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Author Guidelines

General Information

Journal is published twice a year; the number of the volumes will vary. Journal will be produced after going through reviewing process from the board of editor. Staring from JBAT Vol 6 No 1, we only published article in english language. The article could be based on research, scientific studies, and analysis as well as the solution which are relevant with the field of chemical engineering, especially about renewable resources. The article should never been published before.

Specific Information

Article should be written in A4 paper. The article should be without any page numbering and composed as follows : Abstract, Introduction, Research Methodology ( or Model Development), Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (if any), List of Notation (if any), and Bibliography

Article begins with title using font 17 pt UPPER CASE format. Name of the author written under the title using font 13 pt without any academic degree. Apostrophe put behind the name of the author using superscript format. The name of the institution (name of the institution, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail) written under the name of the author using Times New Roman 8pt. Should there are more than one author, please add the e-mail address of the corresponding author. The title of the article, name of the author and name of the institution written in the center of the field. Space between title and the name of the author is one single space 12 pt and the space between the name of the author and the name of the institution is one single space 8 pt.


Abstract should be written in English, ranging between 200  300 words. The title of the abstract should be written in the center of the field using regular font 9 pt bold. The space between the title of the abstract and the name of the institution is one single space 10 pt. The space between the text of the abstract and the title is one single space 11 pt. The abstract is written using regular font 9 pt in a single column format. Keywords are written below the text of the abstract, arranged alphabetically and separated by comma. The title of the keywords should be written using italic font 8 pt, while the keywords should be written using regular font 8 pt.


Content of the article should be written left aligned with the left margin 3 cm, right margin 3 cm, bottom margin 3,98 cm and top margin 3,98 cm. The space between header and the adge of the paper is 20 mm, and the space between footer and the edge is 13 mm.The article should be written using MS Word using Times New Roman using 12 pt font, 1.5 space and in a single column format. Each article should be no more than 20 pages (including pictures and tables) justified, and should end in an even page number.

Sub Heading

Sub Heading should be written in bold letter using UPPER CASE format, aligned to the left, and numbered. Sub sub heading should be written using bold letter, aligned left without number and underline.

Pictures and Tables

Pictures and tables placed in a text with description. Pictures and tables is followed by the title of the picture placed just below the picture and the title of the table placed above the table. The title of the table and picture should be numbered. The picture should be able to be clearly printed. Pictures or diagrams/ schemes placed in the text or if the picture is too big, it can be placed in the middle of the page. The picture should not be framed. The displayed tables are without vertical line, whereas horizontal lines can only display 3 main horizontal lines which are 2 horizontal lines for column title and closing line from the bottom line.


Equation should be written left aligned and numbered in the brackets. The numbers placed at the end of the right margin of the column.

List of Notation

List of Notation arranged alphabetically. Notation of latin alphabet should be written first followed by Arabic alphabet.


Quotation writing of an article should be written using Harvard system. The source is written in the description consists of the name of the author and the year of publication. Example: Hidrolisis lignoselulosa dapat dilakukan dengan enzim dan kimia (Megawati, 2009 for one authors; Megawati & Rengga, 2011 for two authors and Rengga et al., 2010 for three or more authors). According to Damayanti (2008),


Bibliography should be arranged alphabetically without any numbering and the space between each item 1.5 space. The rules of the bibliography writing are as follows:

Garside, J., Al-Dibouni, M.R. 1998.Velocity-Voidage Relationships for Fluidization in Solid-Liquid System. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development. 16:206-214.

Molerus, O. 1993.Principles of Flow in Disperse Systems. 1st Ed. Chapman & Hall. London.

Setyawan, H. 1996.Flow Patterns of Coal  Water Moxture in an Agitated Tank. Master Thesis. Tokyo Institute of Technology. Tokyo. Japan.

Primack, H.S. 1983.Method of Stabilizing Chelated Polyvalent Metal Solutions. U.S. Patent No. 4,455,287. Issued 19 June 1984.

Hovmand, S. 1995.Fluidized Bed Drying, in A.S. Mujumdar (Ed.). Handbook of Industrial Drying, 2nd Ed. Marcel Dekker. New York. 195-248.

Sasaki, K. Noparatnaraphorn, N., Nagoi, S. 1991.Use of Photosynthetic Bacteria for The Production of SCP and Chemicals from Agro Indusrial Martin, AM (Ed.) Bioconversion of Waste to Industrial Product. Elviser Applied Science. London. 225-233.


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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), RTF, or WordPerfect document file format. PDF file is unacceptable.
  3. The text is single-spaced; uses a 11-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 1000000.00 (IDR)
Jurnal Bahan Alam Terbarukan is an open access international journal. As an Open Access journal with no subscription charges, a fee is payable by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone. Since manuscript submission years 2016, Authors should pay some processing fees.
The open access publication fee for this journal is Rp. 1.000.000,- per accepted article for up to 15 journal pages. This fee is for article processing and DOI maintenance once their articles has been accepted.