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International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP)

International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP)

Editor-in-Chief: J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 3 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2014
ISSN: 2334-4563|EISSN: 2334-4571|DOI: 10.4018/IJMFMP


The International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP) is a refereed journal that publishes high quality articles with an emphasis on research and development in forming materials and machining processes. The formability and machinability of all materials is considered, including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, biomaterials, nanomaterials, etc. IJMFMP also covers the statistical, computational, and optimization techniques applied in materials forming and machining processes. The journal promotes environmentally friendly forming and machining technologies as well.

Topics Covered

  • Abrasive machining processes
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Biomachining
  • Environmentally friendly machining technologies
  • Environmentally friendly materials forming
  • Extrusion and drawing
  • Forging
  • Forming and shaping ceramics and glasses
  • Forming and shaping plastics and composites
  • Hard part machining
  • High efficiency machining
  • High speed machining
  • Hydroforming
  • Incremental forming
  • Internet-based machining
  • Joining processes
  • Machining of composites
  • Metal casting
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Microforming
  • Nano and micromachining
  • Non-traditional machining processes (EDM, USM, LAM, etc.)
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Precision machining
  • Rolling
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Thermoforming
  • Traditional machining processes (turning, milling, drilling, etc.)
  • Wood and wood products machining

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP) is to provide a channel of communication to disseminate knowledge between academics and researchers and industry practitioners. This journal serves as a useful reference for academics, researchers, post-graduate students, mechanical, manufacturing, production, industrial, and materials engineers, as well as professionals in industries related to forming materials and machining processes.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2020): Forthcoming, Available for Pre-Order
Volume 6: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 5: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 4: 2 Issues (2017)
Volume 3: 2 Issues (2016)
Volume 2: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 1: 2 Issues (2014)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

J. Paulo Davim received a 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 Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. 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 has also 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 coordinated & participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 25 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 80 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 100 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 200 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 45+/6000+ citations and SCOPUS/h-index 53+/8500+ citations).

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Aristomenis Antoniadis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Viktor Astakhov, Michigan State University, United States
Kevin Chou, University of Alabama, United States
Uday Dixit, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Kayaroganam Palanikumar, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, India
Alokesh Pramanik, Curtin University, Australia
Prasanta Sahoo, Jadavpur University, India ORCID
Loredana Santo, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Victor Songmene, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Canada
Nikolaos Vaxevanidis, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE), Greece
Editorial Review Board
Carlos Antonio, University of Porto, Portugal
S. Basavarajappa, University B.D.T. College of Engineering, India
Domnita-Florina Fratila, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Aitzol Lamikiz, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Alakesh Manna, Deemed University, India
Angelos Markopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece ORCID
Paulo Martins, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Surjya Pal, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Alfonso Paoletti, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Fabrizio Quadrini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Pedro Rosa, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Roger SERRA, ENI Val de Loire, France
Vishal Sharma, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, India
M.S. Shunmugam, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Inderdeep Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Roorke, India
Murali Sundaram, University of Cincinnati, United States


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 2 or 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

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J. Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal
International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP)