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Welcome to our wiki! This site is maintained by the Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague.
All coworkers and students of the department are invited to share information on various activities and resources related to mechanics (teaching, research, applications, consulting, etc.).
The information is arranged according to the following list:

  • Conferences - international and national conferences, symposia and workshops
  • Courses - intensive courses, typically for graduate students
  • Vacancies - open positions in mechanics (e.g. postdocs, researchers, assistant professors)
  • Projects - calls for proposals, list of funding agencies
  • Seminar - program of the solid mechanics seminar organized by the department
  • Meetings - thematic internal meetings focused on research problems solved at the department, organized on an ad-hoc basis
  • Defences - BSc, MSc and PhD theses, habilitations
  • Alumni - our former colleagues (students or coworkers of the department)
  • Literature - recommendations of useful books and papers
  • Software - recommendations of handy software tools
  • Life - social life of the department, various events and activities
  • Links

A special section (in Czech), referred to as the Student's Corner, is intended for undergraduate students (see also the menu on the left).
Electronic teaching aids are collected in our Virtual Laboratory of Mechanics.
An overview of approaching events can be found in the section entitled Current events (see also the menu on the left).
If you have any comments or suggestions, please switch to the Discussion tab (see the top menu with tabs Page / Discussion).
Under construction: Creep of concrete

Important news and announcements

  • On Monday, October 23, Samuel Forest will give a talk on The micromorphic approach to gradient plasticity and damage in our seminar (department meeting room B366, starting from 13:30).
  • Our next bowling challenge, MK 2017, will take place on Monday, 4 December 2017.
  • Erasmus+ course on Advanced Master in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, coordinated at CTU by Petr Kabele, received 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award in education, training, and awareness-raising category
  • Winners of the Academician Bazant Contest (student contest in mechanics, 26 May 2017): 1.-2. Filip Šmejkal & Marek Tyburec, 3. Michal Šmejkal.

Recent papers

Here we list five most recent publications of members of our department (author names in boldface). Items are added to the list once published online.

  1. J. Němeček, L. Li, Y. Xi: Electrokinetic nanoparticle injection for remediating leaks in oil well cement, Construction and Building Materials, 5 September 2017
  2. K. Mikeš, M. Jirásek: Quasicontinuum method extended to irregular lattices, Computers & Structures, online 31 August 2017
  3. F. Kolařík, B. Patzák, J. Zeman: Computational homogenization of fresh concrete flow around reinforcing bars, Computers & Structures, online 14 August 2017
  4. J.Němeček, J.Kruis, T.Koudelka, T.Krejčí: Simulation of chloride migration in reinforced concrete, Applied Mathematics and Computation, online 29 July 2017
  5. P. Pokorný, F. Šmejkal, P. Kulmon, P. Novák, J. Novák, A. Mikš, M. Horák, M. Jirásek: Calculation of nonlinearly deformed membrane shape of liquid lens caused by uniform pressure, Applied Optics, online 18 July 2017