541-0905/03 – Petrology (PG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Vladimír Slivka, CSc., dr.h.c.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vladimír Slivka, CSc., dr.h.c.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MAT60 Dr. Ing. Dalibor Matýsek
SLI60 prof. Ing. Vladimír Slivka, CSc., dr.h.c.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge and comprehension of genesis and classification of rocks. Recognize and describe rock textures and structures. Students should learn: Collect fundamentals of research and classification of rocks Describe, clarify and interpret processes of rock cycle Apply analytical methods to describe rocks Ilustrate knowledge in simple examples of utilization of rock

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Genetic criteria for classification of rocks. Petrography of igneous rocks with – current classification (IUGS). Chemical classification of metamorphic rocks – principles of genetic classification, modelling of metamorphic processes (petrogenetic lattices).

Compulsory literature:

BUCHER K. and R. GRAPES: Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks. 2011, Springer Verlag Berlin, 978-3-642-38799-9, 1-368 HALDAR S.K.: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology. 2014, Elsevier, ISBN 978-0-12-408133-8, 1-338. FROST B. R. and C.D. FROST: Essentials of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology. Cambridge University Press. 2014, ISBN 978-1-107-02754-1, 1-304. Le MAITRE R. W. ed.: Igneous Rocks. A Classification and Glossary of Therm. Recommendations of the International Union of Geological Sciences Subcommisions on the Systematic of Igneous Rocks. 2002, Cambridge Univ. Press. ISBN-13 978-0-521-66215-4, 1-236.

Recommended literature:

BARKER A.J.: A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section. 2014, CRC Press, ISBN 978-11-38001145, 1-182. BOGGS S. jr.: Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks. 2009, Cambridge Univ. Press, ISBN-13 978-0-521-89716-7, 1-600. BUCHER K. and R. GRAPES: Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks. 2011, Springer Verlag Berlin, 978-3-642-38799-9, 1-368 SEN G.: Petrology. Principles and Practice. 2014, Springer Verlag Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-38779-9, 1-368.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Test.

E-learning

Other requirements

The study of recommended literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Rock-forming minerals, rock structures and textures. Genetic criteria for classifying rocks. The rock cycle. Petrography of magma rocks. The relationship of magmatizm to "plate tectonic." Vulcanism, distribution in relation to interface types. Basitoid volcanism. The formation of sediments. Classification schemes for sedimentary rocks. Petrology of metamorphic rocks - principles of genetic classification, modelling processes of metamorphosis (petrogenetic grids).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
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