Special Issue "Metallurgy of Non-ferrous, Rare and Precious Metals"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 April 2022) | Viewed by 15333
Interests: additive manufacturing; metals; oxidation; combustion; powders
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Special Issue in Coatings: Powder Materials for Modern Technological Processes: Application, Production, and Properties
Special Issue in Materials: Metallurgy of II-VI Groups Metals
Modern metallurgy of non-ferrous, rare, and precious metals in 21st century has progressed significantly from the end of 19th century, when the metallurgical processes of, say, aluminum production were so expensive that French Emperor Napoleon III ate off of aluminum plates, while the gold and silver ones were served for his guests. However, a lot of energy is still required for the metallurgy of non-ferrous, rare, and precious metals. The trend of energy saving for this field is of primary importance. Another important problem is implification of the new fast and energy saving methods and high-tech devises made of non-ferrous metals production: additive manufacturing for the complex-shape articles, micron-sized and nanometal powders production, characterization, application and modern powder metallurgy, new sintering and processing methods like spark plasma sintering (SPS), self-propagated high-temperature synthesis (SHS), mechanical alloying and mechanosynthesis etc. The above mentioned processes of innovative metallurgy will be covered in this Special Issue. The problems of secondary non-ferrous metal raw materials treatment will be are also of interest. The amount of accumulated non-ferrous metallic wastes on our planet are billion tons recently. Thus, the ecological aspects of their utilization and re-use requires special attention and will be one of the topic for this Special Issue.
Prof. Alexander Alexandrovich Gromov
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- rare and precious metals
- powder metallurgy
- metal wastes
- SPS, SHS
- metallic wastes