Medical Physics

Course Information
TitleΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ / Medical Physics
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Bamidis
Course ID600018351

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 132
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course, the students will know: a) how to combine the knowledge and the way of thinking of a basic science, such as physics, with a clinical science, such as dentistry, towards the attempt to understand and explain biological phenomena. b) the basic physical principles upon which this specialty is based. c) the fundamental operating principles upon which many dentist instruments and imaging equipment are based. d) the use and operation of basic instruments and systems used in Dentistry.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Energy, Work and Heat, Waves, Acoustics, Ultrasound, Geometrical Optics, Lasers, Basic Physical Properties of Liquids Flow, Electric Fields-Electrostatic Physics, Electric Current, Magnetism, Useful Bioelectric standards, Semiconductors-Electronics, Biomechanics, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance-Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Non-Ionizing Radiations, Theory for the Laboratory Exercises.
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 Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work150.6
Student Assessment
Written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
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