English Terminology

Course Information
TitleΑγγλικά για Χημικούς Μηχανικούς / English Terminology
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID20002655

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
They will have been familiarized with the basic English terminology of their discipline They will have mastered how to write a laboratory report in English They will be proficient in reading and comprehending science texts They will have learnt about the structure of papers published in scientific journals as well as about the critical writing required when authoring papers. They will have learnt and practised how to conduct oral presentations (this applies for students who opted for this strand)
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
What Chemical Engineers do - The Scientific Attitude Feasibility Study Atoms Elements Compounds Isotopes The Periodic Table of Elements Rarest Element on Earth Measured at CERN Simple Distillation Fractional Distillation Decimals and Fractions - Powers Writing a Laboratory Report Structure, Language Techniques Writing a Laboratory Report Practise Heat Exchangers Industrial Solid Waste Scientific Writing: Descriptions Describing with Adjectives Air Pollution Reading Science ... Writing Science Style and Format of a Scientific Article 'Biodiesel from vegetable oils via transesterification in supercritical methanol' Aluminium The Extraction of Metals - Concentration of the Ore The Extraction of Metals: The reduction of Iron Oxide Petroleum Processing Ethical Dilemmas in Engineering
English and Technical Terminology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
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