Libor Válka


FME, IMSE DMDM – Head of sub-department

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Ing. Libor Válka, CSc.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 1997 - CSc. (Ph.D.), Institute of Physics of Materials, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • 1990 - M.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT, Brno, Czech Republic

Pedagogic activities

  • 6MS - Limit States of Materials and Structures, labs
  • WZ1 - Materials Testing and Evaluation, labs
  • 3SV - Structure and Properties of Materials, labs
  • BUM - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, labs

Scientific activities

  • fracture behaviour of metallic materials and structural ceramics
  • mechanical properties of metallic materials
  • statistical methods and approaches in the context of fracture mechanics
  • micromechanistics aspects of the fractures
  • experimental fracture mechanics
  • fractography and failure analysis

Non-University activities

  • member of TNK64 "Mechanical Testing of Metals", Czech Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing

Industry cooperation

  • cooperation with industrial partners in areas of the analysis and solutions of material and technological problems

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