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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

These author instructions contain general information, requirements, guidelines, applicable tools, and necessary forms to assist the user in writing, formatting, and submitting a technical paper for ASME conference publication. Specifically, these instructions provide:

  • Guidelines for writing the paper
  • Specifications and requirements for formatting and styling the paper
  • Tools for assistance in preparing the paper
  • Information on submitting the paper
  • Forms necessary for publication (copyright transfer, color in print form)
  • Other related information (publication charges, reprints, etc.)