542-0087/05 – Opencast Mining of Deposits (LDL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation2006/2007
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HUM72 Ing. Martin Hummel, Ph.D.
JAR60 Ing. Mária Jarolimová, Ph.D.
MIK56 doc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Combined Credit and Examination 30+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal of this subject is inform students about questions of systems opencast mining of coal, ore and another deposit.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The student will amplify her/his knowledge from previous subjects, concentrating on the opencast mining of coal and non-metalliferous deposits, largely for constructional building industry, including the specificities of effacement broken activities landscape revitalization after opencast mining.

Compulsory literature:

B.A. Kennedy.: Surface Mining - 2nd ed.. - Littleton : Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, c1990 - xi, 1194 s. : il., mapy ISBN 0-87335-102-9 (váz.)978-0-87335-102-7

Recommended literature:

Hummel, M.: Mining and Environment, Ostrava, 2005

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Semestral project.


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Course Syllabus: 1st Problems fracture of coal mining, building materials and silicates in CR and the world 2nd Selected terminology quarry mining. 3rd Natural conditions affecting the choice of mining methods. 4th Legislation binding to quarry mining deposits. 5th Mining methods. 6th Cyclical mining technology. 7th Continuous mining technology. 8th Systems of nontransport quarry mining. 9th Transport systems quarry mining. 10th Dump and pipe economy in quarries, quarry dewatering. 11th Mechanization on the spoil banks and tips. 12th Mining coherent rocks. 13th Mining loose and powdery rocks. 14th Remediation and Reclamation terrains after exploitation.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined 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 18  0
                Written exam Written test 10  0
                Other task type Other task type 5  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 32  0
                Oral Oral examination 35  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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