Author Guidelines

  1. Manuscript articles that can be published in the Buletin Profesi Insinyur (BPI) are written based on the focus and scope of engineer professions.
  2. Manuscripts have never been published in other media/journals, typed in 1.5 spaces on A4 paper with Times New Romans letters measuring 11 with 5000 -8000 words. A maximum of 15 words, written in Indonesian or English. It is recommended to add page number and the line number that is restarted each page in the article.
  3.  The author can also directly use the template that can be downloaded on the sidebar.

Article Manuscript Provisions

Article script must meet the following conditions:

  1. Title: Use at most 15 words, and describe the substance of the article.
  2. Author Data: Below the title write down the author's name, the e-mail address of the author, and the institution of origin of the author.
  3. Abstract: A maximum of 200 words. Abstracts are written in Indonesian or English.
  4. Keywords: Use keywords that are the main concepts to facilitate the search for articles. Keywords are written in Indonesian or English. The number of keywords listed is four-five words.
  5. The contents of the text have a standard structure and systematics, with the following percentages.

a) Introduction, covering the background, problem formulation, and project research objectives, as well as reviewing the theory and results of previous research from projects that are relevant to project problems, theoretical framework (30%).

b) Methodology, which explains the type and model of research from work, sampling, location and time, type of data, instrument data collection techniques, and data analysis techniques (15%).

c) Results and Discussion: A description of the results of the project work and a discussion that links the results to previous theories and/or research or with projects that have been performed previously (45%).

d) Conclusion: in the form of an integrative description of findings according to the research objectives of the project or method to be used in the project. (10%).

e) Reference: contains reference sources used as references in the text of the article.

f) Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments are addressed to the people who played an essential role in the author's project. Acknowledgments can also be directed to the agency that funded the author's project.

For articles that discuss an analysis of concepts or models, the layout is adjusted to the logic of the topics discussed.

 Terms of Reference Writing

  1. 80% or more references are from research results published in journals. For articles that describe the field experience, the latest standards or manuals can be used as the references.
  2. The research is used as a reference for no more than the last ten years, except classical references that are used as part of historical studies or standards/manuals that have not been updated until the article was written.
  3. Reference writing uses the American Psychological Association (APA) system with the following conditions.

Procedures for Writing Bibliography

Sample Reference from the article:

T. Sri Kumar, M. C. Rao, K. Ravindranadh (2013). Innovations in Teaching and Learning: Top Down or Bottom Up? Indian Journal of Applied Research X 453, vol.3, issue 6.

 Gannaway, D., T. Hinton, B. Berry, K. Moore (2013).  Cultivating change: disseminating innovation in higher education teaching and learning. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2013, Vol. 50, No. 4, 410 – 421,

 Mun, Y. Y. & Hwang, Y. (2003). Predicting the use of Web-based information systems: Self efficacy, enjoyment, learning goal orientation, and TAM. Human-Computer Studies, 59(4), 431-449.

 Gidley, J.M.,  Hampson,P., Wheeler, L. & Bereded Samuel, E. (2010).  From Access to Success: An Integrated Approach to Quality Higher Education informed by Social Inclusion Theory and Practice. Higher Education Policy, vol 23, n0.1, pp.123-147.

 Yusuf, O (2014).  Pengguna Internet Indonesia Nomor Enam Dunia, diunduh dari 2014/11/24/07430087/ pada 26 April 2015.

Referrals from articles in the article collection book (there is an editor) example:

Letherridge, S. & Cannon, C.R. (Eds) (1980) Bilingual Education: Teaching English as a Second Language. New York : Praegar.

Reference from articles in magazines or newspapers:

Suryadarma, S.V.C. (1990) Prosesor dan interface : Komunikasi Data. Info Komputer, IV (4) :46-48.

Writing / news in newspaper (without author's name):

Jawa Pos. 22 April (1995) Wanita Kelas bawah lebih mandiri, hlm.3.

Example reference from the book:

Ariswan (2007) Listrik Magnet. Tangerang Selatan: Universitas Terbuka.

Sa’ud, Udin Syaefudin (2009) Inovasi Pendidikan. Bandung : Alfabeta.

If there are several books that are used as sources written by the same person and published in the same year, the data for the year of publication is followed by institutions 1, 2, 3 and so on whose order is chronologically determined or alphabetically based on the title of his booklet example:

Reitz, I, R. and Milford F.J. (1993a) Dasar Teori listrik Magnet (terjemahan oleh Suwarno W) ITB Bandung

Reitz, I, R. and Milford F.J. (1993b) Introduction to Electrodynamics. Edisi 1. Prentice Hall.

Reitz, I, R. and Milford F.J. (1993c) Electrocity and Magnetism. Prentice Hall.

Referrals from the book containing a collection of articles include an editor plus ed if the editor is one, eds if the editor is more than one. Example:

Milford, Grifith, D J. Ed. (2009) Handbook of Electrocity. Terjemahan Sarwono. Malang: Pustaka ilmu

References from books written by more than two authors can be written by adding the name of the first author with friends (and friends) or et al. (and others). Writing in the bibliography must be written in full with the name of the other author.

Government documents issued by Publishers and without Institutions:

Undang-undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 2 tahun 1989 tentang sistem Pendidikan Nasional (1990) Jakarta : PT Armas Duta Jaya. 

 Official document:

Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. 1978. Pedoman Penulisan Laporan  Penelitian. Jakarta: Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan. 

Undang- undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 2 tentang Sistem Pendidikan Tahun 1990. Jakarta: PT Armas Duta Jaya. 

Translation book:

Ary, D., Jacobs, L.C. & Razavieh, A. Tanpa tahun. Pengantar Penelitian Pendidikan. Terjemahan oleh Arief Furchan (1982) Surabaya: Usaha Nasional. 

Thesis, Thesis, Dissertation, Research Report:

Ghazali, S. (1999) Kerumitan kalimat siswa Sekolah Dasar. Disertasi tidak diterbitkan. Malang: PPs Universitas Negeri Malang (UM).

Papers, Seminars, Workshops, Upgrades

Suparno (1998) Pengajaran Bahasa Indonesia di Sekolah. Makalah disajikan dalam kongres Bahasa Indoensia VII Jakarta, 26 – 30 Oktober. Jakarta: Depdikbud

For complete information, the author can download the terms of writing the APA reference from the APA Handbook.