541-0034/05 – Structural Geology (SG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GRY20 doc. Ing. Radomír Grygar, CSc.
KAS0146 Ing. Mgr. Martin Kašing
SKU41 prof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Combined Examination 12+0

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

Student knows on the corresponding level mineralogy, petrology, physical geology etc.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic principles of structure geology. Classification of geological structures 2. Primary and nontectonic structures. Sedimentary structures. 3. Primary structures of magmatic rocks. Impact structures. 4. Force and stress. Deformation and strain 5. Rheology 6. Brittle deformations – joints, faults etc. 7. Ductile deformations – folds etc. 8. Cleavage, S-C mylonites 9. Tectonics and regional deformations 10. Extensional tectonics. 11. Convergence and collision. Accretion. Nappes 12. Fold and thrust belts 13. Strike-Slip tectonics

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2012/2013 (N2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering (10) GI K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
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2011/2012 (N2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering (00) Geologické inženýrství K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering (10) GI K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering (00) Geologické inženýrství K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering (00) Geologické inženýrství K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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