Requirements of admission and submission of articles for the international journal of "Applied Solar Energy"
"Applied Solar Energy" is an international scientific journal in which the latest achievements of science and technology are published in the following fields.
1. Solar radiation
Method and results of calculations or measurements of solar radiation in relation to various solar engineering installations.
2. Solar installations and their application
Realized in nature solar engineering installations for various purposes, both experimental and practical, the results of measurements of their parameters or calculations. Characteristics of the released solar equipment, recommendations for its use. Installations and systems that have real practical application, their characteristics.
3. Solar power plants
Large capacity, based on various principles of converting solar energy into electricity.
4. Direct conversion of solar energy into electrical energy by means of photo- and thermoelectric transformations.
Output parameters and characteristics of photo- and thermoelements, batteries and installations based on them. Methods for measuring parameters and calculation methods for determining their characteristics.
5. Solar energy concentrators
Calculation methods, development and technological work on the creation of concentrators, methods and characteristics measurement results, concentrators application.
6. Solar heat and cold supply
Solar collectors, installations and systems of solar heat- and cold supply; methods and results of their calculation, testing and optimization; application of collectors, installations and systems.
7. Solar engineering materials science
Receiving and using new materials in solar engineering, researching the properties of materials with the help of solar installations, including solar furnaces.
8. Renewable energy sources
Non-traditional, alternative energy sources, including, solar, wind, hydraulic, biomass, thermal, and also combined.
9. Economics and ecology of solar engineering
Technical and economic characteristics of solar installations, environmental assessment of the use of solar energy.
10. Brief communications
Brief articles and reports on selected issues related to the use of solar energy.
11. News of solar engineering (chronicle)
Reports on conferences, seminars and symposia on the use of solar energy, their results, on regulatory documents and new literature in the field of solar engineering, as well as on new created large installations and experimental stands.
a) articles on photo and thermoelectric topics, dealing exclusively with solid-state physics and semiconductor technology;
b) articles on materials obtained with the help of solar installations, which relate exclusively to the field of materials science. If the studies are performed on solar or arc-reflecting furnaces, the specifics of this method of heating, measuring and controlling the temperature must be specified.
The articles sent to the editorial office of the journal “Applied Solar Energy” must comply with the above topics and meet the following requirements.
Pages quantity – no more than 14 pages (A4 Format)
Font requirements - Times New Roman
Font size: Text – 11pt, Article’s title – 12pt (bold, capital letters), Author’s name - 10pt (bold, capital letters), Abstract – 10pt (italic), References – 10pt, Tables – 9pt, Spacing - 1.
Page margin: top – 25mm, bottom – 20mm, left – 35mm, right – 15mm.
Authors’ names should be written in the top-right corner of the page.
Article’s title should be written in the centre of the page. The required font of the article’s name is Times New Roman, 11pt, bold.
Short abstract should be in English.
Keywords should contain at least 5 words.
Reference should contain at least 15 links (including works in Scopus and Web of Science) and should be in the last 10-15 years. Sources of reference are arranged in a row with the number in square brackets, followed by the full name (initials and surname), then everything through the separating points: - the name of the journal (monograph, textbook, collection, conference (city, country, date), thesis abstract, patent and etc.), - year, - volume, - number / number of pages (or their number for monographs, collections, etc.).
After the list of references, the institute or organization (full name) with full address and postal code, submitted the article (in the left corner) and the date of submission (in the right corner) is indicated.
The separate page should contain the full information about the author/authors, including the last name, first name, middle name, academic degree and title, place of work and position, as well as contact address and telephone numbers of the author.
Accepted formats: .docx and .pdf
In the References should be added links to the “Applied Solar Energy” / “Geliotekhnika”.
Below is an example by which you should arrange your article for “Applied Solar Energy” / “Geliotekhnika”.
Articles that do not meet these requirements are not considered by the editorial board.