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Special Issue "Design and Fabrication of Wear-Resistant Alloys"

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Metals and Alloys".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 August 2023 | Viewed by 123

Special Issue Editor

State Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behavior of Materials, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
Interests: friction and wear; tribology; wear-resistant materials; metal matrix composites; surface peening; surface repairing; reproducing; cemented carbide
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue aims to further enhance the influence of Materials in the academic world, and to provide scholars and engineers with a frontier work of wear-resistant materials, a research hotspot of significant potential. In this Special Issue that concerns the design and preparation of wear-resistant materials, we hope that you will actively contribute to the latest academic achievements and provide valuable opinions or suggestions. The staff of the Special Issue will serve you wholeheartedly and provide you with high-quality, efficient reviews and other process services. Finally, it is my sincere wish that Materials continues to grow and develop.

Dr. Zhifu Huang
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • wear-resistant materials or alloy
  • cemented carbide
  • metal matrix composites
  • surface texturing
  • strengthening and toughening of metal material
  • coating
  • surface treatment

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