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Journal of Thermal Science is a multidisciplinary journal publishing high-quality articles on energy, power, and environmental sciences.

  • Focuses on experimental, numerical, and theoretical investigations.
  • Covers a broad range of topics including thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, energy systems, and climate change mitigation and so on.
  • Features technical papers on industrial processes and equipment related to energy conversion and conservation.
  • Incorporates review articles, technical notes, short communications, and discussions on previously published papers.
  • Provides a platform for the rapid dissemination of research results of timely interest to the thermal and fluid sciences community.


  • Junqiang Zhu
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Haisheng Chen
Executive Editor-in-Chief
  • Na Zhang
Impact factor
2.5 (2022)
5 year impact factor
2.4 (2022)
65,609 (2023)

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Co-publication with China Science Publishing & Media Ltd (Science Press) and Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS
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