872321 The engineering geological model - Fundamentals, application and modern methods

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The development of the geological map, purpose, geological signatures, dip strike symbol, fracture- and fold tectonics, instructions for design a geological section, to try a sketch of a geotechnical ground expertise.


Previous knowledge expected

Basics in descriptive geometry, basics in physical geology.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Map reading, to design a geological section regarding the structural conditions,
practical examples are demonstrated.

Interpretation of a geological map, the drawing of a geological profile.
Both are important elements of the examination in physical geology.

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