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Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technology

The Journal of Committee of Mechanical Engineering of Polish Academy Of Sciences


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    Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technology is a periodical that contains articles written by experts in a field of original theoretical and applied research results of all branches of manufacturing science. The greater part of the papers published are peer-reviewed full-length articles. Areas of interest include manufacturing process and equipment development, modeling and simulation at different scales such machining technology, abrasive processes, forming, casting, polymer processing, laser processing, rapid prototyping, nano/micro/meso-scale manufacturing, joining, medical/biomedical device manufacturing etc., tooling and fixturing, inspection and quality control; CAD/CAM; sensors for manufacturing processes and machines; computer control of processes and machines; precision engineering; manufacturing automation; assembly operations and robotics; material handling; production systems; design for manufacturing and assembly.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    The journal publishes original research papers in all aspects of theoretical and applied mechanics and also in the field of materials science.

    Why submit

    • authorized journal of Polish Academy of Sciences;
    • it is an interdisciplinary journal that covers all areas of engineering and technology. The hardcopy version is published three-monthly, but accepted papers are published on the web as soon as they are submitted in final form;
    • swift and clear review and publishing procedure ;
    • available in print and electronic format; high quality electronic publication technologies employed;
    • growing international importance;

    Rejection Rate

    • 15%


    Type of Publication:

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors


    General information

    1. Original articles to the quarterly Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technology, AMST, are invited. They should be sent to Redakcja Kwartalnika "Postępy Technologii Maszyn", Politechnika Rzeszowska, 35-959 Rzeszów, ul. W. Pola 2, budynek C, pok. 202

    2. Articles are restricted to 12 manuscript pages. Longer articles will be subjected to a delay in publication.

    3. The language of the journal is English. The Polish authors should also include the manuscript of the text and the abstract in Polish.

    4. Articles must be submitted exclusively to AMST on the understanding that they have not been and will not be published elsewhere. Articles accepted for publication become the copyright of the AMST. The Editors retain the right to modify the style and length of a contribution (major changes being agreed with the main author).

    5. It should be indicated who is the main (corresponding) author with full name and mailing address. The main author is responsible for ensuring that the article has been seen and approved by all the other authors. The covering letter accompanying the manuscript should be signed by all the other authors to this effect.

    6. Written permission from the copyright holder must be obtained to reproduce material from other sources.

    Presentation of the manuscript

    1. Authors are requested to submit the accepted version on disk together with hardcopy.

    2. These should be rtf files output from Microsoft Word 5 (or higher). Details of software used and file included should be attached. Authors should ensure new disks are used and confirm that they have been scanned for viruses.

    3. Type the manuscript on one side only of A4 (297x210 mm) paper with margins of at least 3 cm all round. Use double spacing throughout. It is not required to leave empty space for figures and tables.

    4. Use the subheadings to divide the text into sections and, where necessary, subsections.

    5. The title page should carry: the title, the authors names, their affiliation and address of each of them, up to six key words to assist cross-indexing.

    6. An abstract of no more than 150 words should state the purposes of the study, procedures, findings and conclusions.

    Mathematical formulae and units

    1. Notation should be kept as simple as possible for the ease of typesetting. Clarify where necessary: subscripts and superscripts, vectors and special fonts. Explain all symbols used. A full list of symbols with adequate units (SI) should be supplied on a separate sheet. Equations should be numbered consecutively and the number given in parentheses at the right hand margin.

    2. Use the SI system of units throughout. If necessary a unit can be followed by its non-SI equivalent in brackets.

    3. Abbreviations should be used sparingly and given in full at first mention (e.g. "computer aided design (CAD)").

    Illustrations and tables

    1. Number all illustrations (including computer printouts and listings) in one sequence. Attach a label to the back of each giving its number, the authors name. Where possible, illustrations should fit within the print area of 125x190 mm.

    2. Line drawings and graphs should be professionally prepared; freehand or typewritten labeling is not acceptable. Submit them as glossy black and white prints. All lines and labels should be clear and of sufficient size to be legible when reduced for publication.

    3. Photographs should be supplied as top quality glossy prints.

    4. Computer printouts will be reproduced photographically. To give good quality reproduction they need to be original printouts on plain white paper, printed in near letter quality (NLQ) or when possible with a laser printer. Always print programs unjustified, in a typeface with a fixed character width.

    5. If artwork is supplied electronically, only the formats below should be used: line drawings 1000 dpi accepted in Freehand, Illustrator (EPS files), Photoshop (EPS, TIFF, JPEG, GIF) and Corel Draw (Illustrator). Halftones to be supplied at 3000 dpi minimum in Photoshop as EPS, TIFF or JPEG with fonts embedded. In all cases, they should be reduced to fit column width of 125 mm.

    6. Tables should be typed double spaced on separate sheets. Do not submit tables as photographs. Number tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a brief title for each.


    1. References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify citations of references in text, tables and legends using numbers in square brackets (e.g. "as discussed by Kowalski [7]"). In the reference list use the style of the examples below. When there are four or more authors list only the first one and "et al.".

    2. Journal articles: W.C. ORLANDO, R.R. COLOMBO: New methods of ion implementation. J. Mater. Sci., 32(1992)3, 45-62.

    3. Book: J. KOSMOL: Automatyzacja obrabiarek i obróbki skrawaniem. WNT, Warszawa 2000.

    4. Chapter in a book or paper in a proceedings: J.C. TRAPPEY: An automatic workholding verification system. Proc. Inter. Conf. Manufacturing and Technology of the Future (MSTF), Stockholm 1989, 23-34.


    To accelerate publication only one set of proofs is sent to the main author. Corrected proofs must be returned to Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Rzeszowskiej,

    35-959 Rzeszów, ul. W. Pola 2, bud. F, Poland within a fortnight.

    Please submit your manuscripts to Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technology via email to:


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    Editorial Information

    Jan Sieniawski, Rzeszow University of Technology , Poland

    Editorial Board
    Adam Ruszaj, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
    Andrzej Nowotnik, Rzeszow University of Technology , Poland
    Oleg A. Rozenberg, Instytut Supertwardych Materiałów w Kijowie, Ukraina
    Jan Kaczmarek, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Poland
    Wojciech Zębala, Cracow University of Technology, Poland

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Józef Gawlik, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
    Pedro J. Arrazola, Mondragon University, Spain
    Marek Bałaziński, École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
    Tadeusz Burakowski, RadomUniversity of Technology, Poland
    Joao P. Davim, University of Porto, Portugal
    Wit Grzesik, Opole University of Technology, Poland
    Mieczysław Kawalec, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
    Jan Kosmol, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
    Krzysztof J. Kurzydłowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
    Bogdan Kruszyński, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
    Ildiko Mankova, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
    Kazimierz E. Oczoś, Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland
    Wiesław Olszak, Szczecin University of Technology, Poland
    Turgul Ozel, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Miroslav Piska, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
    Włodzimierz Przybylski, GdanskUniversity of Technology, Poland
    Joel Rech, École Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Saint-Etienne, France
    Gunnar Sohlenius, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
    Władysław Włosiński, Polish Academy of Science, Poland 

    Language Editors
    Jolanta Romanowska, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland 

    Technical Editors
    Waldemar Ziaja, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

    Politechnika Rzeszowska
    ul. W. Pola 2, bud. C
    35-959 Rzeszów
    ul. W. Pola 2
    Phone: (48-17) 8544791
    Fax: (48-17) 8544832
    E-mail: jansien@prz.rzeszow.pl

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