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 39
Number of Articles 275
Number of Contributors 462
Article View 180,758
PDF Download 49,538
View Per Article 657.3
PDF Download Per Article 180.14
Accepted Submissions 312
Acceptance Rate 58
Time to Accept (Days) 143
Number of Indexing Databases 7
Number of Reviewers 346


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
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 study of flow visualization and thermal performance for pulsating heat pipes

Sam Mohamad Hassan Pouryoussefi; Sohrab Gholamhosein Pouryoussefi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 17-24


  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
A Novel Concept for VTOL Platform Combining Variable Pitch Main Rotor and Quadrotor Configurations

Mohammad Hossein Khalesi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 25-34


  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have numerous applications in military, commercial and hobby fields. Among these vehicles, drones with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability have attracted more attention due to their specific capabilities such as better maneuverability and hover flight. In recent ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Thermodynamic Analysis of a Three-Spool Mixed-Flow Turbofan: An Approach to Improve Burner Performance

Sarallah Abbasi; MohammadAmin Daraei

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 35-46


  In this research, the thermodynamic analysis of a three-spool mixed-flow turbofan engine has been studied by examining parameters such as flight altitude, flight Mach number, fan pressure ratio, high and Intermediate-pressure compressor pressure ratios, bypass ratio and burner exit temperature. First, ...  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

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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
Localization and aerodynamic improvement of an urban-scale vertical axis wind turbine according to the Sistan climate

seyed sam Saham; Saeed Karimian Aliabadi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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 Investigation of Aerodynamic Performance of Planar/grid Stabilizer wings at Downstream Control Surface in Transonic Flow Regime

Mahdi Miralam; Amir Rahni

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 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

Aerospace Science and Technology
Buckling Behavior of Functionally Graded Nano Clay-Reinforced Composite Beams

Mahdi Karami Khorramabadi; Ali Reza Nezamabadi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022


  In this paper, the buckling behavior of functionally graded simply supported nanocomposite beams reinforced by nano clay is studied. The specimens were prepared and the experimental tensile and buckling tests are carried out. The elastic modulus of epoxy/clay nanocomposite for functionally graded and ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Reducing inertial navigation error using Tightly coupled integrated INS/GPS Structure

Amir Moghtadaei Rad

Volume 15, Issue 2 , October 2022


  Inertial navigation amplifies the noise of the input sensors over time due to the presence of an integrator in the output path to determine the position and status of the object. This system has high bandwidth and good short-term accuracy. GPS navigation, on the other hand, has low bandwidth, low noise ...  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
A new method to primary and optimized design of ducted fan

Ahmad Sharafi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , October 2021, , Pages 52-65

  In the present study, the aerodynamic performance of the ducted fan is investigated using the surface vorticity method and the lifting line theory. In previous research, to consider the effects of the duct, most of the parameters derived from empirical tests or computational fluid dynamics. Our goal ...  Read More

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
Designing a Hybrid GEO-LEO Constellation Pattern for Regional Satellite Navigation in Iran

Shahrokh Zohrabzadeh Bozorgi; Abolghasem Naghash

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 November 2022


  In this paper, a few hybrid satellite constellations including combinations of LEO and GEO satellites for providing satellite navigation and positioning services for users in Iran have been designed and proposed. The performance of the constellations has been analyzed based on DOP values variations. ...  Read More

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

Alireza Sekhavat Banis; Reza Aghaei Togh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  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
Determination of a High-speed Centrifugal Pump's Stable Performance Range by Computational Fluid Dynamics

Ali Cheraghi; Reza Ebrahimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 December 2022


  Feed pumps play a crucial role in the dynamics of hydraulic systems. The surge phenomenon is a common type of instability in pumps and compressors. This phenomenon is a systematic instability and is influenced by the dynamics of all components of a hydraulic system, including tank, valves, suction pipes, ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
A Fuzzy Fast Terminal Approach for Tracking a Probe Around an Asteroid

Mahsa Azadmanesh; Jafar Roshanian; Mostafa Hassanalian

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


  This paper employs the fast terminal sliding mode control with the sign and the saturation function to track the landing trajectory of a probe on an asteroid and to further improve the dynamic tracking performance. Then the controller is enhanced by adding the fuzzy control to both fast terminals. To ...  Read More

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

Mana Ghanifar; Milad Kamzan; Morteza Tayefi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 January 2023


  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
Numerical Study of the Effect of Tip Clearance and Rotor-Stator Distance on the Performance of an Axial Turbine

Amir Akbari; Hossein Khaleghi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2023


  The use of unshrouded turbine rotor blades can considerably reduce the weight of an aero engine. However, in an unshrouded high-pressure turbine, the tip leakage flow generates about 30% of the turbine total loss. Another factor which affects the loss in axial-flow turbines, is the axial distance between ...  Read More

Aerospace Science and Technology
Optimal Round Trip Path-Planning of An Aerial Robot by Consideration of Geometric Constraints of Obstacles

Shayan Dehkhoda; Mohammad-Ali Amiri Atashgah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2023


  This paper is dedicated to the optimal path-planning of a quadrotor to deliver the goods in the form of a round-trip mission. At first, quadrotor modeling is performed by the Newton-Euler method and then the problem is formulated as an optimal control effort problem. Then, by discretization of the equations ...  Read More

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