Malpractice Statement

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. As such, this journal follows the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors MEKANIKA: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika  publication ethics encourages integrity in research and peer review process and prohibit any malpractices regarding publication.

In addition, as a journal that follows the ICMJE’s Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, it is expected of authors, reviewers and editors that they follow the best-practice guidelines on ethical behaviour contained therein.


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 Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.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: Majalah Ilmiah Mekanika  by any of the authors of the infringing manuscript.
  • Prohibition against all of the authors for any new submissions to MEKANIKA: Majalah Ilmiah 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.