prof. Ing. Václav Uruba, CSc.

Position:  Head of laboratory
Department:  Department D 1 - Fluid Dynamics
Phone: (+420) 266053414
Room:  M2501
Location:  Main Building, Dolejškova 1402/5, Praha
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Publons (ResearcherID): H-2841-2014

1981    Ing.                             Applied Mechanics       Czech tech.uni.
1990    CSc.(PhD)                  Applied Mechanics       Czechoslovak AS
2007    Doc.(       Applied Mechanics       Czech tech.uni.
2014    Prof.                              Mechanical Eng.            Uni West Bohemia

1981-1984     Institute of motor vehicles research                      researcher
1984-1987     Institute of Thermomechanics CZ AS                    regular doctor student
1987-1995     Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR                   scientific worker
1995-2011     Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, (v.v.i.)        head of department
2011-             Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, (v.v.i.)        head of laboratory

1993-1994    CEAT Université de Poitiers, Francie          9 months
2006               Queens University, Belfast, UK                    2 months

Fluid dynamics, shear layers, turbulence, coherent structures, turbulent diffusion, dynamical systems, experimental methods in fluid dynamics.

Selected publications

Jonáš, Pavel - Mazur, Oton - Uruba, Václav: On the receptivity of the by-pass transition to the length scale of the outer stream turbulence. European Journal of Mechanics B-Fluids, Roč. 19, (2000), s. 707-722. ISSN 0997-7546
Uruba, Václav - Jonáš, Pavel - Mazur, Oton: Control of a channel-flow behind a backward-facing step by suction/blowing. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Roč. 28, č. 4 (2007), s. 665-672. ISSN 0142-727X
Uruba, Václav - Mazur, Oton - Jonáš, Pavel: Jet in crossflow: A few remarks on the crossflow structure influence. 3-211-00753-9. In: Manipulation and control of jets in crossflow. Wien : Springer, 2003 - (Karagozian, A.;Cortelezzi, L.; Soldati, A.) s. 77-86. - (Courses and Lectures. CISM.)
Hladík, Ondřej - Jonáš, Pavel - Uruba, Václav: Dynamics of turbulent spots in transitional boundary layer. Journal of Physics, Conference Series, č. 318, (2011), s. 1-5. ISSN 1742-6596.
Uruba, Václav - Jonáš, Pavel - Hladík, Ondřej: Dynamical structure of the turbulent boundary layer on rough surface. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Roč. 11, č. 1 (2011), s. 603-604. ISSN 1617-7061
Uruba, Václav - Knob, Martin: Dynamics of a Boundary Layer Separation. EngineeringMechanics, Roč. 16, č. 1 (2009), s. 29-38. ISSN1802-1484
Horáček, Jaromír - Šidlof, Petr - Uruba, Václav -Veselý, Jan - Radolf, Vojtěch - Bula, Vítězslav: Coherent structures in the flow inside a model of the human vocal tract with self-oscillating vocal folds. Acta Technica CSAV, Roč. 55, č. 4 (2010), s. 327-343. ISSN 0001-7043
Jonáš, Pavel - Mazur, Oton - Uruba, Václav: Comparison between the wall roughness effect and the free stream turbulence impact and their joint action on boundary layer development. ERCOFTAC Bulletin, Roč. 80, (2009), s. 82-86.
Kellnerová, Radka ; Kukačka, Libor ; Jurčáková, Klára ; Uruba, Václav ; Jaňour, Zbyněk. PIV measurement of turbulent flow within a street canyon: Detection of coherent motion. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 2012, Roč. 104, SI, s. 302-313. ISSN 0167-6105.
Uruba, Václav: Dynamics of flow behind backward-facing step in a narrow channel, EPJ Web of Conferences, Vol. 45, Article No.: UNSP 01108, 8s, 2013, ISSN: 2100-014X.


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2020–2022TK03020057Novel method for in-field drift rate measurements
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2014–2017TA04020129Investigation of flows in a multi-stage axial turbine stages arrangement
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2005–2007GA101/05/0675Theoretical and experimental optimalization of vascular reconstruction in the view of hemodynamics
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