Department D 1 - Fluid Dynamics

Fundamental theoretical and experimental research in fluid mechanics, mainly internal aerodynamics, transitional and turbulent shear flows, and computational fluid dynamics; some aspects of external and environmental aerodynamics including modelling of atmospheric flows, dispersion and environmental and wind engineering problems and processes in Atmospheric Boundary Layer.
 


 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2020

Conference - Prague, February 19-21, 2020
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2019

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS, v.v.i., February 20 - 22, 2019
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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XXIV Biennial Symposium on Measuring Techniques in Turbomachinery

Conference - Prague, August 29-31, 2018

Aim of this international symposium with long tradition is to share experinece involved in making measurements in turbomachinery.  »»» 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2018

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS, v.v.i., February 21 - 23, 2018
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Lectures "Biomass Drying – Experimental Investigation and Theoretical Analysis" and "ORC Turbine Flow Path Analysis and Design"

Lecture - 6 December 2016, 10.00
Dr. Jacek Žabski, Mgr. Roman Rusakov, Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Science, Gdańsk

The Institute of Thermomechanics is inviting you to two lectures of our colleagues from the Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Science, Gdańsk, which will be held on 6 December 2016 at 10:00 in the "club room" at Dolejškova 1402/52, 182 00, Prague 8.  »»» 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2017

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., February 15-17 2017
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2016

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., February 10-12, 2016
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2015

Conference - October 21–23, 2015, Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS, Prague

The Colloquium will be held in the Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS v. v. i. in Prague. The subject covers all fields of fluid dynamics: theoretical, experimental and mathematical modeling, basic and applied.  »»» 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2015

Conference - Prague, February 11-13, 2015
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Numerical and Experimental Modelling of Gas – Liquid Flow in Packed Bed

Lecture - December 5, 2014 (Friday), 10:00-10:30
Prof. Stan Drobniak, Technical University of Częstochowa, Institute of Thermal Machinery

Abstract: Presentation of recent results of the long-time project on gas-liquid flow in packed bed by collective of authors: D. Asendrych, P. Niegodajew, M. Marek, S. Drobniak, W. Elsner.

Influence of pressure gradient on vortical structures generation in turbulent boundary layer

Lecture - December 5, 2014 (Friday), 10:30-11:00
Prof. Witold Elsner, Technical University of Częstochowa, Institute of Thermal Machinery

Abstract: The presentation of the authors Drozdz A., Elsner W. will show new achievements in the research of a turbulent boundary layer structure and effect of pressure gradient.

Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2014

Conference - October 22 – 24, 2014, Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR, Prague

The Colloquium will be held in the Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR v.v.i. in Prague. The subject covers all fields of fluid dynamics: theoretical, experimental and mathematical modeling, basic and applied.  »»» 

Summer school and Workshop - Particles in Flows

Conference - Prague, August 25 - 31, 2014

The aim of the summer school is to present a comprehensive series of lectures on various aspects of problems involving particles in flows. It is organized as a multidisciplinary event with topics ranging from theoretical and numerical mathematics up to physics and applications. The emphasize will be on models related to topics originating in environmental, biomedical and industrial applications. The summer course is prepared for graduate students, young scientists, and other interested specialists.  »»» 

On Thermodynamics of Coal Power-Plants Technology (2 parts)

Lecture - November 29 (Friday), 10:00-11:00
Prof. Witold Elsner, Prof. Stanisław Drobniak, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Thermal Machinery, TU Częstochowa, Poland

DATE CHANGED! The lecture will consist of two parts: 1) Thermo-economical analysis of supercritical coal-fired power unit (will be presented by Prof. W. Elsner); 2) Numerical modelling of CO2 absorption and desorption in CCS installation (will be delivered by Prof. S. Drobniak).  »»» 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2014

Conference - February 19-21, 2014, Institute of thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., Prague
Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.; Dept. of Tech. Mathematics, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, CTU Prague; MIO Université du Sud Toulon Var - AMU - CNRS - IRD and Czech Pilot centre ERCOFTAC organize conference aim of which is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.
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Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2013

Conference - October 23 – 25, 2013, Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR, Prague

The purpose of the Colloquium is to bring together experts on theoretical and experimental fluid mechanics from academic institutions, universities and other research and development establishments and to offer them the opportunity to exchange and update information on their problems. The Colloqium serves as a scientific forum and will be held in the Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR.  »»» 

OECD-NEA benchmark on MATiS-H experiment

Lecture - March 18, 2013 (Monday), 10.00-11.00
Assoc. Prof. Alex Rashkovan, Physics Department, NRCN Research Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Abstract: OECD-NEA benchmark on MATiS-H experiment. Flow downstream of the mixing vanes in fuel rod bundles. Experimental and numerical investigation on heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Extended surfaces heat transfer optimization for High Temperature Gas Cooled Nuclear Reactors fuel rods.

