Special Issues of Journals:
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Five special issues or special sections of journals have been secured for selected papers presented at APARM 2020, August 20-23, Vancouver, Canada (www.aparm2020.org). Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their papers for possible publication in one of such special issues/sections. All manuscripts submitted to these special issues/sections will be peer-reviewed following the corresponding journal’s editorial policy.
1. Journal: Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Special Issue on Maintenance Modelling
Guest Editors: Ming J Zuo, University of Alberta (
ming.zuo@ualberta.ca)
Shaomin Wu, University of Kent (s.m.wu@kent.ac.uk)
Author Guidelines: http://www.elsevier.com/journals/reliability-engineering-and-system-safety/0951-8320/guide-for-authors
Submission Deadline: November 20, 2020
2. Journal: Journal of Risk and Reliability
Special Issue on Reliability Analysis
Guest Editors: Shaomin Wu, University of Kent (
s.m.wu@kent.ac.uk)
Rui Peng, Beijing University of Technology (
pengrui1988@bjut.edu.cn)
Mahmood Shafiee, Cranfield University (
m.shafiee@cranfield.ac.uk)
Author Guidelines:
http://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/proceedings-of-the-institution-of-mechanical-engineers-part-o-journal-of-risk-and-reliability#submission-guidelines
Submission Deadline: November 20, 2020
3. Journal: Measurement Science and Technology
Special Feature on Rotating Machinery Condition Monitoring by Connecting Physics-Based and Data-Driven Methods
Guest Editors: Yaguo Lei, Xi’an Jiaotong University (
yaguolei@mail.xjtu.edu.cn)
Xihui Liang, University of Manitoba (Xihui.Liang@umanitoba.ca)
Fakher Chaari, National School of Engineers of Sfax (
fakher.chaari@gmail.com)
Author Guidelines: https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0957-0233/page/Information%20for%20authors%20and%20referees
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2020
4. Journal: IEEE Transactions on Reliability
Special Section on Dynamic Reliability Analysis of Complex Structural and Mechanical Systems
Guest Editors: Ming J. Zuo, University of Alberta (
ming.zuo@ualberta.ca)
Zhaojun Li, Western New England University (zhaojun.li@wne.edu)
Xihui Liang, University of Manitoba (
Xihui.Liang@umanitoba.ca)
Sajad Afshari, University of Manitoba (
Sajad.SaraygordAfshari@umanitoba.ca)
Author Guidelines: https://rs.ieee.org/publications/transactions-on-reliability.html
Submission Deadline: 31 December 2020
5. Journal: Quality and Reliability Engineering International
Special Issue on Degradation Modeling and Prognostics
Guest Editors: May Feng, University of Houston (
qfeng@Central.UH.EDU)
Zhigang Tian, University of Alberta (ztian@ualberta.ca)
Author Guidelines: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/10991638/homepage/forauthors.html
Submission Deadline: November 20, 2020
6. Journal: Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050)
Special Issue on Decision Support Systems for Improving the Construction and Maintenance of Renewable Energy Projects (Papers submitted to this special issue based on papers presented at APARM 2020 will enjoy a 20% discount of the Article Processing Charge)
Guest Editors:
Aminah Robinson Fayek, University of Alberta (aminah@ualberta.ca), Nima Gerami Seresht, University of Alberta (nima.gerami@ualberta.ca)
Website for Special Issue:
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/decision_support_systems_renewable_energy_projects
Submission Deadline: November 20, 2020