Special Issue "Functional Coatings, Volume 1"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 7113
2. Department of Engineering, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Interests: corrosion; electrochemical monitoring; thermal spray coatings; thermal barrier coatings; carbon capture and storage
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: New Challenges in Coatings Technology
Special Issue in Coatings: Coatings Challenges in Harsh Environments
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Spray Applications
Special Issue in Coatings: Recent Research in Coatings for Harsh Environments
Special Issue in Materials: High-Entropy Alloys: Design and Application
Special Issue in Coatings: Compositionally Complex Coatings
Coatings often allow process equipment to be purposeful in environments well beyond the operational limit of uncoated components. In addition to protection, some coatings also provide additional functions, such as sensors. Durability, ease of application, repairability, reliability, and long-term performance of such coatings are vital to their application. The overall cost-effectiveness of these functional coatings is key to their industrial uptake. Therefore, this Special Issue of Applied Sciences, “Functional Coatings” is devoted to research and review articles on the metallic, non-metallic, and composite coatings used in various environments.
In particular, the topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Coatings for temperature-sensing applications;
- Photoactive coatings;
- Self-healing coatings;
- Corrosion-, wear-, and cavitation-resistant coatings;
- Coatings for aeroengine turbines, such as thermal barrier coatings;
- Coatings for thermal management;
- High-entropy alloy coatings.
Dr. Shiladitya Paul
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- thermal spraying