The Journal of Samara State Technical University,
Ser. Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
Guidelines for Authors
1. General terms
1.1. The journal "Vestnik Samarskogo Gosudarstvennogo Tekhnicheskogo
Universiteta. Seriya Fiziko-Matematicheskie Nauki" (Parallel Title: "Journal of Samara State Technical University, Ser. Physical and Mathematical Sciences") is the periodical scientific edition published by
Samara State Technical University since 1993. The main purposes of publishing include development of research activities, highly qualified specialists training and support of leading scientific schools.
1.2. Since 2011 the journal is a quarterly printed edition (four issues
a year); issue size – 200 pages; language of articles – Russian, English.
1.3. The journal is published in printed and electronic version.
The full-text electronic version of journal is hosted by All-Russian
mathematical portal Math-Net.Ru
and by the web-site of scientific electronic library eLIBRARY.RU.
1.4. The journal is published at the expense of publisher. All materials
are publishing free of charge, the author's fee is not provided.
All materials of the electronic version are freely available.
1.5. Since 2015 the journal publishes the results of fundamental researches
on sections: "Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics",
"Deformable Solid Body Mechanics", "Mathematical Modeling,
Numerical Methods and Software Complexes".
1.6. The contributed article should be a completed scientific research.
The scientific results must be novel and should not have been published,
or be in process of publication in other editions.
1.7. The publisher will use the
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
if the signs of duplicate article submitting are detected.
1.8. The publisher consider the invited articles and reviews, materials
of doctoral and candidate theses and the researches conducted with
support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and other foundations, primarily.
1.9. The editorial board uses e-mail to communicate with authors, editors
and reviewers at all stages of manuscripts proceeding. The authors should
specify the e-mail address properly and notice the editorial board when it changes.
1.10. Only one article of the same could be published in the current issue,
if there are several ones in editor's hand. This article is chosen by the
editorial board. The second one could be published in next issue, and so on.
The editorial board is entitled to make a decision of publishing at most
two articles of the same author simultaneously on extraordinary occasions.
1.11. The present Guidelines come into effect from the date of online
publishing on web-site of the Journal
The changes of Guidelines come into effect from the date of online
publishing of the Guidelines new version.
1.12. The terms of paragraph 3.5 of present Guidelines are extended to
the articles, published earlier.
2. Review guidelines
2.1. The editorial board sends all submitted articles for review (double-blind).
The reviewers are the acknowledged experts on the theme of the review
subject with publications on this theme published in last three years.
The reviews are kept in the editorial office during 5 years.
2.2. The reviewers should adhere the journal policies for reviewing and
the ethic guidelines.
2.3. The editorial board makes a decision about the publication based on
the reviewer's expert judgments taking into account the correspondence of
the contributed materials with the thematic scope of journal,
its scientific importance and actuality.
2.4. The editorial board avoids involving as reviewers people probably
having the conflict of interest. The authors can inform the editorial board
about the people whose contribution as reviewers is not desirable because
of conflict of interest possibility. The reasoning of this view is required.
2.5. The authors can recommend the experts on the article subject to be
invited as reviewers (no more than 2 persons) if they meet the requirements
of paragraph 2.1. The reviewers selection is the exclusive right of the
2.6. The editorial board sends the copies of reviews or the reasonable
refusal to the authors. The editorial board is obliged to send the copies
of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
if the corresponding request is received. The reviewer's name is not disclosed.
2.7. If a manuscript needs revision, it is sent to the authors with the
reports of reviewer and science editor. If a manuscript needs revision,
it is sent to the authors with the reports of reviewer and science editor.
The authors should close out all review and edition comments and reply all
remarks. If the authors do not agree with the reviewer or editor, they have
to reason their case briefly and sharp. After revision the article is sent
for the review again. Then the editorial board makes a decision about
the possibility of publication.
2.8. The article has been sent for the revision after reviewing should
be returned to the editors with necessary improvements and corrections
within up to 30 continuous days from the receipt date. In this case the
first date of its submitting is kept. If the article is returned after
this period it will have the new submitting date.
2.9. The editorial board is entitled to reject articles without review
if those are prepared improperly or do not conform to the subject of journal.
3. Guidelines on plagiarism, duplication and redundancy of publication
3.1. All submitted articles are checked for the illegal using of other
works (plagiarism), duplication and redundancy of publication
(including the translation from other languages).
3.2. If plagiarism, duplication or redundancy (including self-plagiarism)
is found, the article is rejected without review as unacceptable.
3.3. The extended results represented at the conferences and seminars are
not the cases of duplication or redundancy if those are published in journal
by agreement with the editorial board and have the corresponding references.
3.4. The journal allows prior publication on preprint servers (excluding
prior publication in other editions). Such article is not deemed having
duplication or redundancy.
