541-0034/02 – Structural Geology (SG)

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 typesMaster
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

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to master the basic principles of structural analysis and structural-tectonic analysis in both theoretical and practical level.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Basic principles of structure geology, stress and deformation – strain analysis, structures of the magmatic rocks, diapirs and related structures, faults and brittle-ductile shear zones, cleavage – genesis and classification, fold and flexures, nappes and accretion wedges, plate tectonics, morphostructural analysis.

Compulsory literature:

PLUIJM van der B.A. and MARSHAK S.: Earth Structure: An Intudaction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, WCB/McGraw-Hill. (1997) GROSHONG R.H. jr.: 3-D Structural Geology, Springer (2006) DAVIS G. H.: Structural geology of rocks and regions, John Wiley and Sons, New York. (1984)

Recommended literature:

PRICE N. J. and COSGROVE J. W. : Analysis of geological struktures, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge. (1990) DAVIS G. H.: Structural geology of rocks and regions, John Wiley and Sons, New York. (1984) PLUIJM van der B.A. and MARSHAK S.: Earth Structure: An Intudaction to Structural Geology and Tectonics,WCB/McGraw-Hill. (1997) GROSHONG R.H. jr.: 3-D Structural Geology, Springer (2006)

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:

1. Základní principy strukturní geologie - analýza geologických struktur. Deskriptivní, dynamická a kinematická analýza 2. Primární a atektonické struktury (primární sedimentární struktury a jejich využití ve strukturní analýze, diapirové struktury a gravitační struktury pasivních okrajů kontinentů) 3. Primární struktury magmatitů, impaktní struktury 4. Síla, napětí, deformace - analýza přetvoření 5. Reologické vlastnosti hornin a zemské kůry 6. Křehká (nespojitá) deformace, pukliny a zlomy- klasifikace, geneze, vztah k ostatním deformacím 7. Duktilní (spojitá) deformace vrásy a vrásové systémy, flexury - mechanismy vrásnění, geometrická a kinematická klasifikace vrás 8. Kliváž, metamorfní foliace, duktilní střižné zóny, S-C mylonity - tektonity, kinematické indikátory 9. Tektonika a deformace regionů (struktury Země a desková tektonika) 10. Extenzní tektonika divergentních zón 11. Konvergence a kolizní tektonika. Akreční klíny - geneze a mechanismy deformace. Příkrovová stavba. Balancované profily. 12. Vrásovo-příkrovové pásemné orogeny. Příkrovová stavba - geneze, typy příkrovů. 13. Tektonika zón směrných posunů.

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 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Oral Oral examination 67  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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