "A Global Search
Method for Locating General Slip Surface Using Monte Carlo Techniques." J.
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engrg., ASCE, 127(8), 688- 698.
Conference Proceedings and Symposia:
Husein Malkawi, A I., Mutasher, S.A., and Qiu. T. (2002). "Thermal Analysis of
Al-Tannur RCC Gravity Dam." Proceeding of the 2002 International Conference on
Roller Compacted Concrete Dam Constrnction in Middle East, April 7th-10th. pp.
303-318, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, Edited by
Malkawi, A.I; Auflrger, M and Strobl. Th.
Include the sponsor of the conference or publisher of the proceedings, and that
entity's location -city and state or city and country.
Books and Reports:
Feld, J., and Carper, K. (1997). Construction failure,
2nd Ed., Wiley, New York.
Book references must include author, book
title, publisher, and the publisher's location. If a specific chapter is being
used, list the chapter title and inclusive page numbers. For reports, include
the full institution name (not just the acronym) and its location.
Unpublished material is not included in the references. It may be cited in the
text in the following forms: (John Smith, personal communication. May 16, 1999)
or (Jones et al., unpublished manuscript, 2002). As an exception to the rule,
articles that are accepted for publication may be included in the references as
follows: Gibson. W. (2003). "Cyberspace: The postmodern frontier". J. in
Fiction. in press.
Web Pages and On-line Material:
Burka, L.P. (2002). "A hypertext history of multiuser dimensions." MUD history,
http://www.ccs.neu.edu (Dec. 5,2003).
Include an author if possible, a copyright date, a title, the Web address, and
the date the material was accessed or downloaded (in parentheses at the end).
Liggett, J. A., and Caughey, D.A. (1998). "Fluid statics.
" Fluid mechanics (CD-ROM), ASCE, Reston,
Va. Include authors, copyright date, titles, medium, and procedure/publisher and
Electronic of the artwork should be supplied at the intended size for printing;
the maximum column width is 143 mm. Color illustrations are not accepted. Use
figure index data marks (like x, o. * and other types) to substitute
To enable the publisher to disseminate the author's work to the fullest extent,
the author must sign a Copyright Transfer Agreement, transferring copyright in
the article from the author to the publisher, and submit the original signed
agreement with the article presented for publication. Copies may be printed from
One complimentary of the printed version
of the journal will be sent by post mail to each author. There is no page charge
Electronic copy should be submitted through the journal site: