Volume 16 (2023)
Volume 15 (2022)
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)


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Number of Volumes 18
Number of Issues 42
Number of Articles 307
Number of Contributors 518
Article View 208,739
PDF Download 66,160
View Per Article 679.93
PDF Download Per Article 215.5
Accepted Submissions 333
Acceptance Rate 58
Time to Accept (Days) 151
Number of Indexing Databases 10
Number of Reviewers 430


It is my pleasure to introduce this new journal in aerospace science and technology. Journal of aerospace science and technology is an open access double-blind peer reviewed Semiannual publication which is published by Iranian Aerospace Society. 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. This journal is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. (Read more about this journal...)

It is necessary for authors to register a unique ORCID research ID in this publication. 
It is necessary to enter the exact details of the department, faculty, university, province, country and  ORCID research ID in the authors' affiliation section at the time of registering the article.

Publication order: Semiannual

Language: English

Rank in the Ministry of Science of IRAN: A

Type publication: Online

Type of Access: Open access (full text)


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


Aerospace Science and Technology
Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Leading-Edge Serration on the Blades of Savonius Wind Turbine

Sahel Alasvand; Mostafa Kazemi; Mahmood Mani

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 1-8


  The noise of wind turbines is mainly of aerodynamic origin and is caused by the impact of the flow on the turbine blade. Therefore, improving the behaviour of the flow around the turbine and reducing aeronoise can result in reducing its annoying noise. In the first step of this research, a suitable serration ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Guidelines on Conceptual and Preliminary Design of Hypersonic Waveriders with Different Number of Inlet Ramps

Mohammadreza Varshavi; Sahar Noori

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 11-22


  Air-breathing hypersonic flight is presumed by many of the savants in the field of aeronautical engineering as the last boundary of aerial vehicle design to be pushed back. An auspicious design configuration for the prospective hypersonic transport vehicles of the future is a “Waverider,” ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Ionospheric electron density reconstruction over central Europe using neural networks: A comparative study

Seyyed Reza Ghaffari-Razin; Reza Davari-Majd; Behzad Voosoghi; Navid Hooshangi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 23-33


  Computerized Ionospheric Tomography (CIT) is a method to reconstruct ionospheric electron density image by computing Total Electron Content (TEC) values from the recorded GPS signals. Due to the poor spatial distribution of GPS stations, limitations of signal viewing angle and discontinuity of observations ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Optimal Strategy for Multi-agent Mission Segregation: Search and Coverage Application

Benyamin Ebrahimi; Jafar Roshanian; Ali Asghar Bataleblu

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 34-46


  Significant attention has been given to the field of multi-agent systems in recent years due to its potential to solve complex problems that cannot be addressed by a single agent. One such problem is the cooperative search and coverage application, which requires multiple agents to efficiently search ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Design and Analysis of Supersonic Inlet for Ramjet Engines: Aerodynamic Considerations and Performance Optimization

Mohammad Hossein Moghimi EsfandAbadi; Adnan Mohammadi; Mohammad Hassan Djavareshkian

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 47-59


  This research delves into the intricate realm of supersonic inlet design for ramjet engines, honing in on the critical aerodynamic considerations and optimization of performance factors. At Mach 2.5, the study meticulously scrutinizes pivotal design parameters, including the placement and number of inclined ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Aerodynamic Coefficients Computation for Fixed Wing Aircrafts Using DATCOM Software with Emphasize on Rudderless Flying-Wing UAVs

Sevda Rezazadeh Movahhed; Mohammad Ali Hamed

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 60-71


  The fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have gained significant attention across diverse civilian and military applications in recent years, where precision control, advanced manoeuvrability, and elevated stealth capabilities are paramount. In order to design a robust control system to enable ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Design and Comparison of MPC and LQR Control Methods for a Passenger Aircraft

Amirali Nikkhah; Moein Ebrahimi; Morteza Tayfi; Navid Mohammadi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2024, Pages 72-80


  The paper compares the performance of two altitude controllers, model predictive controller (MPC) and linear quadratic requlator (LQR), for aircraft in cruise flight and height change conditions. The design of the controllers is based on the linearized state space matrix of the aircraft’s longitudinal ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Improving the performance and work-absorbing capacity of the axial-flow compressor by using tandem blades.

