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The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.

Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.





Language: The paper will be written in English. The captions accompanying figures and tables should be in English.


Page Setup: Paper Size:  A4 format (21 cm width ´ 29.7 cm height);

                      Margins: Top = 4.85 cm, Bottom = 4.85 cm, Left = 4.25cm, Right = 4.25 cm, Gutter = 0 cm;

                      Layout: Header = 4.25 cm, Footer = 4.25 cm;

Do not use footnotes or endnotes.         

Title of paper: Times New Roman, 12 pts., Bold, Upper Case Letters, Centered, Spacing After 66 pts.

Write the word “BY” in Times New Roman, 9 pts., Normal, Upper Case Letters (Spacing Before the word BY 11 pts., Spacing After 11 pts.).


Authors’ Names: Times New Roman, 10 pts., Bold, Upper Case Letters, Centered. If the paper is presented by more than one author, the names are to be followed by asterisks, in correspondence with the respective addresses, e-mails etc. The corresponding author should be indicated.


Affiliation: Times New Roman, 9 pts., Centered, Justified, Spacing After 11 pts., Spacing Before 22 pts.


Received and Accepted for publication: Times New Roman, 9 pts., Align Left, Justified.


Abstract: The abstract should contain 150 words. This paragraph will be formatted as follows: Times New Roman, 10 pts., Justified, Indentation from Left 0.5 cm, Right 0.5 cm, First Line 0.75 cm, Spacing After 11 pts., Spacing Before 4 pts.


Keywords: 5 keywords. This paragraph will be formatted as follows: Times New Roman, 10 pts., Justified, Indentation from Left 0.5 cm, Right 0.5 cm, First Line 0.75 cm, Spacing Before 22 pts.


Chapter titles: Times New Roman, 11 pts., Bold, Centered, Spacing Before 11 pts., Spacing After  11 pts.


Main Text: Use Times New Roman, 11 pts., Normal, Indentation First Line 1.25 cm. The figures and the tables are included in text. The equations, figures and tables are referred in the text as Eq., Fig. and Table followed by their corresponding number (e.g. Fig. 1, Eq. (1), Table 1).


Tables: included in the text, numbered with Arabic numerals, Times New Roman, 10 pts. Each has as title the word Table, Bold, Centered. Below you may write a caption in Italics, Centered. The exterior lines and those under the head should be double lines.


Figures: All illustrations, drawings, diagrams, photographs, maps (only black and white), are called figures and should be all denoted as “Fig.”. They are numbered with Arabic numerals (preferably sequentially throughout the paper) Times New Roman, 10 pts., Normal, Centered, Spacing After 8 pts., Spacing Before 11 pts. The figures may be inserted as drawings jpg.


Equations: style: Times New Roman 11 pts., Italic for variables, Normal for functions; size: full 11 pts., subscript/superscript 8 pts., Sub-Subscript/Superscript 6 pts., Symbol 14 pts., Sub-Symbol 11 pts. Equations will be centered and numbered at right, in round brackets. Please write the equation’s number with Times New Roman 11 pts., Normal. Please leave only 10 pts. between two consecutive equations.


Acknowledgments: Times New Roman, 10 pts., Normal. The title use Times New Roman, 10 pts., Bold, Spacing After 10 pts., Spacing Before 22 pts.


References: References use Times New Roman, 10 pts., Normal. Use Times New Roman, 10 pts., Bold for the Titles.

Citations in the text are given as: (Author, 2006) or (Author, 2006, p.25) or (Author 1 and Author 2, 2006) or (Author et al., 2006). The form (Author, 2006a, b) is used when there are two papers of the same author(s) published in the same year.

The list of references is arranged alphabetically according to the first author; do not use numbers.

References will be given in the original language, using only the Latin alphabet (use transliteration if necessary). For references with more than one author, include the names of all authors (do not use et al. or other abbreviations).

Standard citations for books (i), journal published papers (ii), proceedings published papers (iii), patents (iv) are as follows:


  1. i) Books:

author(s) family name and the initial(s) of the first name,

title in italics, in English, capital first letter of the main words,

publishing house,


page number,



Heidegger M., An Introduction to Metaphysics (transl. from German), Yale University Press, 1959 (apud Read  H., Originile formei în artă (transl. from English), Ed. Univers, Bucureşti, 217, 1971.


  1. ii) Journals:

author(s) name and title, as for books

shortened title in accordance to the international practice,

tome number in bold,

fascicle number in italics,

section title (possibly),

first and final pages,

year, in round brackets.


Alexandrescu V., Cârţină Gh., Grigoraş Gh., On the Local Voltage Stability Static Analysis, Bul. Inst. Polit. Iaşi, XLIX(LIII), 3-4, s. Electrot., Energ., Electron., 127-131 (2003).


iii) Proceedings of Symposium, Conference, Seminar:

author(s) name and title, as for books

full name of  the symposium and its acronym day,

month and year (the latest in bold),

place and country,

volume (possibly),

publishing house, place, year,

first and final pages.


Alexandrescu V., Cârţină Gh., Bârlădeanu E., Grigoraş Gh., On the Induction Motor Modeling in Static Analysis of the Power System Voltage Stability, Proc. of the XXIVth Internat. Conf. on Fundam. of Electrot and Circuit Theory, IC SPETO 2001, Gliwice Uston, Poland, 11, 345-348.


  1. iv) Patents, Official Documents etc:

author(s) name (family and initial(s)),

patent title, in italics,

patent number, in italics,


year, bold,

web page (possibly).


Corduneanu  P., Ifrim  C., Cleşte perforator. Brevet RO.119.135/2004.


*** Hotărârea Guvernului României din 1 februarie 2003 privind înfiinţarea Centrului Naţional de Excelenţă,



Romanian Abstract. The papers end with an abstract in Romanian (Times New Roman, 10 pts.), provided by the editor for non-Romanian authors: title with Capital Letters, Centered; the word (Rezumat) in round brackets, Centered; Romanian version of the abstract.



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