Special Issue "Recent Advances in Study of Solid-Liquid Interfaces and Solidification of Metals"
A special issue of Metals (ISSN 2075-4701).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2017)
Dr. Mohsen Asle Zaeem
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri 65409, USA
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Interests: Solidification; Phase transformation; Deformation and failure mechanisms; Integrated computational materials engineering; Phase-field modeling; Molecular dynamics simulations; Finite element method; Light-weight metals; Functional materials
Solidification occurs in several material processing methods, such as in casting, welding, and laser additive manufacturing of metals, and it controls the nano- and microstructures and the overall properties of the products. Recent advances in experimental and computational modeling techniques have made it possible to more effectively study atomistic and microscale mechanisms that control the solidification structures and formation and evolution of solidification defects. Along this direction, this Special Issue solicits articles demonstrating recent advancements in the following areas:
- Experimental studies of solid-liquid interfaces and solidification nano- and microstructures, including in situ experiments.
- Computational modeling at different length scales, including atomistic simulations (e.g., molecular dynamics) and mesoscale modeling (e.g., phase-field modeling) of solid-liquid interfaces and solidification structures (e.g., dendritic structures).
- Experimental and/or modeling studies of solidification defects and their effects on mechanical and physical properties of solidified materials.
Mohsen Asle Zaeem
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- Solid-liquid interfaces