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Physical Review Fluids


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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American Physical Society



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Physical Review Fluids (PRFluids) is dedicated to publishing innovative research that will significantly advance the fundamental understanding of fluid dynamics. PRFluids embraces both traditional fluid dynamics topics and newer areas, such as bio-related fluid dynamics, micro- and nanoscale flows, fluid mechanics of complex fluids and soft materials, and geophysical and environmental flows. PRFluids covers all aspects of fluid dynamics research, including: Biological and biomedical flows, Combustion fluid mechanics and reacting flows, Complex and non-Newtonian fluids, Compressible and rarefied flows, kinetic theory, Convection, Drops, bubbles, capsules and vesicles, Electrokinetic phenomena, electrohydrodynamics, and magnetohydrodynamics, Geophysical, geological, urban and ecological flows, Instability, transition, and control, Interfacial phenomena and flows, Laminar and viscous flows, Micro- and nanofluidics, Multiphase, granular, and particle-laden flows, Nonlinear dynamical systems, Transport and mixing, Turbulent flows, Vortex dynamics, Wave dynamics, free surface flows, stratified and rotating flows. 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.

Computational Mechanics2017Q1
Computational Mechanics2018Q1
Computational Mechanics2019Q1
Computational Mechanics2020Q1
Computational Mechanics2021Q1
Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes2017Q1
Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes2018Q1
Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes2019Q1
Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes2020Q1
Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes2021Q1
Modeling and Simulation2017Q1
Modeling and Simulation2018Q1
Modeling and Simulation2019Q1
Modeling and Simulation2020Q1
Modeling and Simulation2021Q1

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.830
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.790
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.002
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.703
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.880
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 Cites20160
Self Cites201752
Self Cites2018203
Self Cites2019395
Self Cites2020532
Self Cites2021511
Total Cites20160
Total Cites2017349
Total Cites20181564
Total Cites20193177
Total Cites20204249
Total Cites20214899
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 document20160
External Cites per document20172.092
External Cites per document20182.202
External Cites per document20192.497
External Cites per document20202.450
External Cites per document20212.699
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20172.441
Cites per document20182.514
Cites per document20192.837
Cites per document20202.790
Cites per document20213.002
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents20216
Citable documents20160
Citable documents2017142
Citable documents2018618
Citable documents20191114
Citable documents20201517
Citable documents20211626
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201723
Uncited documents2018146
Uncited documents2019207
Uncited documents2020303
Uncited documents2021312
Cited documents20160
Cited documents2017120
Cited documents2018476
Cited documents2019913
Cited documents20201220
Cited documents20211320
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