Aims and Scope

The Journal of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection(J. Korea Inst. Struct. Maint. Insp.) is the official publication of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection. It was launched in 1997 and accepts original research articles, short communications reviews, case reports, editorials, reference reviews and other invited papers or undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education in the fields structural maintenance and inspection. The Journal is published bimonthly in January, March, May, July, September and November 1. each year. It continues from where the Journal of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection (pISSN 2234-6937, eISSN 2287-6979) left off, with successive volume numbers. JKSMI is indexed in the Korea Citation Index (KCI).
The scope of the journal covers the following topics: NDT, asset management for infrastructure, structural health monitoring, repair, rehabilitation and retrofit techniques for structures, material technology and other topics within the scope of structural maintenance and inspection for various structures.
The official title of the journal is 'Journal of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection' and the abbreviated title is 'JKSMI'. All submitted manuscritpts are peer-reviewed by three reviewers. The text may be written in Korean or English. The abstract, acknowledgments, and references should be written in Korean and English. Manuscripts should be submitted to the submission system of the JKSMI. The URL address of the Journal is 'http://jksmi.org' where full text is available.
Copyright ⓒ Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance and Inspection
Articles published in KSMI are open-access, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
KSMI retains the exclusive copyright to reproduce and distribute including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature for all KSMI publications. Through the Creative commons License, KSMI allows others to reproduce and distribute the works it publishes, as long as the authors are properly attributed and the content in not plagiarized, misrepresented, or used for commercial purposes. Duplicate publications should not be represented as original publications; rather, JKSMI should be cited as the original site of publication. Apart from these misuses, anyone is free to read, download, copy, share, store, print, search, link, and crawl the full-test of the work.


Journal Information

Electronic Edition
A free full-text in PDF format is available at http://jksmi.org. 
No registration or subscription is required for access to the electronic edition of JKSMI.

Support Funding Sources

This journal was supported by the korean Federation of science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Goverment(MEST).

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Journal Information

JKSMI as a open access journal is free to use for all authors and users. No provide print edition separately.
JKSMI standard submission fee is \200,000(approximately US$190.00). The print charge for extra page upto 4 pages will be charged \20,000 per each extra page.