480-4018/01 – Special Applications of Liquid Jets (SAKP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type A
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HLA57 prof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student characterises special applications proper for utilization of liquid jets. Student analyses and evaluates possibilities of combination of liquid jets with other methods of materials disintegration. Student predicts and evaluates application possibilities of liquid jets in special cases.

Teaching methods



The main aim of the course is to familiarize students with special applications of fluid jets, especially in the field of aerospace, automotive, medicine, electronics and powder materials. In this course the students are introduced into the issue of special modifications of devices working with liquid jets for their use in the aforementioned areas as well as other technological applications.

Compulsory literature:

Hlaváč, L.M., Hlaváčová, I.M., Gembalová, L., Kaličinský, J., Fabian, S., Měšťánek, J., Kmec, J., Mádr, V.: Experimental Method for Investigation of the Abrasive Water Jet Cutting Quality. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2009.04.011) 209(20), 2009, 6190-6195. Hlaváč, L.M., Hlaváčová, I.M., Vašek, J., Jandačka, P., Zegzulka, J., Viliamsová, J., Mádr, V., Uhlář, R.: Investigation Of Samples From the High-Velocity Water Jet Driven Micro/Nano Particle Collider. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP, 5, 2010, 119-126.

Recommended literature:

Hlaváčová, I.M., Hlaváč, L., Mádr, V., Janurová, E., Uhlář, R., Kaličinský, J.: Risk Assessment in Using the High-Energy Liquid Jet Technology. In Optimization of production processes, Gajek, M. (ed.), Opole University of Technology, Opole, 2008, Chapter 7, p. 85-96

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Tests, projects, written and oral examinations, systematic preparation for lectures


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Další požadavky na studenta

Systematic preparation for lectures.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Problems of application of liquid jets in aerospace industry - analysis of the main advantages and limitations 2. Use of liquid jet in automotive industry - main usage, efficiency and quality 3. Application of liquid jets in raw material extruction – limits of liquid jet use in this branch, possibilities of increase in performance and efficiency 4. Basic means of liquid jet utilizations for solution of emergency situations - analysis of application of liquid jets in this branch and proposals of further progress of use 5. Application of liquid jets in medicine - analysis of specific problems related to application of liquid jets in medical branches 6. Use of comminution processes performed by liquid jets for preparation of powder materials - analysis of benefits and disadvantages, new possibilities of utilization of such a preparation of materials and indication of methods of power and efficience increase

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: attending of seminars at least 80%, handing in seminar works

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type A study plan
2019/2020 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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