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Scope and policy

Author Guidelines

Journal of scientific-technical which presents theoretical and practical results on topics of Chemical Engineering and Food Engineering, related to the study of technologies, processes and equipment of chemical and food industries.Also acceptable topics dealing with the teaching of chemical engineering, digital computing applied to chemical engineering, mechanical design of chemical and biotechnological equipment, materials engineering, economics of the chemical industry, chemical process control and other issues considered interesting, useful and convenient in accordance with experience.

The number of authors of articles should not exceed five and the items must not exceed fifteen pages.

Tecnología Química is a publication of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information belonging to the Universidad de Oriente, Cuba.

Peer Review Process

The process starts with sending the work to the author or authors in electronic version. Items are initially evaluated by the Editorial Committee for compliance with the Redaction Guideline and if it corresponds to the originality and the level required for the magazine, then go to arbitration.

The magazine has established the policy of peer review, confidentially and anonymously, double blind. The editor and referees will focus on the process of arbitration ethical standards are met and there are no conflicts of interest. Participate in the evaluation 2 referees. In case of discrepancy between the reports of the two referees will be used by a third party.

The Editorial Board of the Journal reserves the right to refuse items not deemed suitable for publication.

Each referee will issue a report on whether or not its publication, this report will be considered by the Editorial Committee for the publication or article.

Referees may recommend to the Editorial Board that the article is:

-Accepted with modifications

The author has a period of 15 days to submit a new version with the proposed corrections, past the term, if you have not received the new version, the Editorial Board deemed denied Article.

Essential aspects for the acceptance of the papers:
- Correspondence with the issues of the journal
- Originality, novelty or validity of the proposed work
- Quality of the state of the art studio
- Quality of work content
- Quality of exposure in structure and wording
- News and importance of references
- Compliance with Standards Drafting

Fundamental reasons for rejecting a job will be:
- Lack of originality
- Poor scientific strength
- Poor state of the art studio
- No reliable methods and procedures used
- Poor citations in quantity, quality or value and current


Form and preparation of manuscripts

1. Section Policies

1.1 Original papers

Contributions that describe and discuss the results of R & D or industrial experiences of interest. Maximum Length 10 pages.

1.2 Short Papers

Jobs are less extensive but with the same scientific rigor that the original articles is a brief but comprehensive investigation of processes related to chemical engineering and food engineering; contains preliminary or partial results of the same, which require a quick disclosure. You can also include works on historical, theoretical discussions, etc.. Not exceed four (4) pages.

1.3 Review articles

Document results of a completed investigation, analyzing, systematized and integrated research findings published or unpublished, on processes related to chemical engineering and food engineering, in order to account for the progress and development trends. It is characterized by a thorough literature review of at least 50 references.

2. Presentation of the original

2.1. Sending jobs

2.1.1. Mailing

Jobs are sent to the editor on paper (hard copy), accompanied by the original figures and a copy thereof, along with a digital copy on CD-ROM or other media, containing all the work, the following address:

Chemical Technology Magazine
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Avenue of the Americas and L Street
PO Box 90900, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

The work will be accompanied by an original letter that prompted the publication of the work and indicate the full address of the author to whom correspondence should be addressed related to it.

2.1.2. Sending mail

Also accepted papers sent by mail, they should always be included in an attachment to the message of their presentation. In this case, during the editing process, the author must send to the editor, on paper, signed the original letter, in which he requests the publication of the work: revista.tec.quimica@ cu

2.2. Originality, language and style

It brought exclusively original works that have not been previously published in any publication.
Entries may be in English or Spanish, the title should reflect the content of the work, should be in both languages. Then, you must include the full name of each of the authors of the work followed by the surname (in the case of wanting to appear both names, separate them with a hyphen example, Gonzalez-Ruiz), accompanied by his academic degrees and titles , the date on which the work has been submitted, the department or institution to which the author.

The summary also in English and Spanish, describing the work content in 250 words or less. At the end of the summary shall include the keywords (3-5), in Spanish and English.
Presentation should not be duplicated by inserting data in figures and tables, with their feet and head.
The text of the paper should be divided into sections and subsections. Pages should foliarse consecutively.

