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About the Journal

Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development, College of Engineering, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq

ISSN (print): 2520-0917

ISSN (online): 2520-0925

The Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development (JEASD) is an international peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal published by the College of Engineering, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad under the regulations and standards of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Iraq. It aims at disseminating leading-edge knowledge and expertise in multi-disciplinary sustainable engineering topics to researchers, academic scientists, and postgraduate students. A double-blind peer-reviewing system is being used to assure the publication's quality. In the meantime, the journal commits itself to the regulations of the Committee On Publication Ethics (COPE). JEASD is an open-access journal in that contents are free of charge. Users are allowed to read, download, or share the full texts of the articles in this journal without prior permission of the publisher or the author(s). JEASD is published bimonthly, and the issues appear at the beginning of each other month.

Authors should submit their manuscripts electronically through the Journal submission system on the following website: 


JEASD is an open-access journal where all contents are free of charge. Articles of this journal are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution International Public License CC BY 4.0 ( that licensees are unrestrictedly allowed to search, download, share, distribute, print, or link to the full texts of the articles, crawl them for indexing and reproduce any medium of the articles provided that they give the author(s) proper credits (citation). The authors hold the copyright for their published work on JEASD website, while JEASD is responsible for appreciating citation for their work, which is released under CC-BY-4.0 enabling the unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.


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Article Processing Charges (APC)

As an Open Access journal, publishing an article in this journal requires an Article Processing Charge (APC) that will be billed to the submitting author following acceptance. There are no other fees (for example submission charges, page charges, or color charges). The Article Processing Charge for the journal is 300,000ID (for international authors 200US$). Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development (JEASD) does not offer a waiving policy. Payment can be made by Manual Receipt. 

This APC was first applied on 16/07/2023

Plagiarism Policy

All manuscripts under review or published with JEASD are subject to screening using the Plagiarism Prevention Software Turnitin. Plagiarism is a serious violation of publication ethics. Other violations include duplicate publication, data fabrication and falsification, and improper credit of author contribution. Thus, Plagiarism or Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior are unacceptable, and submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. It is necessary to mention that JEASD may ignore a duplicated manuscript of up to 20%.

The development of CrossCheck is a service that helps editors to verify the originality of papers. CrossCheck is powered by the Turnitin software. For a searchable list of all journals in the CrossCheck database, please visit

All new submissions to JEASD are screened using Editorial board members may also choose to run a similarity report at any other point during the review process or post-publication. The default similarity report view gives the percentage of the text of the manuscript which has overlap with one or more published articles. Figures and equations cannot be checked at present. Note that a high similarity score does not necessarily indicate plagiarized text. A similarity score of 30% could mean 30% text in common with one source but could equally mean 1% text in common with 30 different sources. Re-used text that has been legitimately cited in the Bibliography may all contribute to the similarity score. The subject knowledge of an editorial expert is vital in order to interpret the CrossCheck report and determine whether there are any grounds for concern.

Digital Archiving

JEASD has electronic backup and preservation of access to the content of the journal via the archive system CLOCKSS. It offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content. In addition, all the journal’s published articles are now accessible through the journal’s page on the repository:


JEASD implements an additional backup policy to protect against data loss.

Onsite Backup: The onsite full server backups provide disaster recovery options to help protect against data loss or corruption. Onsite backups are run daily by the host and retained for 7 days by default. The backup is performed on the main hosting server hetzner, and on the substitute hosting server ovh.

Remote Backup: JEASD ensures 7-day backups of the OJS database and daily backups of the cPanel for disaster recovery.


Current Issue

Vol. 28 No. 4 (2024): Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development
Published: 2024-07-01


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