REFERENCE SYSTEMS AND TIME

Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΑΝΑΦΟΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΧΡΟΝΟΥ / REFERENCE SYSTEMS AND TIME
CodeΑ08
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Tsoulis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000865

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 149
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Courses214

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
20052227
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understanding of basic principles and transformations of reference and time systems with emphasis on their current application in terrestrial and satellite geodesy.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Coordinate systems, local reference systems. The astronomic local system. Euclidean model of the earth-space, Cartesian coordinates and global reference frames. Inertial and rotating systems. Earth rotation, precession-nutation, polar motion, variations in the duration of day. Time systems. Implementation of reference frames, Astronomic observations, modern space methods. IPMS: Implementation of a Global Earth system of reference. Applications.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures30
Total30
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
[11293] ΣΥΝΤΕΤΑΓΜΕΝΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΑΝΑΦΟΡΑΣ, ΑΘΑΝΑΣΙΟΣ ΔΕΡΜΑΝΗΣ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ
Last Update
19-09-2013