15th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Symposiumpicture of sir bernard crossland

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

 Dublin City University

 

Formatting Instructions

Paper Format

Topic and Eligibility:

The symposium is intended to display leading edge Research and Development in Mechanical Engineering which is currently being undertaken at Universities in Ireland. Only one student per University may submit and present a paper. The student should have completed one year of postgraduate research in their institute.

Abstract Specification:

The format of the abstract should be as follows:

  • Overall page dimensions: 190 mm wide x 245 mm high
  • Set all margins to 25 mm so that text boundary limits are 140 mm x 195 mm (A5)
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 10 point
  • Line spacing 1.5
  • Single column
  • Word Document

The structure of the abstract should be as follows:

  • Title of the paper.
  • Name of the author, and the address of the department.
  • Abstract (which should not exceed 250 words).

Paper Secification:

As with the abstract, the format of the paper should be as follows:

  • Overall page dimensions: 190 mm wide x 245 mm high
  • Set all margins to 25 mm so that text boundary limits are 140 mm x 195 mm (A5)
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 10 point
  • Line spacing 1.5
  • Single column
  • pdf document

All papers should be submitted by 29th February 2012 to Dr Dermot Brabazon at Dublin City University.

The structure of the paper should be as follows:

  • Title of the paper.
  • Name of the author, and the address of the department.
  • Abstract (which should not exceed 250 words).
  • Main body of the paper. This should not exceed 18 pages (including diagrams and references) or 5000 words.

Poster Format

Topic and Eligibility:

The symposium is intended to display leading edge Research and Development in Mechanical Engineering which is currently being undertaken at Universities in Ireland. Only four students per University may submit and present a poster.

Poster Specification:

The format of the poster should be as follows:

  • Size: either AO or A1
  • Profile: portrait
  • Margins: 25mm
  • The name of the postgraduate student, their supervisor(s) and collaborator(s) should be clearly displayed.
  • Electronic version - pdf

The electronic copy should be submitted by 29th February 2012 to Dr Dermot Brabazon at Dublin City University.

Participants should bring the printed poster in A0 or A1 format.