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Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics

Founded by Keller, Jürgen U.

Editor-in-Chief: Hoffmann, Karl Heinz

Managing Editor: Prehl, Janett / Schwalbe, Karsten

Ed. by Michaelides, Efstathios E. / Rubi, J. Miguel

Editorial Board Member: Ahlborn, Boye / Andresen, Bjarne / Badescu, Viorel / Bedeaux, Dick / Bejan, Adrian / Brüggemann, Dieter / Buchholz, Rainer / Cimmelli, Vito Antonio / Dinkelacker, Friedrich / Do, Duong / Fox, Ronald F. / Groll, Manfred / Gross, Joachim / Jou Mirabent, David / Kabelac, S. / Kalliadasis, Serafim / Kjelstrup, S. / Kizilova, Natalya / Kollmann, W. / Lebon, Georgy / Maugin, G. A. / Muschik, Wolfgang / Papenfuss, Christina / Raffa, Robert B. / Ricard, Jacques / Scholl, Stephan / Sieniutycz, Stanislaw / Stark, Holger / Steinchen, Annie / Van, Peter / Velarde, M.G. / Verhas, Jozsef / Stockar, Urs / Winter, Roland / Zaman, Muhammad

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.459
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.700
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 1.056

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    Aims and Scope

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    The Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics serves as an international publication organ for new ideas, insights and results on non-equilibrium phenomena in science, engineering and related natural systems. The central aim of the journal is to provide a bridge between science and engineering and to promote scientific exchange on
         • newly observed non-equilibrium phenomena
         • analytic or numeric modeling for their interpretation
         • vanguard methods to describe non-equilibrium phenomena.
    The journal addresses mechanical, chemical, and biochemical engineers, physicists, chemists and applied mathematicians, as well as computational scientists. Contributions should - among others - present novel approaches to analyzing, modeling and optimizing processes of engineering relevance such as transport processes of mass, momentum and energy, separation of fluid phases, reproduction of living cells, or energy conversion. The journal is particularly interested in contributions which add to the basic understanding of non-equilibrium phenomena in science and engineering, with systems of interest ranging from the macro to the nano level.
    The journal publishes scholarly research papers, invited review articles, educational papers, short communications, and “comment-and-reply-notes” on papers already published.

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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Submission of Manuscripts

    The Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics has recently expanded its scope to place new emphasis on theoretical and experimental investigations of non-equilibrium phenomena in thermophysical, chemical, biochemical and abstract model systems of engineering relevance. We are therefore pleased to invite submissions which present newly observed non-equilibrium phenomena, analytic or fuzzy models for their interpretation, or new methods for their description. Topics of high priority are:

    • soft matter
    • biomolecular fluids
    • nano-fluids
    • fuzzy systems
    • soft computing models.

    For more information on these (non-exclusive) topics, the reader is kindly invited to refer to the Editor's Note, Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics 27 (2002), pp. 1–3.

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    Editorial Information


    Karl Heinz Hoffmann
    TU Chemnitz
    Institut für Physik
    09107 Chemnitz

    E. E. Michaelides, San Antonio, U.S.A.
    Miguel Rubi, Barcelona, Spain

    Assistant Managing Editors
    Janett Prehl & Karsten Schwalbe, Chemnitz, Germany

    Editorial Advisory Board

    B. Andresen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    V. Badescu, Bucharest, Romania
    A. Bejan, Durham, U.S.A.
    D. Brüggemann, Bayreuth, Germany
    R. Buchholz, Erlangen, Germany
    V.A. Cimmelli, Potenza, Italy
    F. Dinkelmacker, Hannover, Germany
    D. D. Do, Brisbane, Australia
    M. Groll, Stuttgart, Germany
    J. Gross, Delft, The Netherlands
    S. Kabelac, Hannover, Germany
    S. Kalliadasis, London, UK
    S. Kjelstrup, Trondheim, Norway
    D. Jou, Barcelona, Spain
    G. Lebon, Liège, Belgium
    G. A. Maugin, Paris, France
    R. B. Raffa, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
    M. Rubi, Barcelona, Spain
    S. Scholl, Braunschweig, Germany
    A. Steinchen, Marseille, France
    P. Ván, Budapest, Hungary
    J. Verhás, Budapest, Hungary
    U. von Stockar, Lausanne, Switzerland
    H. Struchtrup, Victoria, Canada
    R. Winter, Dortmund, Germany
    M. H. Zaman, Austin, U.S.A.

    Honorary Board

    B. Ahlborn, Vancouver, Canada
    D. Bedeaux, Leiden, The Netherlands
    R. Fox, Atlanta, U.S.A.
    J.U. Keller, Siegen, Germany
    N. Kizilova, Kharkov, Ukraine
    W. Kollmann, Davis, U.S.A.
    W. Muschik, Berlin, Germany
    J. Ricard, Paris, France
    S. Sieniutycz, Warsaw, Poland
    M. G. Velarde, Madrid, Spain

    Comments (2)

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    • by which method can i submit my paper to this journal?

      posted by: farshad varaminian on 2012-06-25 09:12 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • For more information on how to submit a paper please click on the "Call for Papers/Guidelines" button. You will also find instructions for authors there.

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2012-06-26 09:04 AM (Europe/Berlin)