Special Issue "Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing of Materials"
A special issue of Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing (ISSN 2504-4494).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: Powder metallurgy; additive manufacturing; powder bed fusion processes (laser (SLM)/electron beam (EBM)); selective laser sintering (SLS); meta-stable materials (including amorphous materials); light metals; materials joining and structure–property correlation in metals
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Powder metallurgy (PM) and related processes, including additive manufacturing (AM)/3D printing, are revolutionizing the manufacturing sector, especially for the production of the metallic components with added functionalities. Not only can they fabricate near-net-shaped components, but they can also help in the materials saving and weight reduction of components in the automobile and aerospace sectors, and help in reducing fuel consumption and promoting a greener environment.
Both PM and AM are undergoing rapid development, with new improvements and innovations taking place rapidly. However, they still face several industrial challenges, like process capabilities, and material aspects including microstructure formation and properties and the process cycle. It is, therefore, necessary to devote attention to focus research and development activities in these fields, including PM and AM, to promote the industrialization of these processes and new technologies. This includes the production of powder, the properties of powder, AM process developments, the design of alloys for the AM process, and the post-processing of the components. This Special Issue will be devoted to disseminate expert views and article contributions on developments and innovations in the fields of both PM and AM.
Scientific contributions are invited from scientists, researchers, engineers, and industry to disseminate recent inventions and developments in the fields of PM and AM. The potential topics include but are not limited to the following:
- Powder production;
- Powder properties;
- Gas atomization;
- Mechanical (ball) alloying/milling;
- Consolidation processes;
- Alloy Systems and alloy development;
- Next generation 3D/4D printing;
- Innovation in processing strategies;
- Microstructure–property correlation;
- Innovation and advancement in powder production;
- Numerical simulation;
- Industrialization of the process;
- Defect and failure analysis.
This Special Issue looks forward to receiving submissions in any form, including review articles, regular research articles, and short communications. Both experimental and theoretical studies are of interest.
Prof. Dr. Konda Gokuldoss Prashanth
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
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- powder metallurgy
- gas atomization
- ball milling/alloying
- additive manufacturing
- 3D printing
- selective laser melting
- electron beam melting