Thomas Kaiserfeld Dep. Swedish history of technology may not be an oxymoron by definition, but is still a concept laden with such an unconformity as to make it virtually impossible to handle in a stringent manner. In Sweden, research problems connected to technologies of the past are pursued within such a wide range of institutions and intellectual fields that it is a hopeless task indeed to give a full account without missing important themes, topics and projects. The task is not simplified if one is to include all those historians of technology interested in empirical material that can be denoted Swedish in one way of another. Thus, the following is not to be regarded as a full report, but rather a superficial and personally biased review with ambitions set far too high. They are an indication of the institutional and intellectual multitude of history of technology in this country.

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Course development and history. Construction of mathematical models. Formula checks. Model fitting. Dimensional analysis. Simulation modelling. Technology does not exist in Nature — all technology is designed by man.

While the natural sciences focus on laws of Nature, the science of technology is mainly concerned with the methods that humans use to design and manufacture objects to fulfil our wants and desires.

These are also the main topics for this course in Engineering Science. Sundin, Den kupade handen, Carlssons, Giordano, M. Weir, and W. Grimvall, Basic facts and skills in physics. ANN1 - Assignments, 4. The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students. Homework assignments, hand in exercises, participation in seminars and lectures, and didactic presentation.

Since the course is based on continuous examination, presence during scheduled lessons is essential. Anita Kullen. Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site. All members of a group are responsible for the group's work. In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.

In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution. EF Engineering Science 6. About course Course information Course development and history. This course has been discontinued. Last planned examination: Spring Decision to discontinue this course: No information inserted. Course offering missing Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters. Course information. About understanding and modelling nature. The computer tools Maple and Excel. The roles of the engineer and the user of technology. Basic knowledge in communicating technology.

The ambition is that you, after having taken the course, will be able to create a mathematical model for a given scenario in the steps problem identification, assumptions, solution, interpretation, validation and implementation make estimates, check formulas and carry out dimensional analysis of derived relations use Maple as a tool for simple problem solving, to serve as a basis for future more advanced applications use Excel to draw graphs, make calculations and do simple modelling give an account of the major breakthroughs in the history of technology and reflect on their mutual relations be able to reflect on the gender perspective of the engineer's role in society make short oral and written presentations of technical and scientific matters Course Disposition No information inserted.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination No information inserted Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination No information inserted Examiner Anita Kullen. Further information Course web Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below.

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