Guide for Authors

During the preparation of the paper please adjust it to the following guidelines:

  • Papers submitting to Cement Wapno Beton should be original contributions that were not published earlier nor are submitted for publication elsewhere.
  • The papers should be sent submitted by editorial system (link can be found on
  • The manuscript should be sent in *doc, *docx or compatible file formats, prepared using a word processor. It is strongly recommended to use the template You can find here: CWB_template.docx
  • The text should be typed using Times New Roman 12 pt. with 1.5 spacing and normal (2.5 cm wide) margins. Tables should be placed in appropriate places in the text with the title given above the Table (e.g. Table 3. Chemical composition of cement). Tables should be referenced in the text. Figures (comprising all drawings, graphs drafts, photographs) should be also placed in the text with proper captions with consecutive figure numbers below each figure (e.g. Fig. 3. Microstructure of cement paste). Figures should be at least 300 dpi resolution.
  • Simple mathematical formulas can be placed in the text verses or, if the formulas are long, in separate verses. The authors should remember to differentiate the letter O from digit zero 0 and the letter l from digit 1.
  • Links to footnotes should be numbered with Arabic numerals, respectively, above a given word and footnotes are to be at the page bottom.
  • All pages should be numbered, at the bottom centre, with Arabic numerals.
  • Links to the list of references should be numbered with Arabic numerals, written in the verse, and put in round brackets.
  • Please use square brackets within the text (‘[‘ and ‘]’) for insertions in the text, and reserve round brackets for references.
  • The list of references should give, in the order of quoting, the initials and surnames of authors without their professional titles and the accepted abbreviation of the periodical name, volume, number of the pages (first-last) of the paper and, in the brackets, the year of publication. The books should contain the names of authors, title, editor, place, and year of publication (without brackets). The conference materials should have the author’s name, paper’s title, volume and page, name and place of the conference, year, editor, and year of publication (without brackets). Example:

    • F. Faleschini, C. Jiménez, M. Barra, D. Aponte, E. Vázquez, C. Pellegrino, Rheology of fresh concretes with recycled aggregates. Constr. Build. Mater. 73, 407-16 (2014).
    • H.F.W. Taylor, Cement Chemistry, 2nd ed., Thomas Telford, 1997.
  • The paper should contain a short (up to 300 words) abstract. The abstract should present the paper in a concise form with its most important results, especially those placed in the conclusions.
  • At the beginning of the paper, on its left top, the authors should give their titles, names, surnames and the name and address of their institution.
  • The authors are obliged to check thoroughly their papers before submission.
  • The Editorial Office reserves the right to introduce necessary changes and shortenings as well as supplements and stylistic corrections into the paper.
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