Call for Chapters:



ISBN 979-953-307-X-X

Book edited by:

Prof. Hamid Yaghoubi
Director of Iran Maglev Technology (IMT), Iran

1. Chapter Proposal Submission (1 page long): April 09, 2012
Deadline extended: Open for Submission

2. Full Chapter Submission (14-20 pages long): July 14, 2012
Expected full chapter review results: September 12, 2012
Expected publication date in January 2013

About the Book

This book will be a self-contained collection of scholarly papers targeting an audience of practicing researchers, academics, PhD students and other scientists.

The contents of the book will be written by multiple authors and edited by experts in the field.


  • MAGLEV Development, Projects and Operational Results of High Speed and Urban Applications Worldwide
    • Scientific, Technical and Industrialization Status
    • Test Facilities
    • First Operational Experiences
    • Marketing, Commercial and Financial aspects
    • High Speed and Urban Transportation Systems
  • MAGLEV - New Ideas
    • New Technological System Proposals and Ideas
    • Additional Magnetic Applications
    • Scientific, Technical and Industrialization Status
  • Vehicles and Levitation/Guidance
    • Electromagnetic Levitation and Guidance
    • Electrodynamic Levitation and Guidance
    • Superconducting Levitation
    • Vehicle Design
    • Aerodynamic Behavior and Aerodynamic Impacts
    • Dynamic Mechanical Resonance and Vibrations
  • Safety and Operational Control
    • Operation and Maintenance
    • Safety and Design
    • Safety and Exploitation
    • Safety and Innovations
    • Reliability and Maintainability
    • Communication Systems
  • Propulsion, Linear Motors and Energy Supply
    • On-Board Energy Supply
    • Energy Transfer
    • Energy Storage
    • Power Supply for Propulsion
    • Propulsion and Linear Motors
    • Scientific and Technical Development
    • Transport System and Industrial Application
  • Guideway and Infrastructure
    • Guideway Structures (Research, Developments)
    • Guideway Monitoring
    • Maintenance
    • Interaction Vehicle/Guideway (Aerodynamic, Resonance, Vibration)
    • Application lines
    • Infrastructure
    • Tunnels
    • Stations
    • Facilities
  • Economic and Planning/Feasibility Studies
    • Environmental Aspects
    • Economic Evaluations
  • Other Related Topics 

Types of Papers

We accept theoretical and applied scientific papers which can be presented as original research papers and review papers. The required length of the full chapters is 14-20 pages.

Some of the authors contributing to this book so far:

  • Mr. Milad Soltani
    Qom University, Iran
  • Mr. Hasan Ertugrul
    Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Mr. Jack Nilson
    Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Iran
  • M.D. Erfan Sahraei
    Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran, Iran
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Publishing Process Steps and Dates

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Book Preparation Book Production

 Step description

  • To accept this invitation and to start the publishing process for the book "Maglev", please fill in the registration form
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IntechOpen Open Access Benefits

Open Access enables higher visibility, usage, citation and impact of authors’ work.

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Additional Benefits

  • Opportunity to collaborate with international scholars
  • Readership metrics and chapter usage milestones
  • Authors retain copyright to their published chapter
  • Adherence to publishing standards and publication ethics (COPE) and iThenticate plagiarism check
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Open Access Article Processing Charge

The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 640 EUR per chapter.
This is not a submission fee. Authors or their institutions/funding bodies will need to pay the APC only if the full chapter is accepted for publication. The APC covers:

  • Personal contact and support during the publishing process
  • Online manuscript tracking system to facilitate your work
  • English language copyediting - correction of grammatical, spelling, and other common errors
  • Indexing and listing across all major repositories
  • Long-term archiving
  • Discoverability - electronic citation and linking via DOI
  • XML Typesetting and pagination - web (PDF, HTML) and print files preparation
  • Permanent and unrestricted online access to your work
  • Dissemination and Promotion

The price does not include Value-Added Tax (VAT). Residents of European Union countries need to add VAT based on their specific country rate. Institutions and companies, outside of Croatia, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IN TECH with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Institutions and Foundations with Open Access Funding

Many institutions and foundations have their own Open Access funds that can be used by authors to cover publication fees. For an overview of available funding per country, see the complete list here.

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