Publishing Ethics

Ethical standards for publication exist to ensure high-quality research publications, public trust in scientific findings, and that people receive credit for their ideas. Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika is committed to peer review integrity and practices the highest standards of ethical publishing. Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika publication ethics encourages integrity in research and peer review process and prohibit any malpractices regarding publication.


Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika is committed to publishing only original material, i.e., material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions. 


Duplicate Submission

Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published study, or study that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, they are required to cite the previous paper and indicate how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.



In the event that there are documented violations of any of the above mentioned policies in Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika, the following sanctions will be applied:

  • Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.


  • Immediate rejection of every other manuscript submitted to Mekanika by any of the authors of the infringing manuscript.


  • Prohibition against all of the authors for any new submissions to Mekanika.


In cases where the violations of the above policies are found to be particularly egregious, the publisher reserves the right to impose additional sanctions beyond those described above.


There are three roles in this Journal which have different rights and responsibilities as below,

Editors' rights and responsibilities,

The main responsibilities of editor is to maintain and improve the quality of article published in Mekanika. it can be done by checking the format and style of article, maintaining the integrity of the authors, delivering the correction and clarificartion and preparing the what the authors and the reviewers need in publishing journal. The editors must be open minded and shall listen opinions which can improve the quality of the journal.


Reviewers' rights and responsibilities, 

Reviewers have responsibilities to review the article and give the results to editors to determine whether the article is feasible to be published or not. In the review form, the reviewers should give clear feedback and suggestion in order to improve the quality of the article. Reviwers do not allow to review the papers which include them as authors.


Authors' rights and responsibilities,

Authors have right to submit the article in Mekanika: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika. However, they should ensure their articles are approprate to the format, style, template, and research interest in Mekanika. They have rights to get feedback and clarification if their articles are rejected or need revision. The authors must be honest and do not allow to do any plagiarism.