Ing. Peter Múčka, CSc.

staff researcher


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  peter.mucka@savba.sk
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Curriculum vitae

Research interests

Awards

Selected projects

Publications (April 2016)

In press
  1. MÚČKA, P., International Roughness Index limit values based on measured vehicle vibration response, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2016, ISSN 1076-0342, (in press).
  2. MÚČKA, P., Medzinárodný index nerovnosti IRI a jazdná bezpečnosť. Silniční Obzor, ISSN 0322-7154, 2016 (in press).

Submitted
  1. MÚČKA, P., International Roughness Index Specifications around the World, Road Materials and Pavement Design, ISSN 1468-0629, 2015 (submitted for publication).
  2. MÚČKA, P., Simulated road profiles in vehicle vibration analysis, Journal of Vibration and Control, ISSN 1077-5463, 2016 (submitted for publication).
  3. MÚČKA, P., Energy harvesting potential in automobile suspension, Vehicle System Dynamics, ISSN 0042-3114, 2016 (submitted for publication).
  4. MÚČKA, P., Sensitivity of road unevenness indicators to joints between cement concrete slabs. Int. Journal of Pavement Engineering, ISSN 1029-8436, 2013 (submitted for publication).
Journal papers (CCC journals)
  1. MÚČKA, P., Current approaches to quantify the road roughness. Int. Journal of Pavement Engineering, 2016, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 659-679, ISSN 1029-8436.
  2. MÚČKA, P., Proposal of road unevenness classification based on the road elevation spectrum parameters, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 2016, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 930-944.  ISSN 0090-3973.
  3. MÚČKA, P. – GAGNON, L., Influence of tyre-road contact model on vehicle vibration response. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 53, 2015, No. 9, pp. 1227-1246.
  4. MÚČKA, P., Model of coherence function of road unevenness in parallel tracks, Int. Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 67, 2015, No. 1, pp. 77-97.
  5. MÚČKA, P.: Correlation among road unevenness indicators and vehicle vibration response, Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vol. 139, 2013, No. 8, pp. 771-786.
  6. MÚČKA, P.: Influence of road profile obstacles on road unevenness indicators, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 14, 2013, No. 3, pp. 689-702.
  7. MÚČKA, P., GRANLUND, P.: Is the Road Quality Still Better? Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vo. 138, 2012, No. 12, pp. 1520-1529.
  8. MÚČKA, P.: Relationship between International Roughness Index and Straightedge Index, Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vol. 138, 2012, No. 9, pp. 1099-1112.
  9. MÚČKA, P., GRANLUND, J.: Comparison of longitudinal unevenness of old and repaired highway lanes, Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vol. 138, 2012, No. 3, pp. 371-380.
  10. MÚČKA, P.: Longitudinal road profile spectrum approximation by split straight lines, Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vol. 138, 2012, No. 2, pp. 243-251.
  11. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Shapes of obstacles in the longitudinal road profile, Shock and Vibration, Vol. 18, 2011, No. 5, pp. 671-682.
  12. STEIN, G.J., MÚČKA, P.: Study of simultaneous shock and vibration control by a fore-and-aft suspension system of a driver's seat, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 41, 2011, No. 5, pp. 520-529.
  13. MÚČKA, P., KROPÁČ, O.: Simulation of Obstacles in a Longitudinal Road Profile Based on the Weibull Distribution, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 39, 2011, No. 3, pp. 335-345.
  14. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Specification of Obstacles in the Longitudinal Road Profile by Median Filtering, Journal of Transportation Engineering – ASCE, Vol. 39, 2011, No. 3, pp. 214-226.
  15. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Non-uniqueness of single-number indicators of longitudinal road profile. Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 10, 2009, No. 4, pp. 747-766.
  16. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Estimation of waviness of the longitudinal road profile from straightedge measurement. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 135, 2009, No. 11, pp. 801-812.
  17. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Classification scheme for random longitudinal road unevenness considering road waviness and vehicle response. Shock and Vibration, Vol. 16, 2009, No. 3, pp. 273-289.
  18. MÚČKA, P., KROPÁČ, O.: Sensitivity of road unevenness indicators to road waviness. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 37, 2009, No. 2, pp. 139-149.
  19. STEIN G.J., MÚČKA, P., HINZ, B., BLÜTHNER, R.: Measurement and modelling of y-direction apparent mass of the seated human body – cushioned seat system. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 322, 2009, Nos. 1-2, pp. 454-474.
  20. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Alternative single-number indicator of longitudinal road unevenness. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 36, 2009, No. 3, pp. 389-401.
  21. STEIN, G. J., MÚČKA, P., GUNSTON, T.P.: A study of locomotive driver's seat vertical suspension system with adjustable damper. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 47, 2009, No. 3, pp. 363-386.
  22. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Effects of longitudinal road waviness on vehicle vibration response. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 47, 2009, No. 2, pp. 135-153.
  23. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Deterioration model of longitudinal road unevenness based on its power spectral density indices. Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 9, 2008, No. 3, pp. 389-420.
  24. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Indicators of longitudinal unevenness of roads in the USA. International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 46, 2008, No. 4, pp. 393-415.
  25. STEIN G. J., MÚČKA, P., GUNSTON, T. P., BADURA, S.: Modelling and simulation of locomotive driver's seat vertical suspension vibration isolation system. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 38, 2008, Nos. 5/6, pp. 384-395.
  26. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Effect of obstacles in the road profile on the dynamic response of a vehicle. Proceedings of IMechE, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 222, 2008, No. 3, pp. 353-370.
  27. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Effect of obstacles on roads with different waviness values on the vehicle response. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 46, 2008, No. 3, pp. 155-178.
  28. STEIN G.J., ZAHORANSKÝ, R., MÚČKA, P.: On dry-friction modelling and simulation in kinematically excited oscillatory systems. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2008, Vol. 311, No. 1-2, pp. 74-96.
  29. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Indicators of longitudinal road unevenness and their mutual relationships. Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 8, 2007, No. 3, pp. 523-549.
  30. STEIN G.J., MÚČKA, P., CHMÚRNY, R., HINZ, B., BLÜTHNER, R.: Measurement and modelling of x-direction apparent mass of seated human body. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 40, 2007, No. 7, pp. 1493-1503.
  31. STEIN G.J., MÚČKA, P., CHMÚRNY, R.: Preliminary results on an x-direction apparent mass model of human body sitting in a cushioned, suspended seat. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 298, No. 3, 2006, pp. 688-703.
  32. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Effect of obstacles on the indicators of road unevenness. Proceedings of IMechE, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 220, 2006, No. D10, pp. 1333-1343.
  33. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Be careful when using the International Roughness Index as an indicator of road unevenness. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 287, 2005, Nos. 4-5, pp. 989-1003.
  34. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Longitudinal road unevenness with periodic components: characterization and effects on people in a traversing vehicle and the loading of the pavement. Proceedings of IMechE, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 219, 2005, No. 6, pp. 773-790.
  35. MÚČKA, P.: Road waviness and the dynamic tyre force. Int. Journal of Vehicle Design, Special Issue on Road Profiles: Measurement, Analysis, and Applications, Guest Editor: John B. Ferris, Vol. 36, 2004, Nos. 2/3, pp. 216-232.
  36. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Non-standard longitudinal profiles of roads and indicators for their characterisation. Int. Journal of Vehicle Design, Special Issue on Road Profiles: Measurement, Analysis, and Applications, Guest Editor: John B. Ferris, Vol. 36, 2004, Nos. 2/3, pp. 249-272.
  37. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Theoretical investigation of a linear planar model of a passenger car with seated people. Proceedings of IMechE, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 217, 2003, No. 4, pp. 257-268.
Journal papers (other)
  1. MÚČKA, P., Sensitivity of International Roughness Index to distresses of cement concrete road surfaces. Communictions – Scientific Letters of University of Zilina, 2016, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 67-74. ISSN 1335-4205.
  2. MÚČKA, P., Medzinárodný index nerovnosti IRI a jazdný komfort. Silniční Obzor, Vol. 76, No. 7-8, p. 199-204. 2015. ISSN 0322-7154.
  3. MÚČKA, P.: Sensitivity of road unevenness indicators to distresses of composite pavements, Int. Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 72-84. ISSN 1997-1400.
  4. NOSKO, M. SIMANČÍK, F., FLOREK, R., JERZ, J., MÚČKA, P., OSLANEC, P.: Effect of Heating Conditions on the Structural Uniformity and Collapse Stress Variability of Aluminium Foam, Strojarstvo, 2011, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 301-305. ISSN 0562-1887.
  5. MÚČKA, P., KROPÁČ, O.: Properties of random component of longitudinal road profile influenced by local obstacles. International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, 2009, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 256-276.
  6. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Estimation of unevenness index and waviness of longitudinal road profile (in Slovak). Horizonty dopravy, Vol. 14, 2006, pp. 8-13.
  7. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Rapid approximate assessment of basic parameters of longitudinal road/runway profiles. Letecký zpravodaj/Czech Aerospace Proceedings, Association of Aviation Manufacturers, ISSN 1211-877X, 2006, No. 2, pp. 21-35.
  8. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Indicators of longitudinal unevenness of roads and runways. Letecký zpravodaj/Czech Aerospace Proceedings, Association of Aviation Manufacturers, ISSN 1211-877X, 2006, No. 1, pp. 34-45.
  9. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Longitudinal road unevenness: comparison of results from in-situ measurements (in Czech). Stavební Obzor, Vol. 14, 2005, No. 5, pp. 154-160.
  10. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Estimation of road waviness using the IRI algorithm. Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 55, No. 5, 2004, pp. 308-313.
  11. MÚČKA, P.: “Road-friendly” suspension of the heavy vehicle axle (in Slovak). Horizonty dopravy, ISSN 1210-0978, Vol. 11, 2003, No. 3, pp. 31-34.
  12. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Relations between characteristics of longitudinal unevenness of roads: erratum and amendments. [Letter to the Editor]. Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2003, pp. 188-194.
  13. KROPÁČ, O., MÚČKA, P.: Relations between characteristics of longitudinal unevenness: a review. Strojnícky casopis, Vol. 54, 2003, No. 1, pp. 49-64.
  14. MÚČKA, P.: The dynamic effects of heavy vehicles on the road (in Slovak). Stavební Obzor, ISSN 1210-4027, Vol. 12, 2003, No. 1, pp. 10-15.
  15. MÚČKA, P.: Vertical dynamic effects of vehicles on pavement – basic features (in Slovak). Silniční Obzor, ISSN 0322-7154, Vol. 63, 2002, No. 7/8, pp. 148-152.
  16. MÚČKA, P.: The influence of the road profile wavelengths on vehicle vibration (in Slovak). Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 53, 2002, No. 6, pp. 357-378.
  17. MÚČKA, P.: The active suspension of heavy vehicle driven axle (in Slovak). Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 53, 2002, No. 3, pp. 153-165.
  18. MÚČKA, P.: Vertical dynamic effects of vehicles onto pavement – methods of measurement (in Slovak). Silniční Obzor, ISSN 0322-7154, Vol. 63, 2002, No. 2, pp. 32-35.
  19. MÚČKA, P., DECKÝ, M.: Dynamic model of trailer for road unevenness assessment (in Slovak). Stavební Obzor, ISSN 1210–4027, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2002, pp. 59-64.
  20. MÚČKA, P.: Dynamic loading of roads (in Slovak). Stavební Obzor, ISSN 1210-4027, Vol. 10, 2001, No. 8, pp. 238-244.
  21. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: How to Traverse through so called “rollete” on local roads. Engineering Mechanics, ISSN 1210-2717, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2001, pp. 211–226.
  22. MÚČKA, P.: The influence of quarter car model parameters on the quality of active suspension (in Slovak). Strojnícky časopis. Vol. 51, 2000, No. 3, pp. 174–186.
  23. MÚČKA, P.: Dynamic tyre forces. Studies of University in Žilina, Civil Engineering Series, University in Žilina, Vol. 23, 2000, pp. 87–95.
  24. MÚČKA, P.: Response of heavy vehicle model with active suspension to a solitary bump (in Slovak). Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 50, 1999, No. 4, pp. 265–277.
