542-0296/02 – Basics of mining (ZH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2000/2001Year of cancellation2007/2008
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FRO07 Dr. Ing. Emil Fröhlich
HUD30 prof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
MIH30 Ing. Petr Michalčík
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 15+0
Combined Credit and Examination 15+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will learn how to classify the basic types of organizational structures in the subject Basics of Mining and how to identify their strengths and weaknesses. The aim is to define and reproduce facts, to interpret acquired pieces of information in new situations and to compare them. Subsequently, the students will learn how to analyse information, connect pieces of information, order information according to importance and use it in experiments and synthesis with a view to definite recommendations.

Teaching methods



The goal of the subject is to make students acquainted with the role of the base of mineral raw materials in the Czech Republic and altogether in the world, methods of exploitation of particular kinds of mineral raw materials for the purposes of their utilisation. Furthermore, the subject is to provide the basis of particular systems of underground and surface mining of deposits of mineral raw materials in the processes of mining, disintegration, transport and backfilling of worked out spaces and also in accompanying and auxiliary processes ensuring deposit exploitation itself.

Compulsory literature:

Žůrek P,: Basics of Mining VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Ostrava 2005 ISBN 80-248-0800-5

Recommended literature:


Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Osnova přednášek: 1. Problematika hlubinného a lomového dobývání užitkových surovin. 2. Základní pojmy z oblasti dobývání ložisek. 3. Možné způsoby otvírky a přípravy ložiska. 4. Způsoby dobývání uhelných ložisek. 5. Způsoby dobývání rudných a nerudních ložisek. 6. Doprava na lomech a v dolech. 7. Výsypkové a odvalové hospodářství. 8. Zahlazení následků hornické činnosti, sanace a rekultivace terénů.

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 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2003/2004 (M2111) Hornictví (2101T008) Mining Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M2111) Hornictví (2101T008) Mining Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (M2111) Hornictví (2101T008) Mining Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M2111) Hornictví (2101T008) Mining Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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