2 times a year
Founder – FSBEI HE "Astrakhan State Technical University" (Russia, Astrakhan).
Published since April 1993.
Peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal.
Periodicity – Issued twice a year: May and November.
ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) – 1812-9498.
The materials of the manuscripts should present new research results that have not been previously published and that are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
• is responsible for the accuracy of the results of the study;
• assures that all authors, who took part in the preparation of the article, are mentioned;
• ensure that the copyrights of the third parties are not violated, that the text of the article has no improper or illegal borrowings.
Manuscript length and structure
Manuscript should be no longer than 10 pages with the following parameters, including figures, tables and references.
Pages of the manuscript should be numbered.
Structure of the article should reflect the logic of the research. Article should be arranged as follows: it should be divided into clearly defined sections. For example, the statement of the objectives of the work and adequate back-ground, experimental materials and methods, results of the research, discussion and conclusions.
To the Editor the Author should submit
• a scanned copy of the manuscript, carefully read and signed by the author (one of the authors), as well as an electronic version of the manuscript saved in Word; the text of the article, abstract, keywords and information about the author (s); all these should be submitted as a single file. Materials must be prepared using the options of Microsoft Office 2003 (the text file extension *. Doc).
• abstract and keywords in English and Russian languages;
• information about the authors in Russian and English languages;
• corresponding letter (resolution of the institution where the work was done) about the possibility of publishing an article in press (on a separate sheet) – one copy – only for researches made in Russia.
Structure of the article
1. Index on the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);
2. In a line in the middle – the initials and name (s) of the author (s) (size 11, italic);
3. In a line in the middle – the article title (in capital letters, size 12, straight, bold);
4. Text of the article (size 11), which includes mandatory structural elements (see the structure of the article);
5. References (should be entitled – References).
Formatting and style of the manuscript
Paper Size: A4.
Margins: top - 2.3 cm; bottom - 2.7 cm; inside - 2.4 cm; outside - 2.5 cm. From the edge to heading: top - 1.7 cm, bottom - 2.0 cm.
Type font: Times New Roman. Font Size: the size of the ground pin - 11; paragraph - 1 cm; line spacing - single.
• Not allowed: apply styles in the summary; make changes to the template, or create your own for the formation of the text; put spaces before punctuation marks; apply any discharge words;
• Necessary: to share words within a paragraph using a single space; to type without forced transfers; set auto-matic hyphenation (path: Tools → LANGUAGE submenu item hyphenation → tick the box that opens, "Skye automatic hyphenation ").
Drawings and photographs. It is allowed only black and white clear drawings made with the means of computer graphics. All the figures must be numbered ( Fig. 1, Fig. 2, etc. ) and have caption . Figure number and figure caption should be placed below the figure. All the symbols, terms, position, size, etc. on the drawings and photographs should be given in the text or figure captions.
Drawings and photographs should be placed in the text after the paragraph that first mentions about them. Author is allowed to put pictures and photos on the next page after the link.
Links to all figures in the text are required. Width of the figure should not be larger than the bandwidth of the text. Point at the end of the caption is not assigned.
Table. Width of the table should not be larger than the bandwidth of typing. The name (heading) of the table is printed in bold 10 point size, text in a table - normal font point size 8. Tables should be placed in the text after the paragraph that first gives the reference to it. Author is allowed to put tables on the next page after the link.
Tables should not be bulky and duplicate the text and pictures. All tables should be numbered and should have headings. Point at the end of the heading is not assigned. Table references in the text are required.
If an article has one figure or one table, they are not numbered.
It is not allowed to finish the article (section, paragraph) with figures or tables.
All figures and tables should be placed in the center of the text set.
