The Institute's refereed journals cover a range of disciplines, from composites and corrosion to mining and tribology.
- have free online access to journals (see details in grey box, right)
- can subscribe to print copies at a reduced rate, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Journals are published on the Institute's behalf by Taylor & Francis.
A brief description of each journal and frequency of publication are given below. Click the journal title to visit the journal's homepage. All links open in a new window.
Please note that the links below lead to publicly available information about the journals. If you are an IOM3 member and want to access journal content, please go here.
Applied Earth Science (IMM Transactions section B)
Focused on the application of the earth sciences in the discovery, exploration, development and exploitation of mineral resources, on land and beneath the sea (Quarterly)
Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics
Reports innovative research on functional ceramics, engineering ceramics (including composites and glass ceramics), and bioceramics; with a particular interest in novel materials and the tailoring, through innovative processing, of structure across a range of scales to meet the requirements of specific applications (8 issues per year)
Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology (formerly British Corrosion Journal
Covers research and practice in corrosion processes and corrosion control, with emphasis on effective design and materials selection to combat corrosion (8 issues per year)
Energy Materials: Materials Science & Engineering for Energy Systems
Addresses the extended community concerned with materials needs in future energy generation, transmission, utilisation, conservation and storage (Quarterly)
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Aims to set contemporary and historical developments in the sciences and technology into their wider social and cultural context and to illuminate their interrelations with the humanities and arts (Quarterly)
International Heat Treatment & Surface Engineering
Promotes efficient industry practice and technology transfer by facilitating improved understanding of heat treatment and surface engineering processes (Quarterly)
International Materials Reviews
Critical reviews provide authoritative introductions to current thinking and developments in selected areas of materials science and engineering (8 issues per year, published in partnership with ASM International)
International Wood Products Journal (formerly Journal of the Institute of Wood Science)
Publishes peer reviewed contributions on all aspects of wood science, engineering and technology, its processing and applications (Quarterly)
Ironmaking & Steelmaking
Reports research and developments in process metallurgy, downstream processing, plant design, operating practice, product development, and environmental issues related to steel and the steel industry (10 issues per year)
Materials Science and Technology
Covers fundamental and technological aspects of the properties, characterisation, modelling, processing, and fabrication of engineering materials, with a particular interest in microstructure–property–processing relationships (15 issues per year)
Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (IMM Transactions section C)
Covers the science, engineering and economics of the preparation, separation, extraction and purification of ores, metals and mineral products (Quarterly)
Mining Technology (IMM Transactions section A)
Devoted to all aspects of underground, opencast and offshore mining operations, including mine management and finance, mineral resources management and mine design and development (Quarterly)
Plastics, Rubber & Composites: Macromolecular Engineering
Covers the macromolecular engineering of polymeric and related materials and polymer matrix composites, i.e. the manipulation of structure at the molecular scale to control properties and fitness for purpose of the final component (10 issues per year)
Covers advances in the science and practice of powder metallurgy and particulate technology, including ceramics and hard materials, together with updates on technological and commercial developments (5 issues per year)
Science & Technology of Welding & Joining
Covers the basic science and applied technology of welding and joining of metals, ceramics, plastics and composites, including modelling and process control (8 issues per year, full text online only)
Surveys engineering and commercial developments in the steel industry, its supply chain and its customer base (2 issues per year, published with Ironmaking & Steelmaking - see above)
Reports on the science and enabling technologies underpinning effective substrate–surface design and the production of tailored functional and engineering surfaces (12 issues per year)
Tribology – Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces
Taking an engineering perspective, the journal aims to integrate tribological processes with physical, chemical and electrochemical processes to provide a fuller understanding of the entire system of interfacial reactions (Quarterly)
Free online access for IOM3 members
Institute members CLICK HERE FOR FREE ONLINE ACCESS to the Institute's refereed journals via Taylor & Francis Online. Please note you must be logged in to access journals via this link.
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is a Co-operating Society of the journals Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia published by Elsevier Science on behalf of Acta Materialia Inc. Institute members are entitled to subscribe to these journals at a specially reduced membership rate.
The following journals will be available to IOM3 members online but are not published by IOM3: