Course syllabus HTO - Historical Technical Objects (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: HTO
Course title in language of instruction: Historické technické objekty
Course title in Czech: Historical Technical Objects
Course title in English: Historical Technical Objects
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/2/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 12/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor; master
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Veronika Hunková, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:
The course deals with technical wooden objects, their historical evolution, the possibility of then knowledge, typologies, construction and material.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to Technical monuments. Type, scope, status, importance, care of them. Focus on wooden buildings, structures, parts (allowance 0/2)
2.Survey and documentation of technical monuments (allowance 0/2)
3.The historic building techniques, equipment and tools (jacks, pulleys, cranes, timber, ...). (allowance 0/2)
4.Wooden hydraulic engineering (winches, ducts, raceways, dams, basins, canals) (allowance 0/2)
5.Transport by water (rafts, boats and ships) (allowance 0/2)
6.Ways to drive the technical equipment (water and wind wheel, treadmills, horse engine) (allowance 0/2)
7.Transmission equipment and mechanisms (shafts, cog gear ...) (allowance 0/2)
8.Sawmills and their equipment (frame, band and circular saws, machinery, manufacturing processes) (allowance 0/2)
9.Water and wind mills (their equipment, manufacturing processes) (allowance 0/2)
10.Food Equipment (dryers for fruits, oil mills, boiling jam ...) (allowance 0/2)
11.Other technical equipment (mills, crushing mills, roller, bleach, ...) (allowance 0/2)
12.Mining activities (mining timber and transport, pumps, hoists) (allowance 0/2)
13.Transport (carts, cars, wagons) (allowance 0/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-General knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to estimate the historical value of construction
-Knowledge of wooden technical objects
-Technical problems analysis and resolution
-The ability to reconstruct the process of production of wooden technical objects

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice26 h0 h
     field work16 h24 h
     consultation0 h14 h
     project work10 h20 h
     workshop12 h0 h
     preparation of presentation4 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper16 h26 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Submission of term paper dealing with an existing technical object, including technical drawings and wooden model of the object or participation on workshops about historical technologies and their use in present.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQAGRICOLA, G. -- JEŽEK, B. -- HUMMEL, J.Jiřího Agricoly Dvanáct knih o hornictví a hutnictví : Georgii Agticolae De re metallica libri XIIOstravaMontanex200180-7225-057-4x
RQŠTĚPÁN, L. -- KŘIVANOVÁ, M.Dílo a život mlynářů a sekerníků v ČecháchPrahaArgo200080-7203-254-2
RQNOŽIČKA, J.Přehled vývoje našich lesůPrahaStátní zemědělské nakladatelství1957
RQHOŇKOVÁ, I. et al.Větrné mlýny v Čechách, na Moravě a ve SlezskuPrahaOlympia2010978-80-7376-201-8
RQHAJŠMAN, J. et al.Příručka amatérského archeologa, aneb, Do mrtvých se nekopePrahaLibri2009978-80-7277-395-4


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