Building and Construction Materials

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΔΟΜΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΟΜΙΚΑ ΥΛΙΚΑ / Building and Construction Materials
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000130

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

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses323

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Κnowledge of technical and natural building materials Method of synthesis of these materials to create various forest constructions, recyclable building materials
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
Rock properties, quarries, natural and artificial aggregate materials (gradation, calculation liquid limit, plasticity and plasticity index), categories of construction materials, cements, mortars, reinforced concrete (materials, processing, reinforcing steel), steel parts, steel constructions, masonry, insulation, components, materials and calculation of building construction (rooms, floors, stairs, roofs) and plants operation (heating, ventilation, water supply and sanitation).
Βuilding materials, natural aggregates, recycled building materials, construction of forest-technik works
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Laboratory's web page Internet
Course Organization
Laboratory Work70.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities30.1
Written assigments100.3
Student Assessment
Lecture attendances Delivery of exercises Written examination Ιndividual assignments
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Οικοδομική – Δομικά Υλικά Συγγραφείς: Στεργιάδου Αναστασία, Γεώργιος Στεργιάδης Εκδότης: Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε. Έτος Έκδοσης: 2017 ISBN: 978-960-418-749-2 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 68372897 2. Κτιριακές Κατασκευές (καλύπτει το πρώτο μέρος: Οικοδομική) Συγγραφείς: Schmitt Heinrich, Heene A. Εκδότης: A. Γκιούρδας και ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε. Έτος Έκδοσης: 1994 ISBN: 960-5120-04-3 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 12425 3. Δομικά και Διακοσμητικά Υλικά (καλύπτει το δεύτερο μέρος: Δομικά Υλικά) Συγγραφέας: Γεωργιάδου Ζωή Εκδότης (Διαθέτης): Στέλλα Παρίκου & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε. Έτος Έκδοσης: 2005 ISBN: 978-960-411-501-3 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 14505
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