542-0945/03 – Mines and Quarries Drainage (HGF)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HUD30 prof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
MIK56 doc. Ing. Milan Mikoláš, Ph.D.
PAV405 Ing. Zdeněk Pavelek, Ph.D., MBA
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Purposes is in concurrence on gain knowledge in the area hydrogeologie application solving problems drainage down and wrecking crane situation.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Basic assessment of hydrodynamic structures in rock massif. Flow of underground waters. Methods of determining of basic hydraulic properties of rocks and soils. Hydrogeological systems and calculations. Hydrogeological survey in pits, deep and underground mines, tunnels. Active and passive protection against water. Design and calculation of safety dams. Pumps and pumping stations in mines. Elimination of negative influences of pumping the mine waters, environmental protection. Drainage of mines and quarries.

Compulsory literature:

Hummel, M., Mining and environment, Skriptum VŠB - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2005, ISBN: 80-248-1008-5, 29 s.

Recommended literature:

Journal: Mining Engineering, World mining

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

• solve basic problems of hydrogeology • propose various measures to ensure drainage of the quarry operation • propose various measures to ensure drainage of the mining operation Control test and semester work.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) Assessment basics geohydrodynamical structures and their importance for the classification of rock mass. 2) Groundwater flow in rocks, methods of determining basic hydraulic properties of rocks and soils. 3) Hydrogeological systems and their mode of water balance equation and its elements. 4) Hydrogeological survey and its tasks. 5) Hydrogeology is specifically focused on the issue of drainage pits, surface mines and underground mines, tunnels, etc. 6) Methods of active and passive protection against sudden inrushes water from aquifers in operating mines. 7) Requirements for mines works. 8) Static and dynamic design of dam structures. 9) Placement of pumps and pumping stations, mining operations in underground mines and quarries. 10) Environmental impacts of pumping ground water into streams and ways to eliminate the negative effects 11) Design drainage system at the quarries. 12) Drainage foreland folds, overburden cuts, cuts utility of raw materials, and dump.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Examination Examination  
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (P2117) Mining (2101V012) Mining and Mining Geomechanics P English Ostrava Optional study plan
2018/2019 (P2117) Mining (2101V012) Mining and Mining Geomechanics P English Ostrava Optional study plan

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