542-0710/06 – Slope and Rock Wall Stability (SSSS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jindřich Šancer, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jindřich Šancer, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SAN02 doc. Ing. Jindřich Šancer, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is learning of students to recognize important factors influencing the stability of rock and soil slopes, and using methods for its estimation and controling.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Project work

Summary

The students will gain the knowledge of the most important factors influencing the stability of rock and soil slopes. The methods of calculation methods of stability control are discussed, as well as the monitoring and procedures, that can be used for regaining the stability of disturbed rock bodies.

Compulsory literature:

Wyllie, D. C., Mach, Ch.W.:Rock Slope Engineering, Civil and Mining. 4th Edition. Taylor and Francis E-Library,2005, ISBN 0-203-49908-5. Walton, G. ae al. (2004): Secure and Sustainable Final Slopes for SME Aggregate Quarries. Evenlode Books, Oxford, March 2004, ISBN 0897766882.

Recommended literature:

N. Lu, J.W. Godt: Hillslope Hydrology and Stability. Cambridge, February 2013. ISBN 9781107021068

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

control test and term work

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Syllabus of lectures: 1. Introduction to the subject 2. methods of in situ measurement of geotechnical properties of rocks and soils 3. clasification of landslides 4. IG surveys of landslides 5. Stability factor of slopes. 6. Methods of assesment of stability factor - soils - analytical methods 7. Methods of assesment of stability factor - soils - grafoanalytic methods 8. Methods of assesment of stability factor - rock slopes 9. Geotechnical monitoring 10. Stabilization of slopes. 11. Methods of mathematical modeling - softwares 12. Czech legislation 13 GEOFOND CR 14. practical excursion

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 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
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Combined form (validity from: 2015/2016 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
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N2111) Mining (2101T013) Mining of Mineral Resources and Their Utilization P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N2111) Mining (2101T013) Mining of Mineral Resources and Their Utilization P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N2111) Mining (2101T013) Mining of Mineral Resources and Their Utilization P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS - FMG 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2018/2019 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block