Ústav mechaniky tekutin a termodynamiky
Department of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics
Vedoucí - Ústav mechaniky tekutin a termodynamiky 12112
Head of department
Místnost: FS / Technická 4, 166 07 Praha 6 / B1-330
The Department of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague, is one of the leading Czech scientific research institutes in the field of continuum mechanics. In addition to teaching study subjects in the bachelor, master's and doctorate study programmes, the department is engaged in research and development in the areas of applied fluid mechanics (e.g. aerospace and automotive applications), heat transfer (power industry and automotive technology fields), hemodynamics (in co-operation with the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague) and the issues of supersonic flow. At present, the activities of the institute consist of approximately 20% teaching activities, 30% activities related to co-operation with industrial sector, and 50% activities related to funds provided by various grant agencies.