Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT CALL FOR JLMES PAPERS

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT
CALL FOR JLMES PAPERS
JLMES is a registered Journal of Logistics, Management and Engineering Sciences prepared and owned by the National Institute of Transport. It is devoted to articles and research information on Transport, Logistics, Road Safety, Transport Technology, ICT Development and the like, covering Tanzania and the rest of the World. Our objective is to address issues on development efforts in the areas mentioned above, including achievements and problems encountered, together with research efforts into possible problem – solving alternatives.
The Editor in chief of JLMES, therefore, invites all interested individuals/consultants who would wish to have their articles/manuscripts
published in JLMES VOL. 1 ISSUE. 4 to submit their articles on themes and topics of their own choice in any of the related field.

NOTES TO CONTRIBUTORS
1. Manuscript Submission
A copy of a manuscript (prepared according to the instructions below should be sent to the Editor in Chief, JLMES Publications, P.O. BOX 705 Dar Es Salaam, Telephone 255 222400148/9, Fax 255 22 2443149, E�mail: rpss@nit.ac.tz
2. Manuscript Preparation
All manuscripts must be typed double-spaced on one side of the A4 paper with wide margins of 3cm all round. The following points should
be adhered to in the preparation of the manuscripts: Title, authors, and affiliation: the manuscript should have a cover page containing a clear and concise title; telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address of the person to whom all correspondences and proofs should be sent. The next page of the paper should start with the title followed by the Abstract.

Abstract
Every paper must have an abstract of not more than 150 words. This is not necessary for technical notes.

Keywords
Important keywords, to be used for online search and retrieval, as well as indexing must be included just after the abstract.

Introduction
The introduction should explain the purpose of the study, cite relevant work and describe the objectives.

The Main Body
The body presents the details of the study. It may be broken down into several sections, which should be identified with descriptive headings
that are not numbered. Appropriate figures and tables may be used to support the discussion. Examples of headings are: Theory, Experimental
work, and Results and Discussions, The editorial office can receive electronic files only in Ms-Word (*doc) format.

Conclusions and Recommendations
This part presents the conclusions and recommendations made throughout the discussion.

Acknowledgment
Acknowledge any support of the work.

Nomenclature
It Should list all the symbols used in alphabetical order, giving definitions, and units in metric systems. Greek letters, subscripts, and superscripts should be included.

References:

Main Body
Use surname of author and year of publication: Mashaka (2006) Different references cited together should be in date order, for example;
(Mkiramweni, 1978), Shao and Shayo 1981, when there are more than two co-authors of cited paper, for examples: Makande et al. (2004) or (Makande et al. 2004) system. Reference listing at the end of the manuscript should be in alphabetical order and in the following format.

Journal Articles
Kisamo, J.D. and Kitumbi, E.A. (1998). Thin layer, Drying of Dried Cassava Roots, Uhandisi Journal, Vol. 22, 13-25.
Book Fletcher, C.J. (1991). Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics, 3rd
Ed. Vol. 1, pp.120, Springer – Verlang, New York.

Conference proceedings
Kandlikar, S.G. (1997). Boiling Heat Transfer with Binary Mixtures, Proc.
32nd National Heat Transfer Conference Baltimore, Vol. 342, 19-26.

Refrain from using URL References
If a reference has been obtained from the internet the address should be given e.g. (http//www.udsm.ac.tz/article.html).

3. Figures and Tables
All figures should carry consecutive Arabic numbers, with descriptive captions, and be refereed to in the text. Keep figures separate from the text, but indicate approximate positions only textual rather than diagrammatic information should be designated as tables. Figures and tables should be submitted in separate files, preferably prepared by Microsoft office software (where this is not the case, 3 hard copies should be sent by mail, printed on quality paper ready for photographic reproduction).
Files should be named accordingly; e.g. Figure 2 doc. wide margins be provided. Tables that may break in two pages should be avoided. Colored graphs in black and white, for conversion at a later stage does not always produce the desired results particularly when graphs have to reduce for printing purposes. Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively in the typescript. All figures and tables should have caption (above the table below the figure). Figures and tables are not edited and it is the author’s responsibility to produce them in publication quality.

4. Size
The preferred width of submitted line drawings is 18 to 20cm with capital lettering 4mm high, to accommodate reduction to single column width. The font size should be 12 Times New Romans

5.Equations and Formula
All symbols in equations must be clear. Identify unconventional or ambiguous symbols in the margin when they first appear. Underline vectors with a wavy line.Chemical Supply reproducible artwork for chemical equations. Long reaction sequences should be treated like figures.

6.Footnotes
A footnote may include the designation of a corresponding author of the paper, current address information for an author (If different from that shown in the affiliation), Footnotes should be indicated in the text by the following symbols; (*, +, ++, //, #). Type footnote to a table directly beneath the table.

7.Off Prints
Each author of an article will receive a complete copy of the issue in which the article appears, up to a total of 3 copies per article. The corresponding author is responsible for distribution of copies to co�authors.

8.Important
Authors are expected to be aware of, and make reference to quoted works.

9.Business Correspondence
Business correspondence and enquiries relating to advertising, subscriptions, back number or reprints should be addressed to the Publishers at Editor in Chief, JLMES Publications, P.O. BOX 705 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Telephone 255 22 2400148/9, Fax 255 22 2443149,
E-mail: rpps@nit.ac.tz

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