544-0173/01 – Mine Surveying in Underground Civil Engineering (DMPS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavel Černota, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavel Černota, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CER51 doc. Ing. Pavel Černota, Ph.D.
POS143 Ing. Jiří Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 28+28
Part-time Credit and Examination 18+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the issue of mining surveying in underground construction. Students will gain knowledge in the field of construction and management of mining surveying work in the construction of tunnels, subway collectors and other underground structures in connection with applicable legislation and current requirements of practice. As part of the course, students will also acquire practical skills in exercises on type tasks that correspond to the syllabus.

Teaching methods

Terrain work


Compulsory literature:

WALKER, J. - AWANGE, J. L.: Surveying for Civil and Mine Engineers - Theory, Workshops, and Practicals. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. ISBN 978-3-319-53129-8. SCHOFIELD, W. BREACH, M.: Engineering Surveying (Sixth Edition). Spon Press, 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN, 2011, 622 pages. ISBN 978-075066949-8 HARTMAN, Howard L. SME mining engineering handbook. 2nd ed. Littleton, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 1992, 2 v. ISBN 08-733-5100-2. DAVIS, Raymond Earl a Raymond Earl DAVIS. Surveying, theory and practice. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, c1981, xv, 992 p. ISBN 00-701-5790-1.

Recommended literature:

OVESNÁ, Gabriela, Hana STAŇKOVÁ, Ladislav PLÁNKA a Andrea WLOCHOVÁ. The history of mine surveying and mining maps. Geodesy and Cartography. 2017, 43(3), 118-123. DOI: 10.3846/20296991.2017.1371651. ISSN 2029-6991. Dostupné také z: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3846/20296991.2017.1371651 ŠÍMA, Jaroslav, Jana IŽVOLTOVÁ a Anna SEIDLOVÁ. Geodetic measurements of underground gas reservoirs. Acta Montanistica Slovaca. 2011, 16(4), 307-311. ISSN 1335-1778. Dostupné také z: http://actamont.tuke.sk/pdf/2011/n4/11sima.pdf VANICEK, P. a E.J. KRAKIWSKY. Geodesy: The Concepts. Elsevier Science, 1986. ISBN 9781483290799. SMITH, James Raymond. Introduction to geodesy: the history and concepts of modern geodesy. New York: Wiley, 1997. ISBN 04-711-6660-X.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Checking the results of practical exercises, written and oral exam.


Other requirements

compulsory participation in exercises


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Underground structures 2. Methods of excavation of underground structures, division of methods, methods of improving the environment during excavation 3. Point fields and demarcation networks 4. Transcripts and standards in underground construction 5. Instruments, aids and measuring systems for underground construction. 6. Measuring work in the excavation of tunnels and collectors 7. Measuring work during the excavation of the metro 8. Measuring work in the excavation of shafts and chimneys and shallow tunneling 9. Measuring work during machine embossing 10. Demarcation of drilling schemes 11. Measurement of convergences of underground structures 12. Monitoring the stability of the surface and objects affected by the excavation of underground structures 13. Control measurements and documentation of the actual construction of underground structures 14. Methods of geotechnical monitoring of underground structures

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0724A290010) Mining Surveying DME K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290010) Mining Surveying DME P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0532A330037) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0532A330037) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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