International Journal of Iron & Steel Society of Iran (IJISSI) is published semiannually by Iron and Steel Society of Iran (ISSI) with collaboration of Isfahan University of Technology (IUT). IJISSI is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal with a scope that covers all aspects of materials and processes including preparation, processing, properties, characterization and application in the field of iron and steel. IJISSI offers a rapid and high quality peer-review process overseen by its distinguished international Editorial Board. The journal benefits from an efficient online submission process and immediate online publication upon acceptance. IJISSI papers are freely available. Original contributions are invited from worldwide ISSI members and non-members.