Advanced Materials Research
The presented collection of scientific papers is focused on materials, technologies and quality assurance in the field of machines and equipment. These topics are among the fundamental research fields at the Faculty of Engineering of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra.The collection contains the selection of scientific papers that present knowledge resulting from work on scientific projects supported by the Structural Funds of the European Union: Operational Programme Education ITMS 26110230020 – Development of human resources and quality assurance at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra; Operational Programme Education ITMS 261102230057 – To increase the quality of education at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra and to achieve its adaptation to current and prospective needs of society (QEDU); Operational Programme Research and Development ITMS 26220220014 – Application of information technologies to increase the environmental and economic sustainability of production agrosystem (ITEPAg) as well as scientific projects supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic: VEGA No 1/0576/09 – Increasing the quality of agricultural machines and production equipment; VEGA No 1/0813/10 – Degradation of metallic materials in the processes of production and exploitation of alternative fuels; VEGA No 1/0462/09 – Elimination of unfavourable impacts of machinery on agricultural land, water and air; and VEGA No 1/0857/12 – Reducing of unfavourable impacts of agricultural and transport machinery on environment.Experiments presented in the papers were performed in internal laboratories of the Faculty of Engineering (SUA in Nitra) as well as in close cooperation with the companies Inweld Consulting, s.r.o. Vráble; Sandvik Coromant, s.r.o. Bratislava, Bibus SK, s.r.o. Nitra, Slovintegra Energy, s.r.o. Levice; Veolia Transport Services, s.r.o.; Slovnaft, a.s. Bratislava; and Intertribodia, s.r.o. Part of experiments was performed in cooperation with foreign universities, namely the VŠB–Technical University of Ostrava and the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Knowledge presented in the contributions focuses on materials, increasing the reliability of machines and equipment, increasing the quality of production and ultimately increasing the economic effectiveness and market competitiveness.
The 125 paper are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Environmental, Ecologic Materials and Technologies, Health Applications;
Chapter 2: Materials Engineering Research, Materials in Manufacturing Processes;
Chapter 3: Chemistry Materials and Environmental Chemistry;
Chapter 4: Energy, Fuel Materials and Engineering;
Chapter 5: Prevention of Water Environment Pollution.
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Forum on Materials Science and Industrial Technology (IFMSIT 2013), August 30 – September 1, 2013, Qingdao, China.
The 264 papers are grouped as follows:
I. Material Science, Advanced Chemical Engineering and Technologies;
II. Industrial, Manufacturing Technology and Engineering;
III. Intelligent Automation and Control, Electronics, Communications and Information Technology Applications;
IV. Computational and Computer Science Technology, Algorithms;
V. Management Science Engineering, Economics, Business, Logistics Applications;
VI. Medicine and Health Engineering, Biotechnology;
VII. Environmental Protection and Technology, Ecology and Resource Development.
Abrasive machining is one kind of old technology, but it has a far-reaching impact on a broad spectrum of industries. In particular modern manufacturing, there is an ever increasing demand of advanced abrasive technology and other precision abrasive technology. The collection brings together both academic researchers and practitioners from around the world for interchange of the latest developments.
The 123 papers are grouped as follows:
1: Abrasive Jet Machining;
2: Abrasive Machining;
3: Advanced Cutting Technology;
4: Brittle Material Machining;
5: CMP and Silicon Wafer Processing;
6: Coolants and Cooling;
7: Design, Fabrication and Analysis of Devices for the Applications of Abrasive Technologies;
8: EDM, Ultrasonic Machining, and Laser Machining;
9: Finishing, Lapping and Polishing;
10: Glass Molding and Related Topics;
11: Grinding Wheel and Abrasive Grain Technologies;
12: In-Process Measurement and Monitoring, Metrology;
13: Machine Tools and Systems, Tooling Processing;
15: Surface Integrity and Materials Characterization;
16: Tribology in Manufacturing;
17: Truing, Dressing and ELID.
Silk has a long history and profound cultures. The modern science and technology has injected new vitality into the traditional silk. Meanwhile, the economic globalization has promoted the academic communication and collaborative development of the international textiles and silk industry. The book focus on sericulture bioengineering, fiber materials and textile products, process technology & system engineering of textile and clothing, eco-textile & dyeing and finishing technology, clothing science and technology & fashion, trade & culture of textile and clothing, protective clothing, history & resource protection of mulberry silk, and other related researches in textile and silk science.
This volume covers all aspects of sustainable materials engineering on a fundamental and technological level, with focus on the materials recycling related industries. It addresses both technological and sustainability issues related with materials recycling and value adding waste or low-grade materials as well as reinforcing materials for products.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The 508 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Chemical Engineering and Technology, Bio and Medical Chemistry Engineering;
Chapter 2: Material Science, Manufacturing Technology and Civil Engineering;
Chapter 3: Mechanical Engineering and Equipment, Mechatronics, Automation and Control;
Chapter 4: Measurement and Instrumentation, Monitoring, Testing and Detection Technologies, Fault Diagnosis;
Chapter 5: Computation Methods and Algorithms for Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, Data Mining and Data Processing;
Chapter 6: Information Technologies, WEB and Networks Engineering, Information Security, Software Application and Development;
Chapter 7: Power and Energy, Electric and Magnetic Systems, Electronics and Microelectronics, Embedded and Integrated Systems;
Chapter 8: Communication, Signal and Image Processing, Data Acquisition, Identification and Recognation Technologies;
Chapter 9: Information Technologies in Management, Logistics, Economics, Finance and Assessment.
The 163 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Material Science and Engineering;
Chapter 2: Civil Engineering, Building and Construction Materials and Technologies, Architecture and Geo-engineering Applications;
Chapter 3: Transportation and Traffic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Urban and Landscape Planning;
Chapter 4: Biomedical, Bioinformatics, Biology Systems and Medical Informatics;
Chapter 5: Automation Methods in Industry and Manufacture, Modelling and Analysis;
Chapter 6: Computing and Information Science;
Chapter 7: Management Engineering.
This book is a collection of peer reviewed papers presented under Symposium of Materials and Metallurgy in the 13th International Conference on Quality in Research (QiR) 2013 held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, June 25-28 2013. This special issue is devoted as useful dissemination to serve the need for exchange the knowledge, experience, review of the progress and recent developments in the broad field of materials engineering and manufacturing. Studies presented in this book cover the following topics: (i) Advanced and Composite Materials; (ii) Polymer and Ceramic Materials; (iii) Materials Manufacturing and Processes; (iv) Corrosion and Degradation of Materials; and (v) Extraction of Materials.