Editorial Policy

EDITORIAL POLICY

The journal "Electrification of Transport" is a peer-reviewed scientific edition with open access, the founder and owner of which is the Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport named after academician V. Lazaryan.

The editorial board has an international format. The Editorial Board carries out activities related to publications on a voluntary basis.

The journal is a source of information and research results in the field of electric transport and related fields of activity.

The main subject of the articles contains the following fields of knowledge:

  • power supply;
  • electromagnetic compatibility;
  • electric rolling stock;
  • energy saving;
  • automation and diagnostics.

Periodicity of publication

The "Electrification of transport" is a semi-annual national scientific publication with ability of publishing the world scientists. Since 2011  the journal was published regularly at the end of each half-year.

Financing

The journal is a non-profit edition.

The main source of publishing is the founder's own funds.

Authors of publications in the journal, reviewers and members of the International Program Board do not receive financial compensation. An additional source of funding is sponsorship and advertising. The editorial board is ready to sign the relevant agreements with interested organizations (companies).

Additional requirements

Authors of publications in the journal agree with the publication of articles in the existing paper version of the magazine, as well as in the Internet version. The paper version is basic.

The editors require from authors to provide the information about their contribution to the writing of the article (along with affiliation, the following information is needed: who is the author of the concept, objectives, studies, etc.). The main responsibility rests with the author  submitting the article. In the absence of information on the uneven contribution of authors, it is assumed that the co-authors made the same contribution.

The editorial staff will document any forms of scientific dishonesty, especially violations of the principles of mandatory procedures in the field of science.

The journal conducts a policy of plagiarism identifying. Authors should submit for publication exclusively original articles unpublished earlier in whole or in part in any author's composition. The authors guarantee that the article submitted for publication was not submitted for publication in another journal, a collection, etc. The authors are obliged to inform about the degree of originality of the article in the relevant application. Authors should indicate (cite) the publications that were used to write the article. The editors document any signs of scientific dishonesty.

The author should cite those publications that have made a determining influence on the essence of the work, were presented, as well as those that can quickly acquaint the reader with earlier works important for understanding this study. Except for examinations, it is necessary to minimize the citation of works that are not directly related to this work. The author is obliged to conduct a literary search in order to find and quote the original publications, in which studies are described that are closely related to the main work. It is also necessary to indicate the sources of the essential materials used in this work, if these materials were not received by the author himself.

The authors take all responsibility concerning used photographs and drawings in the submitted articles.

Members of the editorial board should not provide other persons with any information related to the content of the manuscript under consideration, except for persons participating in the professional evaluation of this manuscript. After a positive decision by a member of the editorial board, the article is published in the journal and posted on relevant electronic resources.

A member of the editorial board should respect the authors' intellectual independence.

The journal conducts a policy of ethical principles based on COPE's Best Practices Guidelines for Journal Editors, which, among other principles, include: fair play, absence of conflicts of interest among editorial staff, timeliness, confidentiality, lack of conflicts of interest associated with reviewers, reliability of sources, prevention of conflicts of interests of authors, reliable presentation of scientific reports, originality of work, elimination of errors of published works.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-chief  – Doct. Tech. Sci., Professor Sychenko V. G.

Deputy editor-in-chief – Doct. Tech. Sci., Professor Afanasov A. M.

Editors of the journal sections:

  • Power supply – Doct. Tech. Sci., Professor Sychenko V. G.
  • Electric rolling stock – Doct. Tech. Sci., Professor Getman G. K.
  • Energy saving – Doct. Tech. Sci., Professor Kuznetsov V. G.
  • Automation and diagnostics – Doct. Tech. Sci., Associate Professor Matusevich O. O.
  • Electromagnetic compatibility – Doct. Tech. Sci., Associate Professor Bosyi D. O.

Scientific secretary – Doct. Tech. Sci., Associate Professor Bosyi D. O.