224-0942/02 – Advanced methods of geotechnical problems modeling (PMMGP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geotechnics and Underground EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Eva Hrubešová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Eva Hrubešová, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementCompulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HRU30 doc. RNDr. Eva Hrubešová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

předmět doktorského studia

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Compulsory literature:

Bull, J.W. Numerical Analysis and Modeling in Geomechanics. Spon Press. 2003. ISBN 0-415-24328-9. Potts, D., Zdravkovic, L. Finite element analysis in geotechnical engineering. Thomas Telford. 1999. ISBN 0-7277-2753-2. Gioda, Z. Modeling in Geomechanics. Wiley 2000. Computational Geomechanics (with Special Reference to Earthquake Engineering). O.C. Zienkiewicz, A.H.C. Chan, M. Pastor, B.A. Schrefler and T. Shiomi (eds), John Wiley and Sons publ., 2000.

Recommended literature:

Soil and Rock Behaviour and Modelling. Proceedings of Sessions of Geoshanghai. Luna. R et al.(ed.)Shanghai: China, 2006.ISBN 0-7844-0862-9. Ababou, R., A. Millard, E. Treille, M. Durin, and F. Plas. Continuum Modeling of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Processes in Fractured Rock. Comput. Methods in Water Resources, Kluwer Academic Publishers, A. Peters et al. eds. Vol.1, Ch.6,1994. pp.651-658. P. A. Cundall. Distinct Element Models of Rock and Soil Structure. Analytical and Computational Methods in Engineering Rock Mechanics (E.T. Brown, ed.). George Allen and Unwin, London, England, 1987, pp. 129- 163. Perras MA, Diederichs MS, Lam T, Kwok C, Armstrong R, Henderson J. A review of excavation damage zone in sedimentary rocks with emphasis on numericalmodelling for EDZ definition. In: Proceedings of the 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Calgary, Canada; 2010. p. 742e50.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of the numerical model of the problem according to the focus of dissertation.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) Advanced constitutional modelling of soil and rock materials, approaches and methods for setting parameters of advanced constitutive models of soil and rock materials 2) Modelling of couple hydro-mechanical or thermo-hydro-mechanical geotechnical problems 3) Modelling of the response of geotechnical structures exposed to dynamic loads (influences of traffic, influence of the mine-induced seismicity, etc.) 4) Modelling in discontinuitous environment characterised by interaction of blocks and contacts (e.g. rock walls) 5) Approaches to modelling of broken zones in the vicinity of underground and mining works 6) Stochastic simulation methods (Monte Carlo Method, Latin Hyperube Sampling, etc.) 7) Methods of sensitivity and optimization analysis

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
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