Special Issue "Industry 4.0 and Smart Materials Processing for Enhanced Manufacturing"
A special issue of Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing (ISSN 2504-4494).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 February 2024 | Viewed by 3079
Interests: Industry 4.0; simulation modeling; smart operators; sustainable production and logistics
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Industry 4.0 and the advancements in smart manufacturing and digital technologies are revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. With the integration of these technologies, manufacturing processes can be improved in terms of productivity, quality, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness. This Special Issue aims to showcase the latest research and developments in Industry 4.0 and smart materials processing for enhanced manufacturing. This Special Issue seeks to bring together contributions that address the challenges and opportunities of using Industry 4.0 and smart materials processing to support manufacturing processes. The purpose of this Special Issue is to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest research and practical applications of Industry 4.0 and smart materials processing in the manufacturing sector. The aim is to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge exchange among researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in the field of manufacturing and materials processing.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Additive manufacturing and 3D printing technologies for smart materials processing;
- Cyber–physical systems and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Industry 4.0;
- Robotics and automation for smart materials processing;
- Smart sensors and data analytics for process monitoring and optimization;
- Digital twin and virtual reality for manufacturing simulations and design;
- Sustainable manufacturing and green technologies for Industry 4.0;
- Materials innovation and advances in smart materials processing.
Dr. Antonio Padovano
Manuscript Submission Information
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