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

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Course code: HTO
Course title in Czech: Historical Technical Objects
Course title in English:
Historical Technical Objects
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and 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)
Level of course:
bachelor; master
Course type:
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Course supervisor: Ing. Veronika Hunková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Wood Science and Technology (FFWT)
Ing. Veronika Hunková, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course deals with technical wooden objects, their historical evolution, the possibility of then knowledge, typologies, construction and material.
Course content:
Introduction to Technical monuments. Type, scope, status, importance, care of them. Focus on wooden buildings, structures, parts (allowance 0/2)
Survey and documentation of technical monuments (allowance 0/2)
3.The historic building techniques, equipment and tools (jacks, pulleys, cranes, timber, ...). (allowance 0/2)
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)
Transmission equipment and mechanisms (shafts, cog gear ...) (allowance 0/2)
Sawmills and their equipment (frame, band and circular saws, machinery, manufacturing processes) (allowance 0/2)
Water and wind mills (their equipment, manufacturing processes) (allowance 0/2)
10.Food Equipment (dryers for fruits, oil mills, boiling jam ...) (allowance 0/2)
Other technical equipment (mills, crushing mills, roller, bleach, ...) (allowance 0/2)
Mining activities (mining timber and transport, pumps, hoists) (allowance 0/2)
Transport (carts, cars, wagons) (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
26 h
0 h
field work16 h24 h
0 h
14 h
project work
10 h
20 h
workshop12 h0 h
preparation of presentation4 h0 h
writing of seminar paper16 h
26 h
84 h
84 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.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
AGRICOLA, G. -- JEŽEK, B. -- HUMMEL, J. Jiřího Agricoly Dvanáct knih o hornictví a hutnictví : Georgii Agticolae De re metallica libri XII. 1st ed. Ostrava: Montanex, 2001. 546 p. ISBN 80-7225-057-4x.
ŠTĚPÁN, L. -- KŘIVANOVÁ, M. Dílo a život mlynářů a sekerníků v Čechách. 1st ed. Praha: Argo, 2000. 307 p. ISBN 80-7203-254-2.
NOŽIČKA, J. Přehled vývoje našich lesů. 1st ed. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1957. 459 p. Lesnická knihovna. Velká řada ;.
HOŇKOVÁ, I. et al. Větrné mlýny v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. 1st ed. Praha: Olympia, 2010. 99 p. Navštivte--. ISBN 978-80-7376-201-8.
HAJŠMAN, J. et al. Příručka amatérského archeologa, aneb, Do mrtvých se nekope. 1st ed. Praha: Libri, 2009. 246 p. ISBN 978-80-7277-395-4.

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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/19/2019.

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