Subject description - AD0M16HT2

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AD0M16HT2 History of science and technology 2 Extent of teaching:14+6s
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13116 Credits:4 Semester:L


This subject traces historical developments in electrical engineering branches in the world and in the Czech Lands. Its ultimate goal is to stimulate students' interest in the history and traditions of the subject, while highlighting the developments in technical education and professional organizations, the process of shaping scientific life and the influence of technical engineers

Course outlines:

1. Is Electrical Engineering a Technical Science?
2. Electricity - Mysterious Power.
3. Fireworks of Engineering Technology.
4. Foundation of the Electrotechical Industry.
5. Electrical Engineering School Systems. An International Comparison.
6. Electrical Engineering Unions in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
7. Status of the Engineer and Engineering Elites in 19th - 21th Centuries.
8. Leading Personalities of Electrical Engineering.
9. Electrification of the Europe.
10. Electrotechnology in the Second World War.
11. Norbert Wiener and Cybernetics.
13. Computer world.
14. Mikrominiaturisation.
15. Technology Assesment in the Electrotechnology.

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction in the History of Electrotechnology - Historiography of the field.
2. The begening of electricity in the Czech lands.
3. Electro Engineering in the 19th Century in the Czech lands.
4. Development of the Czech Electrotechical Industry.
5. Czech Electrical Engineering School Systems in the Czech lands and Czechoslovakia.
6. Electrical Engineering Unions in the Czech lands and Czechoslovakia in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
7. Status of the Czech Engineer and Engineering Elites in 19th and 20th Centuries.
8. Leading Personalities of Czech Electrical Engineering.
9. Electrification of the Czechoslovakia.
10. V. List - manager of the Czech electrical Industry.
11. Fight of the Cybernetics in Czechoslovakia and Antonín Svoboda.
12. Czech electrotechnical and nuclear research after 1945.
13. Development of the multimedia in the Czech Area.
14. Internet technology in the Czech Republic.


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Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MKKME1 Wireless Communication V 4
MKKME5 Systems of Communication V 4
MKKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 4
MKKME3 Electronics V 4
MKKME2 Multimedia Technology V 4
MKKYR1 Robotics V
MKKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MKKYR3 Systems and Control V
MKKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
MKEEM1 Technological Systems V 3
MKEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V 3
MKEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V 3
MKOI1 Artificial Intelligence V 1
MKOI5 Software Engineering V 1
MKOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 1
MKOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 1
MKOI2 Computer Engineering V 1
MKEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V 3
MKEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V 3

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