Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Civil Engineering Journal (C.E.J) is a multidisciplinary, an open-access, internationally double-blind peer-reviewed journal concerned with all aspects of civil engineering, which include but are not necessarily restricted to:

• Building Materials and Structures

• Coastal and  Harbor Engineering

• Constructions Technology

• Constructions Economy and  Management

• Earthquake Engineering

• Environmental Engineering

• Renovation of Buildings

• Geotechnical Engineering

• Highway Engineering

• Hydraulic and Hydraulic Structures

• Road and Bridge Engineering

• Structural Engineering

• Surveying and Geo-Spatial Engineering

• Transportation Engineering

• Tunnel Engineering

• Urban Engineering and Economy

• Water Resources Engineering

• Urban Drainage

 

Special Issues:

Special Issues deal with more focused topics with high current interest falling within the scope of the journal in which they are published. Special Issue proposals are welcome at any time during the year.

For most of the civil engineering conferences it is possible to submit papers presented at the conference for subsequent publication in special issues of the C.E.J.

 

Civil Engineering Journal (C.E.J) is published monthly.

Civil Engineering Journal (C.E.J) aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication (3-4 weeks).

Section Policies

Research Articles

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Technical Note

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Others

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

LOCKSS

Publication Ethics

Authors are responsible for the originality of manuscripts submitted to Civil Engineering Journal and the original data based on which the manuscript is provided must be available upon on editor request. Authors are responsible for the contents of their manuscript, including article claims, conclusions, and appropriate citation, acknowledgments, and author contribution.

Authors of Civil Engineering Journal must confirm the following:

  • Submitted manuscripts must be the original work of the author(s)
  • Only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted
  • It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently
  • Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated
  • Acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript
  • All errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be swiftly communicated to the Editor.

Civil Engineering Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct and aims to adhere to its Best Practice Guidelines.

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:

  • Directly copying text from other sources without attribution
  • Copying ideas, images, or data from other sources without attribution
  • Reusing text from your own previous publications without attribution or agreement of the editor
    • Exception: Reusing text from the Methods section in the author’s previous publications, with attribution to the source, is acceptable.
  • Using an idea from another source with slightly modified language without attribution.

If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we may issue a correction or retract the paper, as appropriate.

Civil Engineering Journal use "iThenticate" software to detect plagiarism.

Peer Review Policy

This journal uses double-blind peer-reviewe, which means that the reviewers of the paper won’t get to know the identity of the author(s), and the author(s) won’t get to know the identity of the reviewer. The idea is that everyone should get a similar and unbiased review.

The detailed Journal peer review process is based on the following chart:

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