203.103 Ground exploration and rock classification
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 2.5EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to recognize and assess the possibilities and limits of geological subsurface exploration and geological-geotechnical forecasts and the subsurface models developed from them.

Subject of course

Geological site investigations, significance and input parameters in subsurface models. Development of geological predictions in different stages of planning. Semiquantitative description of rocks and rock masses. Exercise: Core logging and protocol, underground model, field work

Teaching methods

lecture with exercises

Mode of examination


Additional information

Zuordnung im Masterstudium Bauingenieurwesen (Studienkennzahl: 066 505):
Modul 1 der Vertiefungsrichtung Geotechnik;
Modul 3 der anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen



Examination modalities


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.03.2023 12:00 17.04.2023 12:00 17.04.2023 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Mandatory elective


SCHÄR, U.: (1992) Geologie in der Baupraxis; Baufachverl. Dietlikon, Fecker & Reik: Baugeologie. Enke-Taschenbuch 1996, 2. Aufl. Prinz: Abriß der Ingenieurgeologie. Enke-TB 3. Aufl. 1997