  25. MÚČKA, P.: The influence of heavy vehicle active suspension on the reduction of road dynamic load (in Slovak). Strojnícky časopis, Vol. 49, 1998, No. 6, pp. 384–395.
Books
  1. DECKÝ, Martin – DRLIČIAK, Marek – KOMAČKA, Jozef – MÚČKA, Peter – PAPÁN, Daniel – REMIŠOVÁ, Eva – SCHLOSSER, František. Dynamické účinky vozidiel na vozovku, In Mechanika vozoviek pozemných komunikácií, [Vysokoškolská učebnica], 1. vydanie, Žilina : EDIS – vydavateľstvo Žilinskej univerzity v Žiline, 2014, 495 s. ISBN 978-80-554-0934-4.
  2. ČOREJ, J., BENČ, G., DECKÝ, M., GAVULOVÁ, A., KOMAČKA, J., KUBÍK, B., MÚČKA, P., REMIŠOVÁ, E., SCHLOSSER, F., VALUCH, M.: Mechanics of roads – Design of roads and reinforced pavements (in Slovak). 2nd Ed., ISBN 80–8070–862–1, EDIS – Publishing House of University in Žilina, Žilina, 2006, 363 p.
  3. ČELKO, J., DECKÝ, M., ĎURČANSKÁ, D., GAVULOVÁ, A., VALUCH, M., MÚČKA, P.: Road surface properties – Operation ability of roads (in Slovak). ISBN 80–7100–774–9. EDIS – Publishing House of University in Žilina, Žilina, 2001, 233 p.
  4. ČOREJ, J., DECKÝ, M., KOMAČKA, J., SCHLOSSER, F., REMIŠOVÁ, E., VALUCH, M., GAVULOVÁ, A., MÚČKA, P.: Mechanics of roads – Design of roads and reinforced pavements (in Slovak). 1st Ed., ISBN 80–7100–862–1, EDIS – Publishing House of University in Žilina, Žilina, 2001, 350 p.
Papers in conference proceedings
  1. STEIN G.J., MÚČKA, P.: Simulation study of improvement of fore-and-aft suspension system of a driver’s seat for earth moving machines. In: Proceedings of 4th National Conference on Human Vibration (Effects on Health – Performance – Comfort), Würzberg, VDI Verlag, Düsseldorf, 3 – 4 May 2010, pp. 427-340.
  2. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Linear planar model of sitting human body subjected to vibration in two axes. In ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2010 : international conference. – Prague : Institute of Thermomechanics Academy of Sciences of the CR, 2010, pp. 143-144. ISBN 978-80-87012-26-0.
  3. STEIN, G. J., ZAHORANSKÝ, R., CHMÚRNY, R., MÚČKA, P.: Appropriateness of Simple Friction Force Models for Simulation of Oscillatory Systems Exposed to Stationary Random Excitation, In: Proceedings of 7th European Conference on Structural Dynamics, European Association for Structural Dynamics, 7 – 9 July 2008, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
  4. STEIN G.J., MÚČKA, P., HINZ, B., BLÜTHNER, R.: Prediction of improvement of driver’s seat upper part vibration mitigation properties in the fore-and-aft direction. In: Proceedings of 3rd National Conference on Human Vibration (Effects on Health – Performance – Comfort), BG Akademie, Dresden, VDI Verlag, 8 – 9 October 2007, pp. 467-480.
  5. STEIN, G. J., MÚČKA, P., CLEMENT, P.: Identification and Optimization of vertical seat suspension system for a railway vehicle, In: Proceedings of 9th Mini Conference on Vehicle System Dynamics, Identification and Anomalies, Ed.: Zobory, I., Budapest, Technical University of Budapest, 2004, pp. 177-186.
  6. STEIN, G. J., ZÁHORANSKÝ, R., MÚČKA, P., CHMÚRNY, R., MEYER, H.: On dry-friction modelling in simple, kinematically excited, vibration isolation systems. In: Proceedings of Colloquium “Dynamics of Machines 2004”, Ed.: Koubová, E., Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics AV ČR, 2004, pp. 117-124.
