Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering


Call for Papers for
“Near-Net Shaping Technology”

Guest Editors:
Prof. Dequn LI, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Dongming GUO, Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Qingxue HUANG, Taiyuan University of Technology, China
Prof. Yanchun LOU, Shenyang Research Institute of Foundry, China

Executive Editors:
Prof. Chenguang GE, Shenyang Research Institute of Foundry, China
Prof. Wenxian WANG, Taiyuan University of Technology, China
Near-net shaping technology has attracted increasing attention in both academic and industrial communities. In today’s society, it has become more and more important to use raw materials and energy in an optimal way. The use of near-net shaping technology, being defined as an environmentally conscious manufacturing technology, used optimally, can save much materials and energy. This special issue is seeking for papers on recent research and development on near-net shaping technology.

Subject Coverage
We invite authors to submit original research to this Special Issue in following potential topics. The topics will include, but not limited to:

● Near-net Shape Casting
● Near-net Shape Forging
● Near-net Shape laser and plasma processing
● Advanced Materials for Near-net Shaping
● Simulations and Calculations for Near-net Shaping
● Engineering Applications

Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering is an international peer-reviewed academic journal sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Engineering. The journal seeks to provide a forum for a broad blend of high-quality academic papers in order to promote rapid communication and exchange between researchers, scientists, and engineers in the field of mechanical engineering.

Notes for Prospective Authors
The submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Guidelines for Authors.

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: 30th April, 2017
Publication Date: October, 2017

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