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Publishing Requirements in English
1. Researches and articles must not exceed 20 pages including even the figures and tables.
2. The researcher submits a printed copy of his research according to the journal requirements and instructions.
3. After ensuring the instructions and requirements, the researcher will be informed to submit five copies of the research in Word with a CD, where it will be reviewed by selected reviewers.
4. The journal requirements and instructions are shown below:
a. Page layout: 3 cm from top and bottom, 2.25 cm from right and left. 
b. The research should be written in Times New Roman.
c. First page must be dedicated only to the title, author/authors names, abstract, key words, Arabic title and abstract. It must be written as a single column with single space between lines.
d. Title must be written in the middle of the page and in bold as an example:
Soil-Structure Interaction of Retaining Wall under Earthquake Loads
5. One line with size of (14) is left below the title, where the name, the scientific title, place of work and the email of the author or authors are written centrally in bold and size (10), as an example:








Hussen Muneer  Basim   
  Assistant Professor 
    Engineering College-Baghdad University
E-mail:basimm1900@yahoo.com
Or:
Hussen Muneer  Basim                                                              Ali Abas Alawy
Assistant Professor                                                                        Instructor
College of Engineering-University of Baghdad             College of Engineering-University of Baghdad
email:basimm1900@yahoo.com                                  email:Ali1965@yahoo.com

6. The abstract is then written after leaving a single line with size (12), centered with size (12) as:
ABSTRACT
7. The abstract is written in size (12) and it includes a general view of the research, the problem, the aim, method of solution, the most important results and conclusions, in not more than 200 words and in size (12).
8. A line of size (12) is left and after it the key words are written as Key words, where 3 to 5 important key words are written in size (12), as an example: 
Key words: retaining wall, earthquake, …..etc.
9. A line of size (12) is left and after it the Arabic title is written in bold and size (14).
10. A line of size (14) is left and after it the names, the scientific title, place of work and without the emails are written in Arabic.
11. A line of size (1) is left to write:
الخلاصة
12. The Arabic abstract is written in the same way as the English one.
13. The research is written in size (12), single space, lower case and in a single column.
14. The headlines are written in UPPERCASE, bold and size (12). It must be numbered using Arabic numbers, a space is left after the number and a line must be left before the headline. The headlines are written immediately after the left margin, as an example:  
1. INTRODUCTION
15. The subheadings is written in size (1), lowercase and bold with first letter in uppercase. It must be numbered using Arabic numbers, a space is left after the number and a line must be left before the headline. The headlines are written immediately after the left margin, as an example:  
1.1 General Aspect
In case there is a paragraph in the subheadings, it must be written in lowercase, size (12) and with the starting letter of the first word in uppercase, as an example: 
1.1.1 Sample case analysis
16. It must be referred to an equation as Eq. (1) through the article. The equation must be written un Italic, with its number to the right of the equation with no ……. A line must be left before and after the equation. The equation must not be introduced as a picture, as an example:
y=5x2                                                                                                                         (1)
17. The references should be referred to through the research in Bold. The last name and the year is given, as an example: Duprez, 2007
For two: Duprez and Dumont, 2007
For more than that:  Duprez, et al., 2007
18. The references must be gathered at the end of the research in alphabetical form with a line before and after each reference. As an example:
Duprez, M. E., 2007, Modeling of Reciprocating and Scroll Compressors, International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.30, No.5, PP. 873-886.
Or: 
Duprez, M. E., and Dumont, E. S., 2010, Modeling of Reciprocating and Scroll Compressors, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 40, No. 3, PP. 150-170.
Or:
Duprez, M. E., Dumont, E. S., and Frere, M. R., 2011, Modeling of reciprocating and scroll compressors, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 41, No. 25, PP. 62-80.
19. The list of nomenclature is introduced after that are used after that, where it must be started with Latin characters, then Greek ones in lowercase with units, as an example:
NOMENCLATURE;
A= area, m2.
β =factor of variation, dimensionless.
20. The tables and figures are introduced at the end of the research after the nomenclature. No photos of the tables are allowed.
21. The title of the figure is centered, in size (12) and in lowercase with the first letter of the first word in uppercase. The figure and its number are referred to in bold. As an example: 
 Figure 5. Ground water pressure on the retaining wall.
Through the research, the figure is referred to as: 
It is clear from Fig. 5 that the behavior…..
22. The table and its number are referred to in bold, and size (12). Its title must be written in lowercase with the first letter in uppercase. It must be written in the left margin and at the top of the table, as an example:
 Table 6. Geotechnical properties of sand.
23. In case the research is accepted, three copies must be introduced and a CD in Word.
24. After publication, the author can have a copy of his research.
25. The author is completely responsible of the research and its contents.
26. The Journal has the rights to publish and print the researches


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