International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Feng Qiao
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 8 issues per year
- CiteScore 2.4 (2021)
The simulation and modelling of processes provide a better understanding of a set of interrelated activities that interact to achieve an optimised result and evaluate the effect of process changes, e.g. demand, resources, supply and constraints. IJSPM is a fully-refereed publication of original, innovative, theoretical and application-based research on simulation and process modelling issues, providing an international forum for high-quality papers discussing modelling, simulation and optimisation of processes in the entire life cycle of social, economic, science and engineering systems.
Topics covered include
- Theory, methodology, techniques, tools
- Modelling and simulation of
- Business processes, manufacturing and production processes
- Healthcare/service/administrative/public sector processes
- Supply chains and transport
- Built environment, mechanics and metallurgical processes
- Verification and validation, simulation life-cycle evolution
- Serviceand component-based composition and integration
- Reengineering processes
- Big data processing and cloud computing
- Recent developments, distributed simulation
- Performance optimisation through simulation
- Educational and training approaches, case studies and curricula
- Simulation in collaboration environments
- Simulation standards and languages
The objectives of IJSPM are to develop the theory and practice of simulation and process modelling. It aims to provide a unified discussion forum for academics, researchers and practitioners interested in the modelling and simulation of business processes, production and industrial processes, service and administrative processes, and public sector processes. Ultimately, IJSPM seeks to disseminate peer reviewed papers relevant to the simulation and process modelling communities.
Researchers and academics, computer scientists and engineers, industrial engineers, management scientists, operations managers, consultants and other practitioners, professional associations, software houses and software developers.
IJSPM publishes original papers, state-of-the-art reviews, modelling papers, case studies and book reviews. Suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.
IJSPM is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Compendex [formerly Ei] (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- OneFile Business (Gale)
- General OneFile (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
- International Abstracts in Operations Research (Palgrave Macmillan)
- Pascal (INIST-CNRS)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
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Editor in Chief
- Qiao, Feng, Shenyang JianZhu University, China
- Ball, Peter, University of York, UK
- Chen, Yinong, Arizona State University, USA
- Nigro, Libero, Università della Calabria, Italy
- Son, Young-Jun, University of Arizona, USA
- Verbraeck, Alexander, TU Delft, Netherlands
- Chen, Chun-Hung, George Mason University, USA
- Zeigler, Bernard, University of Arizona, USA
- Zhu, Quan Min, University of the West of England, UK
Editorial Board Members
- Azar, Ahmad Taher, Prince Sultan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Benha University, Egypt
- Barros, Fernando, Universidade de Coimbra, Pólo II, Portugal
- Bruzzone, Agostino G., University of Genoa, Italy
- Cicirelli, Franco D., National Research Council of Italy, Italy
- Da Silveira, Denis Silva, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
- Devetsikiotis, Michael, University of New Mexico, USA
- Fan, Zhiping, Northeastern University, China
- Guo, Lingzhong, University of Sheffield, UK
- Lee, In, Western Illinois University, USA
- Longo, Francesco, University of Calabria, Italy
- Lu, Shaowen, Northeastern University, China
- Ma, Yong, Wuhan University, China
- McHaney, Roger, Kansas State University, USA
- Merkuryev, Yuri, Riga Technical University, Latvia
- Miller, John, University of Georgia, USA
- Na, Jing, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
- Padovano, Antonio, University of Calabria, Italy
- Quaglia, Francesco, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy
- Rhif, Ahmed, University of Carthage, Tunisia
- Theodoropoulos, Georgios, The University of Birmingham, UK
- Vaidyanathan, Sundarapandian, Vel Tech University, India
- Wainer, Gabriel, Carleton University, Canada
- Wilsey, Philip, University of Cincinnati, USA
- Wong, Wai Peng, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
- Xia, Li, Sun Yat-sen University, China
- Xu, Lai, Bournemouth University, UK
- Yao, Yufeng, University of the West of England, UK
- Yilmaz, Levent, Auburn University, USA
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4 May, 2022
We have known for a longtime now that the COVID-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2 is a mostly airborne disease. Ventilation of indoor spaces is therefore one of the most useful ways in which we can keep people safe. Research in the International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling, has investigated the fluid dynamics of how mechanical ventilation affects the trajectories of aerosols that might be carrying viral particles from infected people. R.M.P.S. Bandara and W.C.D.K. Fernando of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in Ratmalana, and R.A. Attalage of the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology in Malabe, Sri Lanka, point out that the COVID-19 is known to spread more readily indoors than in the open air. Measures such as face coverings and improved ventilation have been useful in attempting to reduce the rates of infection. However, we have much to learn about how different types of ventilation might affect the movement of virus-laden aerosols indoors. As such, the team has modelled the trajectories of simulated aerosols in cavity flow, displacement flow and two cases of mixing flow ventilation [...]More details...