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2013

Conference - February 13 - 15, 2013, Institute of thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., Prague

The aim of the conference is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official language of the conference is English.  »»» 

Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2012

Conference - October 24 – 26, 2012, Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR, Prague

The purpose of the Colloquium is to bring together experts on theoretical and experimental fluid mechanics from academic institutions, universities and other research and development establishments and to offer them the opportunity to exchange and update information on their problems. The Colloqium serves as a scientific forum and will be held in the Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR.  »»» 

Non-Homogeneous Fluids and Flows - Summer School and Workshop

Conference - Prague, August 27-31, 2012
The aim of the summer school is to present a comprehensive series of lectures on various aspects of non-homogeneous fluids and flows. The emphasize will be on mathematical, computational and experimental topics originating in environmental applications. The summer course is prepared for graduate students, young scientists, and other interested specialists. Besides of the course lectures, the program will include a one day workshop (on Wednesday, August 29) dedicated to short, more advanced lectures given by attending scientists.
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Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2012

Conference - Prague, February 15–17, 2012

The aim of the conference is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in frame of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. Attendance of experts from academic institutes, technical universities and from other research institutions is assumed. Official languages of the conference are English and Czech.  »»» 

Colloqium Fluid Dynamics 2011

Conference - Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR, lecture room B, October 19–21, 2011

The Institute of Thermomechanics ASCRCzech Society for Mechanics and the ERCOFTAC Czech Pilot Centre will organise on October 19 – 21, 2011  »»» 

Dr. Radka Kellnerová awarded prize for best young authors' presentation at PHYSMOD 2011


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Dr. Radka Kellnerová was awarded the prize for best young authors' presentation at the PHYSMOD 2011 conference held in Hamburg on August 22-24, 2011 for her paper entitled Proper orthogonal decomposition of velocity and vorticity field within the street canyon and wavelet analysis of the expansion coefficients.

Turbulence in (normal) fluids

Lecture - February 21, 2011 (Monday), 14:00-15:00
Doc. Ing. Václav Uruba, CSc.

Turbulence will be introduced as the typical state of real flowing viscous fluids (historical overview). Attributes of turbulence will be presented (diffusivity, deterministic chaos, fractal structure…). A mathematical model will be introduced and its basic properties will be shown including the Kolmogorov theory. Then a few phenomenological aspects will demonstrate the typical features of the phenomenon (stability, complexity…).

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2011

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, Dolejškova 5, Prague, February 16–17, 2011

The aim of the conference is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in the course of solution of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from the academician institutes, technical universities and from the other research institutions is assumed. The official languages of the conference are English and Czech.  »»» 

Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2010

Conference - IT AS CR, v.v.i. Praha, October 20 - 22, 2010

The Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., Prague, the Czech Society for Mechanics and the ERCOFTAC Czech Pilot Centre will organize Colloquium FLUID DYNAMICS 2010 held on October 20 – 22, 2010.  »»» 

Large-Eddy Simulation on Plume Dispersion within Regular Arrays of Cubic Buildings

Lecture - September 6, 2010 (Monday) at 14.30
Dr. Hiromasa Nakayama

Dr. Hiromasa Nakayama is a researcher in the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki, Japan.

Abstract: There is a potential problem that hazardous and flammable materials are accidentally or intentionally released into the atmosphere, either within or close to populated urban areas. For the assessment of human health hazard from toxic substances, the existence of high concentration peaks in a plume should be considered.  »»» 

High-order LES benchmarking of confined rotor-stator flows

Lecture - May 25, 2010 (Tuesday) 14:00
Sébastien Poncet, Laboratoire M2P2, UMR 6181 CNRS – Aix-Marseille Université

The highly accurate simulation of turbulent rotating flows within cavity is of interest for both engineering applications, such as designing rotational machinery, and fundamental research, as one of the simplest cases where the turbulent boundary layers are three-dimensional. Attempting to compute these flows using statistical approaches has had only partial success.  »»» 

Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics 2010

Conference - Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, Dolejškova 5, Prague, February 10–11, 2010

The aim of the conference is to discuss contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and to bring out latest results obtained in the course of solution of grant projects supported by grant agencies in Czech Republic and abroad. The attendance of experts from the academician institutes, technical universities and from the other research institutions is assumed. The official languages of the conference are English and Czech.  »»» 

Fundamentals and Applications of Active Flow Control

Lecture - April 8, 2009 (Wednesday), 14:00
Prof. Avraham Seifert, University Tel Aviv

Prof. Seifert will present two recent research projects conducted in Tel Aviv using active flow control. The first project describes taking airfoil separation control concept to flight while the second describes the application of the newly developed suction and oscillatory blowing actuator for aerodynamic drag reduction of large trucks.  »»» 


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