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Journal of Fire Sciences

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

2.02

h-Index

2022-2023

 47

Rank

2022-2023

 14630

SJR

2022-2023

 0.316

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Journal of Fire Sciences
Abbreviation J. Fire Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Mechanical Engineering (Q3); Mechanics of Materials (Q3); Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q3)
h-index 47
Overall Rank/Ranking 14630
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.316
Impact Score 2.02
Publisher SAGE Publications Ltd
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 07349041, 15308049
Best Quartile Q3
Coverage History 1983-2022




Aim and Scope


The Journal of Fire Sciences is a leading, peer-reviewed international journal for the reporting of new and significant applied research within the fire safety science community. Its overall content is generally aimed toward the prevention and mitigation of the adverse effects of fires involving combustible materials. Contributors and subscribers alike represent countries from around the world.

Published bimonthly, the Journal of Fire Sciences addresses essentially all scientific aspects and disciplines involved with fires whose consequences are considered detrimental to life and property.


About Journal of Fire Sciences


Journal of Fire Sciences is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Mechanical Engineering (Q3); Mechanics of Materials (Q3); Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q3). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Fire Sciences is 14630. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.316. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 47. The best quartile for this journal is Q3.

The ISSN of Journal of Fire Sciences journal is 07349041, 15308049. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Journal of Fire Sciences is cited by a total of 158 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Fire Sciences Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Fire Sciences is 2.02, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Fire Sciences IF is increased by a factor of 0.31 and approximate percentage change is 18.13% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Fire Sciences Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Fire Sciences is 2.02. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Fire Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.02
2021 1.71
2020 1.58
2019 1.56
2018 1.23
2017 1.50
2016 1.20
2015 0.94
2014 1.06

Journal of Fire Sciences h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Fire Sciences has an h-index of 47. It means 47 articles of this journal have more than 47 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Journal of Fire Sciences ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Fire Sciences is 07349041, 15308049. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Journal of Fire Sciences Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Fire Sciences is 14630. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.316. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Journal of Fire Sciences by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.316
2021 0.373
2020 0.371
2019 0.424
2018 0.578
2017 0.393
2016 0.444
2015 0.507
2014 0.578

Ranking of Journal of Fire Sciences by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 14630
2021 12734
2020 12809
2019 11262
2018 8345
2017 11070
2016 10209
2015 9101
2014 7939

Journal of Fire Sciences Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Fire Sciences is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1983-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Fire Sciences is J. Fire Sci.. This abbreviation ('J. Fire Sci.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Fire Sciences


If your research field is/are related to Mechanical Engineering (Q3); Mechanics of Materials (Q3); Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q3), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

Journal of Fire Sciences latest impact IF is 2.02. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 2.02 (2022) and 0.94 (2015), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 1.42 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.316, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 0.578 in 2018 and the lowest being 0.316 in 2022. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Fire Sciences over the previous 9-year period stands at 1.42.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Fire Sciences is 47.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences is published by the SAGE Publications Ltd, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences is currently ranked 14630 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 7939 in 2014 and its lowest position of 14630 in 2022.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Fire Sciences is J. Fire Sci..


Is the "Journal of Fire Sciences" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Journal of Fire Sciences is classified as a journal that the SAGE Publications Ltd publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences encompasses the following areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 07349041, 15308049.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The best quartile for the Journal of Fire Sciences is Q3 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Fire Sciences?

The Journal of Fire Sciences coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1983-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Fire Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.02
2021 1.71
2020 1.58
2019 1.56
2018 1.23
2017 1.50
2016 1.20
2015 0.94
2014 1.06



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