Applied Sciences — Section Editors

Section Board for 'Mechanical Engineering' (46)

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Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +4748500574
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Interests: fatigue of advanced and traditional materials; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics; structural integrity; additive materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue in Metals: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Materials: The Brittle Failure of Different Materials
Special Issue in Metals: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Materials: Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture of Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Multiscale Fatigue Design
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Recent Trends in Advanced High-strength Steels
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Structural Integrity of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Metals: High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue and Fracture of Traditional and Advanced Structural Alloys
Prof. Dr. Sondipon Adhikari
College of Engineering, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN, UK
Tel. +441792602088; Fax: +44 1792 295676
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Interests: uncertainty quantification in computational mechanics; mechanics of nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials; mechanical metamaterials; dynamics of complex systems; inverse problems for linear and nonlinear dynamics (damage detection, system identification, nano-mechanical sensors); vibration of wind turbines; vibration energy harvesting
Prof. Dr. Andrew D. Ball
Department of Computing and Engineering, The University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, UK
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Interests: detection and diagnosis of faults in mechanical; electrical and electro-hydraulic machines; data analysis and signal processing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Machines: Machinery Diagnostics and Prognostics
Prof. Amit Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-2920, USA
Tel. (509) 335-4862
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Interests: additive manufacturing; biomaterials; laser processing; biotribology
Prof. Dr. Nicola Bosso
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: railway vehicles (design and simulation); wheel/rail contact; railway dynamics; vehicle monitoring and diagnostics; heavy vehicles; multibody codes; machine design; experimental mechanics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Mechatronics Systems
Prof. Dr. Rune Brincker
Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs., Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: Structural Dynamics, Fracture, Fatigue, Modal Analysis
Prof. Paulo Bártolo
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK
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Interests: additive manufacturing; biomanufacturing; biomaterials; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Electro-Active Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
Dr. Alberto Campagnolo
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
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Interests: fatigue of metals; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics; structural integrity; welded joints
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Energy-based Approaches for Fracture and Fatigue Assessments of Structural Components
Prof. Dr. Andrea Carpinteri
Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
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Interests: theoretical and numerical modelling of materials and structures; fracture mechanics for building materials; fatigue
Prof. Dr. Mohammed Chadli
HDR, University of Picardie-Jules-Verne, Amiens 80025, France
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Interests: fuzzy control; fault diagnosis; fault tolerant control; vehicle dynamics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors for Fault Detection
Prof. Dr. George Chryssolouris
Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS), Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
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Interests: Manufacturing, design, systems, engineering
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: mechanical and industrial engineering, materials, machining, tribology, sustainable manufacturing, higher education for sustainability, engineering education
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: High-Speed Machining
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: The High Efficiency Machining Process and Machining of Complex Materials
Prof. Dr. Philip De Goey
Combustion Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Den Dolech 2 Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Interests: combustion science; technology and innovation; energy systems; conversion and carriers
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Advancement in Combustion Sciences and Technology
Prof. Dr. Kuang-Chao Fan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
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Interests: precision metrology, precision machine design, machine tool accuracy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Design and Applications of Coordinate Measuring Machines
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Precision Dimensional Measurements
Assoc. Prof. Manoj Gupta
Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576 Singapore
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Interests: processing; characterization; lightweight materials; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Magnesium Technology
Special Issue in Technologies: Microwave Energy Applications
Special Issue in Metals: 3D Printing of Metals
Special Issue in Metals: Metal Matrix Composites
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: 3D Printing of Metals
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Metal Matrix Composites
Special Issue in Technologies: Reviews and Advances in Materials Processing
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Non-toxic Materials For Planet Earth
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Progress in 3D Printing of Metals – Status Year 2019
Prof. Dr. Roderick Guthrie
McGill Metals Processing Centre, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
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Interests: Process Metallurgy, Steelmaking, Ladle-Tundish-Mold, Strip Casting, Computational Fluid Dynamics
Prof. Dr. Jesper Henri Hattel
Section for Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Building 425, DK-2800, Denmark
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Interests: Multiphysics modelling of manufacturing processes, e.g. casting, welding, 3D printing and moulding of composites. Disciplines include numerical heat transfer, CFD, computational solid mechanics as well as computational materials science.
