Petrography-General & Engineering Geology

Course Information
TitleΠΕΤΡΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ-ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ / Petrography-General & Engineering Geology
Code003ΕΑ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000005

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 58
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses113

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125897
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
There are no Prerequisites.
Learning Outcomes
Students will learn the basic tools to describe and classify magmatic, metamorphic and siliciclastic rocks, and understand the petrogenetic processes and their geologic significance. Students will acquire the know-how to classify in the field (= outcrop scale) and in the lab (hand sample + thin sections) magmatic, metamorphic and silicoclastic rock
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Elements of crystallography, mineralogy. Earth composition. Rock forming minerals. Categories of rocks (pyrogenic, sedimentary, metamorphic rocks). Elements of general geology, geotectonic and technical geology. Mechanics and natural properties of rocks. Elements of rock engineering.
Keywords
Categories of rocks
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
- Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Laboratory Work190.6
Fieldwork120.4
Reading Assigment110.4
Written assigments90.3
Total903
Student Assessment
Description
Lectures, exercises and field training. Assessment is based on practical tests in the practice section, which must be passed in order to take the written exam (counts 100%). Fieldwork may be scheduled for a weeke
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Στεφανίδης Π. 2002: Πετρογραφία Γενική και Τεχνική Γεωλογία, Εκδόσεις Χριστοδουλίδη. Haldar S. 2013. Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology 1st Edition, ISBN: 9780124081338
Last Update
24-09-2018