Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing

Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing
Special Issue Information: A special issue of Advancements in Materials
Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing is a method to build and re-establish the manufacturing industry as the main activity of the future clean economy on the principles of sustainable development. Due to the multitude and severe climate change, plenty of the enterprises are adjusting their business models and strategies to achieve the green manufacturing, which includes resources minimization, toxic substances elimination, zero waste production and etc.
The special issue aims to promote a greater knowledge and understanding of the attributes and capabilities of all types of modern materials in the context of advanced and sustainable manufacturing. In this special issue, we intend to invite original scientific research articles from the individuals and institutions.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:
•   Combined heat and power system
•   Polymeric and composite materials
•   Ceramic materials
•   Non-traditional material removal processes
•   Mechanics of materials
•   Polymeric and composite materials
•   Metallic materials
•   Additive manufacturing
•   Micro and nano-fabrication
•   Lean manufacturing and pollution prevention
•   Combined heat and power system
•   Laser technology and applications
•   Material conservation, recovery, recycling and reuse
Submission Guideline:
Authors should submit their original articles related to the focus of the special issue to

Special Issue Timetable:
Submission Deadline March 31th, 2018
Publication Date May 31th, 2018