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Advances in Aerodynamics has been accepted for EI Compendex.

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Advances in Aerodynamics has been accepted for Web of Science. 
Articles published after January 1, 2019, will be included in Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Featured article: Research Progress of hypersonic boundary layer transition control experiments

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Hypersonic boundary layer transition is a hot yet challenging problem restricting the development and breakthrough of hypersonic aerodynamics. In recent years, despite great progress made by wind tunnel experiment, transition mechanism and transition prediction, only partial knowledge has been gained so far. In this paper, firstly, the specific scenarios of hypersonic boundary layer transition control are clarified. Secondly, the experimental research progress and mechanism of passive control and active control methods under different hypersonic transition control demands are summarized, with their advantages and disadvantages being analyzed separately. Plasma actuation is easy to produce controllable broadband aerodynamic actuation, which has potential in the field of boundary layer transition control. Hence, the following part of the paper focuses on plasma flow control. The feasibility of plasma actuation to control the hypersonic boundary layer transition is demonstrated and the research ideas are presented. Finally, hypersonic boundary layer transition control methods are summarized and the direction of future research is prospected.Read more.

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Aims and scope

Advances in Aerodynamics (AIA) is aimed to report the scientific and technological advances in aerodynamics from the aspects of academic research, industrial development and engineering applications, and  to provide a platform for ideas exchange and discussion in this fast-changing field. The journal welcomes reviews and regular papers of novel studies on aerodynamic science and engineering.  The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics
     ▪  Equilibrium and non-equilibrium flow 
     ▪  Numerical method and validation 
     ▪  Turbulent flow modeling and simulation
     ▪  Multiple physical field simulation
  • Experimental Aerodynamics
     ▪  Wind tunnel experiments
     ▪  Propulsion and combustion
     ▪  Flow visualization
     ▪  Measurement and control techniques
  •  Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
     ▪  Buildings and bridges
     ▪  Automobiles and high-speed ground vehicles
     ▪  Renewable energies
     ▪  Environmental wind engineering      
  • Related Cross-disciplinary Aerodynamics
     ▪  Aeroacoustics
     ▪  Aero-optics
     ▪  Aeroelasticity
     ▪  Aerodynamic stealth





Message from the Editors-in-Chief

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On behalf of the editorial board, we are honored to announce the launch of a new journal, Advances in Aerodynamics (AIA), and we are very pleased to share with you our vision for the development of this journal. AIA is an international peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes high quality papers with originality, novelty, and significant contributions to the progress in aerodynamics. The journal will provide authors with an open and fair platform to promote their research and identify themselves in the aerodynamics community. Read more. 

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    32 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    34 days from submission to first decision 
    85 days from submission to acceptance

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