Ing. Václav Kolář, CSc.

Occupation research worker
Telephone +420 233 109 095
E-mail kolar@ih.cas.cz

Education and Professional Experience

Ing. (MSc., Mech. Eng.) – specialization Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Eng., Czech Technical University, Prague.
Diploma Thesis: "Thermodynamic properties of acetylene".

CSc. (Ph.D.) – specialization Thermomechanics and Fluid Mechanics, Czech Technical University, Prague.
Ph.D. thesis: "Radial submerged jet with swirl – hydrodynamic model and radial-impeller performance".

Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Institute for Hydromechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (FRG), 1989-91.

Editor for Fluid Mechanics of the journal Open Physics (earlier Central European Journal of Physics): http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/phys


Research activities

Fluid mechanics

Vortical structures and vortex identification

Shear flows (especially jets and wakes)

Flow-field analysis (decomposition methods near a point)

The Institute
of Hydrodynamics
of the CAS, v. v. i.

Pod Paťankou 30/5
166 12 Prague 6

Tel.: +420 233 109 011
Fax: +420 233 324 361
Email: h@ii.cha.csz