544-0958/02 – Measurement of Displacements and Deformations (MPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STA73 prof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
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

The aim of the course is to gain additional knowledge in the field of measurement of motions and deformations, namely measurement methods in terms of requirements for accuracy of measurement results, assessment of stability of reference and observed points, data processing and application of results in practice.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course presents a special application of geodetic and other methods in measuring displacements and deformations of surface objects with respect to achieving the necessary measurement accuracy. The part is also devoted to the measurement of displacements and deformations in the sinkhole, the time interval of measurements with respect to the dynamics of the development of movements and deformations.

Compulsory literature:

PENG, Syd S. Coal mine ground control. 3rd ed. Morgantown, WV: Dept. of Mining Engineering/College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, c2008, xi, 750 p. ISBN 978-097-8938-345. SCHOFIELD, W. Engineering surveying: theory and examination problems for students. 5th ed. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001. ISBN 07-506-4987-9. RÜEGER J. M. Electronic Distance Measurement: An Introduction. 3rd totally rev. ed. Berlin: Springer, 1990. ISBN 978-3-642-97196-9. SMITH, James Raymond. Introduction to geodesy: the history and concepts of modern geodesy. New York: Wiley, 1997. ISBN 04-711-6660-X.

Recommended literature:

GAŠINCOVÁ, S. a J. GAŠINEC. Ajustment of positional geodetic networks by unconventional estimations. Acta Montanistica Slovaca. 2011, 16(4), 71-85. ISSN 1335-1788. BREJCHA, M., ZBÍRAL, P. , STAŇKOVÁ H., ČERNOTA P. Utilization of Point Clouds Characteristics in Interpretation and Evaluation Geophysical Resistivity Surveying of Unstable Running Block. Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering. September 2016, (Vol.6), 185-194. ISSN 2412-5954. POSPÍŠILOVÁ, L., POSPÍŠIL J., STAŇKOVÁ H. Micro-network creation in industrial surveying. Geodesy and Cartography [online]. 2012, 38(2), 70-74 [cit. 2015-01-23]. ISSN 2029-6991. LEICK, A., RAPOPORT L.B.,TATARNIKOV. D.V. GPS satellite surveying: for remote sensing, GIS and surveying. Fourth edition. Hoboken: Wiley, [2015]. ISBN 978-1-405-12172-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Účast na konzultacích, seminární práce, ústní zkouška.


Other requirements

Measurement of displacements and deformations


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Basic terminology for measuring displacements and deformations. The main causes of displacements and deformations of buildings. Purpose and goal of measuring displacements and deformations, Project of measuring displacements and deformations. Accuracy and intervals of displacement and deformation measurements. Methods for measuring vertical and horizontal displacements. Influence of the atmospheric condition on the accuracy of measurement results.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (P0724D290005) Mining and Mining Geomechanics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P0724D290005) Mining and Mining Geomechanics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0724D290005) Mining and Mining Geomechanics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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