516-0901/02 – Acoustic and Ultrasonic Defectoscopy (AKUDE)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Valíček, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Valíček, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FMT, FBI, FAST, FEI, FSIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VAL30 doc. Ing. Jan Valíček, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To study in depth basic and special methods of acoustic and supersonic defectoscopy according to the syllabus of the subject and instructions of person guaranteeing the subject. To present the mentioned methods at a specialized seminar of doctoral students. To prepare the application of mentioned knowledge according to the assignment of topic of PhD thesis.

Teaching methods



The subject contains the description of characteristics of acoustic field in connection with criteria for hearing hazards. Further, it deals with noise spreading in constructions and noise reduction, the way of spreading noise from the source, and the methodology of noise measurement. Electroacoustic converters are a basis of the next part, which discusses measurements in acoustics and electroacoustics, including sound recording and reproduction. Ultrasound and ultrasound defectoscopy methods are considered in terms of ultrasound defectoscopy and ultrasound check technology.

Compulsory literature:

Randall D. Knight:Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics and MasteringPhysics

Recommended literature:

Randall D. Knight:Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics and Mastering Physics

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

systematic individual study


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. acoustic waves Periodic signals and the acoustic spectrum. Spectral analysis. sound propagation in three-dimensional environment. Velocity of acoustic waves. intervention acoustic waves. 2. Noise and noise criteria Reviews noise variables. The mechanism of hearing. Weber - Fechner law. Critical Zone. Depth criteria. Noise as an environmental factor. Effects of noise on humans. 3. acoustic source Mechanical sound source. Noise of machine parts (gears, piston and electric machines), pumps, burners and vehicles. noise turbulent flow, the discharge fluid, the body wrap, fans, elements of the pipe network. 4. Electroacoustics Electric meter, measuring the acoustics and elektroakustice, record and sound reproduction. 5. Ultrasonic Testing

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2003/2004 Winter semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  
        Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (P1701) Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P1701) Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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