Editorial Office of Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (JRMGE)

                               Instructions for Authors

1 Scope of the Journal and Guidelines for Papers Submission

Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (JRMGE) is a quarterly journal in
English to publish high-quality original and innovative papers in the broad areas of rock
mechanics, geotechnical, and geoenvironmental applied sciences. Case studies and other papers,
such as methodologies and applications directed at the needs of geotechnical practitioners are
particularly encouraged.
The scope of articles includes new theories, methods and discoveries, as well as recent
achievements in rock, soil, geotechnical engineering and timely reviews on selected subjects.
Articles should contain original data and facts which support the conclusions. Manuscripts should
be prepared with the Template presented by JRMGE.

2 Types of papers

Papers may be submitted as articles, notes, or discussions. The journal also publishes book
reviews. A note is a short paper of limited scope. Discussions of all papers published in the Journal
are encouraged and may be accepted for publication, if they are brief and of a technical or
interpretative nature. Replies to such discussions are invited from the original authors and are
generally published in the same issue.

3 Language

Papers must be clearly and concisely written in good English, format in double-spaced A4 paper.
Papers are submitted with DOC or PDF format through online submission or E-mail.
Authors whose native language is not English should consult someone fluent in English prior to
submission of the manuscript. Good writing improves the speed and effectiveness of review and
publication. If any difficulty in paper writing or submission, please contact Editorial Office of
JRMGE freely through E-mail or Tel (+86-27-87198182).

4 Page charges
For the authors outside China, there are no page charges for publication in the Journal; for the
authors in China, the charge of accepted paper is RMB 1200 for a paper at publication and RMB
1000 at supplement publication in order to maintain the normal operation of the Journal. The
payment for the authors in China will be considered by JRMGE; for the authors outside China, no
payment will be considered.

5 Account about JRMGE

Bank: Wuhan Kexueyuan Branch, China Construction Bank
Account Number: 4200 1237 0530 5000 0260
     Editorial Office of Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (JRMGE)

Account Name: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

It should be noted that the remittee should be Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical
Engineering when filling the postscript in the drafts.

6 Contact information

The contact information for the Journal is as follows:
Editorial Office of Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (JRMGE)
Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wuhan, Hubei Province, China 430071
Telephone: +86-27-8719 8182
Fax: +86-27-8719 9250

                                   Revised in Feb. 2012

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