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 (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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Vol11 , No 6
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Title : Reduction of Aerodynamic Drag Force for Reducing Fuel Consumption in Road Vehicle using Basebleed
Pages : 1489-1495
Authors : G. Sivaraj,  K. M. Parammasivam,  G. Suganya, 
Anstract : This paper presents the study of the overall aerodynamic performance of road vehicles and suggests a method to reduce the drag force and also to find the optimum location for placing basebleed in a car using aerodynamic principle. The overall aerodynamic drag force is reduced by eliminating wake region at the rear side of the car and reducing pressure in the front region of the car by delaying the flow separation. This improves the overall aerodynamic performance of the car thereby reducing fuel consumption, as well as improving stability and comfort by the attachment of basebleed. The wind tunnel tests are conducted for a subscale model of car with the basebleed at various locations along the front and rear side of the car in both X and Y directions. The coefficient of drag (CD), the coefficient of lift (CL) and coefficient of side force (CS) for the car is measured to interpret the effect of flow conditions on the car model. The experimental result reveals that the attachment of base bleed at an optimum position in the front and rear side of the car improves its performance and decreases drag coefficient by 6.188 %.

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.