Formula. Only the most important formulas that have referenced in the text should be numbered. In formulas it is recommended to use MathType. For formulas, it is recommended to use the following font size: the main - 11; large index - 7; small index - 5; large symbol - 14; small symbol – 10, type print Times New Roman. For a set of mathematical formulas, it is recommended to use letters of the Latin alphabet (italics), the Greek alphabet (roman font) and Gothic (regular font). The indices of the formulas indicated in the Latin alphabet are printed in italic (mi - mass of the i-th element) and marked with the letters of the Russian alphabet - regular font (lp - length of the runway; Vpos - landing velocity). Abbreviations of physical quantities and units of measurement (kW, F/m, W/m) - regular font without points. Numbers and fractions in formulas should be typed in regular font. Regular font is used in typing some mathematical values (sin, tg; max, min; const.; log, det., exp., etc.). Vector quantities should be denoted in bold italics, and not with upper line above the symbol: e not ē. Hyphenation is possible for formulas first on the signs (= , " , <,> , etc.), in the second place - on elision marks (...), on the signs of addition and subtraction ( +, -), and the last – on the sign of multiplication in the form of an oblique cross (×). Hyphenation for the division sign is not allowed. Mathematical sign, which is broken when hyphening formula, must be repeated at the beginning of the second line. When hyphening formulas, expressions contained under the integral sign, the logarithm, addition, multiplication can not be separated from the actual characters. Short formulas, having no independent value, are typed in the lines of the text. The most important formulas, all the numbered formulas, as well as long and cumbersome formulas containing signs of summation, multiplication, etc., are typed in separate lines. Formulas are centered, their numbers in brackets - on the right. Individual elements of mathematical formulas given in the text are typed in accordance with the above mentioned rules (regular font in the formula - regular font in the text, italics in the formula - italics in the text).
Chemical symbols (Ag, Cu ) are typed in regular font. It is recommended to use Chem Window editor.
Physical units should be presented in accordance with the international SI system GOST 8.417-2002. GSI. Units of quantities.
All the abbreviations in the text must be transcribed. Only common abbreviations of names of measures of physical, chemical and mathematical values are allowed.
Links to all of the sources in the bibliography are required (in the text contained in the serial number of square brackets, for example , [4-7], [1, 18, 25]). If the text has a direct quote, enclosed in quotation marks, a page on which this citation is given in the cited source must be put. For example: [7. 28]. References to unpublished works and works that are in print, are not allowed.
The list includes only those works for which the author refers to in the text. Sources in the bibliography are numbered and arranged in order of their appearance in the text (in order of citation).
Samples of references:
1. Omondi A., Premkumar B. Advances in Computer Science and Engineering: Texts. Vol. 2. Residue number system. Theory and Implementation. London, Imperial College Press, 2007. 296 p.
Article in the Journal
2. Marshall G., Warner B., MaWhinney S., Hammermeister K. Prospective prediction in the presence of missing data. Statistics in Medicine, 2002, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 561–570.
3. Jokinen K. Quality of service and communicative competence in NLG evaluation. Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 07), 17–20 June 2007. Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, 2007, pp. 1–4.
E-resource of the remote access
4. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management Institute, 2013. Available at: http://www.pmi.org/.
Length of an abstract should be about 200-250 words.
The abstract should reflect the structure and content of the article, the basic actual information and conclusions without further interpretation or criticism of the author. Text of the abstract should not contain the information that is not mentioned in the original document. The text of the abstract should not repeat information contained in the title. It is recommended to avoid unnecessary introductory phrases (e.g. "The author considers ...). The description of previously published works, the well-known statements, the information about the state of the problem, the relevance of the completed research should not be listed. Abstract should be written in one paragraph.
Keywords - words and (or) phrases that best reflect the content of the scientific article. It is recommended to use three to ten words and (or) phrases.
Information about authors
Information about the authors must be submitted in the following form:
Place of Employment (Organization)
Organizational Unit (department, office)
Contact Information for publication:
Postal address and Index number for mailing the documents and the journal (for non-resident authors)
1.1. The publication in a peer reviewed learned journal, serves many purposes outside of simple communication. It is a building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. For all these reasons and more it is important to lay down standards of expected ethical behaviour by all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society for society-owned or sponsored journal «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University».
1.2. Publisher has a supporting, investing and nurturing role in the scholarly communication process but is also ultimately responsible for ensuring that best practice is followed in its publications.
1.3. Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over the scholarly record extremely seriously.
2. Duties of Editors
2.1. Publication decision – The Editor of a learned «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» is solely and independently responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published, often working on conjunction with the relevant society (for society-owned or sponsored journals). The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always underwrite such decisions. The Editor may be guided by the policies of the «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» journal’s editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers (or society officers) in making this decision.
