Welcome in the course History of technology 2020/21!
The course History of technology started
with help MS Teams from September, 24.
The list of accepted titles of essays in the Winter Semester 2020/2021:
 Langer, Jan Niklas: History and Current State of Radar Technology.
 Anam, Ayman: Antikythera Mechanism.
 Margeot Morgan: History of the Parachute.
 Huseynov, Ravan: Heron of Alexandria – Steam Engine.
 Abhinav, Azad: History of Photography and Cameras.
 Faure, Louis Andre Ives: Technological Breakthough of World War II .
 Liu Jingping: Four Great Inventions (Papermaking, Compass, Gunpowder, Movable Type of Printing).
 Mikolajczyk, Michal: Ancient Roman Water Systems.
 Patel, Het Manishbhai: History of Gears.
 Sharma Ambarish: History of Clocks and Their Impact.
 Jagam, Gantam Harshwardham: History of Water Mills.
 Dudavskyi, Volodymyr: The Mechanical Sciences in Leonardo da Vinci’s Work.
 Levin, Jegor: The problem of Brachistochrone and the Development of Its Solution.
 Jurangpathy, Baba Razman: Archimedes Inventions.
 Eino, Niko: History of pumps.
 Bronts, Michael: Ford Model T, first car that’s massed-produced.
 Charbel, Akiki: History of Boats and Ships.
 Fredricks, Joshua Lynn: Blockchain Technology. History and Implications.
 Manokaran, Nithich Magilan: Prague Astronomical Clock.
 Tils, Tijn: The History of Self propelled vehicles. (From Ferdinand Verbiest in 1672, up until the modern electric car.)
 Gupta, Akul: Application of Mathematics in Technology. (From René Descartes to 21st. Century.)
. Eyyubov, Bekir: Nikola Tesla.
 Nazarov Raul: Albrecht Duerer.
 Morgan, Luke: History of Cranes.
Instruction for seminary essays:
1. Title of your seminary essay please, suggest by mail as soon as possible!
2. Seminary essay will have minimal lenght about 5 pages.
3. Please add the used sources!
4. Then you send me by mail (the deadline is about one week before exam) and I will answer, if is it O.K. or not.
5. For exam you prepare presentation of your essay for about a quarter of hour.
Lectures of History of Technology for the year 2020/2021
- September, 24, 2020 Introduction – Ancient Tradition
- October, 1, 2020 Development of of Ancient Technology and Mathematics.
History of the Czech Technical University in Prague
Significant personalities: Christian Willenberg, Johann Ferdinand Schor, Franz Anton Herget, Franz Joseph Gerstner, etc.
- October, 8, 2020 Prague astronomical HKclock-D-17
- October, 15 Significant renaissance personalities I – Leonardo da Vinci, vinci1_17
William Schickard – Calculator for Johannes Kepler Comput2_D_17,
- October 22 Origins of Variational Calculus
- October, 29 November, 5 Perpetuum mobile PM1_17 2nd part PM3_17
- November, 5 Geometry and Barock Architecture, Geometry and Barock Architecture II Baroque architecture
- November, 12 Mathematics and physics in late baroque Prague – Joseph Stepling (1716 – 1778) Stepling_D_17 Nikola Tesla and Prague Tesla_A_17, Albert Einstein and Prague_17Albert Einstein in Prague, 1911-1912 AE1Art,
- November, 19 Technology and Mathematics. A Brief History of Linear Algebra: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Determinants. Cramer’s Rule. Leonhard Euler – Searching Conditions for Existence of Solution of the System of Equations. Lagrange and Multipliers. Gauss Elimination Method.
James Joseph Sylvester and the Name for Matrix. Arthur Cayley and Multiplication of Matrices. Cayley-Hamilton Theorem.
- November, 26 Srinivasa Ramanujan and IT Day Ramanujan20
Significant Milestones in the Development of Fuzzy Logic FuzzyMilestones2 – Lofti Zadeh (1921 – 2017) – one of the founders of Fuzzy Logic.
