Special Issue "Advances in Plastic Forming of Metals"
A special issue of Metals (ISSN 2075-4701).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2017)
Prof. Dr. Yannis P. Korkolis
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire, USA
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Interests: plasticity and constitutive modeling of materials; ductile fracture and formability. instabilities and wrinkling; forming of light-weight materials (e.g., high rate forming processes, sheet metal forming, tube hydroforming)
We would like to bring to your attention a Special Issue of Metals on "Advances in Plastic Forming of Metals". The forming of metals through plastic deformation is one of the most efficient and economical manufacturing processes available. In conjunction with their proven track record and their relatively low energy requirements, these processes are an indispensable part of our future. However, despite the vast accumulated know-how, research challenges remain, be they related to forming of new materials, e.g., for transportation lightweighting applications, or reducing the scrap or further enhancing the environmental friendliness.
The purpose of this Special Issue is to collect expert views and contributions on the current state-of-the-art, to highlight challenges and to offer solutions. The objectives are to enhance the understanding of metal deformation processes; discuss improved material models available for simulating forming; improve the traditional and lightweight metal forming processes and modeling capability; and promote research on forming of new materials and/or new forming technologies at various length scales, from microscale to macroscale. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- recent advances in metal forming processes (cold, warm and hot)
- forming of lightweight metals
- constitutive modeling of metal deformation and failure
- experimental and computational techniques for metal forming processes
- field-assisted forming
Prof. Dr. Myoung-Gyu Lee
Prof. Dr. Yannis P. Korkolis
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