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Notes for Authors of Technical Papers

Submission of Papers

1. Papers can be submitted to the Filtration journal in Word format via e-mail to the editor. Please include author(s) names and a correspondence address. Papers from industry and universities are equally welcome.
2. Papers must be in English and are normally up to 2500 words, but can be longer if necessary. The inclusion of appropriate, good quality, figures and tables is encouraged (and preferred).
3. There is no fixed format for a paper, but authors are asked to note the following:
• Include an Abstract (up to 200 words) toward the start of the paper which gives a brief account of the most relevant aspects.
• Provide a Conclusions section toward the end of the paper.
• Any mathematical expressions should be typed and checked carefully for accuracy. Where several equations appear, a list of symbols used should be inserted at the end of the paper (before any References). SI units should always be used.
• References should be listed in the order in which they are first cited in the text, where they are indicated by the superscript numbers. They should give in order: Author’s surnames and initials, Year, Title of paper/chapter, Title of book or journal, Volume, Issue, Page number, followed by the name and town of the publisher in the case of a book.

Editorial Policy and Standards

1. Published papers are original contributions in the broad field of filtration, separation, clarification, dust control and related processes.
2. The Filtration journal is the official journal of The Filtration Society, The American Filtration & Separations Society and several other filtration societies around the world. The journal is distributed to Individual and Corporate Members of these societies on a quarterly basis.
3. The content of papers is professionally reviewed prior to publication. All published papers are considered for The Filtration Society’s Gold Medal and Suttle Awards.
4. The Filtration journal is indexed and abstracted by Chemical Abstracts, GEOBASE, MEI Online and Scopus.
5. There is no charge for publishing a paper in the Filtration journal. However, if authors require figures to appear in colour they will be asked to pay a colour reproduction charge.
6. Upon publication a PDF of the published paper is sent (free of charge) to the corresponding author.

Papers should be submitted electronically in Microsoft WORD format via e-mail to:
Dr Steve Tarleton
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Loughborough University
Leics., LE11 3TU, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1509 222535

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