Welcome to the JAFM online scientific journal system

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 (2019)= 0.689

Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

Current Contents/Engineering Computing Technology

SCOPUS SNIP (2019): 0.686 SJR (2019): 0.285 CiteScore (2019): 2.3


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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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Vol10 , No 2
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Title : Mechanisms of Water Droplets Deposition on Turbine Blade Surfaces and Erosion Wear Effects
Pages : 551-567
Authors : G. Ilieva, 
Anstract : Failure of turbine blades leads to various exploitation problems, efficiency decrease and economical losses, at all. A detailed research on aerodynamic features, in various exploitation conditions and regimes, and on reasons for failures, is a prerequisite to the obviated technical problems and increased reliability of turbine aggregates. Water droplets erosion is known as a very complex and crucial phenomena. It couples the effects of wet steam expansion, together with condensation (evaporation), presence of second phase with the impact of water droplets over blade surfaces, erosion effects and fatigue mechanisms. The present research deals with a logical sequence for numerical simulations and research on erosion mechanisms in a low pressure stage of К-1000-6 /1500 steam turbine, working at a Nuclear Power Plant. Attention is paid to the impact of droplets’ diameter on blade surfaces, their aerodynamic behavior and efficiency of energy conversion through turbine channels. Particular trajectories of water droplets, reasons for occurrence of erosion wear, over certain parts of the streamlined surfaces, are established and discussed. An approach to acquire incidence time to erosion appearance is implemented. Research methodology and obtained results are applicable to determine erosion effects on streamed complex surfaces, to replace expensive measurements campaigns, introduce approaches to decrease wetness in last stages of condensation turbines and prolong the reliability of blades operated in wet steam conditions

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.