Prof. Dr. Dosik Hwang
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Shinchon, Seoul, 03722, South Korea
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Interests: medical image; deep learning; magnetic resonance image; computed tomography; image analysis; signal processing; artificial intelligence
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Intelligent Imaging and Analysis
Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Kainer
1 Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Director Institute of Materials Research, Magnesium Innovation Centre, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
2 Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Material Physics and Technology, Chair Materials Technology, Eissendorfer Str. 42, 21073 Hamburg, Germany
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Interests: magnesium: alloy development, process development, wrought alloys, microstructure and texture design, corrosion, surface treatment; magnesium bio-materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Conference on Light Materials LightMAT 2017
Prof. Dr. Laurens Katgerman
Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), Delft University of Technology, 2628 CD Delft, the Netherlands
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Interests: metals processing in particular aluminium processing; computer modelling of casting and solidification of metals; modelling of metals processing; aluminium technology
Dr. DaeEun Kim
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Shinchon, Seoul, 03722, South Korea
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Interests: biologically inspired robotics; mobile robots; biosensors; neural networks; evolutionary computation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advanced Mobile Robotics
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Intelligent Imaging and Analysis
Prof. Vassilis Kostopoulos
University of Patras, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, Applied Mechanics and Vibrations Lab, GR‐265 00 Patras, Greece
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Interests: Design, analysis and optimization of Composite Structures;Non‐Destructive Inspection and Evaluation of Aeronautical Structures;Composite Materials;Multifunctional Materials, Multi‐scale reinforcement of Structural Composites;Nano‐augmentation, Nano‐engineering and Nano‐design of Composites;Manufacturing Technologies of Composite Structures;Maintenance and Repair using Composites;Self Healing Technologies;Anisotropic Elasticity;Anisotropic Damage Theory;Fluid‐Structure Interaction;Blast behavior of Structures;Blast shielding & Hardening of Composites Aerostructures;Fracture Mechanics;Quality Management and Technology;Wave Propagation and Scattering in Continuous Media;Inverse Problems and Inversion of Scattering Data;Energy storage & Energy Conversion Applications
Prof. Dr. Myoung-Gyu Lee
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, 08826 Seoul, South Korea
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Interests: constitutive modelling for advanced structure materials; theory of plasticity; anisotropic plasticity; multi-scale computational modelling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Advances in Plastic Forming of Metals
Special Issue in Metals: Constitutive Modelling for Metals
Prof. Dr. Torgeir Moan
Department of Marine Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: ocean engineering, structural engineering, structural reliability
Prof. Dr. Hassane Naji
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Artois, Béthune F-62400, France
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Interests: thermal-fluid sciences & engineering; advanced heat/mass transfer; porous media; geo-mechanics; fluid mechanics (turbulence, modeling, simulation); computational fluid dynamics (CFD); numerical methods for multi-scale simulations (mesoscopic and macroscopic approaches, lattice Boltzmann methods, gaskinetic schemes); thermodynamics and heat transfer
Prof. Dr. Martin Ostoja-Starzewski
Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering, University of Illinois, 1206 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801-2906, USA
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Interests: stochastic mechanics, waves in random and fractal media, and transport phenomena in random and fractal media; scaling laws; generalized continuum theories; random fields; biomechanics, elastodynamics, thermoelasticity, advanced continuum theories
Prof. Dr. Andrea Paglietti
Department of Structural Engineering, University of Cagliari, Piazza D’armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Tel. +39 070 6755417; Fax: +34 070 6755418
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Interests: strength of materials; mechanical engineering; structures; dynamics of structures; seismic engineering; elasticity; inelasticity and plasticity; classical mechanics; classical thermodynamics (macroscopic); continuum mechanics; continuum thermodynamics; applied physics; biophysics; living system theories
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Parker
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Interests: Vibration, Dynamics, and Stability of High-speed, Gyroscopic Systems; Nonlinear Vibrations; Vibration of Cyclically Symmetric Systems; Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting
Prof. Dr. Valentin L. Popov
Head of Department of System Dynamics and Friction Physics, Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Berlin 10623, Germany
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Interests: Contact Mechanics; Adhesion; Friction; Earthquakes; Nanotribology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Timon Rabczuk
Institut für Strukturmechanik, Bauhaus University Weimar, Marienstrasse 15, 99423 Weimar, Germany
Tel. +1-419-530-8245
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Interests: Constitutive Modeling; Material Instabilities, Fracture, Strain Localization; Numerical Methods (Extended Finite Element and Mesfhree Methods); Isogeometric Analysis; Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction; Biomechanical Engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Multiscale Methods and Application to Computational Materials Design
Special Issue in Coatings: Modelling and Simulation of Coating
Special Issue in Energies: Computational Methods of Multi-Physics Problems
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Computational Methods for Fracture
Special Issue in Coatings: Modelling and Simulation of Coating 2019
Prof. Dr. Homer Rahnejat
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
Tel. 0758-310-5619
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Interests: multibody dynamics; contact mechanics; vibrations; lubrication; bearings
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Reali
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Pavia, Pavia 27100, Italy
