Engineering Seismology and Soil Dynamics

Course Information
TitleΤεχνική σεισμολογία και εδαφομηχανική / Engineering Seismology and Soil Dynamics
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600001520

Programme of Study: Aeifóros Schediasmós Technikṓn Érgōn Énanti Seismoý kai Állōn Fysikṓn kindýnōn

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
- The students should attend all courses - Completion of a small project - Written and oral exams
Learning Outcomes
Identidication of natural hazards Evaluation of loads for the desing of structures
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
Elements of seismology. Strong ground motion. Seismic hazard analysis. Measurements of dynamic properties. Labotratory and field tests. Ground response analysis. Response spectra. Seismic design codes.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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