Journal of Thermal Science publishes high-quality articles on experimental, numerical and theoretical investigations related to the development, advancement, and improved understanding of energy, power and environment sciences. It publishes contributions on topics covering (not limited to): Basic and Applied Thermodynamics; Fluid Mechanics; Aerothermodynamics of Internal Flows; Sustainability of Energy Systems; Energy Conservation; Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation; Renewable Energy; Nuclear Energy; Heat and Mass Transfer; Combustion and Reaction; Building, Urban and Distributed Energy Systems; Cooling and refrigeration, Heat Pump; Operation, Diagnostics and Control of Energy Systems; Transport Energy and Emissions; Energy Storage and Distribution and so on.

The journal also includes technical papers concerning the application of fundamental knowledge to industrial processes and equipment, such as energy conversion and conservation, turbomachinery, heat transfer equipment, furnaces and boilers.

Journal of Thermal Science incorporates review articles, technical notes, short communications and discussions on previously published papers. Technical notes provide an opportunity to rapidly disseminate research results that are of timely interest to the thermal and fluid sciences community.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Junqiang Zhu
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Haisheng Chen
Executive Editor-in-Chief
  • Na Zhang
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.972 (2019)
Impact factor
1.426 (2019)
Five year impact factor
32,445 (2019)
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  • Call for papers--Special Issue-Built Thermal Environment JTS

    The Special Issue will mainly collect and publish excellent papers presented in the ‘2nd International Chinese Conference on Energy and Built Environment’. We also welcome submissions from foreign scientists. 20 papers are expected to be included in the Special Issue.

  • Call for papers--Special Issue- Nano/Microscale Heat Transfer JTS

    The special issue covers the following topics:

    Nano/Microscale Heat conduction, Nano/Microscale phase change, Nano/Microscale convection, and Nano/Microscale radiative heat transfer. Original research papers in both experimental and theoretical aspects are welcome and all manuscripts will be peer-reviewed.

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Electronic ISSN
1993-033X
Print ISSN
1003-2169
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Co-publication with China Science Publishing & Media Ltd (Science Press) and Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS
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