Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Karaelmas Fen ve Mühendislik Dergisi (http://fbd.beun.edu.tr), is the official journal of Bülent Ecevit University.

The journal’s aim is to be scientific journal publishing original papers, reviews, short communications, technical notes and scientific editorial letters of science in the following areas: basic sciences, basic medicine science and engineering fields.

Articles submitted to this journal are evaluated in a double blinded peer-reviewed fashion by an advisory committee. Articles are published mainly in six categories: (1) “Research articles”, (2) “Review Articles”, (3) “Short Communications”, (4) “Technical Notes and Case Reports”, (5) “Letters to the Editor” and (6) “Book/Software Reviews” . All articles may be written in Turkish or English, and should include English and Turkish abstracts and key words.

Karaelmas Fen ve Mühendislik Dergisi is published two issues per year in June and December.

The journal has also been available on-line by a website: http://fbd.beun.edu.tr


The journal is printed on acid-free paper.




Prof. Kemal Büyükgüzel

Bülent Ecevit University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Incivez, 67100, Zonguldak

Phone: +90 (372) 2911100

Fax: +90 (372) 257 41 81

E-posta: buyukguzelk@hotmail.com



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts that are found suitable for peer review will be assigned to two expert reviewers.  The final decision to accept or reject a manuscript will be made by the Editor-in-Chief. After review process, the Editor-in-Chief will inform the authors of acceptance, rejection or necessity of revision of the manuscript. The paper has not already been published elsewhere and it is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. If accepted, Karaelmas Science and Engineering Journal have exclusive license to publish.  Review process is three months.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



Prof. Mustafa ÇUFALI

Rector of the Bülent Ecevit University


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