INVESTIGATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS

Course Information
TitleΔΙΕΡΕΥΝΗΣΗ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΩΝ ΕΠΙΠΤΩΣΕΩΝ / INVESTIGATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
Code353
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Karatzas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000384

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization1055

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20053223
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
No prerequisites. General knowledge on environmental issues will be and advantage.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students should be able to apply knowledge acquired as well as methods and tools taught, for analyzing the environmental impacts of a project/activity and for compiling the draft of a relevant study, following EU legislation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic terminology and environmental protection laws. Environmental impacts of projects and activities. Procedures and legal framework for environmental assessment in Greece and EU. EIA studies: basic structure and content. Environmental data collection for EIA purposes. Mathematical methods for the investigation and modelling of environmental impacts, the case of air pollution, (odor and noise may be included). Software tools and computational intelligence methods applied in EIA studies.
Keywords
environmental impact assessmentt, modelling and analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
On-line, internet-based resources, software tools for data analysis and modelling
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Project
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Students are evaluated on the basis of three projects that they have to work on during the semester, and on the basis of the final report and presentation that they will prepare.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22766772 Έκδοση: 1/2012 Συγγραφείς: ΒΑΓΙΩΝΑ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΑ ISBN: 978-960-9717-02-1 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ ΑΞΙΟΠΟΙΗΣΕΩΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΕΩΣ ΠΕΡΙΟΥΣΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ Α.Π.Θ Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις και διαφάνειες του διδάσκοντα, διαδικτυακό υλικό.
Last Update
19-09-2013