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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Submission procedure

"The Baku Engineering University Mechanical and Industrial Engineering" accepts original unpublished articles and reviews in the research field of the author. 

Typically, manuscripts are submitted via the Journal's online submission system ( Authors can submit their manuscripts via Journal’s email ([email protected]) if any technical issue arises. Please use the Journal's email address for further correspondence.

File format

Please upload Word files such as .doc or .docx, not as pdf.  The submitted article should follow the following format: 

· Article title, author's name and surname

· The name of workplace 

· Mail address 

· Abstract and key words

Manuscript Template


Only English-language manuscripts are accepted by the journal.

Manuscript length

The Journal accepts manuscripts in short (7-10 pages) and long formats (up to 25 pages). Manuscripts exceeding this limit should make a convincing argument.

Manuscript structure

Manuscripts submitted for publication should include a title page, an introduction, the main text, and a conclusion. The title page should include “Title of the Manuscript,”, “Authors and affiliations”, “Abstract (100-200 words)”, “Keywords (5-7 single words or phrases)”, and 2-4 JEL Classifications codes. “Introduction” should start on a new page. There is no constraint on the structure of the main text. 


The first level heading is all capitalized in bold (Example: 3. ECONOMETRIC METHODOLOGY AND DATA). The second level heading is bold italic (Example: 3.1. Functional Specification and Data). The third level heading is only italic. (Example: 3.1.1. Unit root and cointegration tests). 

Formatting guidelines

Manuscripts should be submitted as a Word document, single-spaced, and with footnotes (not endnotes). Page margins: top -2.8 cm, bottom -2.8 cm, left -2.5 cm, right -2.5 cm. Paragraph spacing: 6 pt (before), 0 pt (after). Each page, figure, table, and equation should be continuously numbered using Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, …).


Intext citation

The Journal follows APA Style Referencing:

For single-author references, use the last name and the publication year: Melikov (2023) or (Melikov, 2023:215), (Melikov, 2023).

For two-author references, use last names and the publication year: Ozkar and Melikov (2023) or (Ozkar and Melikov, 2023).

For three-author references, use the last name of the first author + et al., and the publication year for the second citation and further: Melikov et al. (2022) or (Melikov et al., 2022).

For references by four or more authors, use the last name of only the first author + et al. and the publication year:  Melikov et al. (2022) or (Melikov et al., 2022).

 If authorship belongs to an organization, use the organization’s name and the publication year: World Bank (2023) or (World Bank, 2022).

If multiple studies are cited simultaneously, use “ ; ” to separate: (Melikov, 2018; Ozkar, 2019).

Use “…” for the direct quotations (should be no longer than 40 words).


Reference list

The Journal follows APA Style Referencing:

Books:  Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of the book. Publisher.

Frey, B. S. (2010). Happiness: A revolution in economics. MIT Press.

Book chapters: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C.  (Year). Title of the chapter. In the title of the book (pages). Publisher.

Mukhtarov, S., & Aliyev, J. (2021). The Relationship between Financial Innovation and Economic Growth: An Evidence from Azerbaijan. In Strategic Outlook in Business and Finance Innovation: Multidimensional Policies for Emerging Economies.(pp. 207-217). Emerald Publishing Limited.

Journal articles: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue number), pages.

Ozkar, S., Melikov, A., & Sztrik, J. (2023). Queueing-Inventory Systems with Catastrophes under Various Replenishment Policies. Mathematics11(23), 4854.

Hasanov, E. E., Rahimov, R. A., Abdullayev, Y., & Ahmadova, G. A. (2023). Symmetric and Dissymmetric Pseudo‐gemini Amphiphiles Based on Propoxylated Ethyl Piperazine and Fatty Acids. ChemistrySelect8(48), e202303942.

Mukhtarov, S., Karacan, R., Aliyev, F., & Ismayilov, V. (2022). The Effect of Financial Development on Energy Consumption: Evidence from Russia. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 12(1), 243–249.

Azizov, M., Bilan, Y., Jabiyev, F., Alirzayev, E., & Heyderova, A. (2023). THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ON GDP GROWTH: THE CASE OF TURKEY.

Internet sources: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of resource. URL. (Accession date).

Yelp, (2022). Yelp Metrics as of March 31, 2022. (Accessed 20.05.2022)

Huang, Y., Lin, C., Wang, P., & Xu, Z. (2020). Saving China from the coronavirus and economic meltdown: Experiences and lessons. (Accessed 28.07.2022).