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Instruction to Authors

Authors who want to submit a paper to JGPP, please follow the steps below.

STEP1: Format of Full-length Paper

Full-length manuscripts should be written in English according to the “Author’s Instructions for Typing a Paper in a Two-Column Format”. A template file in MS-WORD is also available.

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Author’s Instructions for Typing a Paper
in a Two-Column Format
PDF File
Template MS-WORD File

STEP2: Conversion to a PDF File

Your manuscript should be converted to a PDF file. No other file formats are acceptable.
Embed all fonts in converting to PDF format and set no security options.
After conversion, the PDF file size should not exceed 4MB(=4194304bytes).
Some hints to create a better PDF file is available  >>  click here

STEP3: Submit your Paper with Cover Page by E-mail

Download the cover page (an EXCEL file) and fill in the yellow cells and save.

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Cover Page EXCEL File

Send your full-length paper and cover page by e-mail to
The subject of the e-mail should be "Submittal of Paper for JGPP".

The edditorial office will send a receipt by e-mail in two weeks.

STEP4: Notification of Review Result

Your paper will be reviewed. The review process will take some time and the result will be notified to the corresponding author by the edditorial office. The following procedure will be instructed by e-mail.

STEP5: Transfer of Copyright

Once your paper will be accepted for publication in JGPP, you will be requested to send the "Copyright Transfer Agreement". Contributions to International Journal of Gas Turbine, Propulsion and Power Systems are accepted on the understanding that the copyright is transferred to the Gas Turbine Society of Japan. All articles accepted for publication must be accompanied by a copyright transfer form signed by the author(s).

STEP6: Publication

After review process, the accepted manuscript will be published as a paper of JGPP on the web site of GTSJ open to the public. Each issue of JGPP has a unique volume and number, and each paper has serial page numbers for citation. Publication charge is free. Reprints of the paper and CD-ROM of each issue can be purchased by order.