Instruction For Authors


Manuscripts must be electronically submitted to More than 50% of the authors should be the members of the Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea. Journal of the Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea strictly follows the international standards for editors and authors ( In the event that there are documented violations of the policies, the publisher reserves the right to impose penalties such as immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript, prohibition of new submissions, prohibition or revoke of the author’s membership, etc.


The manuscripts should be in Korean or English. The maximum length the research paper is 14 journal pages including figures and tables. The manuscripts exceeding 14 pages must be given a special permission from the editor. The manuscripts should include; (1) a title which reflects the contents of the paper, (2) all the name(s) and affiliation(s) of author(s), (3) name and e-mail address of the corresponding author, (4) an abstract of 150-200 words, and (5) 3-6 key words. English should be used to write (1)-(5). Korean can be used supplementary in writing (1)-(3). The paper should be concluded by the proper conclusions which reflect the findings in the paper. Authors are advised to check more details in the Appendix of Instructions for Authors (

Units: The use of System International (SI) units is mandatory as primary measurement units.
Tables and figures: Tables and figures should be consecutively numbered and headed with short titles written in English. They should be referred to in the text as Fig. 1, Table 2, etc. Originally drawn figures and glossy prints of photographs should be provided in a form suitable for photographic reproduction and reduction in the journal.
Equations: Equations should start on a separate line and must be identified with consecutive numbers in parentheses. The equations should be referred to in the text as Eq. (I), Eq. (2), etc.
References: The text should include a list of references which reflect the current state of technology. The references should be written in English and be prepared in accordance with the guideline in the Appendix of Instructions for Authors ( Reference format examples are given below:

1. Meneton P, Jeunemaitre X, de Wardener HE, MacGregor GA. Links between dietary salt intake, renal salt handling, blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases. Physiol Rev. 2005 Apr;85(2):679-715.
2. Kaul S, Diamond GA. Good enough: a primer on the analysis and interpretation of non-inferiority trials. Ann Intern Med [Internet]. 2006 Jul 4 [cited 2007 Jan 4];145(1):62-9.Available from:
3. Dostrovsky JO, Carr DB, Koltenburg M, editors. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Pain; 2002 Aug 17-22; San Diego, CA. Seattle: IASP Press; c2003.
4. Eyre HJ, Lange DP, Morris LB. Informed decisions: the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. 2nd ed. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; c2002. 768 p.


All the submitted papers will undergo a peer-review process, and those papers positively recommended by at least two experts reviewers will be finally accepted for publication in the Journal of the Earthquake Engineering Society of Korea, after any required modifications are made.


Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author to correct any typesetting errors. Alterations to the original manuscript at this stage will not be accepted. Proofs should be returned within 48 hours of receipt. Publication charge of KRW50,000 should be paid by the author(s) to the publisher.


All papers are printed in black and white and reproduced in color on the web with no charge to the author. However, an author can request color printing of figures at his/her own expense. Interested author should contact the Journal office.