ijma maintains an Editorial Board of practicing researchers from around the world, to ensure manuscripts are handled by editors who are experts in the field of study.
About the Journal
International Journal of Metallurgy and Alloys [2456-5113(e)] is a peer-reviewed hybrid open-access journal launched in 2015 concerned with the recent advances in metallurgical science and different types of metallurgy processes. The journal is determined to give its readers concise reading material with a good amount of resources that are essential for developing technology and ongoing research.
Focus and Scope
Properties of Metal: Shot peening, microstructure, surface morphology, hardness, Constitutive behavior, Polymeric material, Metallic material, Metal trifluoride, Perovskite, Na secondary battery, Metal hydride, electrodes, Thermal properties, Dielectric properties, Electrical conductivity, Conduction mechanism, Adsorption, Organic substances, Oxides, Secondary ion mass spectrometry, metal-semiconductor interfaces, X-ray tomography, Laser powder bed fusion, Porosity, Defects, Mechanical properties, Effect of defect, Femtosecond laser texturing, Multi-scale surface structuration, Surface topography, Ripples, Wettability, Cassie–Baxter’s model, Additive manufacturing, Metals, Anisotropy, Heterogeneity, Microstructure, Properties.
Production and Purification of Metal: Membranes, Dense metal membranes, Porous membranes, water treatment plants, coagulants, electromagnetic radiation, electrolysis, Deproteinization, Protease, Metalloenzyme, Metal and non-metal dopants, TiO2 nanostructures, Bandgap engineering, Hydrogen production, Photocatalytic air purification, CO2 reduction, Heavy metals, Microorganism, Nanocomposite, Adsorption, Advance technology, Pollution load, Hydrogen purification, Hydrogen storage, Biohydrogen, Dark fermentation, Properties, Substrate specificity, enzyme biosynthesis, Acidic pectinase, Response surface methodology, Process optimization, Fuel cells, Chitosanase activator, Biogenic sulphide production, Metal sulphide precipitation.
Process of Metallurgy: Electronic waste, Metal recovery, Bioleaching, Biosorption, Precious metals, Materials, Defects, Quality improvement, Transition metal alloys, Powder metallurgy, Gas–solid reactions, Microstructural characterization, Metal matrix composite, Spark plasma sintering, Microwave, Bioremediation, Silicon purification, Electron beam melting, Metallurgical grade silicon, Numerical modeling, Technology, Laser welding, Butt-joint, Finite element method, Thermo-mechanical analysis, Metallurgical transformations, Distortions, Powder metallurgy, Metal matrix composites, Drilling, Machinability, Artificial neural network, solvent extraction, pyrometallurgy.
Corrosion and Resistance of Materials: Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), Reactive element, Interconnect, Molten salt, Fluorides, Corrosion, Materials, Coatings, Mechanical properties, Thermal barrier coatings, Thermal properties, Lead–calcium alloy grids, Microstructures, Paste adhesion, Segregation, Age hardening, Aluminium alloy, Friction, Stir Welding, Core-shell structures, Dopamine, Lithium storage, Silicon, Yolk-shell structures, Durability, Chloride diffusion, Metal bipolar plate, Interface contact resistance, Biocompatible metals, Biocompatibility, Corrosion resistance, Wear resistance, Implantable materials, Electropolishing (EP), Uniform corrosion, Localized corrosion (IGC), Micro arc oxidation coating, Structure.
Structure and Physical Properties of Materials: Viscoelastic properties, Gel strength, Triple helix, Amino acid composition, Dietary fiber, Physico-chemical properties, Glycaemic index, Lipid metabolism, Short chain fatty acids, Fiber-rich foods, Column performance, Halo particles, Kinetex particles, Shell particles, Shell structure, Silica nanoparticles, Silica particles, Specific surface area, Low-temperature nitrogen adsorption, Scanning electron microscopy, Inverse size-exclusion chromatography, Coulter particle size distribution, Pycnometry, Height equivalent to a theoretical plate, Peak parking method, Total pore blocking, Local electrochemical detection, Membrane distillation, Amylopectin, Extra-long chain, Weight-average molecular weight, Synthesis, Physical properties, Applications.
