Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering


Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering (ESCI, Scopus indexed)
Special Issue on “Intelligent Manufacturing”

Special Issue Editors-in-Chief
Prof. Peigen LI, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Academician, CAE, China
Prof. Zhengcheng DUAN, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Academician, CAE, China

Special Issue Execute Editors-in-Chief
Prof. Xinyu SHAO, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Haicheng YANG, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China

With the implementation of German Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of the US and “China Manufacturing 2025”, the global manufacturing is in a crucial stage of transformation. As the pillar industry in China, the manufacturing industry is also marching for the new round of transformation.

Year 2016 is the beginning of China's 13th “Five-Year Plan” and also the starting point for moving towards the intelligent manufacturing systematically. With Chinese economy entering a new normal stage, there are profound changes in the comparative advantages, driving momentum and external environment of manufacturing. Therefore, intelligent manufacturing will be a major force in implementing “China Manufacturing 2025” strategy and play a significant role in pushing forward the national economic development at a medium and high speed as well as enhancing Chinese industry to the medium and high level.

The main objective of this Special Issue is to bring together the new and innovative ideas, experiences and research results from researchers and practitioners on all aspects of Intelligent Manufacturing.

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:
  ●  Mode of Intelligent Manufacturing
  ●  Approach and Application of Intelligent Design
  ●  Software in Intelligent Manufacturing
  ●  Equipment and System for Intelligent Manufacturing
  ●  Intelligent Manufacturing Process
  ●  Case Study of Intelligent Manufacturing
  ●  Other Related Topics on Intelligent Manufacturing

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. For more information, please visit

All papers must be submitted through the Manuscript Central System of the journal

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: Feb 28th, 2017
Publication date: Aug 31th, 2017

For enquiries regarding this Special Issue please contact the editorial office
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