Guidelines for authors

All manuscripts should be submitted electronically on journal's Editorial System.
  • Only original, unpublished yet scientific papers will be published in Power Electronics and Drives.
  • All articles will be reviewed by minimum two reviewers.
  • Publication of articles until the end of 2023 is free of charge. From 2024, all articles are subject to payment and the costs are described in the Article Processing Charges (APC) tab.
  • The manuscripts submitted for publication in PED should not exceed 20 pages of PED's template.
  • The manuscripts, written in UK English, should be typed using a PED template (please remember that equations should be written using MathType or Miscrosoft Equation Editor ).
  • Papers that fail to meet basic standards of literacy are likely to be declined immediately by the editors.
  • post-conference papers are also accepted, provided that appropriate changes are made to the original manuscript (min. 50%) - in case of doubts, please contact EiC
  • all manuscripts are checked with iThenticate anti-plagiarism software
Power Electronics and Drives journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

To facilitate this, authors need to ensure that their manuscripts are prepared in a way that does not show their identity.
Names and affiliations under the title the manuscript should be removed in the first version of the paper.

In the final version of the paper, changes suggested by the reviewers (and other) must be marked by other color.

The following templates are recommended to prepare a paper for PED journal:

PED template in Word
PED template in PDF

Recommended file format: Word

The authors are asked to submit a completed License to publish:

DGO Open Access License_4.0_PEAD_2024.pdf

In the case of plagiarism or allegation of research misconduct the paper will not be published until the authors refer to the doubts.

The acceptance rate in Power Electronics and Drives is equal 77,7% (61.11% in 2022).

Average waiting time for reviews: approx. 30 days.
Average article publication time: approx. 55 days.

More information:

Mateusz Dybkowski
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Department of Electrical Machines, Drives and Measurements
ul. Smoluchowskiego 19, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland

phone: (+48) 71 3203246
fax: (+48) 71 3203467
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