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Fatigue of Aircraft Structures

The Journal of Institute of Aviation

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    Print ISSN - 2081-7738
    Online ISSN - 2300-7591

    The primary version of the journal is the online one.

    The publication focuses on problems of aeronautical fatigue and structural integrity. The preferred topics include:

    • full-scale fatigue testing of aircraft and aircraft structural components,
    • fatigue of materials and structures,
    • advanced materials and innovative structural concepts,
    • damage tolerant design of aircraft structure,
    • life extension and management of ageing fleets,
    • structural health monitoring and loads,
    • fatigue crack growth and life prediction methods,
    • NDT inspections,
    • airworthiness considerations.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    Because, it gives information on recent works from the area of fatigue of aircraft structures. A lot of works are presented by domestic and worldwide researchers.

    Why submit

    Because, it gives you a chance for presentation your own works. Publication once a year. No publication charge.

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    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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    Type of Publication:

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Instructions for Authors

    All submissions must be an original work in English. We prefer submissions via email.

    The structure of the published paper is, as follows:

    • the work title,
    • names of authors, their academic titles, affiliations, e-mail addresses,
    • key words,
    • work abstract,
    • introduction, containing the work object and purpose, the research and analytical      methods, etc.

    and at the end of the paper:

    • summary of the work,
    • references.

    Technical parameters

    • recommended text editor: Microsoft Word 2007,
    • format for the publication manuscript – A-4, margins 25 mm, single column text,
    • Times New Roman font, size 12 pt – recommended,
    • document should not contain author’s formatting, one should only select paragraphs, automatic update of the content of the document should be excluded,
    • mathematical formulas, equations, etc. must be created in Microsoft Word Equation Editor or the Design Science „Mathtype” editor, font size 12 pt
    • illustrations are to be legible (able to be reduced or enlarged), font and font size on all illustrations should be of the same type,.
      illustrations may be embedded in the document, but it is desirable to enclose them in a separate graphic file with a resolution at least 300 dpi for the final format of illustrations,
    • for low resolution digital photo’s files attached to manuscript is desirable to add photo originals to scan them in a publishing office - which will increase the quality of publication, materials will be returned to the author,
    • if drawings or photographs copyrights are not owned by the author, indicate the source and permission to publish them.


    Manuscript should be submitted in MS Word format together with PDF sample via email to the Editor of Fatigue of Aircraft Structures, Antoni Niepokólczycki, at antoni.niepokolczycki@ilot.edu.pl and to the Managing Editor, Agata Smaruj-Urbanowska, at agata.urbanowska@ilot.edu.pl.

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    Editorial Information


    Antoni Niepokólczycki, Institute of Aviation, Poland

    Deputy/ Managing Editor
    Agata Urbanowska, Institute of Aviation, Poland

    Editorial Scientific Advisory Board
    Dr. Ravinder Chona, US Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
    Dr. Steve Reed, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK
    Prof. Dorota Kocańda, Military University of Technology, Poland
    Prof. Małgorzata Skorupa, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
    Prof. Witold Wiśniowski, Institute of Aviation, Poland
    Dr. David Zimcik, National Research Council Canada, Canada

    Board of Review
    Nicholas Bellinger, National Research Council Canada, Canada
    Prof. Anders Blom, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
    Marcel J. Bos, National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), The Netherlands
    Abraham Brot, Israel Aerospace Industries, Israel
    Jerzy Komorowski, National Research Council Canada, Canada
    Dr. Hiroyuki Terada, Japan Aerospace Technology Foundation, Japan
    Dr. Krzysztof Dragan, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland

    Thematic Editors
    Sylwester Kłysz, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland
    Dorota Kocańda, Military University of Technology, Poland
    Andrzej Leski, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland
    Mirosław Rodzewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
    Małgorzata Skorupa, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
    Grzegorz Socha, Institute of Aviation, Poland

    Language Editors
    Daniel Coope, UK
    Dominika Palmowska, Poland

    Statistic Editor
    Artur Markowski, Versita, Poland

    Technical Editor
    Agata Smaruj-Urbanowska, Institute of Aviation, Poland

    Wydawnictwa Naukowe Instytutu Lotnictwa
    Adres redakcji: Al. Krakowska 110/114?02-256 Warszawa

    Antoni Niepokólczycki,
    tel. +48 22 846 08 01 (ext.546)
    e-mail: Antoni.niepokolczycki@ilot.edu.pl 

    Agata Smaruj-Urbanowska
    tel. +48 22 846 00 11 (ext.391)
    e-mail: agata.urbanowska@ilot.edu.pl 

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    Bogumiła Zuga 32 A
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland

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