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Author Guidelines

Author guideline (New-2022)

Dinamika Teknik Mesin

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

General instructions:

Dinamika Teknik Mesin receives manuscripts of scientific research results or simulations in the field of Mechanical Engineering. The manuscript must be original, not translations or adaptations of other journals, unpublished or not processed for other journal publications.



The manuscript is written in Indonesian or English correctly and correctly. The manuscript is typed in one space with MS-Word (DOC file, or RTF), Time New Roman 10 letters on A4 paper pages in two columns except abstract or large image/tables.


Title page:

The title is written short and dense, does not cause a variety of diverse, and in accordance with the contents of the article. The title is written with the letters Time New Roman 14 bold, left flat with a space 1 and a maximum of 20 words and only the first letter is written capital.


Writing system:

Title, author name without academic titles, affiliation with full address, abstract maximum 250 words written in English and italicized, 3-5 Words, introductions containing backgrounds, objectives and reviews of previous research or literature review;  Research methods that may contain schemes of research tools or specimens and working principles of the test rig, research tools and materials, duration of study, place of study, variables under study, experimental conditions; results and Discussion; conclusion; Acknowledgment; List of notations; Bibliography; Attachment if any.


Author's name:

1. Written under paper title without academic titles with Time New Roman 10 bold.

2. Affiliation is written completely for all authors if each of the author's affiliation is different.

3. Mark the author representing correspondence and write his/her email address.

 Writing Technique:

1. For foreign words written in italics if the manuscript is written in Indonesian. This does not apply to manuscripts written in English.

2. The new paragraph starts at 1 cm (1 tab or First line 1 cm) from the left margin. Inter paragraph is not spaced.

3. All numbers are written with numbers except at the beginning of a sentence.

4. The manuscript is written with A4 paper size in 1 column. Typing margin: top 2.5 cm, bottom 3 cm, left 2.5 cm, right 2.5 cm.

Header 1.27 cm and footer 1.27 cm. The page number is used in Time New Roman 10 and placed in the middle bottom.

1. The drawing should be titled and the serial number of 1, 2, 3 and so on, is placed below the image in the center position, if the caption is long, then let it use the justify format.

2. The table is only given a simple horizontal line, only for opening and closing and table     header, no need vertical lines or variations of various shapes such as shadow, bold, tilt etc.  The table is numbered (1, 2, 3 and so on) and the table name is written above the middle of   the table, if the table title is long, more than one line, then use the justify format. 

3. Heading is written in uppercase and with arabic numbering. Sub-heading with number such as 1.1, 1.2 and so on if under Heading 1, and maximum of sub-heading is only two ratings. Sub-heading ranks 1 (bold) and only the beginning of the texts is written in upper case. Sub-heading ranks 2 is written in bold and only in    the beginning of the texts is written in upper case too.

4. The literature reference is indicated by the author's name and the year written at the end of     the sentence, see examples: Liu et al. (1998), or (Carey, 1998) or Jony and Tony (2018). The bibliography/ references is listed in alphabetical order (see the article template,


Writing References:

A. Articles, journals, magazines, proceeding / collection of articles

Carey, V.P., Modeling of microscale transport in multiphase systems, Proceedings of the Eleventh Heat Transfer Conference, Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, PA, 23-40, 1998.

Joys, M.M., Kuswarji, T.G., Flow boiling pressure drop in microchannels, Third Micro and Nano Flows Conference, 22-24 August, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2011.

Liu, Q.S., Roux, B., Velarde, M.G, Thermocapillary convection in two-layer systems, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,  41(11), 1499-1511, 1998.


B. Book:

Bejan, A., Convection heat transfer, 2nd edition, Wiley, New York, 1995.


C. Report, thesis, thesis, dissertation:

Vanka, S.P., Efficiency computation of viscous internal flows, SBIR Phase-I Report, NAS3-25573, Propulsion Research Associates, Westmont, IL., 1998.

Pardi, F.K., Pengaruh jumlah pipa terhadap unjuk kerja pemanas air tenaga surya dengan absorber batu kerikil, Tugas Akhir, Teknik Mesin, Universitas Mataram, 2015.

d. Paten

Burns T., US Patent No. 358498, 1995.

Writing formulas / mathematical models starting from the left margin and formulas are given sequence numbers (1), (2), (3) and using Microsoft Equation 3. If the equations are long they can be splited. Attachments (if any) are numbered A, B, C and are placed after the references.

The length of writing and attachments are at least 5 pages and maximum of 15 pages. Templates can be downloaded in the "for author" section or


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word (file DOC) only, other format will be rejected. Have write your manuscript according to the template? Other wise will be rejceted.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. Have you put all co-authors in the meta data? if not,  then pleasea fill all coulumnts for all your co-authors by clicking add authors in the meta data. Other wise, your manuscript will be rejected automatically.

Copyright Notice

It is assumed that the submitted paper has not been published and is not simultaneously submitted or published elswhere.

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 3.00 (USD)
If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover DOI crossref costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.