Journal of Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering (NMCE) is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. http://publicationethics.org
For all parties involved in the process of publishing a paper in the Journal of Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering (NMCE), it is necessary to agree and commit to the below-mentioned standards of expected ethical behavior.
All authors who submit a paper to NMCE are supposed to observe the international standards for authors voluntarily:
Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering will be screened for plagiarism using iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. The journal will immediately reject manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking before submitting their manuscript to the journal.
All authors are requested to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including any financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations within three years of beginning the submitted work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence, their work.
Upon acceptance of the above paper for publication in Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering Journal, the corresponding author of the paper confirms that:
1. The author guarantees that the materials are original work, submitted only to NMCE, and have not been published previously.
2. Only people who have significantly contributed to the paper are listed as co-authors. All the named co-authors have agreed to submit the final version of the manuscript for publication.
3. Author retains copyright. All of the contents, figures, and tables of the paper are either original work or have obtained permission to re-use from the author.
4. Re-use all or part of the accepted or published articles are allowable without any restrictions if a proper citation of the original article is given, as stated by the Attribution Creative Commons BY License [CC BY].
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Editors and Editorial Board are required to follow the international standards for Editorial Board:
Reviewers are also expected to meet the international standards for reviewers when they accept review invitations: