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Users are allowed to share, distribute, and redistribute the published article in any medium or format, with an identification of the authors and its initial publication in this journal. Authors are encouraged to post and distribute their articles immediately after publication (e.g., institutional or public repositories, personal websites). Authors can enter into additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the publication and an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
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License to Publish
The author hereby grants Rekayasa Sipil an exclusive publishing and distribution license in the manuscript, including tables, illustrations, or other material submitted for publication as part of the manuscript (the “Article”) in print, electronic, and all other media (whether now known or later developed), in any form, in all languages, throughout the world, for the full term of copyright, and the right to license others to do the same, effective when the article is accepted for publication. This license includes the right to enforce the rights granted against third parties.
Author's Warranties
The author warrants that the article is original, written by the stated author(s), has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author(s).
User Rights
The author(s) and users are free to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material). Users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.
Rights of Authors
 Authors retain the following rights:
  • Copyright and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights,
  • The right to use the substance of the article in future works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for one's purposes, provided the copies are not offered for sale and
  • The right to self-archive the article.



If the article was prepared jointly with other authors, the signatory of this form warrants that all co-authors have authorized him/her to sign this agreement on their behalf and agrees to inform his/her co-authors of the terms of this agreement.
This agreement entitles the author to no royalties or other fees. To such extent as legally permissible, the author waives his or her right to collect royalties relative to the article regarding any use of the article by Rekayasa Sipil or its sublicensee.
Rekayasa Sipil will publish the article (or have it published) on the Journal website if the editorial process is completed and we or its sublicensee have become obligated to publish the article. We may conform the article to a style of punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and usage that it deems appropriate.