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Building Simulation

Building Simulation

An International Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Xudong Yang
Editorial Director: Jie Zeng

ISSN: 1996-3599 (print version)
ISSN: 1996-8744 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12273

Beijing / Heidelberg, 17 May 2011

Springer strengthens its position as leading publisher of English-language scientific literature in China

New research journal Building Simulation listed in Science Citation Index

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Thomson Reuters has announced that Building Simulation, an international journal co-published by Springer and Tsinghua University Press, is now listed in the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-E). The quarterly journal, founded in 2008, has been covered in the index from Volume 1, Issue 1.
The English-language journal is part of Springer’s Chinese Library of Science (CLoS), which currently includes 94 journals. CLoS is the largest collection of research from China in English. With this new addition, bringing the total to 47, almost half of all English-language journals reporting on top-rank research in China listed in the SCI are from Springer, making it the leading publisher of English-language scientific literature in China.
Building Simulation publishes original, high-quality, peer-reviewed research and review articles dealing with modeling and the simulation of buildings including their systems, environment and human occupancies. The journal has attracted world-class contributors and reviewers. The editorial board members are renowned researchers and experts in the field of building simulation, guaranteeing the highest academic standards of the articles.
Mr. Junfeng Zong, President of Tsinghua University Press, said, “I am very glad that Building Simulation was listed in the SCI-E just three years after it was launched. The journal is now on its way to receive its first Impact Factor. Building Simulation maintains a high degree of diversity among the journal’s editors as well as contributing authors who come from all over the world.”
Tsinghua University Press is an integral part of China’s prestigious Tsinghua University. Founded in 1980, it has now grown to be one of the leading academic and higher education publishers in China. Every year Tsinghua University Press publishes about 2,000 new books, journals and multimedia products.
Springer is a leading global scientific publisher of books and journals, delivering quality content through innovative information products and services. It publishes close to 500 academic and professional society journals. Springer is part of the publishing group Springer Science+Business Media. In the science, technology and medicine (STM) sector, the group publishes around 2,000 journals and more than 6,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook Collection worldwide. Springer has operations in about 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and more than 5,000 employees.

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    2013 Impact Factor
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    Building Simulation:An International Journal publishes original, high quality, peer-reviewed research papers and review articles dealing with modeling and simulation of buildings including their systems. Paper submission is solicited on:

    • Theoretical and numerical modeling of building physics including heat and mass (moisture, air pollutants) transfer, air movement, architectural lighting and sound/vibration control systems.
    • Simulation of performance of energy supply systems including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, renewable energy systems, thermal storage, district heating and cooling, combined heating and power systems.
    • Modeling health, productivity, thermal comfort of humans, fire/smoke and emergency control systems, cold/hot water supply systems, sewage systems. Simulation of building chemistry.
    • Advances in modeling including optimization, product modeling, fault detection and diagnostics, inverse models.
    • Advances in software interoperability, validation and calibration techniques.
    • Simulation tools for sustainable buildings and experiences on teaching building simulation.

    All these topics may be addressed from urban scale to microscopic scale, and for different phases during the building life cycle; from schematic design, to detailed design to construction, commissioning, operation, control and maintenance of new and existing building.

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