How to format your references using the International Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Dagotto, E. Complexity in strongly correlated electronic systems. Science 2005, 309, 257–262.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Galant, R.; Carroll, S.B. Evolution of a transcriptional repression domain in an insect Hox protein. Nature 2002, 415, 910–913.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Wood, R.A.; Grotzinger, J.P.; Dickson, J.A.D. Proterozoic modular biomineralized metazoan from the Nama Group, Namibia. Science 2002, 296, 2383–2386.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Clark, E.A.; Golub, T.R.; Lander, E.S.; Hynes, R.O. Genomic analysis of metastasis reveals an essential role for RhoC. Nature 2000, 406, 532–535.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Wahbi, M. Algorithms and Ordering Heuristics for Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ USA, 2013; ISBN 9781118753620.
An edited book
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic Diseases; El Miedany, Y., Ed.; Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2015; ISBN 9783319157221.
A chapter in an edited book
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Horne, R.; Umarov, T. Ensuring Faultless Communication Behaviour in A Commercial Cloud. In Software Engineering and Formal Methods: SEFM 2013 Collocated Workshops: BEAT2, WS-FMDS, FM-RAIL-Bok, MoKMaSD, and OpenCert, Madrid, Spain, September 23-24, 2013, Revised Selected Papers; Counsell, S., Núñez, M., Eds.; Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2014; pp. 44–55 ISBN 9783319050317.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for International Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power.

Blog post
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Taub, B. According To This Study, Drinking Fizzy Drinks Can Have A Disturbing Effect On Your Penis Available online: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/according-to-this-study-drinking-fizzy-drinks-can-have-a-disturbing-effect-on-your-penis/ (accessed on Oct 30, 2018).

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office Aging Aircraft: FAA Needs Comprehensive Plan to Coordinate Government and Industry Actions; U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1989;

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Bhavsar, K.S. Application of wavelet on quasi-periodic physiologic signals. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach: Long Beach, CA, 2017.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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Lee, L. Low-Upkeep Gardens, but Not Dirt Cheap. New York Times 2009, D3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power
ISSN (online)2504-186X
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