International Journal of Machine Systems and Manufacturing Technology

Editors Overview

ijmsmt 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.

Open Access
Special Issue

Digital Design and Manufacturing Technologies for Industry 4.0: Advancements and Challenges

Abstract Submission Deadline : November 30, 2023

Manuscript Submission Deadline : December 25, 2023

Special Issue Description

This special issue focuses on the advancements and challenges of digital design and manufacturing technologies for Industry 4.0. With the increasing need for agile and flexible manufacturing systems, there is a growing demand for digital technologies that can enable seamless integration of design and manufacturing processes. This special issue invites original research articles, reviews, and case studies that highlight the latest developments in digital design and manufacturing technologies for Industry 4.0. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, and practitioners to share their latest findings and insights into the use of digital design and manufacturing technologies for Industry 4.0, intending to advance the state-of-the-art in this field.


Digital design, Digital Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Digital twins, Simulation, Cyber-physical systems, IIoT, Cloud computing, Data-driven design, Optimization, Augmented reality, Virtual reality, Human-robot collaboration, Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, Blockchain, Distributed ledger technologies.

Manuscript Submission information

Manuscripts should be submitted online via the manuscript Engine. Once you register on APID, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline.
All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the email address:[email protected] for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a Double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for the submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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