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The editorial board of the Herald of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University journal accepts for consideration only original manuscripts in the Russian or English language, prepared at institutes of higher education and research and industry institutions and containing research results or engineering developments, as well as reviews on the journal’s subject matter, not published previously in other editions. The manuscripts prepared with violation of the listed below rules and regulations are rejected by the editorial board.

THE AUTHORS ARE KINDLY ASKED TO FOLLOW THE LISTED BELOW RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR SUBMITTING THE MANUSCRIPT
(for manuscripts in English)

1. General Rules
1.1. The paper contents is submitted in two copies (including figures, figure captions, tables, and references) and must have an overall number of pages no more than 15-18.
1.2. The paper should be supplemented with the following documents:
— a submission letter from the scientific-technical council of the chair or the research institute;
— an expert report on the permission for disclosing the paper contents to the press;
— a signed cover letter from the submission author.
1.3. The paper must include:
— index of Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);
— full title of the paper;
— initials and names of the authors;
— name of institution (officially accepted abbreviation), where each author works;
— e-mail of each author;
— an abstract amounting to 100-120 words;
— key words (5-10);
— the paper text itself;
— references;
— brief biographies the authors.

2. Rules for preparing the paper text
The paper text must be prepared according to the following requirements.
2.1. The text should be typed using Microsoft Office Word or any of the TEX package versions with standard macros applied. Page margins should be left on all sides of each page: 2.5 cm (bottom), 2 cm (top), 3 cm (left side), and 1 cm (right side). The following requirements must be observed in typesetting: double line spacing, regular type, Times New Roman font with a size of 12 or 14 pt. Pages must be numbered.
2.2. The abstract should be comprehensive and reflect correctly the paper contents: problems, research methods and results.
2.3. Keywords must include the notions and terms used in the paper.
2.4. The paper structure should include:
— introduction (brief review of the state of the issue under consideration and statement of the problem to be solved in the paper;
— materials and methods for solving the problem and the made assumptions;
— results (basic contents of the paper, proofs of the presented propositions, initial and final mathematical expressions, experiments and calculation, examples and illustrations);
— discussion of obtained results and comparison of them with the previous results;
— conclusions (summary and recommendations).
2.5. The terms, measurement units, and notation conventions applied in the paper should be commonly used and included into the International System of Units (SI). Abbreviations should be defined the first time they are introduced in the text, except for the standard abbreviations of measurement units, physical, chemical, technical and mathematical quantities and terms.
2.6. Equations should be typed in MathType 6.0 and higher and in (or) Microsoft Equation using Times New Roman font with a size of 12 pt for lowercase symbols, 10 pt for indices and 9 pt for subindeces; indices and subindices must be clearly positioned.
2.7. Numbers of equations are placed in parentheses at extreme right; only equations referenced in the text should be numbered.
2.8. Tables are numbered in the order of their first citation in the text.
2.9. References to literature are given in the text in the order of their first citation in the text.

3. Requirements for preparing the figures
3.1. Figures should be incorporated in the text after the paragraph, in which the figure is cited for the first time. It is not recommended to place unnecessary details in the figure; text data, and notation conventions should be displaced to the figure caption with replacing them in the figure by numerals or letters corresponding to their designations in the paper text.
3.2. The figure originals with a resolution of 300 dpi must be submitted additionally as individual files: *.tif, *.jpg, *.bmp, *.png, and *.eps.
3.3. The figures obtained as a result of work with CAD- or other design software (NASTRAN, ANSYS, MATLAB, etc.) should be presented in formats indicated in 3.2 in order to use them for publication.

4. Regulations for the list of literature
4.1. Literature references (10-30 items) should be organized according to the following regulations determining the scope and sequence of the data to be indicated depending on the type of the cited literature:
— for papers of journals: names of all authors, full title of the paper, journal title, year of publication, volume, issue, number, numbers of pages;
— for books: names of all authors, full title of the book, place of publication, publisher, year of publication, volume in pages;
— for dissertation autoreferats: name of the author, title, place and year of defense;
— for preprints: names of all authors, title, title of publishing institution, cipher, number, place and a year;
— for patents: names of all authors, patent title, number and class of the patent, date and a year of declaration and patent publication;
— for Internet-based resource: full electronic address, allowing for access to the publication, and the date of citation.
4.2. If there are more than four authors in the cited work then, in order that all the authors be taken into account in the citation base, it is necessary to list all of them after the forward slash avoiding the “et al.” words.
4.3. The literature list should include references to urgent scientific works by domestic and foreign specialists, first of all, papers published for the last five years in the reviewed (indexed) scientific periodic editions.
4.4. It is not recommended to refer to materials of textbooks, educational books and popular scientific literature,
4.5. It is desirable to include no less than 10 references to scientific papers from journals in the literature list, avoiding the unsubstantiated self-citation.

5. Rules for preparing authors’ biographies
The author biography should include the following data:
— name and first name, etc. (in full form);
— academic degree;
— academic status;
— position;
— amount of published works and the field of research;
— title of the institution where the author works;
— complete address of the institution;
— contact information for communication with the author (telephone, e-mail).

To publish papers in the Herald of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University journal is free of charge. To purchase a copy of the journal with the published paper (the author’s copy), the author is offered to draw up a demand for the required amount of author’s copies and buy them for cash in the bookstall of the Bauman MSTU Press (situated on the territory of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University) or to draw up an international bank payment in the circulation department of the Bauman MSTU Press (contact tel.:+7 499 263-60-45; e-mail:press@bmstu.ru).

Telephone of the editorial office:+7 499 263-62-60; e-mail: vestnik@bmstu.ru