About Journal

Aim and scope:
Modares Civil Engineering Journal serves as a platform for researchers to exchange knowledge. This journal accepts articles in the fields of structures, earthquakes, roads, transportation, geotechnics, marine and hydraulic structures. The articles are expertly reviewed and judged by several different referees. Then the opinions of the  reviewers are evaluated by the editorial board and if accepted, the article is published.
Peer-Review Policy:
The peer review process in Modares Civil Engineering journal is double-blinded in which the reviewer’s name is unknown to the author and, vice versa.
Submitted articles go through a structural and subject evaluation to align with Modares Civil Engineering journal principles. Matches go through a double-blind peer review by three field experts (non-editorial staff) chosen by the Board based on specialty.The Board makes the final article selection.
Duties of Reviewers:
- Assist editor in decision-making and potentially help authors improve papers through editorial communication.
- Decline reviews if unqualified or unable to promptly review.
- Treat manuscripts as confidential documents and avoid unauthorized sharing.
- Conduct objective reviews, avoiding personal criticism and providing clear, supported feedback.
- Identify relevant, uncited published work and report potential plagiarism or overlap with other publications.
- Maintain confidentiality of information and ideas, avoiding personal gain or reviewing papers with conflicts of interest.

Open Access Policy:  
This Journal contents and the individual articles are freely available to readers without subscriptions or payments through the journal website or its permanent repositories.

This open-access journal is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License which permits Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) under the Attribution-NonCommercial terms.

Licensing Policy:
This Journal  is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial  "(
CC BY-NC)" This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.

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Publishing Ethics:
This journal follows all the terms and conditions of the Committee on Publication Ethics (
COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. Authors may refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics’ International Standards for Authors for comprehensive information.

Authors fees: Modares Civil Engineering journal does not charge any fees for submission and publication, and it is free of charge.

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Self-archiving policies for authors: 
Authors are permitted to post their work online in institutional/disciplinary repositories or on their own websites. Pre-print versions posted online should include a citation and link to the final published version in this Journal as soon as the issue is available; post-print versions (including the final publisher's PDF) should include a citation and link to the journal's website
Copyright Policy: Under open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone to ÷download, reuse, and reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly.