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Ing. Tomáš Vojtek, Ph.D.

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Researcher IDE-6515-2012
Positionresearcher - High Cycle Fatigue Group

Personal information
  • 2005-2010 Master Studies
    University of Pardubice, Jan Perner Transport Faculty, branch Transport Means
  • 2010-2014 Postgraduate Studies
    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, branch Physical and Materials Engineering
  • Professional development:
  • 2011-2012 FME BUT
    Junior researcher – Ph.D. student, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology.
  • 2014-2016 ESI ÖAW, Leoben
    Postdoctoral Position, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ESI ÖAW), Leoben, Austria
  • Since 2011 CEITEC BUT
    Researcher, group of Advanced Metallic Materials and Metal Based Composites, Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC)
  • Since 2016 IPM AS CR
    Researcher, High Cycle Fatigue Group, Institute of Physics of Materials, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.

  • Scientific interest
    Fatigue crack propagation in metallic materials, micromechanisms, crack closure, modes II and III.


    Poliserpi M., Barriobero-Vila P., Requena G., Garcia L., Tolley A., Poletti M., Vojtek T., Weiser A., Schell N., Stark A., Boeri R., Sommadossi S.: TEM and Synchrotron X-ray Study of the Evolution of Phases Formed During Bonding of IN718/Al/IN718 Couples by TLPB. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIAL (2021)


    Pokorný P., Dlhý P., Poduška J., Fajkoš R., Vojtek T., Náhlík L., Grasso M., Hutař P.: Influence of heat treatment-induced residual stress on residual fatigue life of railway axles. Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech. 109 (2020) 102732

    Borges M., Antunes F., Prates P., Branco R., Vojtek T.: Effect of Young's modulus on Fatigue Crack Growth. Int. J. Fatigue 132 (2020) 105375

    Vojtek T., Pokorný P., Oplt T., Jambor M., Náhlík L., Herrero D., Hutař P.: Classically determined effective deltaK fails to quantify crack growth rates. Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech. 108 (2020) 102608

    Gosch A., Berer M., Hutař P., Slávik O., Vojtek T., Arbeiter F., Pinter G.: Mixed Mode I/III fatigue fracture characterization of Polyoxymethylene. Int. J. Fatigue 130 (2020) 105269


    Vojtek T., Pokorný P., Náhlík L., Herrero D., Hutař P.: Crack Closure in the Near-threshold Region in Metallic Materials. Procedia Struct. Integr. 23 (2019) 481-486

    Tinoco Navarro H., Cardona C., Vojtek T., Hutař P.: Finite Element Analysis of Crack-tip Opening Displacement and Plastic Zones Considering the Cyclic Material Behavior. Procedia Struct. Integr. 23 (2019) 529-534

    Vojtek T., Pokorný P., Kuběna I., Náhlík L., Fajkoš R., Hutař P.: Quantitative dependence of oxide-induced crack closure on air humidity for railway axle steel. Int. J. Fatigue 123 (2019) 213-224

    Vojtek T., Hrstka M.: How to get a correct estimate of the plastic zone size for shear- mode fatigue cracks?. Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech. 104 (2019) 102322

    Žák S., Horníková J., Šandera P., Vojtek T., Kianicová M., Pokluda J.: Local and equivalent stress intensity factors for tortuous cracks under remote mode II loading. Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech. 101 (2019) 35-45

    Slávik O., Hutař P., Gosch A., Berer M., Vojtek T., Arbeiter F., Pinter G., Náhlík L.: Fatigue Crack Propagation under Mixed Mode I and III in Polyoxymethelene Homopolymer. Key Eng. Mater. 827 (2019) 404-409


    Vojtek T., Žák S., Pokluda J.: Quantitative analysis of intrinsic mode III fatigue thresholds in bcc metals. Int. J. Fatigue 115 (2018) 35-41

    Hrstka M., Žák S., Vojtek T.: Large plastic zones and extensive influence of notch under near-threshold mode II and mode III loading of fatigue cracks. Procedia Struct. Integr. 13 (2018) 1123-1128

    Vojtek T., Hohenwarter A., Pippan R., Pokluda J.: Influence of Secondary Phase on Intrinsic Threshold and Path of Shear-Mode Fatigue Cracks in Metals. Acta Phys. Pol. A 134 (2018) 699-702


    Pokorný P., Vojtek T., Náhlík L., Hutař P.: Crack closure in near-threshold fatigue crack propagation in railway axle steel EA4T. Eng. Fract. Mech. 185 (2017) 2-19