Elements of geology and geomechanics

Course Information
TitleΣτοιχεία γεωλογίας και γεωμηχανικής / Elements of geology and geomechanics
CodeΠΠΒΑΟ04
FacultyEngineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001548

Programme of Study: PMS PPVA 2018-2023

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSYPOCΗREŌTIKO OMOIOGENOPOIĪSĪS EIDIKOTĪTŌN110

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600154485
SectionInstructors
1. ΠΠΒΑΟ04
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Enhancement and homogenization of student's knowledge in specific scientific regions that constitute the primary knowledge basis for the respective postgraduate courses of the programme - Familiarization of the certain students with the related scientific fields in order to ease the process of selecting the respective selective courses of the programme
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Geology – Stratigraphy – Tectonics. Classification and properties of rock masses and soils. Brief presentation of Greece’s Geology. Research methods of underground investigation. Technical review of geomaterials. Introduction to Rock Mechanics. Laboratory tests. Underground aquifer in Geomechanics. Ground subsidences (landslides – settlements). Methodology of geostationary checks. Practice exercises – projects (stratigraphy sections, structure mapping, interpretation of geological research tasks, slope stability)
Keywords
Geology, Stratigraphy, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures40
Written assigments33
Exams2
Total75
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Solve of exercises/practical problems (Summative)
Last Update
09-01-2017