541-0029/01 – Geology (G)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Radomír Grygar, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GRY20 doc. Ing. Radomír Grygar, CSc.
JEL73 doc. Ing. Jan Jelínek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 15+5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is to: - teach students to recognize the basic types of minerals and rocks; - adoption of essential features of structure and development of the Earth; - understanding of the geological cycle; - understanding the basic principles of the endogenous and exogenous geological processes.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Introduction to geology, the role of geology in civil engineering. Rock forming minerals. Igneous rock structure, basic types of plutonic rocks. Sedimentary rocks. Metamorphic rocks. Rocks in civil engineering. Layer, strata. Structural geology. Deformations. Tectonic structures. Earthquakes. Exogenetic dynamics. Weathering products. Slope movements. Basic hydrogeology. Regional geology of Czech Republic.

Compulsory literature:

1. Plummer C. C., McGeary D., Carlson D. H.: Physical Geology, McGraw Hill, Boston, 2005. 2. Waltham, T.: Foundations of engineering geology, Spon Press, 2009.

Recommended literature:

1. Grotzinger, J., Jordan, T.H., Press, F. and Siever, R.: Understanding Earth. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2007. 2. Marschalko, M.: Engineering geology. VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Institute of Geological Engineering, 2005. 3. Plummer, C. C., McGeary, D., Carlson, D. H.: Physical Geology. McGraw Hill, Boston, 2005.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Project Project 16  0
                Written exam Written test 17  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Oral Oral examination 67  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2005/2006 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3911T001) Applied Physics of Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3911T001) Applied Physics of Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3911T001) Applied Physics of Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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