Alireza Sekhavat Benis; Reza Aghaei Togh

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 146-158

  The compressor blade is responsible for increasing the flow pressure. By adding a blade behind the main blade, the compressor performance can be improved by increasing the pressure ratio and reducing the weight. The tandem improves the performance and increases the compressor absorption coefficient by ...  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; Mehdi Zakyani Rodsari

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022, , Pages 61-71


  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
On the Effects of Stiffness Ratio in Nonlinear Aeroelastic Stability of a Folding Wing

Sayed Hossein Moravej Barzani; Mahdi Mortazavi; Hossein Shahverdi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , October 2023, , Pages 33-39


  In this paper, the effects caused by the combination of folding angles simultaneously with changing the stiffness ratio of different parts of a folding wing are investigated. The geometrically exact fully intrinsic equations are employed to simulated the wing nonlinear dynamic behavior. The important ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Different Intelligent Methods for Coefficient Tuning of Quadrotor Feedback-linearization Controller

Mana Ghanifar; Milad Kamzan; Morteza Tayefi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 56-65


  This paper investigates different intelligent methods of tuning feedback-linearization control coefficients. Feedback-linearization technique is an effective method of controlling nonlinear systems. The most critical part of designing this controller is tuning the gains, especially if the plant has complex ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Surrogate Based Simulation in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Space Transportation System

Hassan Naseh; Mehran MirShams; Hamid Reza Fazeley

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022, , Pages 1-15


  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
Numerical Calculation of Fracture Parameters in Grooved Rotating Disc Containing Three-dimensional Semi-elliptical Crack Under Mixed Mode Loading

Seyed mohammad navid Ghoreishi; Bahar Salimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2023


  In this study, a comprehensive investigation of the fracture parameters in a grooved rotating disc containing a three-dimensional semi-elliptical crack under different working conditions has been investigated. In this regard, three models of radial, circumferential and inclined crack with an angle of ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
The role of unmanned aerial vehicles in future smart cities

Ali Mirzaee kahagh; Alireza Sekhavat Benis

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 November 2023


  The current research was conducted with the aim of identifying the role of unmanned aerial vehicles in future smart cities. The current research was conducted in terms of mixed statistical methods (qualitative-quantitative). The participants of the qualitative part, which was implemented based on the ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Optimal Path Planning of a Spacecraft via a Deep Neural Network for Soft Landing on the Irregular-Shaped 433 Eros Asteroid

Fahimeh Barzamini; Jafar Roshanian; Mahdi Jafari-Nadoushan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 December 2023


  This paper aimed to utilize a Deep Neural Network (DNN) to achieve optimal path planning for a spacecraft during a landing mission on an asteroid. A minimum energy-consumption mission is evaluated in which a DNN is utilized to predict the optimal path in case of any failures or unforeseen alterations. ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
The New Hybrid Meta-Model by Using DOE and RSM for Liquid Propellant Engine’s Feed System Optimization

Hamid reza Ali mohamadi; Hassan Naseh; Fathollah Ommi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 December 2023


  The present paper strives for optimization of the Liquid-Propellant Engine (LPE)’s feed system. To this end, the new hybrid meta-model methodology by utilizing the Design of Experiment (DOE) method and the Response Surface Method (RSM) were developed and implemented as two effective means of designing, ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Experimental investigation of vortical flow induced by canard on a diamond wing equipped with LEX

Mohammad Reza Hashemi; Seyyed Majid Malek Jafarian; Mojtaba Dehghan Manshadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 December 2023


  In this research, the effects of canard flow on a diamond wing equipped with LEX, same as new-generation fighters, have been investigated, using a closed-circuit wind tunnel. All tests were performed at a speed of 12.5 meters per second, which is equivalent to Reynolds number 214000 based on model length. ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Investigation of effective parameters on graphite distribution in FGM structure of A356/Al2O3/Gr composite

Ali Alizadeh; Mohsen Heydari Beni; Jafar Eskandari Jam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 January 2024


  In this research, aluminum/alumina/graphite hybrid composite was prepared by horizontal centrifugal casting method, and the microstructure and distribution of alumina and graphite particles in the radial direction of the cross-sectional area of the samples were investigated. The distribution of graphite ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Analyzing the effect of helicopter pilot cushion on body vibrations through numerical and analytical investigation

Heshmatollah MohammadKhanlo; Ali Nouri; Seyed Mohammad Kamali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024


  Exposure to vibrations of certain frequencies can pose a risk to the pilot's body. During flight, the maneuvers performed by the pilot expose them to sudden and unfavorable accelerations, which can cause physical, physiological, and psychological problems. Research suggests that the use of seat suspension ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Advancing Flexible Rope Motion Measurement in Aerospace: Vision-Based Innovations for Enhanced Accuracy and Efficiency through Edge Segmentation

Mohammad Hassan Pachenari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 February 2024


  Flexible ropes have wide-ranging applications in aerospace engineering, yet accurately measuring their motion state without disrupting dynamic characteristics remains a challenge. This study introduces a visual measurement method aimed at precisely assessing flexible rope motion to support the development ...  Read More

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