Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Fondasi: Jurnal Teknik Sipil provides research publication related to civil engineering field which cover structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources, transportation and construction management. Research publication scopes (but not limited to) the following matters:

  1. Discussion and exploration of novel theories related to civil engineering fields.
  2. Civil engineering design and application experimentally or analitically.
  3. Case study related to civil engineering.
  4. Technology application on civil engineering problem solving.
  5. Observation empirically that give a conclusion.
  6. Data analytical.

The published script should be in english and consist of 4000 to 6000 words.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Manuscript review processes run privately. It means the reviewer does not know about any author's information and its vise versa. This process will focus on these following term:

  1. the value of manuscript content or theme.
  2. the conformity of manuscript content to journal's research topic.
  3. reference cited.
Reviewer determining is according to their expertise.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

Duties of Editors

  1. The editor is responsible for deciding the articles to be published in   the Fondasi: Jurnal Teknik Sipil. Editors also pay attention to copyright issues and plagiarism in the articles that will be published.
  2. The editor evaluates article manuscripts honestly and responsibly regardless of the author's background, gender, ethnicity, religion, race, and nation.
  3. The editor, the reviewer team, and other journal teams always guarantee the confidentiality of the author's identity of the article manuscript. In addition, always take care that irresponsible parties do not misuse unpublished article manuscripts.
Duties of Reviewers
  1. Reviewers participate in giving consideration to editors in deciding the manuscripts of articles to be published.
  2. The reviewer team must review it quickly and promptly.
  3. Always treat all manuscript articles as confidential documents; the entire reviewer team must maintain this confidentiality.
  4. Reviewers must uphold objectivity in reviewing article manuscripts.
  5. Reviewers are expected to be able to identify article manuscripts that violate publication ethics, such as copyright and plagiarism. In this case, a discussion with the editor is necessary.
  6. Reviewers are expected not to review article manuscripts indicated to have a conflict of interest.
  7. Reviewers are required to check the similarity index of article manuscripts.

Duties of Authors

  1. Authors of article manuscripts must meet journal writing standards. All information in research must be conveyed accurately in the manuscript including the data and references that underlie it, with the aim of serving as a basis for the application and development of further research by the authors and other researchers.
  2. All writing of citations, footnotes, and bibliography must comply with writing standards and always use software such as Endnote, Jabref, Microsoft Word (built-in), Mendeley, and so on.
  3. Authors are always expected to be open about raw data in research if, at any time, the team of editors, readers, or other researchers need it.
  4. The author must guarantee that his writings and research are original works and always state/include the sources of the information and/or theory presented.
  5. Manuscripts submitted/submitted cannot be manuscripts being reviewed in other journals. In other words, authors are prohibited from submitting the same manuscript in more than one journal simultaneously. This is a violation of publication ethics.
  6. Authorship in each article manuscript must be upheld. In other words, the entire article writing team has significantly contributed to concept development, design, and execution. Authors who do not have a significant contribution but have an additional role can be stated in the statement/acknowledgment section.
  7. All forms of financial support (if any) must be included in the statement/acknowledgment.
  8. All tools used in research are expected not to violate copyright.


Open Access Policy

Fondasi: Jurnal Teknis Sipil is an open-access journal, hence the viewers can download the full manuschipt directly. Furthermore, manuscript copying, distributing, and printing not prohibited as along as not for private financial.