|Title||Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity)|
|Owner||Gruppo Italiano Frattura (IGF)|
|Address||Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, via G. Di Biasio 43, Cassino (FR), Italy|
|Copyright policy||CC BY|
|Complaint policy||no specific policy on complaints|
|Publication charge link||http://www.gruppofrattura.it/sito/en/journal/description-and-aims|
|Publication charge policy||The Journal is completely free of charge both for readers and for authors.|
|Peer review process||Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale adopts a single blind reviewing procedure. The Editor in Chief receives the manuscript and, considering the paper’s main topics, the paper is remitted to a panel of referees involved in those research areas. They can be either external or members of the Editorial Board. Each paper is reviewed by two referees.
After evaluation, the referees produce reports about the paper, by which the paper can be:
a) accepted without modifications; the Editor in Chief forwards to the corresponding author the result of the reviewing process and the paper is directly submitted to the publishing procedure;
b) accepted with minor modifications or corrections (a second review process of the modified paper is not mandatory); the Editor in Chief returns the manuscript to the corresponding author, together with the referees’ reports and all the suggestions, recommendations and comments therein.
c) accepted with major modifications or corrections (a second review process of the modified paper is mandatory); the Editor in Chief returns the manuscript to the corresponding author, together with the referees’ reports and all the suggestions, recommendations and comments therein.
The final decision concerning the papers publication belongs to the Editor in Chief and to the Associate Editors.
The reviewing process is completed within three months. The paper is published in the first issue that is available after the end of the reviewing process.
|Peer review policy||All contributions submitted to the journal are sent to two independent reviewers, selected by the editors. As a condition of agreeing to assess the manuscript, all reviewers undertake to keep submitted manuscripts, associated data, and their own peer review comments confidential, and not to redistribute them without permission from the journal. Peer review comments should remain confidential|