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  • Long-action of additional horizontal prestressing on masonry 

    Pěkník, Robin; Klusáček, Ladislav (Elsevier, 2017-07-20)
    This article is focused on verifying behaviour of a brick masonry which was horizontally post-tensioned. An experimental model of three walls has been built for the measurement. The model is in scale 1:1 and represents a ...
  • Perception of Residential Environment in Cities: A Comparative Study 

    Hanák, Tomáš; Marović, Ivan; Aigel, Petr (Elsevier, 2015-08-31)
    This paper deals with the issues relating to the quality of the residential environment and its perception by the population. The aim of the research was to identify the key indicators perceived by residents as the most ...
  • Risk and Reliability Analysis of Open Reservoir Water Shortages Using Optimization 

    Marton, Daniel; Kapelan, Zoran (Elsevier, 2014-12-17)
    The goal of this paper was to describe how to find optimal relations between water shortage and hydropower energy based on Risk and Reliability methods. Reservoir simulation model including water losses as well as risk ...
  • Development of microstructure of the fly ash aerated concrete in time 

    Drochytka, Rostislav; Helanová, Ester (Elsevier, 2015-07-09)
    Calciumhydrosilicate components formed during autoclaving process are highly complex formations, which often blend together mutually and form a variety of intermediate products, from completely amorphous, to the good ...
  • The Assessment of the Technical Condition of the Water Distribution Systems 

    Tuhovčák, Ladislav; Tauš, Miloslav; Kučera, Tomáš (Elsevier, 2014-12-17)
    The paper deals with auditing the technical condition of the Water Distribution Systems (WDS) and its individual elements. The paper presents the methodology of determining the operating and technical indicators (TI) for ...
  • Solidification of Hazardous Waste with the Aim of Material Utilization of Solidification Products 

    Hodul, Jakub; Dohnálková, Božena; Drochytka, Rostislav (Elsevier, 2015-07-09)
    This work deals with the possibility of using solidification technology to transform the hazardous waste with the aim to achieve the material utilization of solidification products. For this purpose, it is necessary to ...
  • Development of grout for additional seal embankment dams 

    Michalčíková, Magdaléna; Černý, Vít; Drochytka, Rostislav (Elsevier, 2015-06-25)
    The technology of sealing sand and gravel by chemical injection has been known and used for a long time. Chemical grouting is however expensive and sometimes the use of cement does not lead to the desired effect. That is ...
  • Prevention of discoloration events in water distribution systems 

    Ručka, Jan; Kovář, Jiří (Elsevier, 2014-04-01)
    Mathematical modeling and simulation techniques represent powerful tools for optimizing the operation of drinking water supply networks. Water quality in the distribution systems is affected by the hydraulic regime in the ...
  • Using artificial neural network models to assess water quality in water distribution networks 

    Cuesta Cordoba, Gustavo Andres; Tuhovčák, Ladislav; Tauš, Miloslav (Elsevier, 2014-04-30)
    The purpose of the research is to assess chlorine concentration in WDS using statistical models based on ANN in combination with Monte-Carlo. This approach offers advantages in contrast to the generally use methods for ...
  • Indirect condition assessment of water mains 

    Tuhovčák, Ladislav; Tauš, Miloslav; Míka, Petr (Elsevier, 2014-04-30)
    The presented paper summarizes a basic theory of indirect condition assessment including a definition of condition assessment, factors contributing to deterioration and possible outputs of the condition assessment. ...
  • Multi-parameter crack tip stress state description for estimation of fracture process zone extent in silicate composite WST specimens 

    Veselý, Václav; Sobek, Jakub; Malíková, Lucie; Frantík, Petr; Seitl, Stanislav (Gruppo Italiano Frattura, 2013-04-15)
    For wedge splitting test specimens, the stress and displacement fields both in the vicinity and also in large distance from the crack tip are investigated by means of numerical methods. Several variants of boundary conditions ...
  • Determination of Tensile Properties of Selected Building Sealants in Combination with High-pressure Compact Laminate (HPL) 

    Liška, Pavel; Nečasová, Barbora; Šlanhof, Jiří; Hanzelková, Martina (Elsevier Ltd., 2015-07-01)
    One of the current issues in the Czech building industry is an efficient implementation of seal joint between constructions. An undesirable penetration of water, moisture or air between structural elements may have a ...
  • A stochastic approach to the operative control of flood flows through a reservoir 

    Jaroš, Lubomír; Starý, Miloš; Březková, Lucie (Institute of Hydrology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Hydrodynamics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2016-01-04)
    The contribution focuses on the design of a control algorithm aimed at the operative control of runoff water from a reservoir during flood situations. Management is based on the stochastically specified forecast of water ...
  • Estimation of Sport Facilities by Means of Technical-Economic Indicator 

    Hanák, Tomáš; Hrstka, Lukáš; Tuscher, Martin; Biolek, Vojtěch (De Gruyter, 2020-06-05)
    This paper is concerned with early cost estimation of sport facilities. Sufficiently precise cost estimation is essential for investors in the pre-investment stage where they decide on whether to pursue an investment and ...
  • Determining fracture energy parameters of concrete from the modified compact tension test 

    Fernández-Canteli, Alfonso; Castaón, Laura; Nieto, Belen; Lozano, Miguel; Holušová, Táňa; Seitl, Stanislav (Gruppo Italiano Frattura, 2014-09-01)
    The modified compact tension (MCT) test, though not yet recognized as a valid test for determining fracture energy of concrete, is believed to represent a plausible and suitable alternative versus other well established ...
  • Solving Civil Engineering Problems by Means of Fuzzy and Stochastic MCDM Methods: Current State and Future Research 

    Antucheviciene, Jurgita; Kala, Zdeněk; Marzouk, Mohamed; Vaidogas, Egidijus R. (Hindawi, 2015-08-28)
    The present review examines decision-making methods developed for dealing with uncertainties and applied to solve problems of civil engineering. Several methodological difficulties emerging from uncertainty quantification ...
  • Boundary Layer Effect on Behavior of Discrete Models 

    Eliáš, Jan (MDPI, 2017-02-10)
    The paper studies systems of rigid bodies with randomly generated geometry interconnected by normal and tangential bonds. The stiffness of these bonds determines the macroscopic elastic modulus while the macroscopic ...
  • Conformal and Geodesic Mappings onto Some Special Spaces 

    Berezovski, Vladimir; Cherevko, Yevhen; Rýparová, Lenka (MDPI, 2019-07-25)
    In this paper, we consider conformal mappings of Riemannian spaces onto Ricci-2-symmetric Riemannian spaces and geodesic mappings of spaces with affine connections onto Ricci-2-symmetric spaces. The main equations for the ...
  • Characterization of geopolymers prepared using powdered brick 

    Fořt, Jan; Novotný, Radomír; Vejmelková, Eva; Trník, Anton; Rovnaníková, Pavla; Keppert, Martin; Pommer, Vojtěch; Černý, Robert (Elsevier, 2019-11-01)
    Geopolymerization of waste products can contribute to the solution of current environ-mental issues related to depletion of natural resources. In this paper, several geopolymer mixes are prepared using waste brick in ...
  • Flow characteristics at trapezoidal broad-crested side weir 

    Říha, Jaromír; Zachoval, Zbyněk (Institute of Hydrology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Hydrodynamics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2015-04-01)
    Broad-crested side weirs have been the subject of numerous hydraulic studies; however, the flow field at the weir crest and in front of the weir in the approach channel still has not been fully described. Also, the discharge ...

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