This guide describes how to cite particular types of sources in the ASME approved style. The ASME website offers templates to authors for formatting submissions. This approach may be simplest.
Papers are submitted as PDF's only.
The ASME citation style mostly follows the Chicago Manual of Style. In Chicago style, the author-date system is more common in the sciences and social sciences. In this system, sources are briefly cited in the text, usually in parentheses, by author’s last name and year of publication. Each in-text citation matches up with an entry in a reference list, where full bibliographic information is provided.
The info below comes from the ASME general overview of their citation style:
The most notable difference between Chicago style and ASME is the position of the date. In ASME the date follows the author's names.
See examples below.