Publication Ethics and Moral Rule Statement
“Power Generation Technology” follows the recognized publication ethics.The editors, authors and reviewers of “Power Generation Technology” should perform the following duties, and adhere to the submission guidelines and other requirements of the journal.
Duties of Editor
1. Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject or request modifications to the manuscript.
2. Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept.
3. Editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality, making use of appropriate software to do so. After passing this test, the manuscript is forwarded to reviewers for peer review, they will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.
4. The editor must ensure that each manuscript received by “Power Generation Technology” is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.
Duties of Authors
1. Authors should present an accurate account of their original research as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Manuscripts will follow the submission guidelines of the journal.
2. Author should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. The author should not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing same research in more than one journal.
3. Authors should acknowledge all sources of data used in the research and cite publications that have been influential in their research work.
4. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors.
Duties of Reviewers
1. Manuscript reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. If the reviewers find plagiarism or a manuscript cast more phenomenon, they should immediately tell the editor.
2. Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
3. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders.
4. Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.
5. When a reviewer feels it is not possible to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.