Ing. Pavel Švancara, Ph.D.


Department:  Department D 3 - Dynamics and Vibration
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Education and academic qualification

* 2000, Ing., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Institute of Solid Mechanics,  
              specialization Applied Mechanics
* 2007, Ph.D., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Institute of Solid Mechanics,
              specialization Engineering Mechanics

Career overview

* 2003 - present, researcher, IT AS CR v.v.i.
* 2004 - present, assistant professor, Inst. of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics, Faculty of
                               Mech. Eng., Brno University of Technology

Scientific activities

* Bioacoustics:
    - computational and experimental modelling of influence of defects and surgical procedures at human vocal tract    
      (effect of tonsillectomy)
    - FE model of interaction between fluid induced oscillating vocal folds and acoustic procesess in the vocal tract
* Sound and vibration:
    - computational and experimental modelling of high-frequency sound and vibration using SEA method (Statistical
      Energy Analysis)
    - analysis of sound and vibration in low and mid-frequency frequency range - Finite Element Method (FEM),  
      Boundary Element Method (BEM), combination of FEM + SEA

Selected publications

* ŠVANCARA, P.; HORÁČEK, J.; HRŮZA, V.:
   Development of FE Model of Interaction between Oscillating Vocal Folds and Acoustic Space of the Vocal Tract,
   Proceedings of The 6th Internationl Conference on Voice Physiology and Biomechanics , University of Tampere,
   pp.163-167, 2008

* LAUKANNEN, A. M.; HORÁČEK, J.; ŠVANCARA, P.; LEHTINEN, E.; WAARAMAA, T.:
   Perceptual evaluation of FE modelled consequences of tonillectomy: Diffrences between listeners,
   Proceedings of 7th Pan European Voice Conference, University of Groningen, pp.98-98, 2007

* ŠVANCARA, P., HORÁČEK, J., VOKŘÁL, J., ČERNÝ, L.:
   Computational modelling of effect of tonsillectomy on voice production,
   Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, Vol.31, No.3, pp.117-125, ISSN 1401-5439, 2006

* ŠVANCARA, P., HORÁČEK, J.:
   Numerical Modelling of Effect of Tonsillectomy on Production of Czech Vowels,
   Acta Acustica united with Acustica, Vol.92,No.5, pp.681-688,ISSN 1610-1928, 2006

* ŠVANCARA, P.; HORÁČEK, J.:
   FE modelling of effect of tonsillectomy on production of Czech vowels,
   Inženýrská mechanika - Engineering Mechanics, Vol.12, No.5, pp.347-354, ISSN 1210-2717, 2005

* ŠVANCARA, P.; HORÁČEK, J.:
   Numerical modelling of effect of tonsillectomy on production of Czech vowels /a/ and /i/,
   Proceedings of 4th International Workshop : Models and analysis of vocal emissions for biomedical applications
   MAVEBA, Firenze University Press, pp.151-154, 2005

* ŠVANCARA, P.; HORÁČEK, J.; PEŠEK, L.:
   Numerical modelling of production of Czech vowel /a/ based on FE model of the vocal tract,
   The 4th International Conference on Voice Physiology and Biomechanics, Laboratory of Audio-Phonology
   Marseille,  pp.163-165,2004

* ŠVANCARA, P.
   Stanovení faktorů ztrát vazeb u modelů SEA pomocí duální formulace a modální analýzy metodou konečných prvků.
   Interakce a zpětné vazby, Ústav termomechaniky AV ČR, Praha, pp. 171-178, 2003

Teaching

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology

* Statics
* Kinematics
* Dynamics
* Technical mechanics
* Sound and Vibration

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