Thematic issues and scope
Revista Politécnica is a quarterly periodic publication, edited by the Escuela Politécnica Nacional of Ecuador, whose objective is to contribute to scientific and technological knowledge, through the publication of scientific studies related to the areas of basic sciences (physics, chemistry and mathematics) and engineering (agroindustry, environmental, civil, electrical, electronics, geology, mechanics, oil, systems and chemistry). Revista Politécnica is aimed at professionals and researchers who work in these fields of knowledge.
Peer evaluation process
All articles must comply with a peer review, which consists of:
All the evaluation is subject to a double-blind peer process; that is, the authors do not know who their reviewers are, nor the reviewers know the authors of the article.
The evaluation of articles is rated, based on the following parameters:
The articles, after the peer review, can be cataloged in the system as:
Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines:
Process to send an article
To send an article to Revista Politécnica you must enter the OJS portal by selecting the Article Submission button and within the "HELP" section you can find the help manual for authors as well as the format for sending articles to the Revista Politécnica.
Authors who publish in this journal agree with the following terms:
Names and email addresses entered in this journal will be used exclusively for the purposes stated by this journal and will not be available for any other purpose or to any other person.
The list of references should be arranged alphabetically according to the last name of the first author (Format APA). Adding et al should not be in italics. Please note that all references listed here must be directly cited in the text using (last name, year). Footnotes should be avoided as far as possible.
The article should contain a minimum of 6 references.
Follow the format below according to the type of reference:
Basic format for reference books:
Last Name, First Name. (Year). Title of the book. City, Country: Publisher.
In references: King, M. (2000). Wrestling with the angel: A life of Janet Frame. Auckland, New Zealand: Viking.
Citation in the text: (King, 2000) o King (2000) argues that ...
In references: Treviño, L. K., y Nelson, K. A. (2007). Managing business ethics: Straight talk about how to do it right. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley
Citation in the text: (Treviño y Nelson, 2007) o Treviño y Nelson (2007) illustrate ...
In references: Krause, K.-L., Bochner, S., y Duchesne, S. (2006). Educational psychology for learning and teaching(2nd ed.). South Melbourne, VIC., Australia: Thomson.
Citation in the text: According Mezey et al. (2002) o ... (Mezey et al., 2002).
Basic format for referencing scientific articles:
Last Name, First Name. (Year). Article title. Title / Initials Magazine. Volume number (issue number), pages
In references: Sainaghi, R. (2008). Strategic position and performance of winter destinations. Tourism Review, 63(4), 40-57.
Citation in the text: (Sainaghi, 2008) o Sainaghi (2008) suggests ...
In references: Shepherd, R., Barnett, J., Cooper, H., Coyle, A., Moran-Ellis, J., Senior, V., & Walton, C. (2007). Towards an understanding of British public attitudes concerning human cloning. Social Science& Medicine, 65(2), 377-392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.03.018
Citation in the text: Shepherd et al. (2007) o Shepherd et al. (2007) highlight the ...
In references: Harrison, B., & Papa, R. (2005). The development of an indigenous knowledge program in a New Zealand Maori-language immersion school. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 36(1), 57-72. Obtained from the database Academic Research Library
Citation in the text: (Harrison y Papa, 2005) or in their research, Harrison and Pope (2005) established ...
In references: Snell, D., & Hodgetts, D. (n.d.). The psychology of heavy metal communities and white supremacy. Te Kura Kete Aronui, 1. Obtained de: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/tkka. (Mayo, 2015).
Citation in the text: (Snell y Hodgetts, n.d.) o Snell y Hodgetts (n.d.) identified "..."
Format for articles
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