224-0203 – Blasting and Desintegrations of Rocks (TP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geotechnics and Underground Engineering
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Robert Kořínek, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
224-0203/01 2002/2003 2011/2012 4
224-0203/02 2008/2009 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to teach students to design technology for blasting rock when disconnecting stamping horizontal underground works of a small cross section. Within the scope of become familiar with an assortment of resources blasting equipment, igniter charges, the theory and releasing their own technology. Finally proposes a technological process of blasting work with the determination of basic parameters of the blast.

Teaching methods



Explosion; explosive; blasting agent; igniter; initiation; cut; sink; stemming; blasting pattern; blast; shot; rock blaster; technical project of blasting works; scatter of broken material; harmful gaseous products of explosions; seismic effects.

Compulsory literature:

Bhandari, S.[i] Engineer Rock Blasting Operations[/i]. A.A. Balkema, 1997. ISBN: 90-5410-658-1.

Recommended literature:

R. R. Tatiya. Surface and Underground Excavations – Methods, Techniques and Equipment. A.A. BALKEMA PUBLISHERS LEIDEN. ISBN 90 5809 627 0


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.