Mine Safety and Protection of Mines: Mining industry, Accidents, Defense-in-depth, Explosions, Methane drainage, Ventilation air methane, Methane utilization, Greenhouse gas reduction, coal seam, Gas pressure, Permeability, Gas outburst, Rockburst mechanism, Metal mines, Prediction and prevention, Energy-based analysis, Mining disturbance energy, Underground mining safety, Geographic information system (GIS), Database management systems, Relational data model, Web-based GIS, Emergency management, mineral resources, sustainable development of mining, mining mineral resources, System dynamics, Mine dust, Electrospinning, Nanofibers, Personal protection, Pneumoconiosis.
Mining Process: Healthcare, Processes, Process mining, Case studies, Literature review, Data mining, Multiple minima supports, Association rule, Maximum constraint, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), predefined set, generic data, feasibility, Polyamine, Ion exchange, Predictive models, Ontology, Meta-learning, Semantic meta-mining, Internal auditing, Continuous auditing, sustainability, Mining automation, Longwall mining, Longwall Automation, Steering Committee, Interoperability, Inertial navigation, Coal seam sensing, Environmental Impact Assessments, Waste minimization, waste collection, Knowledge discovery, Multivariate data analysis, Support vector machine, Bioprocess, Cell culture, Manufacturing.
Steel Production and Process: Continuous casting and hot rolling (SM–CC–HR), Additive manufacturing, Selective laser melting, Microstructural analysis, Fracture behavior, iron, and steel industry, iron ore sinter plant, raw material substitutions, sustainability, carbon sequestration, blast furnace route (BF-BOF), iron ore electrolysis (EW), profitability, crude steel, renewable energy sources, electric arc furnace, Micro-hardness, Abrasive wear, Wear resistance, Hazardous waste, Pre-cast agglomerated Recycling, Compact strip production (CSP), Titanium carbides, Grain refinement, Precipitation hardening, energy generation, and food production.
Properties of Alloy: Developing trend, Research hotspots, Impact, Hydrogen storage materials, Electrode materials, Crystal structure, X-ray diffraction, Electrochemical reactions, laser shock processing, surface morphology, hardness, Brittleness and ductility, Fracture mode, Rolling, Mechanical properties at high temperatures, Microsegregation, Pulsed current gas tungsten arc welding, Alloy design, Microstructure, Casting, Scanning and transmission microscopy, Two-phase titanium alloys, Welding parameter, Aluminum alloy, Fracture location, Indentation creep behavior, Additive manufacturing, Electron beam powder bed fusion, Stress exponent, Damage tolerance parameter, Cu content, Si content, Magnetic properties, Aging time, Annealing.
Metallurgical Engineering: Powder metallurgy, Hybrid composite, Tribological properties, Metallurgical coke, Alkali metals, CO2 gasification, Catalysis, Kinetic, Powder metallurgy, Corrosion, Wear, Developing trend, Research hotspots, Impact, Sinter, Reduction, Porosity, Density, Structure, Glycerol steam reforming, Ni-based catalyst, Metallurgical waste valorization, Kinetic modeling, Langmuir-Hinshelwood-Hougen-Watson reaction mechanism, Casting solidification, Computer simulation software, Hot tears, Hot spots, Solid–liquid interface, Thermosetting resin, Electromagnetic interference, Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Hardness, Electrical conductivity, Mechanical alloying, Powder bed fusion, 3D printing, Solidification microstructures, Personalized porous implants, Biomechanical compatibility, Austenite, differential scanning calorimetry, martensite, nickel-titanium, rotary instrument, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), x-ray diffraction.
Open Access Statement
The International Journal of Metallurgy and Alloys (ijma) is an open-access (OA) publication which provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. All published works will be available to a worldwide audience, free, immediately upon publication. Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons licenses.
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