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International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology


Special Issue on: "Computer Applications in Research and Development of Complex Mechanical Systems"

Guest Editors:
Jianwei Lu, Hefei University of Technology, P.R. China
Xiaoping Wang and Luling An, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, P.R. China

With the development of science and technology, the demands on the performance of mechanical products are higher and the machines are more complex than ever. The computer plays an important role in the research and development of these complex mechanical systems. Modelling, analysis, design, simulation and control are all related to computer applications. At present, the computer has been widely used in all kinds of fields, from machinery, vehicles, aviation, astronautics, and the military to textiles, medical devices, etc.

This special issue is devoted to collecting and rapidly disseminating research results in computer applications in research and development of complex mechanical systems, and provides researchers and practitioners with a forum for exchanging new ideas, discussing new applications, and presenting new solutions.

Subject Coverage
This special issue welcomes both academic and practical contributions on computer applications in complex mechanical systems. Relevant topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Reverse engineering
  • Kinetic and dynamic analysis
  • Simulation and control
  • Design automation and optimisation
  • Analysis on reliability and life cycle
  • Parametric, constraint-based, and feature modelling
  • Product data management (PDM)

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Paper proposal, including title and less than 200-word abstract : 20 March 2007

Submission of full paper before : 20 July 2007

Review feedback and notification of acceptance/rejection before : 20 September 2007

Submission of final and revised manuscripts : 20 November 2007