1. For the publication are accepted scientific and scientific-technical papers showing the results of researches carried out by the author (authors), scientific reviews, proceedings of scientific actions (symposia, conferences, seminars and so on) which are to correspond to Journal subjects.
2. Authors must present original works containing reliable results of a scientific work carried out. When us-ing text or graphic information borrowed from works of other persons the references to the corresponding publications are needed. If parts of a manuscript are already published earlier, then the authors are to refer to an earlier work having pointed out a difference of a new work from previous ones.
3. The submission of a paper to more than one journal will be considered unacceptable and unethical of these authors.
4. For the paper publication in the Journal the author(s) is(are) to present to the editorial board in an electronic form the following:
* Paper text with signatures of all authors (with file extension .pdf);
* Paper text (with file extension .doc; Word-2003);
* Written recommendation of a scientific adviser (for post graduate students, undergraduates and students) (with file extension .pdf);
* Package of figures and illustrations (files tiff, jpg with the resolution of raster illustrations not less than 300 dpi).
The paper text should be read by the author.
5. All reviewers are to be recognized experts on the topics of materials under review and have publications on the topics of the paper reviewed in the course of the last three years. As reviewers could be recruited the members of an editorial board having professional knowledge and skill in scientific work close to the theme of authors’ manuscript. The reviewers’ recommendations are a reason for making a decision regarding paper publication. Experts working in the same organization with the author(s) of a paper cannot be reviewers of a paper. A reviewing term should not exceed 10 days from the day of a paper submission to the journal editor-ship. In case of a recommendation a paper to be revised and a refusal in paper publication a copy of the re-view will be sent to the author(s). The paper reviews are kept at the editorial board not less than 5 years.
6. Files presented to the editorial board should be named with the name of the first author (for example, Ivanov I.I.)
7. Papers submitted will not normally exceed 10 pages of A4 format (mode of automatic hyphenation) including schemes, figures, tables and references).
8. A paper text should be printed single-spaced and contain:
* In the upper left-hand corner - UDK (letter height - 12 pt.);
* To the right – initials, family/last name of the author(s) through a comma (letter height 12 pt.);
* Paper title (capital letter height - 14 pt., bold type, center alignment);
* Abstract (4 – 6 lines; letter height - 10 pt.; indentation - 7 mm);
* Key words (6 – 8 words; letter height - 10 pt.; indentation - 7 mm);
* Paper text (letter height - 12 pt.; indentation – 10 mm; margins must be equal on both sides, on the top and bottom – 20 mm);
* References (letter height - 10 pt., heading – capital letters);
* Authors’ data: first name, patronymic, last name (completely), academic degree, academic title, posi-tion, institution, office phone, domestic phone, e-mail (letter height - 10 pt., heading – capital letters, right margin alignment);
* Abstract (letter height - 10 pt.; indentation - 7 mm).
The reference to the grant is to be located at the end of the paper text (after section “Conclusion”).
9. Paper headings should be informative, show clearly its content within some words (mainly key ones). The annotation gives an opportunity to establish paper basic contents, to define its relevance and whether a read-er should pay regard to the paper text (one of the variants of annotation formation is a short repetition of the structure of a paper including purposes, problems, methods and results). An abstract is translated into English at the editorial board with the purpose of foreign reader information regarding paper contents. It should be informative (without general words), original (without duplication results published earlier), substantial (show a purpose, methods, a process of investigation carried out, results, short conclusions on a work) and compact (15-20 lines).
10. A paper text must be structured. The introduction contains an abstract statement of target setting and possible application of results in practice. A basic part should have some inner parts (with subtitles) and con-tain a formalized target setting and a method offered for its solution; the difference of target setting offered from already known ones; the advantage of the method developed in comparison with the existing ones (to contain an example confirming capacity for work and effectiveness of the solution offered). The paper should be ended with the substantial discussion (conclusion) of the results obtained.
11. Formulae, letterings (capital and small letters of Latin and Greek alphabets), numerals, symbols must be clear and distinguishable. All Latin letters are to be set in italics all Russian and Greek letters – upright. Formulae must be set up in the editor of formulae Microsoft Equation 3.0 (version Word-2003) with the size 12 pt.
12. Figures, schemes, diagrams, graphs, tables and other graphic materials are located within the text (after their mention) and should have subfigure captions (letter height - 10 pt., center alignment), and tables – heading. A format of figure flow about – “round a frame”. In the figures the inscriptions are to be written upright with the capital letter, font – Times New Roman, letter height – 10 pt. Formulae should be set up in the editor compatible with MS Word 2010.
13. The reference should be formed according to SARS 7.1 – 2003 “Bibliographical Entry”. “Bibliographical Description”, must not exceed 10 names of publications issued not earlier than in 1970.
14. Units of all physical values are presented in SI system.
15. The editorial board carries out an examination of a complete set of documents presented (in accord-ance with regulation 4), analyzes a paper text for the presence of borrowings with the use of “Anti-plagiarism” system and reviews papers using criteria of topicality, scientific novelty, self-descriptiveness, correspondence to the basic scientific-technical directions of the journal.
16. If according to the recommendation of the editorial board the paper is returned for the revision (up to 7 working days), then a date of the submission of the revised text in the journal is pointed out.
17. Authors do not obtain any fee.
18. Papers which do not correspond to the subjects of the scientific-technical Journal and current requirements and also presented with the violation of completeness will not be accepted for the consideration. The manuscripts are not sent back to the authors. The editorial board performs no obligations regarding reviewing all materials submitted and does not hold debates with the authors of manuscripts rejected.