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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

VANOS Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education


                VANOS Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education publishes research articles in the field of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Mechanical Engineering Education, Automotive Engineering Education, and Mechanical Engineering  both teachers, lecturers, practitioners and relevant researchers. The published articles are original manuscripts that have never been published either domestically or abroad. Articles can be written in English. Articles can be sent via the Open Journal System (OJS) on the Journal Vanos website: https://jurnal.untirta.ac.id/index.php/vanos/index. The process of submitting to publishing the manuscript is carried out through the OJS VANOS Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education. Besides notification of the process can also be sent to the email vanos@untirta.ac.id.


Instructions for authors

  1. Articles submitted to VANOS are original manuscripts in the field of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Mechanical Engineering Education, Automotive Engineering Education, and Mechanical Engineering research that have not been published in any national or international journals and / or are not being proposed to be published in proceedings or other journals.
  2. Abstracts written within 250 words. Each keyword contains two to three words. Keyword contents are written in Cambria font with size 11 pts.
  3. The article is original work and not the result of plagiarism, it must be proven by the original statement of the work.
  4. Articles accepted contain a minimum of 30% plagiarism.
  5. Articles typed in English with Microsoft Word programs with doc, docx, or rtf file types, cambrian letters, size 11 pts, space 1.5 with A4 paper format and 10-15 pages.
  6. Tables or diagrams are displayed not in JPG format. Meanwhile, the displayed image display is in good resolution for viewing or reading.
  7. Articles follow the style of writing and bibliography according to the VANOS Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education guidance template that has been provided.
  8. Articles reviewed by blind review by peer-reviewers (least two reviewers) who have been appointed in accordance with their field. The author of the article is given an opportunity to improve the article on the recommendation of the reviewers or the editor. The decision to publish or reject an article will be notified via the author's account and email.
  9. The bibliography is written using Mendeley, Zoreto or other relevant software with IEEE style. Bibliography of at least 30 references with provisions of 70% from national and international journals.

Systematic Articles

  1. The title should be short and able to reflect from the subject matter, specific, and effective. If written in Indonesian the title is written a maximum of 12 words, and maximum 10 words if written in English. The title is written in capital letters in the middle, with cambria 12.
  2. Author's name is listed without an academic degree, along with the institution's name and affiliation (name of institution, address, zip code, country name), and correspondence or e-mail address. The author's name is placed under the title of the article with cambria 11 bold print. The author's affiliate description uses numbers without brackets and superscript. Example: (Deni Ramdani1 & Nurtanto2)
  3. Abstracts are written in English and Bahasa Indonesia with a maximum length of 200 words that contain the key issues, research objectives, methods and research results written in a concise, clear, self-contained whole and fully illustrate the essence of the whole writing. Number of 3-5 word keywords or word combination.
  4. Keywords reflect the concept of related articles, straightforward, and informative.
  5. Introduction contains the background of the problem, the research context, the results of the literature review, and the research objectives. The introductory section is presented in an integrated manner in the form of paragraphs.
  6. The research method describes the design of research forms and methods, places, data collection techniques, operational definitions of research variables, and data analysis techniques.
  7. Results and Discussion contains detailed descriptions of all research results with analysis. The results can be completed with tables, graphs, drawings and / or charts. The discussion contains the meaning of results and comparison with the theory and / or the results of similar research.
  8. Conclusion contains a brief summary or essence of research results in the form of research findings in the form of answers to research questions. In the conclusion section should also put forward the implications of research results for the development of science and technology. The conclusions are presented in paragraph form.
  9. The References List uses the Harvard Referencing Standard system containing the resources referred to in the article. Referral sources used are 80% of primary sources such as scientific journals or research reports and are published in the last 10 years.


The examples of reference format are:

1. Book:

Kuswana, W. S. (2013) Dasar-dasar Pendidikan Vokasi dan Kejuruan. Bandung: Alfabeta.

2. Journal:

Anane, C. A. (2013) Competency Based Training: Quality Delivery For Technical And Vocational Education And Training (TVET) Institutions. Educational Research International, 2(2), pp. 117–127.

3. Proceeding:

Setiadi, B. R. and Ramdani, S. D. (2014) The Effect of Teaching Ability of Vocational Teacher on The Implementation of Using Scientific Approach In DIY. Proceeding The 3rd IPCoRE (International Postgraduate Colloqium of Research in Education. Bandung 13 - 14 June 2014.

4. Thesis and dissertation:

Craw, K.G. (2009). Performance Assessment Practices: A Case Study of Science Teachers in A Suburban High School Setting. (Dissertation). Columbia: Colombia University,.


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, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  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. Bibliography and citations are conducted by using application reference such as mendeley, zotero, etc.

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Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

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Article Publication: 500000.00 (IDR)

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