Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11.1 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Number of Volumes 16
Number of Issues 38
Number of Articles 264
Number of Contributors 447
Article View 175,291
PDF Download 46,497
View Per Article 663.98
PDF Download Per Article 176.13
Accepted Submissions 301
Acceptance Rate 58
Time to Accept (Days) 141
Number of Indexing Databases 7
Number of Reviewers 292

It is my pleasure to introduce this new journal in aerospace science and technology. As we understand, there is little or no forum in this field with an international scope in the region of central and west Asia, and therefore we strongly believe that it will make it possible in the region and in the whole world for better communication among scientists and researchers in aeronautical and astronautical sciences and technologies, and also in all related fields as aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and propulsion, combustion and heat transfer, dynamics and control, flight mechanics, design, structures and vibration, aviation management, etc.  To start a new submission, please first read the Guide for Authors page for detailed information about manuscript format, style and other requirements. Manuscript submission, refereeing and publishing are completely free of charge. New manuscripts should be submitted online by the corresponding author through the website after registration. 

Publication order: bi-quarterly

Language: English

The ethical policy of JAST is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with the Committee of JAST's Editorial Board codes of conduct.

All articles published in the journal are in a state of free access for the public to study or scientific exploit in accordance with the principles of research and correct citing.


Aerospace Science and Technology
Mixed Mode (I/II/III) Stress Intensity Factors in Gas Turbine Blade Considering 3D Semi-elliptical Crack

Seyed mohammad navid ghoreishi; Nabi Mehri-Khansari; Houman rezaei

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-13


  Regardless of the initiation or propagation procedure of crack in a gas turbine blade, the precise expectation of the fracture behavior, such as mixed-mode Stress Intensity Factors (SIF), plays a significant role in acquiring its operational life. Therefore, multilateral three-dimensional fracture solutions ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Adaptable Nonlinear Guidance Law Design with Respect to Initial Deviation for Booster Vertical Landing Mission

Morteza Sharafi; Nasser Rahbar; Ali Moharrampour; Abdorreza Kashaninia

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 14-25


  In this study, terminal phase guidance of a vertical-landing booster has been considered. At first, dynamical equations have been derived assuming variable mass, density and gravity model. Then by considering these parameters as constants, sensitivity variables have been extracted using the vectorized ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Designing an Ultrasonic Wind Tunnel with a Steam Ejector System of Combined Cycle Power Plants

hossein shadmehr; Sajad Ghasemloo; hamid Parhizkar

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 26-37


  In this article, the idea of building a supersonic wind tunnel has been provided that uses a high-pressure steam flow of a combined cycle power plant. This has been investigated by CFD method. Using the plant's output steam as a high-pressure source can be used in the ejector to create supersonic airflow ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Sliding mode stabilization of quad tilt-wing UAV considering nonlinear model of the vehicle and uncertainties

Mahdi Amani Estalkhkuhi; Jafar Roshanian

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 38-50


  In this paper, a multi-input/multi-output sliding controller is proposed and analyzed for a quad tilt-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (QTW-UAV). The vehicle is equipped to do take-off and landing in vertical flight mode and is capable of flight over long distances in horizontal flight mode. The full dynamic ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical calculation of radiation heating of the hypersonic nose in the reentry phase

Sajad Ghasemlooy; mahsa dehnamaki; Hamid Parhizkar

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 51-62


  The calculation of aerodynamic heating is one of the most important steps in designing high speed flying bodies, especially reentry bodies. Because ignoring that, it can damage the thermal protection system and cut off the radar connections to the reentry capsule. Due to the high speed of the capsule ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical study on enhancement of low speed axial compressor rotor performance under radial inlet distortion via DBD plasma actuators

Ali Khoshnejad; Reza Ebrahimi; Golamhosein Pouryossefi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  Aero-engine entrance conditions are not always ideal and, for various reasons, inlet distortion may occur and cause inlet blockage and reduction of compressor performance. The aim of this study was to numerically simulate the effects of plasma actuators on the enhancement of low-speed axial compressor ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Developement of Vision-Based Human Tracking for Drone’s Gimbal

Mohammad Hossein Bayat; Mohammad Shahbazi; Bahram Tarvirdizadeh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with different features and for a variety of applications has grown significantly. Tracking generic targets, especially human, using the UAV's camera is one of the most active and demanding fields in this area. In this paper we implement two vision-based tracking ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Simulation of the effect of using a finned tube on the thermal efficiency of a Helicopter shell and tube heat exchanger.

