Course Information
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorChristos Anagnostopoulos
Course ID20000989

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 31
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Geodesy and SurveyingElective Courses846
Cadastre, Photogrammetry and CartographyElective Courses846
Transportation and Hydraulic EngineeringCompulsory Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will: - Know the basic types of soils and their properties, in relation to laboratory and field tests and design codes for civil engineering projects. - Be able to calculate soil stresses. - Understand the assessment of soil bearing capacity, as well as the calculation of soil settlements - Understand the principles and methods of designing foundations, retaining walls and road embankments - Know the basic methods for soil improvement.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physical properties and classification of soils. Mechanical behavior of soil. Laboratory and field tests. Stresses and deformations of the soil. Bearing capacity of foundations. Settlements of structures. Stability of natural and artificial slopes. Embankments on soft soils. Methods of soil improvement. Subsoil classification on Seismic Codes.
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
Laboratory Work
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Student Assessment
Written exams on course material.
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