Geology

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Course Unit Code224-0247/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
RAP35prof. Ing. Naďa Rapantová, CSc.
POS0046doc. RNDr. Pavel Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Summary
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of subject is following: -
- determination and description of rock environment used as foundation soil;
- understanding of rock cycle and formation of rock massif;
- understanding of principles of endogenous and exogenous processes in rock environment;
- learning methods of investigation of rock environment for construction.
Course Contents
Lectures: Geology, the discipline, the role of geology in construction and other practices of the country in terms of current knowledge (structure of the Earth, plate tectonics) Basic components of the earth's crust - rocks and minerals properties of rocks and soils Rocks in building practice Geological structure magmatism exogenous processes Countries types and landforms, their use in practice basics of hydrogeology regional geology of the Czech Republic Exercise: rock-forming minerals, igneous rocks Sedimentary rocks metamorphic rocks geological compass geological brand Lambert display geological structure Design geological sections and maps geological maps
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1. Bauer J., Tvrz F. (1988): Minerály. – Artia Praha, 207 s. 2. Machek P., Raclavská H., Raclavský K. (1990): Cvičení z mineralogie a petrografie. Mineralogie systematická. – ES VŠB v Ostravě, 95 s. 3. Zamarský V., Kudělásková M., Slivka V. (1990): Mineralogie a petrografie. - ES VŠB v Ostravě, 313 s. 4. Foldyna J., Grmela A. (1988): Cvičení z geologie. - ES VŠB v Ostravě, 168 s. 5. Kumpera O. (1987): Všeobecná geologie - učební texty pro studenty hornických oborů. - ES VŠB Ostrava, 265 s. 6. Kumpera O., Foldyna J., Zorkovský V. (1988): Všeobecná geologie. - SNTL/Alfa, 521 s. 7. http://geologie.vsb.cz/geologie/default.htm 8. http://geologie.vsb.cz/PraktikaGeologie/default.htm 9. http://geologie.vsb.cz/jelinek/nauka.htm
1. Bauer J., Tvrz F. (1988): Minerály. – Artia Praha, 207 s. 2. Machek P., Raclavská H., Raclavský K. (1990): Cvičení z mineralogie a petrografie. Mineralogie systematická. – ES VŠB v Ostravě, 95 s. 3. Zamarský V., Kudělásková M., Slivka V. (1990): Mineralogie a petrografie. - ES VŠB v Ostravě, 313 s. 4. Foldyna J., Grmela A. (1988): Cvičení z geologie. - ES VŠB v Ostravě, 168 s. 5. Kumpera O. (1987): Všeobecná geologie - učební texty pro studenty hornických oborů. - ES VŠB Ostrava, 265 s. 6. Kumpera O., Foldyna J., Zorkovský V. (1988): Všeobecná geologie. - SNTL/Alfa, 521 s. 7. http://geologie.vsb.cz/geologie/default.htm 8. http://geologie.vsb.cz/PraktikaGeologie/default.htm 9. http://geologie.vsb.cz/jelinek/nauka.htm
Recommended Reading:
1. Grotzinger, J., Jordan, T.H., Press, F. and Siever, R.: Understanding Earth. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2007. 2. Plummer, C. C., McGeary, D., Carlson, D. H.: Physical Geology. McGraw Hill, Boston, 2005. 3. Marschalko, M.: Engineering geology. VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Institute of Geological Engineering, 2005.
1. Grotzinger, J., Jordan, T.H., Press, F. and Siever, R.: Understanding Earth. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2007. 2. Plummer, C. C., McGeary, D., Carlson, D. H.: Physical Geology. McGraw Hill, Boston, 2005. 3. Marschalko, M.: Engineering geology. VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Institute of Geological Engineering, 2005.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit35 18
        ExaminationExamination65 33