24 November 2006

Call for papers: Microgrinding


Call for papers: Microgrinding

A special issue of the International Journal of Nanomanufacturing (IJNM)

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of manuscripts : 30 September 2007

Communication of peer reviews to authors : 30 November 2007

Deadline for revised manuscripts : 31 January 2008

Guest Editors:
Professor Mark J. Jackson, Purdue University, US
Professor Waqar Ahmed, University of Ulster, UK

Microgrinding is a process with increasing importance especially in the area of manufacturing nanostructured surfaces. Microgrinding involves the machining of engineering materials using abrasive particles that are bonded in a matrix interspersed with induced and naturally occurring porosity. The development of bonded microgrinding tools is steadily gaining importance in addition to the development of grinding processes with loosely bonded and unbonded abrasive medium. The call for papers on microgrinding for this special issue is a reflection of the importance of this manufacturing process.

For more information, please see the Journal Call for Papers website.

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