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doc. Ing. Jan Klusák, Ph.D.
Position: head
Groups: Advanced Metallic Materials and Metal Based Composites (CEITEC IPM), High Cycle Fatigue Group
Rooms: 118
Phone numbers: +420 532 290 348
E-mail: klusak@DELETE-THIS.CZ@DELETE-THIS.COMipm.cz.COM
  • 1993-1998 Master Studies
    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • 1998-2002 Postgraduate Studies
    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Institute of Physics of Materials
  • Since 1998 IPM AS CR
    Researcher in the High Cycle Fatigue group at IPM AS CR
  • Scientific interest:
    Study of the fracture mechanics of general singular stress concentrators. Formulation of stability criteria of a V-notch and a bi-material notch and their application to service life estimation. Study of the singular stress concentrators in isotropic and orthotropic materials. Numerical modelling and calculations of fracture-mechanics parameters of structures with stress concentrators and life-time estimation.
    Projects
    AMIRI − Aggregate-Matrix-Interface Related Issues in silicate-based composites
    Crack initiation and propagation from interface-related singular stress concentrators
    Determination of conditions of failure initiation in bi-material wedges composed of two orthotropic materials
    Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics of Bi-material notches
    Science Academy - critical thinking and practical application of scientific and technical knowledge in real life
    Publications:
    2017
    2016
    2015
    Krepl Ondřej, Klusák Jan, Profant Tomáš: Singular and non-singular stress terms for the failure assessment of bi-material notches, 17th International Conference on the Strength of Materials. Book of Abstracts. 09.-14.08.2015, p. 386.
    2014
    2013
    HELINCKS P., De CORTE W., KLUSÁK J., BOEL V., De SCHUTTER G., Experimental investigation of the influence of the bond conditions on the shear bond strength between steel and self-compacting concrete using push-out tests, Key Engineering Materials, Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics XI, Vols. 525-526 (2013), pp. 205–208, ISSN: 1662-9795
    KLUSÁK, J., HELINCKS. P., SEITL, S., De CORTE, W., BOEL, V., De SCHUTTER, G. The influence of the epoxy interlayer on the assessment of failure conditions of push-out test specimens. Key Engineering Materials (2013) Vols. 525-526 (2013), pp. 61–64, ISSN: 1662-9795
    Profant, T., Klusák, J., Ševeček, O., Kotoul, M.: On the direction of a crack initiated from an orthotropic bi-material notch composed of materials with non-uniform fracture mechanics properties, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 525-526 (2013) pp 545-548
    SEITL, S., KLUSÁK, J., FERNÁNDEZ, P., CANTELI, A: Thermographic determination methods: Application on fatigue limit of AL 2024 for R=0.1, Transactions of the VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Mechanical Series, No. 3, 2013, vol. LIX, ISSN 1210-0471
    2012
    Klusák, J., Seitl, S., De Corte, W., Helincks, P., Boel, V., De Schutter, D.: Failure conditions from push out tests of a steel-concrete joint: fracture mechanics approach, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 488-489 (2012) pp 710-713
    Klusák, J., Profant, T., Kotoul, M.: Conditions for crack initiation in an orthotropic bi-material notch, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 2012, Vol 19, Issue 4, pp 302-307
    HELINCKS, P., de CORTE, W., KLUSÁK, J., SEITL, S., BOEL, V., de SCHUTTER, D. Failure conditions from push-out tests of a steel-concrete joint: experimental results. Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 488–489 (2012), pp. 714–717
    Kunz, L., Lukáš, P., Klusák, J.: Fatigue Strength of Weathering Steel, ISSN 1392–1320 MATERIALS SCIENCE Vol. 18, No. 1. 2012
    2011
    Klusák, J., Knésl, Z.: Case Study of Crack Initiation from Bi-material Notches, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 452-453 (2011) pp 449-452, www.scientific.net
    Profant, T., Klusák, J., Kotoul, M.: On the Crack Initiated From the Bi-material Notch Tip, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 452-453 (2011) pp 441-444, www.scientific.net
    Profant, T., Klusák, J., Kotoul, M.: Case Criterion of Crack Onset in Orthotropic Bi-material Notches, Key Engineering Materials Vol. 465 (2011) pp 157-160, www.scientific.net
    Seitl, S., Klusák, J., Veselý, V., Řoutil, L.: Wedge-Splitting Test – Determination of Minimal Starting Notch Length for Various Cement Based Composites, Part II: Crack and Notch Fracture Mechanics Approaches, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 452-453 (2011) pp 81-84
    2010
    Klusák, J., Profant, T., Kotoul, M.: Study of the stress distribution around an orthotropic bi-material notch tip, Key Engineering Materials - Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics VIII, Vol. 417-418, ISBN 0-87849-315-8, ISBN-13 978-0-87849-315-9, ISSN 1013-9826 pp. 385-388, (2010).
