Associate Prof. Dr. Norhazilan Md Noor (Malaysia)
GUIDES TO AUTHORS
Aims and Scope: All manuscript submissions to the MJCE should be in a Word ".doc" file or in a Word-compatible file with top, bottom, left and right margins set to one inch, Times New Roman 12 point font, and double spaced. The body of the paper, title page, references, tables, figures, and author notes should all be contained in a single file. The editors will remove personal and institutional identifiers before circulating the manuscript for blind review. Articles submitted will be reviewed and accepted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere. The length of articles should be between 3,000 and 6,000 words or approximately 7-15 printed pages (final version). The manuscripts should be written in English or Bahasa Melayu. Submission of review paper is only by invitation.
Manuscripts submitted to the MJCE should not be currently under review by another Journal or been made available in print (e.g., working paper series) or on the Internet. One copy of the manuscript should be sent as an e-mail attachment to MJCE@utm.my in one Microsoft Word (or Word-compatible) file.
Type of fonts: All texts, drawing, graph must be written using Times New Roman.
Language: Follow the spelling of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Paper title: The title should be brief (SMALL CAPITAL bold font 14).
LIME STABILISED MALAYSIAN COHESIVE SOIL
Authors (full name): The author's name and affiliation should follow below the title. Use numbers to indicate affiliations (font 14)
Abdul Aziz Chik1, Othman Che Puan, Chai Ming Jing
Affiliation: Position and full addresses including post codes (italic font 10)
1Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Abstract: Written in English or Bahasa Melayu. The abstract must be translated to English if paper is written in Bahasa Melayu (font 10).
Abstract: It should be a single paragraph of about 150 words.
Keywords: Written in English or Bahasa Melayu up to 5 keywords. The keywords must be translated to English if paper is written in Bahasa Melayu (font 10 & Italic font 10).
Keywords: Roundabout; Circulating Flow; Entry Flow.
Body text: The main headings of the text should be bold and numbered in title case letterings while the sub-headings should be italicised and numbered (bold font 12 for main-heading and italic font 12 for sub-heading)
Units: All units and abbreviations of dimensions should conform to SI standards.
Tables and Figures: Tables and figures should be incorporated in the text. Caption should be written above the table and at the bottom for figures (font 10). All illustrations and photographs must be numbered consecutively as it appears in the text and accompanied with appropriate captions below them.
References: References should be cited in the text according to Harvard referencing style as follows: "Veneklaas and Van (1990) found...", or "(Brooks et al. 1991)". References should be listed in alphabetical order, on separate sheets from the text. In the list of References, the titles of periodicals should be given in full, while for books should state the title, place of publication, name of publisher, and indication of edition.
Burland, J.B., Potts, D.M and Walsh, N.M. (1981) The overall stability of free and propped embedded cantilever retaining walls, Essex. Ground Engineering, 14: 28-37.
Brown, R.J. and Nicol, R.D. (1987) Effects of Pedestrians Volumes on Left Turning Traffic. London: Heffers Printers Ltd., 89 pp.
Portela, A. (1992) Dual Boundary Element Increment Analysis of Crack Growth. Ph.D. Thesis, Wessex Institute of Technology, Southampton, 156 pp.
Chapter in book:
Johan, R. (1999) Fire management plan for the peat swamp forest reserve of north Selangor and Pahang. In Chin T. Y.and P. Havmoller (eds.) Sustainable Management of Peat Swamp Forests in Peninsular Malaysia Vol II: Impacts. Kuala Lumpur: Forestry Department Malaysia, 81-147.
Diah, A.B.M and Nuruddin M.F. (1998) Concrete: Why Curing so Important for Engineers and Architects to Produce Durable Concrete Structures. Proceedings of 16'h Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization. Pampanga, Philippines, 51-60.