Simulation-Based Engineering of Materials, Manufacturing Processes

A special issue of Processes (ISSN 2227-9717). This special issue belongs to the section "Materials Processes".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2015) | Viewed by 154

Special Issue Editor

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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: simulation-based design; optimization; and experimental evaluation of advanced materials manufacturing processes

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The focus of this special issue of Processes will be on modeling, optimization, and control of advanced materials manufacturing systems, including the more traditional areas of thin-film processing for microelectronics, polymer processing, and crystallization processes. Submissions describing less conventional and emerging technologies are particularly encouraged, such as those in the areas of pattern-forming systems for nanomaterials manufacturing, dynamic modeling of atomic-layer deposition systems, modeling and control of material surfaces and interfaces for improved device performance, concurrent process and materials design, multiscale modeling of transport and reaction processes in materials manufacturing systems, biomaterials manufacturing, nucleation and growth modeling in particulate processes, and fundamental modeling of additive manufacturing operations. While the emphasis of this special issue will be on modeling and computational research, papers describing experimental validation and industrial implementation of novel materials manufacturing processes also are encouraged.

Prof. Dr. Raymond A. Adomaitis
Guest Editor

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  • material processing
  • mathematical modeling
  • simulation
  • thin film deposition
  • crystal growth
  • nanomaterials
  • polymer processing
  • biomaterials
  • additive manufacturing
  • particulate processing.

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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