Dynamic Methods and Process Advancements in Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Materials Engineering

Dynamic Methods and Process Advancements in Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Materials Engineering

J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: July, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 396
ISBN13: 9781466618671|ISBN10: 1466618671|EISBN13: 9781466618688|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1867-1


Engineering and design are often a necessary steps for an industry to become effective. Industry modeling can help to bridge the communication gap among engineers and system designers.

Dynamic Methods and Process Advancements in Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Materials Engineering examines the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical equipments and systems. Targeting researchers, practitioners, and academicians, this volume promotes innovative findings in mechanical, manufacturing and materials engineering.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Al2O3 Nanobricks via an Organic Free Route
  • Chip Formation Process in Orthogonal Machining
  • Cold End Forming Of Welded Steel Tubes
  • Copper Oxide (CuO) Nanoparticles
  • Electroless Ni-B Coatings
  • High speed machining
  • Hydro-Pneumatic Friction Damper Suspension System
  • Large Amplitude Forced Vibration Analysis
  • Laser Forming of Plates and Tubes
  • Laser Sub-Micron Patterning
  • Methods to Support Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Micro Machining of Nonconductive Al2O3 Ceramic
  • Multiple Attribute Decision Making Method
  • Oxidation of Stainless Steels During Hot Rolling
  • Recycling of Waste Epoxy-Polyester Powders
  • Reinforced Carbon-Phenolic and Carbon-Epoxy Composites
  • Setup Planning and Operation Sequencing for Prismatic Parts
  • Shape Optimization Problems in Engineering
  • SLA Copper Shelled Electrodes
  • Thermoplastic Resin for Vacuum Infusion Process

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

J. Paulo Davim (https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5659-3111) received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) by IET-London. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He also has an interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students, as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisor for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 120 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 52+/9000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 57+/11000+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 73+/17000+).