The Institute's refereed journals cover a range of disciplines, from composites and corrosion to mining and tribology. Institute members have free online access to journals and can subscribe to print copies at a reduced rate, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Journals are published on the Institute's behalf by Maney Publishing. Further information on Maney's materials science and engineering journals
A brief description of each journal and frequency of publication are given in the list below. For further details, visit the journal's homepage on the Maney website.
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Free online access
Institute members have free online access to the Institute's refereed journals via Maney Online. Please note you must be logged in to the IOM3 site to access the journal content at Maney Online.
Institute members are also entitled to discounts on journal subscriptions.
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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)
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)
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)
Addresses the extended community concerned with materials needs in future energy generation, transmission, utilisation, conservation and storage (Quarterly)
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)
Promotes efficient industry practice and technology transfer by facilitating improved understanding of heat treatment and surface engineering processes (Quarterly)
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)
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)
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)
Covers the science, engineering and economics of the preparation, separation, extraction and purification of ores, metals and mineral products (Quarterly)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)