2.2. Fair play – An editor should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
2.3. Confidentiality – The editor and any editorial staff of «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
2.4. Disclosure and Conflicts of interest
2.4.1. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor’s own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.
2.4.2. Editors should recuse themselves (i.e. should ask a co-editor, associate editor or other member of the editorial board instead to review and consider) from considering manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or (possibly) institutions connected to the papers.
2.5. Vigilance over published record – An editor presented with convincing evidence that the substance or conclusions of a published paper are erroneous should coordinate with the publisher (and/or society) to promote the prompt publication of a correction, retraction, expression of concern, or other note, as may be relevant.
2.6. Involvement and cooperation in investigations – An editor should take reasonably responsive measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper, in conjunction with the publisher (or society). Such measures will generally include contacting the author of the manuscript or paper and giving due consideration of the respective complaint or claims made, but may also include further communications to the relevant institutions and research bodies.
3. Duties of Reviewers
3.1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions – Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method. Publisher shares the view of many that all scholars who wish to contribute to publications have an obligation to do a fair share of reviewing.
3.2. Promptness – Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor of «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» and excuse himself from the review process.
3.3. Confidentiality – Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorised by the editor.
3.4. Standard and objectivity – Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
3.5. Acknowledgement of Sources – Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
3.6. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
3.6.1. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer’s own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.
3.6.2. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
4. Duties of Authors
4.1. Reporting standards
4.1.1. Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
4.1.2. Review and professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective, and editorial opinion’ works should be clearly identified as such.
4.2. Data Access and Retention – Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
4.3. Originality and Plagiarism
4.3.1. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
4.3.2. Plagiarism takes many forms, from ‘passing off another’s paper as the author’s own paper, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another’s paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
4.4. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
4.4.1. An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal of primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
4.4.2. In general, an author should not submit for consideration in another journal a previously published paper.
4.4.3. Publication of some kinds of articles (eg, clinical guidelines, translations) in more than one journal is sometimes justifiable, provided certain conditions are met. The authors and editors of the journals concerned must agree to the secondary publication, which must reflect the same data and interpretation of the primary document.
4.5. Acknowledgement of Sources – Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source. Information obtained in the course of confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, must not be used without the explicit written permission of the author of the work involved in these services.
4.6. Authorship of the Paper
4.6.1. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.
4.6.2. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
4.7. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
4.7.1. If the work involves equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.
4.8. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
4.8.1. All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
4.8.2. Examples of potential conflicts of interest which should be disclosed include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest possible stage.
4.9. Fundamental errors in published works – When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in a published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the editor of «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» journal and cooperate with Publisher to retract or correct the paper, If the editor or the publisher learn from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper.
4.10. Fair play – The authors should show respect and comply with ethical requirements in the course of the personal or written contact with the editorial staff, irrespective to their race, gender, religion, origin or citizenship.
5. Duties of the Publisher (and if relevant, Society)
5.1. Publisher should adopt policies and procedures that support editors, reviewers and authors of «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» in performing their ethical duties under these ethics guidelines. The publisher should ensure that the potential for advertising or reprint revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.
5.2. The publisher should support «Vestnik of Astrakhan State Technical University» journal editors in the review of complaints raised concerning ethical issues and help communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful to editors.
5.3. Publisher should develop codes of practice and inculcate industry standards for best practice on ethical matters, errors and retractions.
5.4. Publisher should provide specialised legal review and counsel if necessary.
1. The Edition reviews all incoming materials appropriate to the subject, with the purpose of their peer-reviewing. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subject of peer-reviewed material and have peer-reviewed articles on the subject published for the last 3 years. Reviews are stored in the editorial office during 5 years.
2. The Editorial board of the Journal sends to the authors of submissions the copies of reviews or rejection reasons and also undertakes to send the copies of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation when the relevant enquiry is made.
3. The paper submitted to the editors is considered to meet the formal requirements set out in the "Manuscript guidelines". Text of the article is checked for borrowing.
4. By the agreement with the scientific editor or his deputy, the paper is sent for a reviewing. Reviewers can be either members of the board or other specialists. The review period usually takes two-three weeks, in some cases (departure or illness of a reviewer, narrow subject of work) it can take about a month.
5. Author will be notified about the results of the review by email. The Editors operate the principle of a single-blind peer review, i.e. the review is sent to the Author without any identifying features of the reviewer.
If necessary, the paper is corrected by the author in accordance with the given recommendations and then it is submitted to the editor for the second assessment.
6. The final decision on publication is taken at a meeting of the editorial board. The editors notify the author about the editorial board decision, the terms of publication of the article. After this, the materials are sent to the editor and operator for further processing.
7. While editing, the paper can be reduced or changed. The final version of the article is sent to the Author by e-mail for agreement and approval. Then the paper is placed in the Journal layout.
8. E-version of the layout is submitted to the site of the Journal and the Author receives a notification about it.
For the authors who are not staff members (postgraduates, doctoral candidates) of ASTU publishing papers is provided for a charge.
Cost: RUR 120 per page of the text in a format of the journal. Exception is made for the postgraduates’ papers without co-authors (information from the University should be provided).
Payment should be realized only after favorable decision of the editorial board
2 times a year
Yuri Alexandrovich Maksimenko Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation.
Education and postgraduate training:
In 2001, he graduated from Astrakhan State Technical University with a bachelor's degree in Technological Machines and Equipment. In 2003 he graduated with honors from the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin in the direction of the magistracy "Technological machines and equipment."
From 2003 to 2006 He was a full-time postgraduate student at Astrakhan State Technical University. In 2005 defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of technical sciences, specialty 04/01/14 - Thermophysics and theoretical heat engineering (technical sciences).
In 2012, she was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor in the Department of Technological Machines and Equipment.
From 2010 to 2013 Yu.A. Maksimenko studied in full-time budget doctoral studies at Astrakhan State Technical University.
In 2016 he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences, specialty 05.18.12 - Processes and Food Production Equipment. In 2016, the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences was awarded.
Regularly improves qualifications, including through additional professional retraining programs.
From 08.2003 to 09.2006 as an assistant, from 09.2006 to 01.2008 - a senior lecturer, from 01.2008 to 09.2009 - an assistant professor, from 09.2009 to 09.2012 - a research assistant, from 09.2012 from 09.2017 to Associate Professor, from 09.2017 to 12.2018 - professors, from 09.2017 to the present - Head of the Department of Technological Machines and Equipment, Astrakhan State Technical University. Combined position - Head of Technology Transfer Department, Science Directorate, Astrakhan State Technical University.
He currently works as vice-rector for research and innovation at Astrakhan State Technical University.
Scientific and innovative activity:
He participated in contractual and state budget research and development as an executor and manager, and also was an executor and manager of grants at various levels. The research results were reported at international, all-Russian, scientific, scientific-technical and scientific-practical conferences and introduced at various enterprises of the food and chemical industries.
Author of over 200 scientific papers, including publications in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications. He is a developer of more than 30 objects of intellectual property, including patents of the Russian Federation for inventions and utility models, certificates of official registration of computer programs. Supervises graduate students.
He has more than 50 educational and methodical works, including textbooks, which are approved by the editorial and publishing board for students of higher educational institutions.
He is the head of two educational programs at Astrakhan State Technical University:
- 03/18/02 Energy- and resource-saving processes in chemical technology, petrochemistry and biotechnology, profile “Machines and apparatuses of chemical production” (undergraduate).
- 04/18/02 Energy- and resource-saving processes of chemical technology, petrochemistry and biotechnology, focus on “Machines and apparatuses of chemical production” (master's program).
Awards and public recognition:
- Acknowledgment of the Federal Fisheries Agency of the Russian Federation
- Letter of appreciation from the Governor of the Astrakhan region
- Letter of thanks from the Duma of the Astrakhan region
- Prize of the Governor of the Astrakhan region in science and technology
Founder – FSBEI HE "Astrakhan State Technical University" (Russia, Astrakhan).
Published since April 1993.
Peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal.
Periodicity – Issued twice a year: May and November.
ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) – 1812-9498.