Subject areas covered include: Assembly, Cutting, Design, Electro-Physical and Chemical Processes, Forming, Abrasive processes, Surfaces, Machines, Production Systems and Organizations, Precision Engineering and Metrology, Life-Cycle Engineering, Microsystems Technology (MST), Nanotechnology.
Each year CIRP publishes the CIRP Annals, the world's leading journal of production engineering research.
This biannual ISI cited journal contains approximately 120 to 140 refereed technical papers in Volume 1, and about 10-12 keynote papers in Volume 2 (state-of-the-art papers, often written by joint authors, which summarize the technical and scientific aspects of particular areas of manufacturing) presented at CIRP's Annual General Assembly in August.
CIRP Annals Vol. 1 & 2 are available as a printed journal published by Elsevier Ltd, as well as online through our own Website (back to 1960) and ScienceDirect Website (back to 1980).
On the CIRP Website: Access to the CIRP Annals (from 1960 to today) - the full papers are available for CIRP Members only (after logging in). Access to the Search Engine on the CIRP Website.
On ScienceDirect: Access to the CIRP Annals (from 1980 to today). Free access to the Annals on ScienceDirect for CIRP members (information in your Dashboard to register).
You can buy a single paper online on ScienceDirect.
You can pass an order for the 2 volumes or make a subscription. CIRP Annals have to be ordered directly to our slots publisher Elsevier where you can order the printed Journal and/or the online version. CIRP Annals Home page on Elsevier's website - (all kinds of orders of CIRP Annals).
To order a former issue of the Annals or ask for a subscription, you can also contact directly your nearest Customer Sales Office:
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