Author Guidelines

Submission of articles implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), or it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent from the publisher. Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to transfer copyright. A form facilitating transfer of copyright will be provided. Jurnal Kejuruteraan also accept manuscript in Malay language . However, it should have title and an abstract in English.

Starting 2024, Jurnal Kejuruteraan begins implementing Article Processing Charge (APC).

The template of Manuscript can be downloaded here.

The template of Manuscript (with instruction) can be downloaded here.

The Copyright Transfer Agreement can be downloaded here. CTA must be submitted together with the manuscript during submission process to expedite the review process. However the editorial board will renew the suggested reviews for possible renew process.

Steps of Submission can be seen 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. Please try to adhere to the following format:

a) Title, authors(s), address(es) – Please provide full name of the authors, full address and email address of corresponding authors.

Mohd Mustafizur Rahman*, Ahmad Kamal Arifin, Nordin Jamaluddin & Che Hasan Che Haron
Department of Mechanical & Material Engineering,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia
Corresponding author :

b) Abstract – The abstract should be clear, descriptive and should provide brief information to the problem. This should generally be followed by a statement regarding the methodology and a brief summary of result. The abstract should end with a comment on the significance of the result or a brief conclusion. Abstract are written preferably from 200 to 250 words. For articles written in Bahasa Melayu (BM), the abstracts need to be written in both Bahasa Melayu and English.

Keywords: Maximum of five(5) relevant keywords.

c) Introduction – Please provide statement of the problems. Outline of the paper and important findings.

d) Experimental/ methodology.

e) Results & Discussion.

f) Conclusion.

g) Acknowledgement.

h) References – All publications cited in the text should be included in the reference list. Reference should be listed in alphabetical order according to UKM styles format. Example of references appear in the text (as appeared in the article).

i) Tables – Number of tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Please use Arabic numerals and supply a heading. Tables and their caption should be centered on the page. Place footnotes to the table below the table body and indicate them with superscript lowercase letters. Avoid vertical and horizontal rules (refer eg. below). Be sparing in the use of the tables and ensure that the data presented in the table do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.

j) Figures – Figures are sequentially numbered commencing at Figure 1. and followed by their caption and are placed at the bottom of the figure. Ensure that figures are clear and legible with typed lettering.

k) Nomenclature, symbols and abbreviation – Only wide used accepted symbols and forms of abbreviations should be used, but always give full expression followed by the abbreviation the first time it appears in the text. Abbreviations and symbols used in the tables and figures should be explained in the legend. The used of symbols in the text should be avoided as much as possible as they disrupt the flow of the sentences as well as the appearance of the typeset page. In no case should a combination of symbols and words be used.

2. Proofs and reprints
The accepted article will be regarded as final and the files will be processed as such. Proofs are for checking typesetting /editing: only printer errors maybe corrected. No changes in, or addition to the edited manuscript will be accepted.