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Advanced Surface Coating Techniques for Modern Industrial Applications

Categories: Engineering
Event Date: 2020-01-29 Abstract Due: 2020-01-29

Dr. Supriyo Roy, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia 

Prof. (Dr.) Goutam Kumar Bose, Professor & Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia


Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: January 29, 2020
Full Chapters Due: March 13, 2020
Submission Date: June 21, 2020


Recent advancement of material science has revolutionized the application of surface coatings in almost every field of engineering. It is nevertheless to say that, surface coating or surface modification has shown a new path to materials engineers, mechanical engineers, tribologists, chemical & corrosion researchers, bio-medical engineers, bio-material scientists, aerospace researchers and many more. In many cases the material of main component is unable to sustain long life or protect itself from adverse operating environment. As example, bearing of gas turbine undergoes high temperature tribo-corrosion damage; artificial bio-implant material undergoes rigorous friction and wear within a typical corrosive environment in presence of synovial fluid; space ships or rockets are launched from marine (corrosive) environment and during passing through atmosphere, enormous heat generated in surface due to huge friction with air and there are many more examples. In different cases different material properties like, anti-friction and wear, anti-corrosive, thermal resistive, super hydrophobic etc. are required as per the operating conditions. If those bulk components are made of such materials, possessing those properties, the cost will be very high. In those cases, practical solution is surface coating, which serves as a protective barrier to the bulk material from the adverse environment. During last decade, with enormous efforts, researchers and scientists have developed suitable materials to overcome those unfavorable operating conditions. Not only that, they have used advanced deposition techniques to enhance the adhesion and surface texturing of the coatings. Thus all these developments are needed to be explored through a common broad platform to the scientists and researchers associated with it for their easy reference. The aim of this proposed book is to compile the recent research trends in surface coating materials, deposition techniques, properties of coated materials and their applications in various engineering as well as industrial field under a single cover.


The objective of this proposed book is to publish most of the advanced concurrent surface deposition techniques, their properties and probable fields of application under one cover. This book could be a quick guide for researchers and scientists working in this field. Selection of suitable material for any component, which will be working in a specified environment and operating condition, is the first challenge to any design engineer. In most cases, the working load and working environment impose a demand of dissimilar material properties and that creates a difficult situation for material selection. Surface coating can solve this difficulty with ease. As environment effects mostly on surface, thus a protective coating can be provided over the surface of the load bearing material. By virtue of new technologies in the surface deposition techniques, both the metal and non-metal can be used either as substrate or as coating materials. This proposed book aims to cover a wide range of surface deposition techniques and coating materials, which are listed in the list of covered topics. Thus this can be expected that this proposed book will be able to put an impact not only to the related industries, researchers and scientists but promising students at higher education also.


Target Audience
This book will be helpful for industrial and academic researchers working in related fields but not limited to material science, mechanical engineering, tribology, chemical & corrosion science, bio-medical engineering, bio-materials, aerospace research.

Recommended Topics
Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Coating Materials: 

Functionally Engineered Materials 
Ceramic Material 
Hard material 
Lubricant Material 
Alloy & Composites 
Anti-Corrosive Materials 
Smart Materials 
Superhydrophobic Materials 
Thermal-Barrier Materials 

Coating Methods: 

Electroless deposition 
PVD/CVD sputtering 
Plasma spray 
Thermal spray 
Laser deposition/LENS 
Ion implantation 
Sol-Gel coatings 


Thin Film Application 
Surface Engineering 
Alloy & Composites as Tribo-Materials 
Surface Modification 
Texturing of Tribological Surfaces 
Quality Control and Assurance in Advanced Surface Engineering 
Surface Finishing and Cleaning 
Corrosion control

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 29, 2020, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by February 12, 2020 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by March 13, 2020, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. 
Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Advanced Surface Coating Techniques for Modern Industrial Applications. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. 
All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2021.

Important Dates
January 29, 2020: Proposal Submission Deadline 
February 12, 2020: Notification of Acceptance 
March 13, 2020: Full Chapter Submission 
April 26, 2020: Review Results Returned 
June 7, 2020: Final Acceptance Notification 
June 21, 2020: Final Chapter Submission



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Dr. Supriyo Roy