Nauki Techniczne

Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences


Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences | 2015 | No 1 March |



T. Kaczorek, Warsaw University of Technology

Deputy Editor-in Chief:

M.P. Kazmierkowski, Warsaw University of Technology
A. Rogalski, Division IV Technical Sciences PAN

Board of Co-editors:

Artificial and Computational Intelligence
S. Osowski and B. Sawicki, Warsaw University of Technology

Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology
A. Liebert and R. Maniewski, Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering PAN


Civil Engineering
L. Czarnecki, Building Research Institute, ITB, Warsaw

Control, Robotics and Informatics
J. Klamka and A. Babiarz, Silesian Technical University

A. Borkowski, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAN

Electronics, Telecommunication and Optoelectronics
M. Mrozowski and A. Lamęcki, Gdansk University of Technology

W. Woliński, Warsaw University of Technology

Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Thermodynamics
A. Styczek, and A. Tylikowski, Warsaw University of Technology

Materials Science and Nanotechnology
B. Major and P. Czaja, Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science PAN
T.A. Kowalewski and B. Blachowski, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAN

Power Systems and Power Electronics
M.P. Kazmierkowski, Warsaw University of Technology

International Editorial Advisory Board

I.V. Alexandrov, Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russia
R. Asthana, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, USA
Xu Binshi, China Association of Plant Engineering, Beijing, P.R. China
F. Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark

C. Cecati, University of L’Aquila, Italy

A. Cichocki, RIKEN Institute, Tokyo, Japan

M. David, National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
R. Ebner, Materials Centre Leoben, Leoben, Austria
E. Fornasini, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

L.G. Franquelo, University of Seville, Spain

M. Gad-el-Hak, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

D. van Gemert, Catholic University Leuven, KU Leuven, Belgium

L. Keviczky, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
V. Kučera, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

R. Kennel, Technical University Munich, Germany

E. Levi, Liverpool John Moore University, UK
G. Maier, Technical University of Milan, Milan, Italy

K.F. Man, City University of Hong Kong,
H.A. Mang
, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
H. Mihashi, Tohoku, University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan
S. Mindess, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
D.A. Mlynski, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
A.S. Nowak, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

K. Ohnishi, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
A. Öberg, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

W. Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada
S. Przemieniecki, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
M. Razeghi, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
J. Rodriguez, Technical University of Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile
J.V. Sloten, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

B.M. Wilamowski, University of Auburn, Alabama, USA
W. Włosiński, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
A.L. Yarin, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Du Xiangwan, Chinese Academy of Engineering, China
J. Żurada, Department of Computer Engineering, University of Louisville, USA

Copy Editor

E. Kiczko, e-mail:

Phone: +48(22)182 - 6047



Editorial Office:

Pałac Kultury i Nauki,

Wydział IV PAN,

PL 00-901 Warszawa

tel.: +48(22)6203303, 6566498,

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Instrukcje dla autorów

About the Journal

The Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences (Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech.) is published by the Division IV Engineering Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The journal is peer
reviewed and is published both in printed and electronic form ( It is established for the publication of original high quality papers from multidisciplinary Engineering sciences with the following topics preferred:

• Artificial and Computational Intelligence,
• Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology,
• Civil Engineering,
• Control, Informatics and Robotics,
• Electronics, Telecommunication and Optoelectronics,
• Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Thermodynamics,
• Material Science and Nanotechnology,
• Power Systems and Power Electronics.


General data:


Format of the journal – A4 printed and electronic form,

Paper type – thick (chalk overlay) paper,

Colourfulness – full colour at an extra charge,

The volume of the journal – 250 pages (ca 30 papers) + 4 cover pages,

Frequency of publication – quarterly,

ISSN: 0239-7528 (print version),

ISSN: 2300-1917 (on line version),

DOI: 10.2478/bpasts




Journal citation: Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech.

ISO: Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci.-Tech. Sci.,


Acronym in the Editorial System: BPASTS


Journal Metrics:


JCR Impact Factor 2014:                                                                  0.914
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014:                                                 0.410
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014:                         1.213
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014:                                                  0.984

The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education 2014:          25 points

Manuscript types:

Invited reviews presenting the state of the knowledge and/or devoted to novel topics,
• Refereed research papers reporting on original scientific or technological achievements,
• Refereed papers in special issues/sections serving as conference proceedings arranged by guest editors.


Submission Policy

All manuscripts submitted for publication should be original. Manuscripts published or
under consideration for publication elsewhere should not be submitted and will not be
Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that it is not
under consideration for publication elsewhere, a, nd that if accepted it will not be
published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without
the written consent of the Publisher.
 Manuscript submission for review 
The Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech is now employing a Web-based manuscript submission and
peer-review tracking system called Editorial System. Authors must submit their
manuscript electronically
on the web
From this entry page, access can be obtained to all information required for the
submission of a manuscript. First
time users must create an Author’s account to
obtain a user ID and password required to enter the system. All manuscripts receive
individual identification codes that should be used in any correspondence with regard
to the publication process. For the authors already registered in the Editorial System it
is enough to enter their username and password to login as an author (Sign in).
Author(s) will be notified about registration and manuscript review process by e-mail.
The manuscripts must be uploaded as a single PDF file.
If you experience difficulties with the manuscript submission website, please contact
the Copy Editor of the Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech (Mrs Ewa Kiczko:
or ). Names of authors and their affiliation should be removed from
the manuscripts for the review process in order to have a fair evaluation of their
manuscript. All authors of the manuscript are responsible for its content; they must
have agreed to its publication and have given the corresponding author the authority to
act on their behalf in all matters pertaining to publication. The Corresponding Author
is responsible for informing the coauthors of the manuscript status throughout the
submission, review, and production process.
Manuscript preparation
1. The manuscript should be written in clear and concise English (UK version).
2. For manuscript preparation please use the Word or LaTeX template available in the Information for Authors on
3. Please remember, that in the .pdf version of the manuscript uploaded in the Editorial System for evaluation process, author(s) name(s) and affiliation should be removed.
4. Authors should consult a recent issue of the journal for style if possible.

Manuscript decision and Proofs:

Manuscript evaluations are assigned one of four outcomes: Accept, Minor Revisions, Major Revisions, and Reject. Manuscripts requiring "Minor Revision" not require a second review. All manuscripts receiving a "Major Revision" evaluation must be subjected to a second review. Rejected manuscripts are given no further consideration. Normally, manuscripts that receive a "Major Revision" decision have only one additional chance for revision and the revised version should be uploaded to the Editorial System within six weeks. If the author(s) failed to make satisfactory changes, the manuscript is rejected. On acceptance, manuscripts are subject to editorial amendment to suit house style.

Transfer of Copyright Agreement

Once the paper is initially accepted, the authors are assumed to have transferred the copyright of the paper to the publisher. Please fill the Form, available on the webpage

Sign it, and add to the final version of the manuscript as separate .pdf file.

Proofs will be sent to the author (first named author if no corresponding author is identified of multi-authored papers) and should be returned within 48 hours of receipt.

Fees for printing the article

The Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences (Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech.) is
published in Open Access, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication free of charge for the readers. Authors are invited so a declaration that they are ready to cover the costs of printing their article. In addition, each color page will be charged an additional fee according to the current cost of printing. Otherwise, the paper will be printed in black-white.

More details see in Information for Authors:

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