Special Issue "Welding and Additive Manufacturing for Industry 4.0"

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Yashar Javadi
Guest Editor
University of Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellow (Lecturer), Joint Appointment at Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE) and Department of Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management (DMEM).
Office1 (EEE): Technology and Innovation Centre (Level 7), 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD, UK
Office 2 (DMEM): James Weir Building (Level 7), 75 Montrose Street, Glasgow, G1 1XJ, UK
Interests: welding technology; NDT; residual stress; additive manufacturing; robotics
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Special Issue Information

Industry 4.0 is a further development stage in the organisation and management of the entire manufacturing industry, from ‎‎embedded systems to cyber-physical systems. In this approach, machines no longer process the products; instead, the ‎products communicate with the machine and tell it ‎what to do.‎

In this Special Issue, we are keen to publish robust papers discussing any relevant Industry 4.0 approach with a particular focus on welding and additive manufacturing. This can include but is not limited to developments in "welding", "additive manufacturing", "nondestructive testing", "hybrid manufacturing and inspection", "structural integrity", "material evaluation", etc. The key point is that there must be a subsection in the paper to address how the proposed developments can achieve the Industry 4.0 requirements.

Dr. Yashar Javadi
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

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.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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