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Advances in Aerospace Science and Technology (AAST)

- A Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal -

from Scientific Research Publishing Inc., USA (SCIRP)

focusing on Applied Aeronautics
focusing further on Aircraft Design with a Special Issue

Editor's Page

Editor-in-Chief (up to April 2016, helping to set up the journal and the publisher) e-mail Prof. Dr. Dieter Scholz on LinkedIn
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter SCHOLZ, MSME
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Editor's Biography Page at SCIRP

Editorial Assistant e-mail Ms. YAN Yaqin (Jenny) on LinkedIn
Ms. YAN Yaqin (Jenny)

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Tiered APCs at AAST

At AAST Article Processing Charges (APC) are arranged in several levles depending on the Paper Category / Article Type.
Basic APC for
   Original Research   300 USD
   Research Review     300 USD

Reduced APC for
   Educational Review  200 USD
   Historical Review   200 USD 
   Book Review         100 USD 
   Comment ´           100 USD *
   Technical Comment   100 USD *
   Engineering Note    100 USD *
   Viewpoint           100 USD

* The reduced price assumes the edited Comment, Technical Comment, or Engineering Note is not longer than 6 pages (in final publisher's PDF).
If it is longer than 6 pages the price is 200 USD, if longer than 11 pages it is 300 USD.



Further Reading - Blog Entries from Prof. Scholz

OASPA ... please go to Open Access @ Prof. Scholz

DOAJ Blog Posts by Prof. Scholz on the EASE Journal Blog

Comments and Questions by Prof. Scholz on OASPA's Blog

Comments and Questions by Prof. Scholz on DOAJ's Blog

COPE Comments by Prof. Scholz on COPE's Forum Discussions

Scholarly Kitchen Comments by Prof. Scholz on Scholarly Kitchen

LinkedIn Blog Posts by Prof. Scholz on LinkedIn


Further Reading - Memos from Prof. Scholz

item SCHOLZ, Dieter, 2014. Organizing Articles into Volumes and Issues - Considerations for Special Issues. Memorandum. Scientific Research Publishing, 2014-12-21. Available from: http://AAST.ProfScholz.de.

*.pdf AAST_M_ArticleOrganization_14-12-21.pdf     Upload:  2014-12-23,     Size:   313K    


item SCHOLZ, Dieter, 2014. Journal Metrics. Memorandum. Scientific Research Publishing, 2014-12-06. Available from: http://AAST.ProfScholz.de.

*.pdf AAST_M_JournalMetrics_14-12-06.pdf     Upload:  2014-12-08,     Size:   505K    


item SCHOLZ, Dieter, 2013. Design of AAST's Title Page. Memorandum. Scientific Research Publishing, 2013-05-16. Available from: http://AAST.ProfScholz.de.

*.pdf AAST_M_Design_of_AASTs_Title_Page_13-05-16.pdf     Upload:  2013-08-09,     Size:   388K    


Further Reading - Publications from Prof. Scholz

SCAD 2014
item SCHOLZ, Dieter, 2014. Publication Options Suitable for Aircraft Design. - Open Access Journals Edited by Members of European Aerospace Organizations. (4th Symposium on Collaboration in Aircraft Design, 25. to 27.11.2014, Toulouse, France). Available from: http://OA.ProfScholz.de.

*.pdf OA_PRE_SCAD_14-11-25.pdf     Upload:  2019-12-29,     Size:  609K


CEAS 2013 Proceedings
item SCHOLZ, Dieter, 2013. Open Access Publishing in Aerospace – Opportunities and Pitfalls. In: MELIN, Tomas; KRUS, Petter; VINTERHAV, Emil; ÖVREBÖ, Knut: PROCEEDINGS of the 4th CEAS Conference in Linköping, 2013 (4th CEAS Air & Space Conference, 16. to 19.09.2013, Linköping, Sweden), pp 503-515. ISBN 978-91-7519-519-3, URI: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-99581, DocumentID: 236. Available from: http://OA.ProfScholz.de.

Paper (peer-reviewed):
*.pdf OA_PUB_CEAS_13-09-16.pdf     Upload:  2014-12-13,     Size:  419K

*.pdf OA_PRE_CEAS_13-09-16.pdf     Upload:  2013-10-03,     Size:  1.6M


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Information for Authors from Editor's Associations
European Association of Science Editors (EASE) - Toolkit for Authors
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Information for Authors from Publishers
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Information for Authors from Blogs
How to write a scientific abstract in six easy steps
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Information for Authors from Wikipedia
IMRAD: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion / Conclusion

Information for Reviewers
MOHER, 2003. Chapter 12: How to Peer Review a Manuscript (good, short)
WAGNER, 2002. How to Survive Peer Review (good, but too much)
GRAY, 2010. Peer Review - A Guide
Elsevier: Reviewer Toolkit (need to sign in)

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