541-0484/01 – Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (IGHG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits7
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Marian Marschalko, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Arnošt Grmela, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2005/2006
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
IDE71 Ing. David Ides
LIB017 Ing. Arnošt Liberda
MAR31 prof. Ing. Marian Marschalko, Ph.D.
NAV086 Ing. Lenka Navrátilová
RAP35 prof. Ing. Naďa Rapantová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to inform students with the knowledge of engineering geology and hydrogeology which to enable them to understand the substantive content of the subject to be able to apply it in practical activities of study discipline.

Teaching methods



Basic HG terminology of water bearing rock environment. Hydrological characteristics of drainage area. Geohydrodynamic systems. Groundwater regime. Prospection and remediation of contaminated groundwater, prospection for surface and underground waste repositoriy constructions. EG characteristic of rocks and rock massives, genetic typological classification . Mechanism of geodynamic processes origin and development, prognosis and risk assessment. Methods and principles of EG prospection design. Principles of EG zoning, general principles of construction sites assessment.

Compulsory literature:

1. BELL, F. G.: Engineering geology. 2nd ed. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. ISBN 9780750680776. 2. DOMENICO, P. A., SCHWARTZ, F. W.: Physical and chemical hydrogeology. New York: John Wiley, 1990, ISBN 0-471-50744-X.

Recommended literature:

1. PRICE, D. G.: Engineering geology: principles and practice. Berlin: Springer, c2009. ISBN 978-3-540-29249-4. 2. GOODMAN, R. E.: Engineering geology: rock in engineering construction. New York: J. Wiley, c1993. ISBN 978-0471544241.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


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) 17
                Project Project 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Oral Oral examination 67  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2000/2001 (M3607) Stavební inženýrství (3607T013) Municipal Construction and Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3608) Construction and Architecture (3607T021) Building Materials and Diagnostics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3608) Construction and Architecture (3607T002) Transport Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3646) Geodézie a kartografie (3646T007) Geodesy Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

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