G2121k Engeneering Geology

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Martin Knížek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Martin Knížek, Ph.D.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
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Basic principles of geology, basic of mathematics, sedimentology
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The student will be acquainted with physical, mechanical and technological properties of rocks and their verification by laboratory and in situ tests in stress state of rocky massive.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to do basic geotechnic assesment of rock environment (focusing on rocks and soils) and its structure.
  • 1. Introduction into engineering geology and rock mechanics 2. Geomorfology, geological and engineering-geological maps 3. Building-geological investigation works 4. Dtto. Mistakes of the survey. 5. The documentation of survey works, hydrogeological methods 6. Slope movements 7. Discontinuities: Physical, mechanical and technological properties of rocks verified in laboratory. 8. Dtto 9. In situ tests in Rock Mechanics 10. Dtto. Strain and stress in rock mass and their checking. 11. Special field measuring, instrumentation and monitoring. 12. Stability of rock and weak rock slopes and walls. 13. Anchorage into rocks.
  • MALGOT,J., KLEPSATEL,F., TRÁVNÍČEK,I.: Mechanika hornín a inžinierska geológia, Alfa Bratislava, 1992
  • PAŠEK, J., MATULA, M. a kol.: Inženýrská geologie I., II., ČMT-TP č. 76 Praha, 1995
  • HORÁK,V., PASEKA,A., POSPÍŠIL,P.: Inženýrská geologie a mechanika hornin
Teaching methods
lectures, class exercises, homeworks
Assessment methods
Passing written exams (weekly tests) with more than 50 %. Handing in all projects.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: Dle plánu distanční výuky.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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