Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Building Simulation



Universities and research institutions in China

Subject Area and Category


Tsing Hua University



Publication type



19963599, 19968744





How to publish in this journal


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. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Building and Construction2010Q2
Building and Construction2011Q2
Building and Construction2012Q2
Building and Construction2013Q2
Building and Construction2014Q1
Building and Construction2015Q1
Building and Construction2016Q1
Building and Construction2017Q1
Building and Construction2018Q1
Building and Construction2019Q1
Building and Construction2020Q1
Building and Construction2021Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Energy (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Energy (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Energy (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Energy (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2021Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.843
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.449
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.701
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.972
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.209
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.798
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.820
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.903
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.823
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.991
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.541
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.833
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20102
Self Cites201116
Self Cites20127
Self Cites201315
Self Cites201423
Self Cites201547
Self Cites201641
Self Cites201757
Self Cites201861
Self Cites201980
Self Cites2020100
Self Cites2021134
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20098
Total Cites201020
Total Cites201165
Total Cites201271
Total Cites201382
Total Cites2014165
Total Cites2015255
Total Cites2016273
Total Cites2017376
Total Cites2018473
Total Cites2019684
Total Cites2020846
Total Cites20211246
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.714
External Cites per document20100.545
External Cites per document20110.817
External Cites per document20120.780
External Cites per document20130.736
External Cites per document20141.449
External Cites per document20151.677
External Cites per document20161.589
External Cites per document20171.899
External Cites per document20182.180
External Cites per document20192.796
External Cites per document20203.045
External Cites per document20214.165
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.143
Cites per document20100.588
Cites per document20111.048
Cites per document20120.798
Cites per document20130.820
Cites per document20141.500
Cites per document20151.903
Cites per document20161.750
Cites per document20172.149
Cites per document20182.426
Cites per document20193.095
Cites per document20203.371
Cites per document20214.581
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20139
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201510
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents20215
Citable documents20080
Citable documents20097
Citable documents201033
Citable documents201160
Citable documents201282
Citable documents201391
Citable documents201498
Citable documents2015124
Citable documents2016146
Citable documents2017168
Citable documents2018189
Citable documents2019216
Citable documents2020245
Citable documents2021267
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents20092
Uncited documents201019
Uncited documents201127
Uncited documents201249
Uncited documents201356
Uncited documents201443
Uncited documents201548
Uncited documents201650
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201846
Uncited documents201939
Uncited documents202053
Uncited documents202139
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20095
Cited documents201015
Cited documents201135
Cited documents201240
Cited documents201344
Cited documents201467
Cited documents201586
Cited documents2016106
Cited documents2017122
Cited documents2018149
Cited documents2019182
Cited documents2020198
Cited documents2021233
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