3.5. If a case of plagiarism or duplication comes to light after a paper
is published in the Journal, the editor will use the
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
for removing of such article.
4. Text recycling
4.1. The submitted article (excluding the bibliography) should not have
more than 15 percent of recycled text (text used in other publications of the author).
4.2. The journal allows text recycling only for including necessary definitions,
formulating base principles etc for reading the article without additional sources. This case of text recycling is not self-plagiarism.
4.3. If authors consider necessary for reader to study some materials on
similar subject or not included in the article, they can make the bibliography sufficiently complete to find these materials.
5. Manuscript preparing requirements
5.1. The submitting manuscript should be prepared for printing using the publishing
system LaTeX2ε, style package samgtu.sty and be in accordance with the sample.tex file
(download sample.zip) . The manuscript should include following necessary elements (in Russian and in English):
Universal Decimal Classification
and 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification
indexes, title, information about authors (with ORCID), abstract, keywords, acknowledgements (optional), and bibliography.
5.2. Articles (without the bibliography) should fill 10–20 pages. The authors
should follow the International System of Units (SI) when preparing a manuscript.
5.3. Manuscript should be written in clear, concise and grammatically correct Russian or English.
5.4. An abstract is a succinct summary of a longer piece of work, usually academic
in nature, which is published in isolation from the main text and should
therefore stand on its own and be understandable without reference to the
longer piece. It should report the latter's essential facts, and should not
exaggerate or contain material that is not there. Its purpose is to act
as a reference tool (for example in a library abstracting service),
enabling the reader to decide whether or not to read the full text.
Abstracts should contain no more than 250 words. Write concisely and clearly.
The abstract should reflect only what appears in the original paper.
The Abstract should:
– Describe the main objective(s) of the study;
– Explain how the study was done, including any model organisms used, without
– Summarize the most important results and their significance.
Abstracts should not include citations and abbreviations, if possible.
5.5. The tables should be enumerated if article has more than one. The title is
required for the table, which has its own significance. The accessory tables should not have title.
5.6. Only the most important formulas those are referred to in the text should
be enumerated. The continuous numbering is preferred. It is a good practice to use the contracted notations for the identical blocks which repeat in formulas.
5.7. The figures and diagrams should be prepared in vector graphic editors only.
The photographies and screenshots should be represented as raster graphics. The recommended figure sizes are
60×150 and 60×70 mm. The figures should be enumerated
if article has more than one. Each figure should have a title (figure legend).
5.8. The journal does not allow using the copyrighted images as well as previously published images without source identification.
5.9. The items of bibliography should be each numbered, ordered sequentially as
they appear in the text. The authors compose the bibliography according to their opinion about the necessity of each reference.
6. Submitting a manuscript
6.1. All the files, related to the manuscript (the manuscript in tex
format; the compiled manuscript file in pdf format; figures files prepared
in accordance with paragraph 5.7) should be archived and registered
on the journal web-site.
6.2. The submitting of manuscript include following 6 steps (the short reference for
manuscript submitting: http://goo.gl/mfFzrh):
6.2.1 Step 1. Enter the title of manuscript in Russian and in English.
6.2.2. Step 2. Enter the authors of manuscript.
6.2.3. Step 3. Enter the abstract and keywords in Russian and in English.
6.2.4. Step 4. Upload the manuscript files in archive. Upload the
compiled manuscript file in pdf format separately. Upload the manuscript
file in pdf format without information about authors for reviewers.
6.2.5. Step 5. You can leave a comment, including the information about possible
reviewers and not desirable for reviewing persons. Please, reason your viewpoint.
6.2.6. Step 6. Check the correctness of entered data.
If the information is right, the manuscript should be uploaded to the database.
6.3. The editorial board verifies the manuscript initially for compliance
with the present Guidelines in 2–3 weeks. If the article is prepared in
accordance with Journal requirements
the editorial board sends a registration confirmation to the authors.
7. Used materials and recommendations
We used the materials, definitions and recommendations of following sources to
prepare present Guideline:
– Appendix 2 to the Order of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian
Federation No. 793, july, 25, 2014 (In Russian); Access Date: 06 01 2015.
– Kirillova, O.V. Editing process for scientific journals in accordance with international standards. Recommendations
of the Scopus database expert, Moscow, 2013. Part 1.; Access Date: 06 01 2015.
– Best Practice
Guidelines on Publishing Ethics: A Publisher's Perspective. Second Edition; Access Date: 06 01 2015.
– PLOS ONE:
accelerating the publication of peer-reviewed science; Access Date: 06 01 2015.
– How to... write an abstract – part 2;
Access Date: 06 01 2015.
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The Editorial Board Address:
Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science,
Samara State Technical University,
244, Molodogvardeyskaya st., Samara, 443100, Russian Federation.
Phone: +7 (846) 337-04-43
Fax: +7 (846) 278-44-00