711-0206/06 – History of Science and Technology in Engineering (DVTS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Bc. Mariana StonišováSubject version guarantorMgr. Bc. Mariana Stonišová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STO0087 Mgr. Bc. Mariana Stonišová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Providing general view of development of science and technology from the view of their placing in context of specific conditions of human history. Obtaining global history view of development of the studied subject field including interdisciplinary technical links.

Teaching methods

Seminars

Summary

On the basis of IGIP subject of history of science and technology was included in the program of European technical universities. Its content focuses on providing global view of science and technology from the point of evolutionary cognitive process in specific conditions of human history. Course also enables obtaining of global history view in individual student’s technical field of study including interdisciplinary technical links. In subject methodology emphasis is laid on dependence of technology and natural sciences development in wider social connections, but at the same time on enormous meaning of natural sciences and technology in human history. Seminar is especially focused on development of mechanics, machines and machinery and from industrial revolution on mechanical engineering as a new branch of industry.

Compulsory literature:

HART-DAVIS, Adam, ed. Science: the definitive visual guide. London: Dorling Kindersley, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4093-8314-7.

Recommended literature:

HART, Michael H. The 100: A Ranking Of The Most Influential Persons In History. Citadel; Revised edition, 2000. ISBN 978-0806513508.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

An individual project

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

a) visit a technicla museum or a technical sight (Dolní oblast Vítkovice, slag heap Ema etc.). b) Write an individual project (min. 2 pages) about a visit a technical museum or a technical sight, with interesting informations, with the history of the museum or the technical sight, with photos from here. Send to my e-mail. c) Classified credit - a test.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to the course, literature 2. Mining and technical schools; Personalities from VŠB-TUO, Technical monuments of the Moravian-Silesian Region. 3. Development of machines and enginery in atiquity times. Archimedes, Hero of Alexandria. 4. Development of machines and enginery in medieval times. 5. Development of machines and enginery in modern period until industrial revolution. Leonardo da Vinci and his machines. 6. Industrial revolution and the origins of modern industries. 7. 19th century; the first stage of the technical-scientific revolution. 8. General trends in development of industries in 1800–1918 (with focus on the Czech lands). 9. 20th century; the second stage of the technical-scientific revolution. 10. General trends in development of industries after 1918 (with focus on the Czech lands). 11. Industries and their role in armament industry in 1800s and 1900s. The Vítkovice Ironworks (Dolní oblast Vítkovice), Škoda. 12. Historical trends in development of transportation and transport vehicles in the human history. 13. Historical development of electrotechnics (Tesla, Edison, Křižík, Kolben). 14. Closing session, evaluation of students' projects.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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