JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND EARTH SCIENCES

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS

The Journal of Engineering and Earth Sciences (JEES) is a peer review international journal and bi-annual (May and November) publication of the School of Engineering, the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti. JEES is fully dedicated to publish original articles in basic and applied research in all areas of Engineering, Agriculture, Mining, Geology, Environmental and allied disciplines. Articles for publication may be theoretical in nature, experimental, developmental, practical or specific case findings.

SCOPE:

The editorial scope covers Research and Development (R&D) reports and book reviews that shall contribute to knowledge in all areas of Engineering and Earth Sciences, papers are published on the basis of quality, originality, adequate contribution to knowledge and on condition that it had neither been published nor consider for publication elsewhere.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS/ CORRESPONDENCE:

Authors are required to submit four (4) copies of their manuscript(s) to any of the following:

Engr. Dr. S.O. Ejiko Editor-in-Chief (JEES),
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, P.M.B. 5351,
Ekiti State, Nigeria.
e-mail: ejiko_so@fedpolyado.edu.ng
GSM No: +234 803 231 7506

Engr. A. A. Rodiya Secretary (JEES)
Department of Agric & Bio-Environmental Engineering,
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, P.M.B. 5351,
Ekiti State, Nigeria.
e-mail: rodiya_aa@fedpolyado.edu.ng
GSM No: +234 806 005 4359

Engr. F. 0. Ayodele Technical Editor (JEES),
Department of Civil Engineering,
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, P.M.B. 5351,
Ekiti State, Nigeria.
e-mail: ayodele_fo@fedpolyado.edu.ng
GSM No: +234 806 139 4021

Manuscript(s) could be submitted electronically as e-mail attachment to: jees@fedpolyado.edu.ng

MANUSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS

Article submitted for publication should not exceed 4000 words, although shorter contribution may be considered. Research and technical notes should normally be less than 1,500 words.

All articles should be typed double line space on A4 size paper, font must be in Time New Roman 12 or equivalent size for the characters. Microsoft (MS) word should be used and article should be processed on one side of the paper only with adequate top, bottom and side margins of 25mm. Electronic copy of the final version of the accepted paper(s) may be required before an article is published. The manuscript arrangement should be in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendation, References, Nomenclature, Figures, Tables, and Appendices.

TITLE PAGE

The title page contains the titles of the paper which should not be more than fifteen (15) words. Name and address(es) of the author(s), e-mail address(es) and telephone number(s). For double or multiple authors, the name of the corresponding author should precede that of others. The surname of the author(s) should be followed by the initials.

ABSTRACT

An abstract must be supplied with all articles by authors and should be kept within the limit of 100-250 words in length. The abstract is required to summarize the objective of the article, methodology, results, conclusion and recommendation . The abstract page should contain a minimum of 5 keywords and maximum of 8 keywords. The keywords are required to describe the entire work contained in the article.

INTRODUCTION:

The introduction should contain clear objectives of the work, describe the problem being addressed and review current effort(s) at providing solutions in the literature.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

This should contain theoretical analysis which incorporates relevant mathematical principles or theories applied in the study. It should also include the appropriate experimental methods and procedures with vivid description of method of analyses. Case studies and surveys should provide detail of data collection, data synthesis and analysis. This should briefly highlight areas where implementation could be made or areas for further work.

REFERENCES:

All references should conform to APA style of referencing. They should contain full reference details and journal titles which should not be abbreviated. All references must be arranged in alphabetical order at the end of the article. For multiple citations of the same year, suffixes a, b, c should immediately follow the year of publication. Referencing should be done as follows: Within the Text: Authors name should be followed by a comma and the year of publication contained in round bracket e.g. Chukwura (1987a) and Chukwura (1987b), Tijani (1993), Kumasi et al (2001), (lsife 2003), Agindotan et al (2003), Usman and Smith (1992), Chege (1998). At the End of Article: A list of reference at the end of the work can be as follows:

Journal

Basic Format: Surname, Initials. (Year of Publication). Article title, Journal Name, volume number (Issue number), pages.

Journal article without DOI:

Adeosun, E.O., Rodiya, A.A., & Abisua, T.A. (2009). Influence of land use on carbon sequestration in the forest. Agroecological zone of Ekiti state, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Engineering and Earth Sciences, 12(1), 1-7.
Gambari, I. (1995). Nigeria today and the year 2000. ECPER Journal of Political and Economic Studies, 2( 1), 8-12.

Journal article from an on line periodical:
With DOI

Adeosun, E.O., Rodiya, A.A., & Abisua, T.A. (2009). Influence of land use on carbon sequestration in the forest. Agroecological zone of Ekiti state, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Engineering and Earth Sciences, 12(1), 1-7. doi: 10. 1006/ssre.2000.0680.

Without DOI, provide URL

Momoh, J. J (2013). Basic sociological concepts, attitude, perception and effects on propagating the message of HIV and Al DS prevention and control on engineering student of some selected tertiary institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria, Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, 5(12), 443-447, Retrieved July 3, 2018, from http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1384430372_Momoh.pdf

Document from a web site:

Cain, A., & Burris, M. (1999, April). Investigation of the use of mobile phones while driving. Retrieved January 15, 2000, from http://www.cutr.eng.usf.edu/its/mobile_phone_text.htm
Archer, D. (n .d.). Exploring nonverbal communication. Retrieved July 18, 2001, from http://nonverbial.ucsc.edu

Books: Surname, Initials. (Year of Publication). Title (edition-3rd ed.). Place of publication: Publisher Highmore, B. (2001). Everyday life and cultural theory. New York, USA: Routledge

TABLES, FIGURES AND EQUATIONS:

All tables and figures are to be numbered progressively using Arabic numerals. The caption of tables should be located above the respective tables while that of the figures should be located below it. All equations must be numbered using Roman numerals in parenthesis at the right margin of the equations. Tables, Figures and Equations should be cited in the text as shown: Table (1), Fig. (1), and (I). Tables and figures should occupy separate pages distinct from text at the last page of the manuscripts. They shou Id have concise titles. Reference should be made to all Tables, Figures and Equations in the text.

CHARGES, SUBSCRIPTION AND ADVERTISEMENT

Papers submitted for publication are subject to processing FEES of N4,000.00 per paper and papers accepted for publication are subject to publication FEES of N8,000.00 per paper. Charges are subject to review without prior notice.

SUBSCRIPTION AND ADVERT

For subscription and advert rates, contact the Editor-in-Chief.