Course Information
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID180000034

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Consolidation of basic principles of Physics Approximate and exact methods to solve problems Applications in the human body. Applications in medical diagnostic techniques
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 an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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)
Introduction to the graphical representation of data, errors, error propagation and fitting. The problem of scaling in living organisms. Equilibrium of rigid bodies: forces and torques. Work- Energy-metabolism. Fluid mechanics. Oscillations and waves. Sound waves. Geometrical Optics- Optical devices – Laser. Temperature and Heat. Χ-rays. Bioelectricity
experimental errors, forces & torques, work & energy, fluids, wavws, optics, heat, X-rays, bioelectricity.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The lectures and the problem solving sessions are based on the use of ICTs (Powerpoint). Copies of the lecture notes, the homework sets and all related announcements can be found in the WebPages of the Lecturers. ( και
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The student performance is assessed via a written final examination at the end of the semester. The students are given 4 subjects which include questions both theory and problem solving. The 4 individual subjects are equivalent in terms of the credit points. The examination is typically 60-90 min long. The examination schedule is issued by the School of Pharmacy. There is provision for oral examination or examination on a term-paper for students from abroad or with disabilities (as determined by the Greek law)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. «Η Φυσική στη Βιολογία και τη Φυσική», Davidovits (μετάφραση στα ελληνικά), Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, (Αθήνα 2011), ΚΩΔ: 12861124 2. «Φυσική με εφαρμογές στις Βιολογικές Επιστήμες», Κ. Α. Καμπάς, Ε. Κ. Πολυχρονιάδης, Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, Θεσσαλονίκη (1988), ΚΩΔ : 8480 3. «Πανεπιστημιακή Φυσική», Τόμος 1, Young Hugh D. (μετάφραση στα Ελληνικά), Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση, Αθήνα (1995), ΚΩΔ: 30328 4. «Πανεπιστημιακή Φυσική», Τόμος 2, Young Hugh D. (μετάφραση στα Ελληνικά), Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση, Αθήνα (1995), ΚΩΔ: 29457
Additional bibliography for study
1. "ΦΥΣΙΚΗ" Halliday-Resnick-Walker, Εκδόσεις Gutenberg, Αθήνα 2012 2.¨"Physics" Cutnell & Johnson, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.(2004)
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