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JAFM is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal with a scope that covers all aspects of theoretical, numerical and experimental fluid mechanics. The emphasis is on the applied rather than purely mathematical aspects of fluid mechanics.

JAFM 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 online publication upon acceptance.

JAFM papers are freely available and the accepted papers are published free of cost.

For further assistance for submitting manuscripts, the JAFM secretary may be contacted by the following email address: secretary@jafmonline.net.

JAFM is indexed in

ISI (Thomson Reuters)
IF (2020)=1.405   IF (5 years)=1.369

Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

Current Contents/Engineering Computing Technology

SCOPUS SNIP (2020): 0.951 SJR (2020): 0.469 CiteScore (2020): 2.2


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  • ISSN: 1735-3572   EISSN: 1735-3645
  • Editor-in-chief: Prof. Ahmad Reza Pishevar director@jafmonline.net
  • Editorial Manager: Dr. Mohammad Reza Tavakoli
  • Editorial Assistant: Ms. Shakiba Rostami
Please note that all the papers submitted to JAFM, after revision and prior to acceptance, will be checked with iThenticate, a powerful plagiarism detection software, in order to guarantee the quality of papers being published in JAFM. The papers with 20% or more similarities with any other published journal papers will be rejected.

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Vol9 , No 6
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Title : Effect of Impeller Clearance and Liquid Level on Critical Impeller Speed in an Agitated Vessel using Different Axial and Radial Impellers
Pages : 2753-2761
Authors : Chitra Devarajulu,  L. Muruganandam, 
Anstract : The effect of impeller clearance and liquid level on the critical impeller speed (Njs) for various radial and axial flow impellers in 0.29 m ID agitated vessel has been studied. Five types of radial impellers: Rushton turbine (RT), Straight blade (SB), Curved blade (CB), Curved blade with disc (CBWD) and R130 impeller and four types of axial impellers: Rushton turbine 45o angle (RT 45), Pitched blade (PBT), A320 and HE3 impeller were used. Tap water and resin particle of 0.506 mm were used as liquid and solid phases, respectively. The impeller clearance to vessel diameter (T) was varied between 0.17 and 0.41. The liquid level (H) was also varied as H/T=0.5, H/T=0.75 and H/T=1. The R130 impeller and A320 impeller was found to be more efficient among radial and axial impellers respectively. A new expression for Zwietering constant ā€˜Sā€™ was developed to predict critical impeller speed, considering impeller clearance and liquid level for all the impellers. The results obtained here show that the ā€˜Sā€™ values increase with increase in clearance, and decrease with liquid level for all impellers and it also depends on the type of impeller.

Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics

The Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics (JAFM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal which covers a wide range of theoretical, numerical and experimental aspects in fluid mechanics. The emphasis is on the applications in different engineering fields rather than on pure mathematical or physical aspects in fluid mechanics. Although many high quality journals pertaining to different aspects of fluid mechanics presently exist, research in the field is rapidly escalating.