224-0914/03 – Underground Engineering (PS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geotechnics and Underground EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Karel Vojtasík, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Karel Vojtasík, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2016/2017
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FASTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ALD20 prof. Ing. Josef Aldorf, DrSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 10+0
Part-time Examination 10+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Define, describe and explain the nature of the problems of underground construction and understand the laws in relation to the basic disciplines of geotechnical

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Other activities


The course provides a comprehensive overview of the basic working methods and structures for underground construction and mining. Their base are issues of engineering geology, engineering mechanics, rock cutting, mechanics, underground construction, construction materials and other engineering disciplines.

Compulsory literature:

Kolymbas, D.,[i] Tunnelling and Tunnel Mechanics: A Rational Approach to Tunnelling [/i]. Berlin: Springer, c2005, xv, 437 s. ISBN 35-402-5196-0.

Recommended literature:

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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Course competion: Underground construction


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

History of underground construction. Organic, urban and underground engineering aspakty civilization. Distribution of underground structures and terminology, tasks, engineering geology, evaluation of underground structures.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2016/2017 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
Mandatory attendence participation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (P3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646V001) Mine Surveying and Geodesy K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (P3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646V001) Mine Surveying and Geodesy K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646V001) Mine Surveying and Geodesy K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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