542-0297/08 – Mining (H)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Václav Zubíček, 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
CHO50 Ing. Josef Chovanec, Ph.D.
HUD30 prof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
HUM72 Ing. Martin Hummel, Ph.D.
MIK56 doc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
Z1U20 doc. Ing. Petr Žůrek, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Aim subject is mastered impositions plus primary objective problems surface and deep mine deposit.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The goal of the subject is to make students acquainted with the base of deep coal mining, mining of minerals and construction raw materials in the Czech Republic and the world as regards the surface mining. Attention is paid to the methods of the mining technology, crushing and drilling of rocks, transport technology, rock filling, reclamation, landscape environment and accompanying processes.

Compulsory literature:

Žůrek,P.:Basic of Mining. Skripta VŠB-TUO, pro program ERASMUS, Ostrava 2005,ISBN 80-248-0800-5 DARLING, Peter. SME mining engineering handbook. 3rd ed. Englewood, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, c2011, 2 v. (xxiv, 1840, I-46 p.). ISBN 0873352645.

Recommended literature:

Žůrek,P.:Technology of deposit mining. Skripta VŠB-TUO, pro program ERASMUS, Ostrava 2005,ISBN 80-248-0904-4 William Mott Steuart: Mines and quarries, Bureau of the Census, June 2005, Harvard University, Geologigal sciences library

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Semestral project


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The course acquaints students with the basics of mining activity in the quarrying coal, ore, sullen, and construction of mineral resources in the CR and the world way underground and surface exploitation. In summary of the substance, students familiar with the various mining operations accompanying activities, ie disintegration, transport, establishment of busy areas and affacement after mining terrain remediation and reclamation.

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 pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51 3
        Examination Examination 100  0 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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