618-2041/01 – History of the Metalcasting Industry (DHS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Nikol Novohradská, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SPI069 Ing. Nikol Novohradská, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Acquired knowledge - Student will be able to describe the development of metal melting and casting technologies . - Student will be able to create a timeline of the development of metal casting Acquired skills - Student will be able to identify various prehistoric and historic cultural center - Student will be able to demonstrate examples of significant artifacts from different historical stages of development

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

Concise development of metallurgy and foundry from the Chalcolithic Age over the Bronze Age and the Iron Age up to the artistic performances of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete, Greece and Roma. The plastic art of the early and supreme Middle Ages, of the Renaissance and Baroque. The sculpture of the 19th and 20th century in our country and in the world.

Compulsory literature:

[1] SIMPSON, B.L. History of the metalcasting industry, Illinois, AFS, 1997,268s. ISBN 0-87433-175-7.

Recommended literature:

[1] TYLECOTE R.F. A History of Metallurgy, The Institut of Materials 1992.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

http://www.fmmi.vsb.cz/cs/urceno-pro/studenty/podklady-ke-studiu/studijni-opory

Other requirements

Elaboration of semestral project

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. - 2. Prehistoric metallurgy, civilization centres , Midle East, Egypt, India,China, Grece, Rome, melting techniques, molding techniques 3. Seminary – significant prehistoric cast artefacts 4. Copper metallurgy from prehistory to modern period, 5. Seminary - significant bronze object of art 6. - 7. History of bell casting – material, design, molding material, molding techniques, significant world bells, significant bell founders 8. History of iron metalurgy, direct reduction of the iron ore, melting techniques 9. History of cast iron, melting, molding, use of castings 10. Visit of museum Frýdlant art cast iron 11. Seminary- significant architectural cast iron monument, sculptures 12. Malleable iron, cast steel beginning 13. History of mining education, VŠB history 14. Final seminary, defence of semestral papers

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  21
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2020/2021 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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