Geophysics - Seismology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΦΥΣΙΚΗ - ΣΕΙΣΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Geophysics - Seismology
CodeΓΓΕ401
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheodoros Karakostas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003046

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreGeneral Electives844

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100197
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge of the Earth’s interior characteristics, understanding of the seismic waves propagation. Determination of the earthquake focal parameters and estimation of their magnitudes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Main geophysical features of the earth, theory of the plate tectonics. Theory of elasticity and elastic waves, seismic waves and their propagation in the earth’s interior. Seismographs, seismometers and determination of the earthquake focal parameters. Seismotectonics. Earthquake Prediction. Macroseismic effects. Seismic reflection and seismic refraction in Seismology and Applied Geophysics.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures722.4
Written assigments451.5
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΓΕΩΦΥΣΙΚΗ,Κ. ΠΑΠΑΖΑΧΟΣ ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ, Β. ΠΑΠΑΖΑΧΟΣ, ΖΗΤΗ ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΣΕΙΣΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Β. ΠΑΠΑΖΑΧΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΣ, Γ. ΚΑΡΑΚΑΪΣΗΣ, Π. ΧΑΤΖΗΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, ΖΗΤΗ
Additional bibliography for study
William Lowrie, Fundamentals of Geophysics, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1997
Last Update
18-07-2016