- December, 3 History of Industrial Robots Hist_of Industrial_Robots20
The word „robot“ is the Czech origin. The writer Karel Čapek is author of dramatic play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots). First steps in History of Computing in the Czechoslovakia SZlecture1712
- December 10: History of Wheels.
- History of the Czech Technical University in Prague 2
Significant personalities: Christian Willenberg, Johann Ferdinand Schor, Franz Anton Herget Franz Joseph Gerstner, Chrisitan Doppler, Nikola Tesla etc.
Examples of titles of essays during last years 2018/2019, 2019/20:
- Hussein Mostaba: History of Automation
- Koung Htex Zan: Archimedes Inventions
- David Mateo Dubrovský: Evolution of Machinery to Cut Cloth
- Ali Mohamed Salíh Sadig: Innovation of Vehicles
- Santiago Muller: History of Dark Web
- MHD Kusay Nadar: History of Medical Technology
- Milan Luka Štavljanin: History of Nuclear Technology
- Ayken Kasenov: History of Photography
- Juan Gustavo Maldonado Quiste: Alan Turing and the Development of Informatics and Computers
- Darshil Pato: History of Aeroplanes
- Aleksander Mahrbash: History of Programming Languages
- Tomasz Bialobrecski: History of CAD Systems
- Yihang Wang: History of Fluid Mechanics
- Hussein Akram: History of Renewable Energy
- Yang Jun Hao: History of Astronomical Instruments
- Lucie Scholleová: Technology in Medical Treatment
- Sakaria Uulenga: The History of Robotics
Shivang Jha: Speedmeters
- Vivek Choudhary: The Wright Brothers
- D. Hirushan G. Perera Ganegama Vilhanage: The Studies of Johannes Kepler
- Ilya Davydov: The Use of Steam in Industry
- Alex Martín Pérez: Galileo Galilei – Helicentrism
- Faisal Osama Omar Al-Rayes: (Odometer) Superchargers
- Fabian Winterfeldt: History of Automotive Engineering
- Nikita Zhdankin: History of Radio/Radiobroadcasting
- Jennifer Nutter: MRI Technology
- Anat Tewari: The Ancient Indian Technologies
- Frank Chicko: History of Automation
- Gros-Coissy Quentin: History of Aviation
- Colleen Pouliot: Evolution of Prosthetics
- Chris Bendix: History of Turing Machines
- Victor Freyssinet: History of X-ray
- Nick Sabatelli: History of Horology/Timekeeping Technology
- Emma Merlino: The evolution of pacemakers
- Brett Mayville: A Development of Guitar Production
- Daniel Asselin: History of Wave Energy
- Madeleine Miller: History of Space Exploration Technology
- Jack Beaty: The Evolution of 3D-Printing
- Andrew Wojtowicz: The Coffee Process: From Green Bean to Liquid Coffee
- Zachary Nislick: The Evolution of Power Plants
- Jasper Scholten: History of Elektricity
- Joost ten Brucke: History of Nuclear Energy
- Connor Mulvey: The History of the Dark Web
- Lalit Suthax: Water Managements Systems
- Chintan Dholyia: History of Solar Energy
- Vladislav Rytov: Roads during Industrial Revolution
- Octavio Linares: History of Robotics
- Berkehan Merden: Tesla – Scientist
- Chovatiya Brijesh Damjibhai: History of Wind Energy
- Prashant Narshi Hodar: History of Perpetual Motion Machines
- Kashyap Suyash: Evolution of Electric Cars
- Deepika: Mass and Energy Relation
- Gaurav Singh: History of Bionics
- Parekh Vivek: Innovation of Vehicles
- Vinod: History of Theory of Relativity
- Md Tarequl Islam: History of Rolling Steel Mill
- Simon Jahan: History of Artificial Intelligence
- Sahil Baksh: History of paper currency and printing press