  7. STEIN, G. J., ZÁHORANSKÝ, R., MÚČKA, P., CHMÚRNY, R., MAYER, H.: On dry friction modelling in simple, kinematically excited, vibration isolation systems. In: Proc. of International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering 2004, Katholieke Universiteit, Lueven, Belgium, 2004, pp. 649-663.
  8. STEIN, G. J., MÚČKA, P., CLEMENT, P.: Vibration mitigation by intelligent control of seat suspension damper. In: Proceedings of Euromech Colloquium 455 on Semi-Active Vibration Supression, Eds.: Premount, A. and Valášek, M., CTU, Prague, Czech Republic, 2004, 16 p.
  9. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Influence of passenger’s mass and posture on response to random vibrations. In: Proceedings of Colloqium “Dynamics of Machines 2003”, Ed.: Koubová, E., Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics AV ČR, 2003, pp. 183–189.
  10. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Simulation of a linear planar personal car model with seated people while traversing through a “rollette”. In: Proceedings of 8th Mini Conference on Vehicle System Dynamics, Identification and Anomalies, Ed.: Zobory, I., Budapest, Technical University of Budapest, 2002, pp. 361-368.
  11. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: How to traverse through the so called “rollete” on road crossings. In: Proc. of 7th Mini Conference on Vehicle System Dynamics, Identification and Anomalies, Ed.: Zobory, I., Budapest, Technical University of Budapest, 2000, pp. 317-324.
  12. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Standardised description of longitudinal road unevenness and its application in research of vehicle dynamics. In: Proc. of 5th International Acoustic Conference, Ed.: Žiaran, S., Kočovce, Slovak Technical University, 2000, pp. 23–28.
  13. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: How to traverse through so called “rollete” on road crossings. In: Proc. of Colloqium “Dynamics of Machines 2000”, Ed.: Koubová, E., Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics AV ČR, 2000, pp. 197–202.
  14. MÚČKA, P., STEIN, J.: The response of heavy vehicle model with active suspension to load variation. In: Proc. of Conference “Mechatronics and Robotics '99”, Brno, Technical University of Brno, 1999, pp. 137–142.
  15. MÚČKA, P., STEIN, J.: Analysis and Simulation of Active Suspension Systems for Use in Heavy Commercial Vehicles. In: Proc. of IV Szkola Metody aktywne redukcji drgaň i halasu, Kraków-Krynica, Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicka, 1999, pp. 9-14.
  16. MÚČKA, P., STEIN, J.: The Study on Use of Linear Active Vibration Control System for Bump Control (in Slovak). In: Proc. of Colloquium “Dynamics of Machines '99”, Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics AV ČR, 1999, pp. 167–174.
  17. MÚČKA, P.: The reduction of road dynamic load by means of heavy vehicle active suspension (in Slovak). In: Proc. of Diagnostics and Active Control '98, Brno, Technical University of Brno, 1998, pp. 137–142.
  18. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Analysis and simulation of simple linear vibration control systems used in road and off-road vehicles. In: Proc. of 6th Mini Conference Vehicle System Dynamics, Identification and Anomalies 1998, Ed.: Zobory, I., Budapest, Technical University of Budapest, 1998, pp. 315-326.
  19. MÚČKA, P.: Comparison of various concepts of active suspension in heavy vehicles (in Slovak). In: Proc. of Colloquium “Dynamics of Machines '98”, Prague, Institute of Thermomechanics AV ČR, 1998, pp. 151–156.
  20. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Simulation of a SDOF linear active vibration control system. In: Proc. of Conference “Metody aktywne redukcji drgaň i halasu”. Krakow, Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicka, 1997, pp. 13–20.
  21. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Electropneumatic mechatronic system as a positional servosystem. In: Proc. of Conference Mechatronics and Robotics '97, Brno, VUT, 1997, pp. 229–232.
  22. STEIN, J., MÚČKA, P.: Simulation of active vibration control system on PC (in Slovak). In: Proc. of 3th acoustical seminar “Noise and Vibration in Praxis”. Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, 1996, pp. 121–126.