Ing. Jaromír Horáček, DrSc.

Department:  Department D 3 - Dynamics and Vibration
Phone: (+420) 266053125
Location:  Main Building, Dolejškova 1402/5, Praha
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1970, Ing.  – Department of Materials, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University
1970-1972 – researcher at Aircraft Research and Test Institute, Prague
since 1972 – Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
1977, CSc. – Mechanics of rigid and elastic bodies and environment, Institute of Thermomechanics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
1990, DrSc. – Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, technical sciences

Membership in Scientific Bodies:

  • Chair of the Czech National Committee of IFToMM
  • Chairperson of the Defence Commission of AS CR for Doctor of Science theses in Mechanics of Bodies, Constructions, Mechanisms and Environment

Membership in Editorial Boards:

  • Journal of Mechanical Engineering (Bratislava)
  • Engineering Mechanics (Brno)
  • Applied Computational Mechanics (Pilsen)
  • Mathematical Problems in Engineering (Hindawi)

Selected publications

1. Tokuda, IT; Horacek, J; Svec, JG; Herzel, H. (2008). Bifurcations and chaos in register transitions of excised larynx experiments. Chaos 18 (1): art. no.-013102. DOI: 10.1063/1.2825295, citací: 1, IF: 2.188.

2. Sidlof, P; Svec, JG; Horacek, J; Vesely, J; Klepacek, I; Havlik, R. (2008). Geometry of human vocal folds and glottal channel for mathematical and biomechanical modeling of voice production. Journal of Biomechanics 41 (5): 985-995. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.12.016 citací: 0, IF: 2.897.

3. Sváček, P., Feistauer, M., Horáček, J. (2007). Numerical simulation of flow induced airfoil vibrations with large amplitudes Journal of Fluids and Structures 23 (3), pp. 391-411. citací: 3, IF: 0.821.

4. Horacek, J; Sidlof, P; Svec, JG. (2005). Numerical simulation of self-oscillations of human vocal folds with Hertz model of impact forces. Journal of Fluids and Structures 20 (6): 853-869, DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2005.05.003, citací: 6, IF: 0.832.

5. Svec, JG; Horacek, J; Sram, F; Vesely, J. (2000). Resonance properties of the vocal folds: In vivo laryngoscopic investigation of the externally excited laryngeal vibrations. Journal of Acoustical Society of America 108 (4): 1397-1407. citací: 11, IF: 1.366


Continuum Dynamics (4th grade), Department of Materials, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague


2016–2018GA16-01246SComputational and experimental modelling of self-induced vibrations of vocal folds and influence of their impairments on human voice
2012–2015GAP101/12/1306Biomechanical modeling of human voice production - way to artificial vocal folds
2011–2015GAP101/11/0207Coupled problems of fluid and solid mechanics - nonlinear aeroelasticity
2009–2010OC09019Modelling of voice production based on biomechanics
2008–2010GA101/08/1155Computer and physical modelling of vibroacoustic properties of human vocal tract for optimization of voice quality
2006–2009IAA200760613Computer modelling of aeroelastic phenomena for real fluid flowing past vibrating airfoils particolarly after the loss of system stability
2002–2004GA101/02/0391Numerical simulation and experimental research of aeroelasticity of aircrafts considering large displacements
1998–2003GV106/98/K019Methods of mathematical-physical modelling of vibroacoustic systems in biomechnics of voice and hearing focused on the artifical replacements and prostheses