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Focus and Scope

Insight - Automatic Control highlights the following aspects:

1. Cutting-edge technology: Mainly reports on the new trend of global automation technology development, new technology, new products and experience as well as understandings in various application fields.
2. Frequency conversion energy saving, soft-starting system: Inverter, soft start system design, product selection, debugging and maintenance, report the actual system engineering, improve the reader's ability to solve practical problems.
3.PLC and man-machine interface control system: The application of PLC and man-machine interface in power plant, coal mine, water plant, metallurgy, paper, machinery, petrochemical, chemical, textile, building materials and other industries is reported.
4. Sensor detection system: The application cases of sensors and transmitters in various industries are reported, and the scheme, engineering design, fault diagnosis and treatment methods are proposed.
5. Intelligent instrumentation: To report the successful application of modern instrument and instrument mature technology in various industrial fields, experience in installation, debugging and troubleshooting of instrumentation, the problems and solutions of various instruments and systems in use by engineers and technicians.
6. Solutions: Report on solutions about industrial automation control system (including DCS control system, embedded system, field bus and other automatic control system) used in mechanical electronics, petrochemical, metallurgy, electricity, communications, environmental protection, aerospace, municipal construction, transportation, construction and other industries (automatic control engineering, design).

 

Section Policies

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to PiscoMed Journal undergo rigorous peer review.

  • Initial submission is reviewed by in house editors to ensure adherence to policies of the journal.
  • The editor-in-chief decides on the manuscript to be sent out for review process and assigns the manuscript to one of the associate/section editors according to the particular topic.
  • The associate/section editor chooses the reviewers within the editorial board or from external expert panel depending on the topic.
  • After evaluations by the reviewers have been received, the associate/section editor makes one of the following recommendations: accept, accept with minor revision, accept with major revision and reject. The editor-in-chief makes a final decision.
  • If decision is minor revision, the authors have 15 days to resubmit the revised manuscript.
  • If decision is major revision, the authors have 40 days to resubmit the revised manuscript.
  • Upon resubmission, the same procedure is applied as for the initial submission. .
  • Authors may appeal for a rejected submission. Appeal requests must be made in writing to ojs@piscomed.com with detailed reasons for the appeal and point by point responses to the reviewers’ remarks. Decisions on appeals are final without exception.

Note: Author may suggest up to six academically qualified reviewers to review your submitted manuscript. Please insert the current contact details of the reviewers and state the reason for recommendation under the "Comments for the Editor" section in the last section of Step 1 during submission. However, please take note that this does not confirm that the recommended reviewers will be selected to review your manuscript.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Editorial Policies

The journal will not accept manuscript that has been published or is under consideration for publication in any other journal. The author needs to notify the journal if the data presented in the manuscript has been ever presented in conferences.

 

Conflict of Interest

The author has to provide the authorization of no conflict of interest with any financial body or funding agency that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All authors, members, reviewers and editors must disclose any association that poses a conflict of interest in connection with the manuscript. The corresponding author must download and complete the ICMJE Conflict of Interest Form on behalf of all the authors regarding to potential conflicts of interest, and submit the form in Step 4 during the article submission process.

 

Language

All articles should be written in English—either British or American as long as consistency is observed. SI units should be used. If you are not a native speaker of English you may want to utilize the professional language editing service provided by us before submitting the final version.

 

Withdrawal of Manuscript

If you decide to withdrawal your manuscript after it has been accepted (but not yet published), a processing fee of USD 200 is chargeable upon withdrawal.

 

Plagiarism Detection

The journal will not accept manuscripts that are plagiarized in any circumstances. The journal will verify the originality of the submitted manuscripts with iThenticate, the plagiarism detection software.

If a manuscript uses a text copied directly from another source, this text must be written in quotation marks and original source must be cited. If any kind of plagiarism is detected during the review process, the manuscript will be rejected.

Authors and researchers can also use iThenticate to screen their work before submission by visiting http://www.ithenticate.com.

 

Code of Ethics and Practices

PiscoMed Publishing requests all members involved in the journal publishing process to adhere the “Code of Conduct for Editors” and “Code of Conduct for Publishers” as stipulated by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics). The guidelines define the best practice in the ethics of scholarly publishing, aiding the journals and publishers to achieve this.

 

Units of Measurement

Units of measurement should be presented simply and concisely using System International (SI) units.

 

Article Processing Charges (APC)

PiscoMed publishes all its journals in Gold Open Access format. The scientific community and the general public have free of all restrictions on accessing (e.g., subscription) and free of many restrictions on using its contents as soon as it is published online. PiscoMed does not require readers to purchase any form of subscription to view online versions of the journals. In order to defray our editorial and production costs, authors of the accepted articles are required to pay the article processing charges (APCs). The charges will come from authors' institutes or research funding bodies.

The APC for Insight - Automatic Control is as follows:

JournalAPC
Insight - Automatic ControlUS $800

 

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