    J. Korbel, L.E. Schmidt, B. Singh, N. Zant, J. Klusák, Z. Knésl: Prediction of Brittle Fracture of Epoxy-Aluminum Flanging, Applied and Computational mechanics, Vol. 4, 1, 2010, ISSN 1802-680X. pp. 49-56.
    2009
    J. Klusák, T. Profant, M. Kotoul: Various methods of numerical estimation of generalized stress intensity factors of bi-material notches, Journal of Applied and Computational mechanics, 3, 2009, pp. 297-304, ISSN 1802-680X.
    2008
    Klusák, J., Profant, T., Kotoul, M.: A comparison of two direct methods of generalized stress intensity factor calculations of bi-material notches, Key Engineering Materials Vols. 385-387 (2008) pp 409-412
    Náhlík, L., Knésl, Z., Klusák, J. Crack initiation kriteria for singular stress concentrators. Part III: An aplication to a crack touching a bimaterial interface. Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 99-114, 2008
    Seitl, S. Řoutil, L., Klusák, J., Veselý, V.: The influence of the shape of a saw-cut notch in quasi-brittle 3PB specimens on the critical applied force, Applied and Computational Mechanics 2 (1), 2008, 123-132, ISSN: 1802-680X
    2007
    Klusák, J., Knésl, Z.: Determination of crack initiation direction from a bi-material notch based on the strain energy density concept, Computational Materials Science (2007), Volume 39, issue 1, pp. 214-218.
    Knésl, Z., Klusák, J., Náhlík, L. Crack initiation criteria for singular stress concentrations, Part I: A universal assessment of singular stress concentrations, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 399-408, 2007
    Klusák, J., Knésl, Z., Náhlík, L. Crack initiation criteria for singular stress concentrations, Part II: Stability of sharp and bi-material notches, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 409-422, 2007
    Seitl, S., Klusák, J., Keršner, Z.: The influence of a notch width on a crack growth for various configurations of three-point bending specimens, Materials Engineering Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 213-219, 2007
    2006
    Klusák, J., Knésl, Z.: A Bi-material Wedge – a Model for the Prediction of Failure Initiation at Shape and Material Discontinuities. Key Engineering Materials Vols. 324-325 (2006), pp. 1305-1308.
    2005
    J. Klusák, Z. Knésl: Assessment of a bi-material wedge with two stress singularities. In: Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics IV, eds. M.H.Aliabadi et al., EC, ltd, UK, ISBN:0-9547783-1-6, 2005, pp. 211-216.
    Z. Knésl, J. Klusák, L. Náhlík: Fracture mechanics parameters of general singular stress concentrators. International scientific conference held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of founding the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Session 8 – Applied Mechanics, Ostrava 2005, pp. 385-390.
    2002
    J. Klusák, Z. Knésl: Evaluation of the threshold values for the propagation of a fatigue crack starting at a V-notch. Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Science, 9 (2002), pp. 459-468.
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