11th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics Athens, 27 – 30 May, 2016, Greece 11th INSTRUCTIONS TO PREPARE A PAPER FOR THE HSTAM INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MECHANICS First A. Author1, Second B. Author2, and Third C. Author1 1 Department of Production Engineering and Management Technical University of Crete e-mail: [email protected], web page: http://11hstam.ntua.gr 2 Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering University of Patras 26500 Patras, Greece e-mail: [email protected] Keywords: Instructions, 11 HSTAM, Mechanics, Proceedings. Abstract. This document provides information and instructions for preparing a paper to be included in the Proceedings of the 11th HSTAM International Congress. The paper file format must be in PDF (.pdf). Follow this order when typing papers: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Keywords, Abstract, Main text, Acknowledgements, References. 1 INTRODUCTION The proceedings will be edited in electronic form, including the texts and figures, using Portable Document Format (PDF). The Easy Chair System translates the paper from MS-Word or LateX to PDF. The submission of papers should be done via the Authors’ Area of the Congress site through the Easy Chair System at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=11hstam. 2 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 2.1 Text The paper must be written in English, A4 paper, single-spaced, justified, with a font size of 10pt, in Times New Roman. 2.2 Margins The margins must be formatted to 2.5cm on all sides of the paper. The headers and footers must be 2.0cm 2.3 Paper Length Generally, the size of the paper should not exceed 10 printed pages including figures, tables and references. 3 TITLE, AUTHORS, AFFILIATION, KEY WORDS, ABSTRACT When typing your paper, please follow the order: Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), Key words, Abstract, full text. 3.1 Title The title should be written centered, in 12pt, boldface Times New Roman, all capital letters. It should be single spaced if the title is more than one line. 3.2 Authors The authors’ name should include first name, middle initial and surname. It should be written centered, in 10pt boldface Times New Roman, below the title. First A. Author, Second B. Author, and Third C. Coauthor. 3.3 Affiliation Author's affiliation should be written centered, in 10pt, Times New Roman, below the authors’ name. 3.4 Key words Please, write no more than six key words, which will be used to compile the CD-ROM index. They should be written left aligned, in 10pt Times New Roman, and the line must begin with the words Keywords (as shown in the first page of these Instructions). 3.5 Abstract Use 10pt Italic, Times New Roman for the abstract. The word Abstract. must be set in boldface, not italicized, at the beginning of the first line. The abstract text should be justified. The abstract must not exceed 200 words. 4 HEADINGS 4.1 Main headings The main headings should be written left aligned, in 10pt, boldface and all capital Times New Roman letters. 4.2 Secondary headings Secondary headings should be written left aligned, 10 pt, boldface Times New Roman, with an initial capital for first word only. 5 EDITORIAL HEADING The first page will include the Editorial Heading, as shown in the first page of these instructions. In addition, successive pages will include the name of the authors. The Editorial Heading must be included in the paper by the authors. Use 8pt font size for the Editorial Heading. 6 PAGE NUMBERS Please do not number the pages of the paper. 7 FIGURES All figures should be numbered consecutively and captioned. The caption title should be written centered, in 10pt Times New Roman, with upper and lower case letters. Figures must be sent embedded in the document. Figures may be included in the text or added at the end of the paper. 6.5 6.4 6.3 Average Noise Reduction (In all available 80 sensor positions) 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 Population sizes per run 5.6 1000 strings 5.5 5.4 800 strings 5.3 600 strings 5.2 400 strings 5.1 200 strings 5.0 0 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 3600 3900 4200 Time (sec) Figure 1. Example showing a figure First A. Author, Second B. Author, and Third C. Coauthor. 8 EQUATIONS A displayed equation is numbered, using Arabic numbers in parentheses. It should be centered, leaving a 8pt space above and below to separate it from the surrounding text. The following example is a single line equation: Ax b (1) Ax b Ax b (2) The next example is a multi-line equation: 9 TABLES All tables should be numbered consecutively and captioned, the caption should be 10pt Times New Roman, upper and lower case letters. C11 C21 C31 C41 C51 C12 C22 C32 C42 C52 C13 C23 C33 C43 C53 Table 1 : Example of a table 10 FORMAT OF REFERENCES References should be quoted in the text by superscript numbers, and grouped together at the end of the paper in numerical order as shown in these instructions . 11 CONCLUSIONS Please, upload the file before April 15, 2016 by first entering the Easy Chair System with the account you opened for the abstract submission at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=11hstam. REFERENCES For books : surname, initials (year), title, publisher, place of publication, e.g.  Zwicker, E., Fastl, H. (1990), Psychoacoustics, Facts and Models, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. For journals: surname, initials (year), “title”, journal, volume, number, pages, e.g.  Nelson, P.A., Curtis, A.R.D., Elliot, S.J. and Bullmore, A.J. (1987), “The active minimization of Harmonic enclosed sound fields, Part I: Theory,” J. Sound and Vibration 117, pp. 1-13. For Proceedings: surname, initials (year), “title”, Conference, place, date of the Conference, Volume of the Proceedings, Pages, e.g.  Author, I. (2010), “Paper instructions,” Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Mechanics (HSTAM 10), Limassol, Cyprus, 12– 14 July, Vol. I, pp. 101-108.