Material Science is an open-access journal which covers all aspects of metals and alloys. The journal is published quarterly and provides extensive online access coverage of the most important research advances in structure, processing, properties, and performance of materials.
Article Format: Authors should follow the formats and styles of the journal. In order to maintain the time of the journal, authors are requested to submit articles as per the journal guidelines.
Cover Letter: It is a mandatory requirement that a signed covering letter also be submitted along with the manuscript by the author to whom correspondence is to be addressed, delineating the scope of the submitted article declaring the potential competing interest, acknowledging contributions from the authors and funding agencies.
Title Page: Title page should contain the title of the paper in boldface, title case and the corresponding author details should be full name, functional e-mail address, business address, mobile number. Authors should mention their full names.
Abstract: Precise and overtly written abstract should not exceed more than 250 words. An abstract should start on a new page after the title page and should be typed in single-space. Abstracts should briefly reflect all aspects of the article.
Keywords: Provide and arrange four to six appropriate keywords.
Introduction: Introduction should start on a new page after the abstract & key-words. The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant recent literature on the subject, objectives of the research study, and the proposed approach or solution.
Materials and Methods: All important materials used along with their source shall be mentioned. The main methods used shall be briefly described with appropriate reference. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in sufficient detail. Methods in general use need not be described in detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.
Results: Results section should start as a continuation of materials and methods on the same page. This section should focus on the execution of stated objectives as given in the introduction part of the research study. It should contain the findings represented in the form of tables, figures, and Photographs. All tables and figures must have a title or caption and a legend to make them self- Explanatory. The data should be statistically analyzed and the level of significance stated.
Acknowledgments: This section includes acknowledgment of people, grant details, funds, etc.
Conflict of Interest: Declare if any financial interest or any conflict of interest exists.
References: All references should be cited in the article in consecutive order. List here all the references in numbered order of citation in the text. List all authors if less than six. If more than five authors list the first six followed by “et al.”
1) Journal Reference: Authors names (year) Title of the article. Journal short name volume(issue number): page numbers.
2) Book Reference: Authors names (year) Title of the book.[Edition], Publisher name, city, country, page number.
Figures: Figures should be clear with high resolution and provide figure legends.
Tables: Give brief titles in the table and provide the full form of all abbreviations used in the table. Mention the table legend clear below the table.