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E-mail: biljana.abolmasov@rgf.bg.ac.rs

Engineering Geodynamics

Course Description

Study program: Geotechnics (VI semester -OAS)

Name of subject: Engineering Geodynamics

Instructors: Dr Biljana Abolmasov, Jelka Krušić

Status: Compulsory


Prerequisites: Passed course in Geomorphology

Course Objectives: Introduction to geodynamic processes and phenomena; Basic classsification; Causal and triggering factors, mechanism and dynamics; Basic principles and methods of investigation and remedial works

Learning Outcomes: Training of students for engineering and compreshesive approach to investigation; interpretation of results; contents of geotechnical report; Basic principles of remediation works


Theory teaching
Introduction to Course, The goal of Engineering Geodynamics, Classification of Processes. Exogenous and Endogenous Geodynamic processes and phenomena. Weathering - types, mechanism, dynamics, phenomena, research and investigation methodologies and approach, modelling and remediation. Planar erosion - characterisation of process and phenomena, theoretical research - quantification and modelling, investigation, engineering remediation measures. Stream erosion, process mechanism, types, quantification and modelling, torrential-flash floods, investigation and remedial measures. Mass movements - basic principles and classification. Landslides: Types of landslides; Conditional and triggering factors; mechanism and dynamics; Classification by type and material involved; Methodology of research and engineering investigation; remedial measures. Flow type landslides: basic properties, mechanism, methodology of investigation and remedial measures. Rock falls - mechanism and type of movement, methodology of investigation, remedial measures. Fluvial erosion - basic characteristics of process, phenomena and interaction with other slope processes. Seepage - basic characteristics, investigation, remediation. Marine erosion - basic characteristics and remediation.

Practical teaching
Practical students exercises in accordance to the course programme in form of students report

Suggested Reading List

  1. Аболмасов Б. Предавања из инжењерске геодинамике 1-10., Заштићена мултимедијална презентација, www.rgf.rs
  2. Аболмасов Б., Ђурић У. Практикум из Инжењерске геологије-Инжењерска геодинамика, Рударско-геолошки факултет, Београд, 2013.
  3. Schuster R.L. & Krizek R.J. (eds) Landslides: Analaysis and Control. Transportation Research Board Special Report 176. National Academy of Science USA, Washington DC.
  4. Сунарић Д. Инжењерска геодинамика, Скрипта, Рударско-геолошки факултет Београд, Београд, 2003.

Fund Hours:

Lectures Exercises Other forms of teaching Study research
3 2 0 0

Conduct of the Course: Lessons, multi-media presentations, field work

AssessmentОцена знања:

Final Exam ECTS
Written Exam 50
Oral Exam 10
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Class Participation 5
Practical Classes 25
Written Tests 10

Additional Assessment Criteria -