Materials & Design





Editor-in-Chief:K.L. Edwards





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Modern engineered materials play a central role in enabling technological designs that underpin, advance and revolutionise engineering practice. Materials & Design seeks to publish reports of materials research that present applicable advances in the insight into structure and function, and provide useable and reproducible recipes for the synthesis, preparation, characterisation, modelling and exploitation of new metallic alloys, ceramics, polymers, coatings, composites and bio-materials systems.

Today's products and their constituent components and structures have to meet increasingly stringent requirements during operation. The economic and human costs of failure during service impose a great deal of responsibility on organisations and individuals who select and integrate materials in a final engineering design. A critical feature of successful product development is the judicious selection of the best materials based on informed awareness of the capabilities and opportunities afforded by all candidates, coupled with a design that takes full advantage of their properties. A further aim of Materials & Design is to promote a greater knowledge and understanding of the attributes and capabilities of all types of modern engineering materials in the context of engineering design.

Materials & Design publishes a range of high quality peer reviewed research articles including full papers, short communications and technical reports, and occasional special issues, that investigate the properties of materials that influence or control any practical design. All types of engineering materials are considered, and all scales of processing, analysis and design from nano- and micro-scale devices and systems to large structural components. The content is broad and widely relevant to materials researchers, engineers and designers in academia and in industry.

The emphasis is placed on developing both practice and theory relevant to the field of materials engineering and science, with appropriate links established to processing, characterisation and simulation. To reflect the multidisciplinary nature of design, submissions to Materials & Design should be understandable and offer information useful to professionals working in fields outside but related to the immediate subject of the article.


Design engineers, consulting engineers, project managers, materials researchers, and technical managers.

Abstracting and Indexing

Cast Metals Journal, Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology, INSPEC - Physics Abstracts, Materials Science Citation Index, Metals Abstracts, Research Alert, SCISEARCH, Scopus
Editor-in-Chief K.L. Edwards School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK, International Editorial Board H.M. Akil Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, E. Axinte "Gh. Asachi" Technical University of Iasy, Iasy, Romania, Y. Chen University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, J.P. Davim Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, F. Findik Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey, R. Fu Nanjing University of Aeroautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, S. Hampshire University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, C. Hepburn University of Ulster, Newton Abbey, UK, W.M. Huang Nanyang Technological University, Singapore City, Singapore, M. Lehocky Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic, Y.-C. Lin Central South University, Changsha, China, B.B. Rath U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA, X.J. Ren Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England, UK, Y. Ribakov Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel, Israel, P. Sahoo Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, T. Sinmazcelik Kocaeli University, Izmit, Turkey, M.-J. Tsai National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, G.S. Upadhyaya Materials Consultant, Varanansi, India, A.J. Vazquez-Vaamonde Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metalúrgicas (CENIM), Madrid, Spain, T. Volkov-Husovic University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, X. Wu Monash University, Clayton, Australia, M. Yousefpour Semnan University, Semnan Province, Iran
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