Mohammad Reza Salimi; Mohsen Rostami; Amir Hamzeh Farajolahi; Morteza Ghanbari

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  In this paper, flow and heat transfer inside a helicopter shell and tube heat exchanger is simulated in three dimensions. This converter consists of a shell with 90 U-shaped tubes inside. For further heat transfer, the tubes were simulated and compared once without fins and again with fins, which are ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Development of real-time aeroelastic flight simulation tool for primary design and stability analysis

Hossein Faveadi; Ali R. Davari; Farshad Pazooki; Majid Pouladian

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  Flight simulation is a powerful and usefull instrument in design, testing, evaluation and validation of aircrafts; The results of aerolastic simulation along with rigid simulation can be used in the many areas of designs, such as modification or optimization, stability analysis and evaluating field test ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
natural periodic orbit attitude behavior of satellites in three-body problem in the presence of the oblate primaries

Amir reza Kosari; Ehsan Abbasali; Majid Bakhtiyari

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  The main purpose of this article is to examine the periodic coupled orbit-attitude of a satellite at restricted three body problem considering both primaries oblateness perturbations. The proposed model was based on a simplified coupled model meaning that the time evolution of the orbital state variables ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Noise-Induced Miss Distance Analysis of First-Order Explicit Guidance Law

Ali Arabian Arani; S.H. Jalali Naini; mohammad hossein Hamidi nejad

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  This study presents the miss distance analysis of the first-order explicit guidance law due to seeker noise using the adjoint method. For this purpose, linearized equations are utillized and the adjoint model is developed. Then the first-order equations are obtained and converted into nondimensional ...  Read More

Static and Dynamic Analyses of Integral Pulse-Width Pulse-Frequency Modulator with Small Error-Reset Integrator Logical Circuit

S.H. Jalali Naini; omid omidi hemmat

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2022


  In this study, the static and dynamic analyses of a modified integral pulse-width pulse-frequency (PWPF) modulator with small error-reset integrator (SE-RI) logical circuit are carried out using grid search method. A set of quasi-normalized equations is utilized in order to reduce the number of parameters, ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Ballistic Behaviour of Ceramic-Reinforced Al Matrix Composite Plates

Ali Ansari; Jafar Eskandari Jam; Ali Alizadeh; Mohsen Heydari Beni; Majid Eskandari Shahraki

Volume 13, Issue 2 , October 2020, , Pages 7-26


  This study was designed to investigate the ballistic behavior of ceramic-reinforced aluminum composite plates numerically and experimentally and to present an optimal sample design. The parameters studied were ceramic reinforcement percentage and type of matrix alloy. This study used the matrix alloys ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Analysis of Composite Lattice Cylindrical Shells Under Transient Dynamic Loading

Ali Davar; Mahdi Mehrabani; MohammadReza Zamani; Mohsen Heydari Bani; Jafar Eskandari Jam

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 30-44


  The composite lattice cylindrical shells are analyzed in this research while they are subjected to transient dynamic loading. The equilibrium equations for the composite cylindrical shell are expressed in terms of classical shell theory. Additionally, due to the discontinuous distribution of stiffness ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Investigation of Flow Separation Phenomenon for Supersonic Convergent–Divergent Nozzles

Omid Habibi; Reza Ebrahimi; Hassan Karimi Mazraeh Shahi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , October 2021, , Pages 141-151

  The nozzle, an end-element of the propulsive process Cycle, represents a critical part of any aerospace vehicle. The task of accelerating and efficiently exhausting combusted and reactive gases according to the delivered thrust represents the main objective of the propulsion system design. Flow separation ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Design of Multi-Input Multi-Output Controller for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle by Eigenstructure Assignment Method

Ali Motamedi; Abolghasem Naghash

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 117-127


  The purpose of this paper is to present a Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) linear controller based on the eigenstructure assignment method for a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in longitudinal and lateral-directional channels. To this end, a six degree-of-freedom model of the aerial vehicle is ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Restricted Three-Body Problem Considering Perturbations of Oblate Primaries

Ehsan Abbasali; Amir reza Kosari; Majid Bakhteiari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , October 2020, , Pages 27-35


  In this paper, the effect of perturbations of oblate primaries in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem is studied, and the equations of satellite orbital motion in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem are developed by employing Lagrangian mechanics. Since the equations have no closed-form ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Droplet Breakup Analysis inside Porous Media at Different Porosities, Using LBM

Mohammad Reza Salimi; Mohammad Taeibi Rahni; Abolfazl Amiri Hezaveh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 April 2022


  In present research, the interaction between single liquid droplet with particles inside a porous media is investigated numerically in two dimensions. The He’s model is used to simulate two phase flow and multiple relaxation time collision operator is implemented to increase numerical stability. ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Three-Axis Satellite Attitude Control with Fractional-Order PID Controller in the presence of Uncertainty and Disturbance

Amir reza Kosari; Elahe Khatoonabadi; Vahid Bohlouri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2022


  In this paper, the control of a three-axis rigid satellite attitude control system with a fractional order proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller is investigated in the presence of disturbance and parametric uncertainties. The reaction wheel actuator with the first-order dynamic model is used ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Meta-model Based Simulation in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Space Transportation System

Hassan Naseh; Mehran Dr. MirShams; Hamid Reza Fazeley

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 May 2022


  Recently, engineering systems are quite large and complicated. Conceptual design process of Space Transportation Systems (STSs) is a multidisciplinary task which must take into account interactions of various disciplines and analysis codes. Current approach for the conceptual design of STSs requires ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Aerodynamic study of a vertical wind turbine to produce power and ventilation in urban regions – the case study: City of Zahedan

seyed sam Saham; Saeed Karimian Aliabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 May 2022


  The use of urban and rural scale wind turbines that in addition to generating power can play the role of old wind turbines in arid areas will be very attractive. In this research it has been tried to first evaluate the wind energy potential in Zahedan city and then to evaluate a sample of vertical axis ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical study of flow visualization and thermal performance for pulsating heat pipes

Sam Mohamad Hassan Pouryoussefi; غلامحسین پوریوسفی

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 July 2022


  Importance of study of pulsating heat pipes (PHPs) behavior and limitations in conducting experimental studies, the necessity of numerical simulations is getting critical in this area. In present work, numerical simulations are carried out for pulsating heat pipes. Thermal performance of closed loop ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical Investigation of Aerodynamic Performance of Planar/grid Stabilizer wings at Downstream Control Surface in Transonic Flow Regime

miralam mahdi; Amir rahni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 August 2022


  In multi-stage Missiles, stabilizer wings are responsible for stabilizing the Missile. The control fins located upstream of the stabilizer wings affect the flow by spinning, which influences stability as well as control. One method for resolving this problem is to design stabilizer wings with less affectability ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Three Dimensional Robust Guidance Law for Reaching Maneuvering Targets Based on Finite-Time Sliding Mode Control

Seyyed S moosapour; Amin Keyvan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022


  This paper provides an academic insight into the design of a three-dimensional guidance law which can be utilized to reach the maneuvering targets in definite angles. Firstly, the theoretical phenomenon of a conventional dynamic inversion which can be implemented for reaching targets with constant velocity ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Numerical simulation of combustion with the aim of obtaining temperature distribution, identifying and eliminating power reduction factors of a gas turbine engine

Hamed Arhami; Mohammad Mazidi Sharfabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 August 2022


  In this research, combustion modeling inside the combustion chamber of a typical turboprop engine has been investigated. The complex geometry of this combustion liner was modeled according to the technical drawings and the turbulent flow and internal combustion were simulated numerically and three-dimensionally. ...  Read More

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