Special Issue on Numerical Simulation Methods in Advanced Metal Forming Processes

Submission Deadline: Jul. 20, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Feijun Qu
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
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    • Zhengyi Jiang
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    • Haibo Xie
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    • Fanghui Jia
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    • Liang Luo
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    • Mingshuai Huo
      University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    • Dongzhi Luo
      Chongqing Vocational and Technical University of Mechatronics, Chongqing, China
  • Introduction

    Metal forming may refer to the metalworking process of fashioning metal parts and products through mechanical deformation, wherein the workpiece is usually deformed and reshaped permanently, and the material can achieve the desired microstructure and properties (mechanical, electrical, and magnetic) accordingly. In the past decades, many procedures and methods have been developed, such as traditional metal forming processes like forging, extrusion, indenting, die forming and rolling, and advanced ones, for instance, equal channel angular pressing (ECAP), equal channel angular rolling (ECAR), high-pressure torsion (HPT) and additive manufacturing processes (3D printing) with plastic, metal, concrete, etc. Nowadays, power numerical techniques to provide more intuitive and precise solutions to complex scientific and engineering problems, are increasingly being used to simulate and investigate the metal forming processes at macro, micro and multi-scale, through which the mechanical properties, constitutive relations, tribological and fatigue behaviors of the formed parts can be analyzed and predicted in a fast and effective manner, saving the cost and time in the conventional experienced-based trial-and-error methods to a large extent.
    This special issue mainly aims to present the latest works and advance the research and development of advanced metal forming processes utilizing various numerical methods such as finite element method and finite difference method, and full papers, communications, and reviews relating to theory, numerical simulation and their associated experimental processes, properties characterization of metallic materials are all welcome for submission.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Numerical Methods
    2. Metal Forming Processes
    3. Mechanical Properties
    4. Constitutive Relations
    5. Tribological and Fatigue Behaviors
    6. Materials Characterization

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.applmath.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

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