ISSN 0366-6913 printed version
ISSN 1678-4553 online version

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Aim and editorial policy

Cerâmica accepts original papers and state-of-the art review articles in the entire field of ceramic science and technology, including bioceramics, advanced ceramics, structural ceramics, electroelectronic ceramics, magnetic ceramics, optical ceramics, nuclear ceramics, ceramic raw materials, cements, sanitaryware and porcelain, thermal insulators, ceramic tiles, refractories, glazes and ceramic pigments, glasses and glass-ceramics, ceramic matrix composites, basic science, ceramic art, characterization techniques, ceramic equipments, microstructural analysis, manufacturing processes, powder synthesis, etc.

All papers will be single-blinded peer reviewed (keeping the identity of the reviewer anonymous).

The Brazilian Ceramic Society assumes no responsibility for the contents of the technical papers and for the statements and opinions advanced by the contributors.

There is no fee for submission and review articles.

 

Manuscript preparation

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Contributors should submit their papers (.doc or docx. MSWord files) at: https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/ce-scielo.

TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Original papers and state-of-the art review articles. All papers will be single-blinded peer reviewed (keeping the identity of the reviewer anonymous).

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION
All manuscripts should be written in English. A Portuguese version of the abstract and captions of foreign contributions in English will be provided by the Editors.
The manuscript should follow the instructions:

a) single-space typing, font Times New Roman, font size 10, one column without any special formatting, on A4-size (210 mm x 297 mm) pages, margins 1.5 cm top, right and bottom, 2.5 cm left;

b) the manuscript should contain title, name, affiliation(s) and e-mail addresses of all authors, an abstract with no more than 300 words, and at least two keywords.

c) the standard sequence for papers should be followed: Title, Authors names, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Experimental (or Materials and Methods, or Methods), Results and Discussion (or Results), Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements (if pertinent), References. Footnotes are not allowed.

d) tables should be inserted in the text.

e) illustrations: 8 cm wide (eventually up to 16 cm wide) and 18 cm maximum height. The line drawings and lettering should be large enough to remain legible after reduction for printing. Any scale markers should be inserted on micrographs.

f) figures should be preferentially inserted in the text.

g) equations, indicated in the text by capital letters, should be represented as shown below:
     (A)

h) the references should be non-linked and consecutively numbered in the text using square brackets and listed by number in the Reference list. Examples:
[1] A.H.A. Pereira, D.Y. Miyaji, M.D. Cabrelon, J. Medeiros, J.A. Rodrigues, Cerâmica 60, 355 (2014) 449-456.
[2] R. Muccillo, E.N.S. Muccillo, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 34, 4 (2014) 915-923.
[3] W.D. Kingery, H.K. Bowen, D.R. Uhlmann, Introduction to Ceramics, 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA (1975) 293.
[4] M.A.F.N. Freitas, T.F. Silva, J.M. Assaf, R.H.G.A. Kiminami, Proc. 2nd Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications, Eds. R.L. Schulz, D.C. Folz, Microwave Working Group, Long Beach, USA (2013) 451-466.

PAGE CHARGES AND OFFPRINTS

There will be no page charges. A pdf file of the paper will be sent to the corresponding author

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