Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series, is a printed medium for publishing of scientific and professional articles in the field of all areas of civil engineering, especially:
diagnostics of structures,
geotechnics and underground structures,
preparation and realization of construction works,
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The Central European Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series publishes two issues per year and is devoted to the publication of research results in Civil Engineering. The primary mission of Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series is to assist Central and Eastern European researchers in communicating their achievements to the global scientific community, nevertheless, contributions from other regions of the world are by no means excluded. The journal is peer-reviewed, in electronic form. The language of the journal is English.
Manuscripts preferred for publication in Transactions of the Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series are those which: 1. contain original work - which is not published elsewhere in any medium by the authors or anyone else, and is not under consideration for publication in any other medium. This restriction does not apply to review articles 2. are focused on the core aims and scope of the journal - Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series is a scientific journal publishing fundamental research results from all fields of Civil Engineering 3. are clearly and correctly written - should contain all essential features of a complete scientific paper, should be written in a clear, easy to understand manner and be readable for a wide audience of civil engineers 4. are written in English - should be clearly and grammatically written, in an easily readable style. Attention to detail of the language will avoid severe misunderstandings which might lead to rejection of the paper 5. are delivered in electronic format Manuscripts should be submitted via the Editorial Manager – an online submission system. In case of any problems manuscripts can be emailed directly to the Technical Editor of Transactions of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Civil Engineering Series (Pavel Vlček, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Authors are requested to suggest persons competent to review their manuscript. However please note that this will be treated only as a suggestion, and the final selection of reviewers is exclusively the Editor's decision. The Editors are fully responsible for decisions about manuscripts. The final decision whether to accept or reject a paper rests with them. The Managing Editor only communicates the final decision, and informs the authors about further processing.
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