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Preprints Online

Public sites that distribute CFD related preprints.
xxx.lanl.gov e-Print archive [GOOD]
This pioneering archive has been been serving the online physics community since 1991. It is now one of the largest preprint archives in the world. You will not find a lot of CFD papers here, but it includes sections covering CFD related topics like fluid dynamics and computational physics. If you haven't visited this site before you should definitely check it out. It plays a leading role in changing how scientific results will be published in the future.
DOE OSTI E-print Network [GOOD]
A searchable e-print network for preprints related to energy research. You can find a lot of full-text CFD papers from all over the world here. Very good!
Preprints on Conservation Laws
Papers on conservation laws and related equations. The main focus is on mathematical analysis and numerical methods.
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Papers and Reports

These links can be useful if you know what you are looking for, or have an incomplete reference. More and more sites now offer full-text publications for download.
NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS) [GOOD]
Thousands of papers related to CFD. Many available directly online in full text. Very good!
DOE OSTI Information Bridge [GOOD]
A searchable database of full-text documents from the DOE. Very good!
DOE OSTI Energy Citations Database [GOOD]
A searchable database with publications from the Department of Energy. Many papers are available directly online. Good!
AIAA Electronic Library Search
A searchable database with all AIAA papers. You can view the first page of most papers in pdf format. If you want you can also order paper copies directly online. Nice!
ASME Digital Library
You can search all ASME journals here.
NAS Technical Reports
Many CFD related papers focused on visualization problems.

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Books

CFD Books Guide [GOOD]
A guide to CFD literature. Includes descriptions, excerpts and user reviews to aid in book selection, as well as links to online bookstores which carry the titles. This is a service provided by CFD Online.
Scribd [GOOD]
This is like YouTube for books and documents. You can find a lot of full-text books here. To get an idea of what you can find here try to search for free engineering books on: computational fluid dynamics or cfd.
InTech [GOOD]
Another open-access publisher. You can for example search for books about computational fluid dynamics.
Google Books
You can search for: computational fluid dynamics or CFD. You can not find a lot of full-text books here.
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Journals

These are journals that often publish CFD related articles. Most of the sites only have table of contents available online. However, sometimes you can find abstracts and even full papers. The list below is divided into different fields in order to make it easier to locate journals within your own area of interest.

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Journal of Computational Physics
Abstracts for all papers published in JCP. Full papers can be bought directly online.
International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Covers most areas of CFD. Has table of contents and abstracts for the most recent issues available online. Paying subscribers have full-text access.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids
A journal focused on CFD and numerics. Often has FEM related papers. Table of contents and abstracts are available freely only. Full-text costs money.
Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics
A Springer journal focused on the theoretical side of CFD and fluid dynamics. Has table of contents and abstracts available online. Paying subscribers have full-text access.
Computers & Fluids
Covers most areas of CFD. Has table of contents available freely online. To get full-text you have to pay.
Computing and Visualization in Science
A Springer journal that often publishes CFD related papers. You can find table-of-contents and abstracts available freely online.

Fluid Dynamics

Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics
Has table of contents and abstracts for all articles in the the most recent issues. If you are a subscriber you can also register and get access to full-text articles. This is one of the most prestigious publications in the field of fluid dynamics and if you find a recent article about your subject here you will probably not be disappointed. Most articles are long, fairly complete and they are written by authorities in the field.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Table of contents and abstracts for the most recent issues. Also a very prestigious journal.
Physics of Fluids
Table of contents, abstracts available directly online. If you pay you can also get access to full-text articles.
European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids
Table of contents available online.
Journal of Turbulence
A journal published by the Taylor and Francis group.

Experimental Fluid Dynamics

Experiments in Fluids
Focused on experimental techniques in fluids. Has table of contents and abstracts freely available online. If you are a subscriber you can also access full-text articles.
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
Publishes articles related to experimental work in heat transfer, thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Has table of contents available online.
Flow Measurement and Instrumentation
Covers most aspects of flow measurement techniques. Has table of contents available online.

Numerical Methods

International Journal of Computational Methods
A new journal on computational methods.
International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow
Table of contents and subscription information. Subscribers can also access full-text articles.
SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Publishes several journals related to numerical methods. For example SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis and SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis. Has table of contents and information about recently accepted articles for all their journals.
ETNA - Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis
An electronic journal for the publication of significant new and important developments in numerical analysis and scientific computing.
Electronic Journal of Differential Equations
A strictly electronic publication dealing with all aspects of differential equations (o.d.e.'s, p.d.e.'s, integral equations, functional differential equations, etc.), and their applications.

CFD Related Application Aereas

Aerospace Journals
AIAA Journal
Has table of contents available online.
AIAA Journal of Aircraft
Has table of contents available online.
AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power
Has table of contents available online.
AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets
Has table of contents available online.
AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer
Has table of contents available online.
Civil Engineering Journals
Journal of Fluids Engineering, ASME
Figures and databanks from JFE - only useful if you have access to JFE in paper. Also has a bulletin board system where anyone can comment on articles in the journal.
Turbomachinery Journals
Journal of Turbomacinery
The leading turbomachinery journal. A lot of CFD related papers published here.

Other Relevant Lists of Journals

If you can't find the journal you are looking for here you might try one of the links below.
eFluids List of Journals
A large list of journals related to fluid dynamics. Each journal has a small description outlining their scope. The list is getting a bit old so several links are dead. But it is still a very long and interesting list.
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Publishers

Publishers that carry CFD related publications.
AIAA Publications
Information about journals, books and other publications from AIAA.
ASME Journals
Information about ASME journals, periodicals and books.
Cambridge University Press
Several CFD related publications, including Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
DCW Industries Scientific Books
Publishes a few books in the general area of CFD. The home of the great book "Turbulence Modeling for CFD" by D.C. Wilcox.
Elsevier Science
Publishes several journals, books and proceedings related to fluid dynamics.
Springer-Verlag Heidelberg
A wide range of scientific publications, including several CFD related things. You can find the table of contents for some of their journals here.
VKI Lecture Series
Reprints of selected topics, monographs and more.
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