Physical Review Fluids
DisciplineFluid dynamics
Edited byEric Lauga, Beverley McKeon
Publication details
2.7 (2022)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Phys. Rev. Fluids

Physical Review Fluids is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published monthly by the American Physical Society. The journal focuses on fluid dynamics and also covers geophysical fluid dynamics, biofluid dynamics, nanofluidics and magnetohydrodynamics. Its lead editors are Eric Lauga (University of Cambridge) and Beverley McKeon (California Institute of Technology).[1]

The journal launched in January 2016 and published its 500th article in 2017.[2]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in different databases, including:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2021 impact factor of 2.895.[6]


  1. ^ "Physical Review Fluids". American Physical Society. Retrieved October 1, 2022.
  2. ^ "Physical Review Fluids Publishes 500th Paper". American Physical Society. Retrieved October 1, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Web of Science Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate. Retrieved 1 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Inspec list of journals" (PDF). Inspec. Institution of Engineering and Technology. Retrieved 1 October 2022.
  5. ^ "Source details: Physical Review Fluids". Scopus Preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 1 February 2022.
  6. ^ "Physical Review Fluids". 2021 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2021.