Course Information
TitleΚΡΥΣΤΑΛΛΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / Crystallography
CodeGMO 104Y
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTriantafyllos Soldatos
Course ID40001832

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
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)
Learning Outcomes
Learning the basic concepts of crystallography Understanding crystal systems and their rules Application of X-rays in the identification of the structure of minerals
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Geometric crystallography (methods of research and description of crystal polyhedra, description of the 32 crystal classes, crystal systems, crystal intergrowths). Crystal lattice (lattice forms, reverse lattice, symmetry groups). Research of crystal structure by X-rays (X-rays characteristics-single crystal methods, powder diffraction methods).
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΟΡΥΚΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ - ΠΕΤΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 8460, Έκδοση: 3/2010, Συγγραφείς: ΘΕΟΔΩΡΙΚΑΣ ΣΤΕΡΓΙΟΣ Σ., ISBN: 978-960-454-114-0, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΣ Π. ΧΡΗΣΤΟΥ
Additional bibliography for study
Christopher Hammond, The basics of crystallography and diffraction, Oxford University press, 1997
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