542-0297/12 – Mining (H)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Václav Zubíček, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Václav Zubíček, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HUD30 prof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
GIB020 Ing. Beáta Korandová, Ph.D.
MIK56 doc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
SEI08 Ing. Miroslav Seidl, Ph.D.
VOK0019 Ing. et Ing. Michal Vokurka
ZAP015 doc. Ing. Pavel Zapletal, Ph.D.
ZUB021 Ing. Václav Zubíček, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

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

Excursion, seminar work


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. Outline of subject: 1. History of Mining and Legislation in Mining 2. Deposits classification, mining geology overview 3. Mining survey and chartering of basic mining works 4. Underground mining openings and shatter of mining ways 5. Blasting work on mines, systematics of mining methods at coal mines 6. Longwall mining, types of backfills and its use 7. Transport at mines 8. Deep extraction of ore and non-ore deposits 9. Conservation and disposal 10. Advantages of surface mining, basic terms 11. Opening works on quarries, shovel excavators 12.Extracting by wheel and bucket excavators, hoppers 13.Extracting in quarries, extraction of non-coniferous rocks 14. Geotechnical methods of mining

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B0724A290002) Mining of Mineral Resources DM P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0724A290005) Petroleum Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0724A290002) Mining of Mineral Resources DM P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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