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Materials and Nanotechnology: New Challenges

Submission Deadline: 15 September 2021 (closed)

Guest Editors

Dr. R. Srinivasan, Tamil university(State university), India.
Dr. V. Vijayan, K.Ramakrishnan College of Technology, India.


It aims at providing an international platform to share unmeasurable knowledge among young researchers, academic individuals, students and industrial delegates that will result in development of the personal skills and the nation through delightful knowledge sharing. This issue will emphasis on promoting a high level of interaction between the theoretical, experimental and applied communities, so as to achieve exchange of ideas in new emerging areas of Materials, Manufacturing and Nano technology. Also this special issue will serve as a platform to cover the advanced aspects and approaches of Materials, Manufacturing and Nano technology in real world.


Materials and Engineering; Nano technology; Biomass & biofuels; energy storage / energy transformation; manufacturing; optimization of energy components & systems; electric vehicles; micro grids and smart grids; environment pollution & management

Published Papers

  • Open Access


    On the Selection of a Composite Material for Two-Wheeler Foot Bracket Failure Prevention through Simulation and Mathematical Modeling

    S. M. Sivagami, A. Bovas Herbert Bejaxhin, R. Gayathri, T. Raja Vijay, K. Punitharani, P. Keerthi Vasan, M. Meignanamoorthy
    FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, Vol.18, No.3, pp. 521-536, 2022, DOI:10.32604/fdmp.2022.018752
    (This article belongs to this Special Issue: Materials and Nanotechnology: New Challenges)
    Abstract A foot bracket is a metal panel bracket used to mount and support the footrest in two-wheeler systems. It holds the footrest in place while rigidly supporting it. In working conditions, this element has often been observed to fail when specific load-fluctuation conditions are established at its rear end. Appropriate materials therefore need to be identified to overcome such a recurring failure. To address these issues, the present study has been implemented with the specific objective to determine the response of selected Al6061-T6 and Al7075-T6 Hybrid Metal Matrix Composites (HMMC). The results, obtained using the ANSYS Software, show that the… More >

  • Open Access


    Optimization of Process Parameters for Injection Moulding of Nylon6/SiC and Nylon6/B4C Polymer Matrix Composites

    G. Boopathy, K. Gurusami, M. Chinnapandian, K. R. Vijayakumar
    FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, Vol.18, No.2, pp. 223-232, 2022, DOI:10.32604/fdmp.2022.018225
    (This article belongs to this Special Issue: Materials and Nanotechnology: New Challenges)
    Abstract In this research study, the mechanical properties of several Polymer matrix composites are investigated. These composites are multi-phase materials in which reinforcing materials are properly mixed with a polymer matrix. More precisely, Nylon 6 reinforced with 5, 15 and 25 wt. % of silicon carbide (SiC) and Nylon 6 reinforced with 5, 15 and 25 wt. % of boron carbide (B4C), prepared by means of an injection moulding process at three different injection pressures are considered. Specific attention is paid to the tensile and impact strength of these composites. The Taguchi technique is used to optimize the process parameters such as reinforcement… More >

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