The journal Welding and Material Testing / Sudarea şi Încercarea Materialelor - Bulletin of the National Research – Development Institute for Welding and Material Testing Timişoara, BID-ISIM, is a peer reviewed, scientific journal dedicated to publishing papers on innovative researches and applied technologies, review articles, studies on trends, synthesis within the welding and related fields. It has appeared as a quarterly publication since 1992.

In the beginning the journal appeared under the name BID-ISIM – Information - Documentation Bulletin of ISIM Timisoara and from 1999 as Bulletin of the National Research – Development Institute for Welding and Material Testing BID-ISIM. In order to assure a larger visibility of the journal its name was changed in 2007 in Bulletin of the National Research – Development Institute for Welding and Material Testing (BID-ISIM) – Welding and Material Testing.

The topics of the published papers focus on processes materials, equipments, product design, optimization, automation and control, testing and inspection, quality management, education and professional development. Other features are coming events, new literature, information about industrial manufacturers and suppliers.

The journal Welding and Material Testing is classified, by the Romanian National University Research Council (CNCSIS), in the B+ category (CNCSIS code 549). It is included in international data bases like CSA - Metadex (USA),
CSA - Technology Research Database
(USA), Weldasearch (UK) and in international catalogues of abstracts Welding Abstracts (UK) and IIS-Data (Italia).

Scientific papers are reviewed by an international team of scientific personalities. There are in the Editorial Board well-known specialists from all over the world, namely from Brazil, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Serbia, USA. In more than 25 years of continuous appearance, over 100 issues have been edited. All papers are published in English.

The journal is printed in 500 copies and is distributed through subscriptions or in change with other publications. Nowadays BID-ISIM – Welding and Material Testing is sent to the publishing houses of 39 publications, 33 of them from abroad (3 journals are ISI indexed: Revista de Metalurgia, Insight, Soldagem & Inspeçao).

Edited by

National R&D Institute for Welding and Material Testing - ISIM Timisoara


 

 

 


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