The works consist suit your requirements or subject in question, of:
0. Introduction
1. Methods used and experimental conditions
2. Results and discussion
3. Conclusions
4. Bibliography

Manuscripts will be accepted only when delivered complete with text, illustrations, glossary, bibliography, list of foot prints of artwork, abstract with keywords, the nomination list of the symbols and Greek letters used.

The references, equations, tables and figures should be numbered consecutively in the text insertion (references in square brackets as [1], [2], the equations in parentheses, as (1), (2), tables as Table 1 , Table 2 and figures as shown in Fig 1, Fig 2).

2.3. References

The references appear in the text inserted in sequence, with the corresponding number written between square brackets ([ ]). At the end of the paper should relate all correspondingly, with the data and the score follows:

2.3.1. General criteria

All data references are required. In the following paragraphs, what are those, by type of publication. The examples show the format and typographic features to be applied to each data and notation separation between them. It is recommended that the references in the work are expressed in the same way.

Do not include references to confidential communications or restricted publications that are not readily accessible to readers.
Should be indicated, usually numbers first and last page, separated by a hyphen. No references are accepted which are not included, at least, the starting page number.

The literature will be made according to ISO 690.

2.3.2. Periodicals

SURNAME (S), name (s). "Article Title" Title of the serial. Year, volume, issue, start page-end page.
Example: ALGARRA, A. G. et al. "Geometric isomerism in Pentacoordonate Cu2 + Complexes: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Density Functional Theory Studies Reveal the Existence of Equilibrium Between Square Pyramidal and Trigonal bipyramidal Forms for a Tren-Deriver Ligand". Inorg. Chem 2009, 47, 902-914.

2.3.3. Books or monographs

SURNAME (S), name (s). Title of book. No. edition. Place of publication: publisher, year of publication. Number of pages. Series. Letters. ISBN.
Example: ROSABAL-VEGA, J.; Garcell-PUYANS, L., Hydrodynamics and mechanical separations, Tom I, 2nd ed., Havana: ed. Felix Varela, 2006, 295 p. ISBN: 959-258-982-8.

2.3.4. Abstracts (Proceedings, Proceedings) congress and conference

SURNAME (S), name (s). Job title. Name of the congress. Volume. Town. Country. Year. Editor (s). Editorial. City edition. Country. Publication. Home-page final.
Example: Carvajal, P., William, A. Activated Carbon Coconut shell, Chemistry Conference, vol. 2, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 2009, Arzuaga C. (Ed.), Centre for Scientific and Technical Information, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 2010, p 235-249.

2.3.5. Doctoral Thesis

SURNAME (S), name (s). Thesis title. Faculty. University. Country. Year.
Example: Ortiz-Vazquez, I. Purification of Industrial Effluents with charcoal, Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of East. Cuba, 2003.

2.4. Illustrations, figures and micrographs

2.4.1. Presentation

The text indicates the location of the pictures without leaving the space.

2.4.2. Color

The figures, micrographs or photographs will be published in color they are submitted.

2.4.3. Size and Placement

Figures will be sent to a size equal to or greater than the final dimensions to those reproduced in the magazine appears. These dimensions are: column width (80 mm) or page width (170 mm). The final height of the legends of Figures and expressions, corresponding after the reduction should be at least 3 mm.

When a figure is formed by two or more illustrations or micrographs interconnected, so that all illustrations correspond to the same figure number will be indicated which is the a), b), c), by inserting the corresponding letter in Fig.

2.5. Tables

Tables should carry a header and should be intelligible without recourse to the text. The tables presented no plot whatsoever and horizontal and vertical divisions of the data will be limited to those necessary to compress them.

2.6. Units

Both the text and the illustrations only symbols and abbreviations used in the International System of Units (SI). An exception is allowed when temperatures are expressed in degrees Celsius and long times in hours.

2.7. Return and original photographs

For publication expressly rejected a job provided the material is returned to the Journal. When work did not come to be published by being withdrawn by the authors at any stage prior to publication, the original material will be returned only at the express request received within 30 days of the withdrawal.

3. Copyright

By submitting a job, the authors agree to allow their rights therein are transferred to the publisher, provided that the above mentioned paper is accepted for publication. These copyrights cover exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article in any form or translations thereof. In general, the authors or the original will not be returned on paper and computer, or the figures or original artwork relating to published papers.


Sending of manuscripts

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After entering the designated site can register by completing the form on the registration section. This allows you to send the item following the instructions listed in it. You can also send the article through email the magazine

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