Authors' Guide

1-Article format
1-1-Types of files
 The only accepted format for the text and tables of the article is Word, and the article is received in two columns.
2-1-Magazine style
 To see the guidelines of publications of Tarbiat Modares University click here
3-1-Referencing style
Publications of Tarbiat Modares University, depending on the journal, follow Harvard or Vancouver referencing style. Vancouver style instructions in the form of two pdf files is provided to the authors. Authors should make sure their article references match them.
4-1-Preparation of the article
 To see the format file for writing articles in this publication  click here.
1-4-1-Title, keywords and abstract
 The title, keywords and abstract help the reader to find your article more easily and make the text easier to read.
2-4-1-The contact details of the corresponding authors
All full contact details of the responsible author are required. For other authors, mention of academic affiliation is required. To facilitate anonymous peer review, this information should be provided separately from the article.
3-4-1-Instructions for sending pictures and other diagrams
1. The images should come in the word text file.
2. The numbered images should come in the same order as they are mentioned in the text.
3. For images with multiple parts, each part should be marked with alphabet letters (A, B, P, ...). 4. The description of the pictures should be in English first. At the beginning of the explanation, Fig. 1. Come with two dashes, one before the number and one after it.
4.The Persian description should come below with the word shape (in bold) and with the number of the image: Figure 1. A dot must come after the number. If the description is more than one line, the lines should be straight and regular.
5. To use images from other publications, permission must be obtained from them. Some publishers like Elsevier request a specific text.
6. Where a license is required, it should appear under the photo (Vancouver style) or under the author's name and date (Harvard style).
7. Photos and other scanned images must come with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
8. The only acceptable file format is Microsoft Office Word. If you plan to convert the Word file to other formats such as PDF, PowerPoint, Photoshop or T.I. F. F convert, match your final version exactly to the initial version.
9. The descriptions of the images come on a separate page after the sources. Images and descriptions should be understandable without reading the article.
2-3-4-1-Tables of contents
 If incomplete sentences are used, use bullet points to list the sentences. Start the list with quotation marks and end with a dot.
 Lists should be separated from the rest of the text by a comma.
All the numbers in the equations must come in parentheses and be aligned.
 1. The titles of the tables should be right-aligned in all cases (such as when they appear in two columns of the article).
2. Tables should be created with the "table" tool of Word software. Tables created with Excel or other software cannot be used.
 3. Number the tables in order and refer to them in the article as Table 1, Table 2...
4. The table word must be written in full.
5. Number the tables in the order they appear in the article.
6. Tables should have clear titles and explanatory footnotes (and be marked in alphabetical order.)
8. Do not repeat the details provided in the original text.
9. The dates in the tables should be numerically: 5/11/2015
10. The description of the table should be right above it.

2-After acceptance
1-2-The final version
The PDF file of the final version will be emailed to the responsible author.
2-2-Electronic version
The journals of Tarbiat Modares University are free and having access to the full text of their articles is free. Authors are not charged for refereeing and printing. Pdf files of articles will be available electronically after acceptance.

3-The main file of the article
The main file of the article should include the following parts:
1-3-The full title of the article
2-3-Names of authors, organizational affiliation of authors and email
The first page of the article begins with the abstract. The abstract should be clear enough for the reader to fully understand the main content of the article. Avoid referencing and quoting.
4-3- Keywords
Provide up to 5 keywords. Keywords should describe the exact content of the article because they are used to write the index.
The introduction of the research should be brief and not have subheadings. This section should provide the reader with the necessary information to understand the article.
 Objectives should describe the main purpose of the research.
7-3-Materials and methods
This section contains essential research information and processes so that other researchers can replicate them. If several different methods are used, subheadings should be used.
This section may include tables, lists, and images. Focus on the important points of the research results; But avoid repeating the information given in the pictures and tables. Up to 6 photos and tables can be used in this section.
The information in this section is different from the information in the results section.
This section should briefly explain the final result of the study.
11-3-Conflict of interest
Authors must declare any conflict of interest in the research in this section.
12-3-Contribution of authors
Contribution and help of all authors in the research process should be mentioned in this section.
All references must be verified by the author. Authors should make sure that the references mentioned in the text match the list of references at the end of the article. The referencing style, depending on the journal, can be either Vancouver or Harvard. But style consistency must be maintained. The references come right after the thanks for the help and before the signs and abbreviations.
15-3-Signs and abbreviations
Symbols and abbreviations come after references and on a separate page. This section should be understandable without reading the article.