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Interests: Computational Mechanics; Finite Element Analysis;Isogeometric Analysis; Advanced Constitutive Modeling; Computational Biomechanics; Fluid-Structure Interaction
Prof. Dr. Weon Gyu Shin
School of Mechanical Engineering, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, Korea
Tel. +82-42-821-5647
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Interests: experiments and analysis of fluid flow; aerosol and particle technology; particle removal & collection; energetic materials; photoelectrochemcial system; water splitting; CVD process; paricle coating & film synthesis
Prof. Dr. Marcel A.J. Somers
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: metallic materials; surface engineering; high-temperature corrosion; advanced materials characterization; X-ray residual stress; integrated computational materials engineering
Prof. Dr. Gangbing Song
John and Rebecca Moores Professor, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: smart materials and structures; structural vibration control; piezoceramics; ultrasonic transducers; structural health monitoring and damage detection
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Civil Structures
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Energy Dissipation and Vibration Control: Modeling, Algorithm and Devices
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Structural Damage Detection and Health Monitoring
Special Issue in Sensors: Recent Advances of Piezoelectric Transducers and Applications
Special Issue in Sensors: Smart Sensors and Smart Structures
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Energy Dissipation and Vibration Control: Materials, Modeling, Algorithm and Devices
Prof. Luca Susmel
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
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Interests: structural civil engineering; fatigue; fracture
Prof. Dr. Jens Nørkær Sørensen
Head of Section of Fluid Mechanics, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby DK-2800, Denmark
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Interests: Aerodynamics and aero-acoustics of wind turbines; Wind Energy; Computational fluid dynamics; Rotating flows (vortex breakdown); Low-dimensional modelling (POD); Bio fluid mechanics (transport processes in biological cells)
Prof. Dr. Stephen T Newman
Chair of Innovative Manufacturing Technology, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
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Interests: Machining Science; Manufacturing Processes; Cryogenics; Process Modelling; Metrology
Prof. Dr. Farid Taheri
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada
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Interests: Fiber-reinforced composites; finite element method; fracture & fatigue; nanocomposites
Dr. César M. A. Vasques
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: dynamics, vibration and damping; smart materials and structures; computational and experimental mechanics; mechatronics and structural control; structural acoustics; structural health monitoring; impact and wave propagation; composite structures; machine design; power transformers design
Prof. Dr. Rui Vilar
Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon, Ave Rovisco Pais, P-1049001 Lisbon, Portugal
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Interests: Laser materials processing; Laser deposition; Laser cladding; Ultrafast laser materials processing; Surface engineering; Laser surface treatment; Tribology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Laser Cladding
Prof. Dr. Rui Vilar
Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
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Interests: Materials science; Laser materials processing; Laser surface engineering; Laser-assisted metal printing; Laser cladding; Femtosecond lasers; Surface processing with femtosecond lasers
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Jorg Wallaschek
Institute of Dynamics and Vibration Research, Leibniz University Hannover, 30167 Hannover, Germany
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Interests: piezoelectric systems and ultrasonic technologies; automotive engineering (in particular NVH and acoustics); contact mechanics and friction; nonlinear oscillations; rotor dynamics Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals: Special Issue in Materials: Contact Mechanics and Elastomer Friction of Materials
Prof. Dr. Amir A. Zadpoor
Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Mekelweg 2, Delft 2628CD, The Netherlands
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Interests: biofabrication and additive bio-manufacturing; mechanobiology; surface bio-functionalization; infection prevention and treatment; metamaterials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Mechanics of Biomaterials
Special Issue in Metals: Metallic Biomaterials
Special Issue in Materials: Biomaterials and Tissue Biomechanics
Special Issue in Materials: Perspectives on Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Current Trends in Metallic Biomaterials: From Additive Manufacturing to Bio-functilozation, Infection-Prevention, and Beyond
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Biofabrication: from Additive Bio-Manufacturing to Bioprinting
Prof. Dr. Luis Norberto López de Lacalle
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautics Advanced Manufacturing Center (CFAA), Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, Alameda de Urquijo s/n, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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Interests: machining of superalloys; additive manufacturing; welding; coatings; machining; manufacturing of aeroengine components; vibrations in manufacturing processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Coatings: Surface Preparation and Treatments for Enhancing the Coating Performance
Special Issue in Materials: Machining—Recent Advances, Applications and Challenges
Special Issue in Lubricants: Tribological Challenges in Extreme Environments
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: New Findings and Approaches in Machining Processes
Special Issue in Materials: Metal Materials and Non-conventional Mechanical Manufacturing Processes
Special Issue in Metals: New Processes and Machine Tools for Advanced Metal Alloys
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: New Industry 4.0 Advances in Industrial IoT and Visual Computing for Manufacturing Processes
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Manufacturing Processes, Intelligent Machines, and Smart Factories IoT in the Ibero-American Scenario
Prof. Dr. Francesco Dell'Isola
Università di Roma La Sapienza, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
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Interests: Lagrangian Mechanics; Applied Mathematics; Smart Materials and Structures; Biomechanics
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