Subject: History of science and technology (12 - ETI03)


Basic Information

CategoryAcademic-general educative
Scientific or art field:Istorija nauke i tehnike
Interdisciplinaryyes
ECTS5
Native organizations units

Department of Fundamentals Sciences
Course specification

Course is active from 10.10.2012..

Qualifications engineers to understand how the human understanding of the natural world (science) and the ability to manipulate it (technology) has developed and changed at different times and societies.
Knowledge of the mutual relations of society, science and technology, as well as the civilization, cultural, economic and political consequences of scientific discoveries and technological innovations.
Scientific systems of ideas. Technical systems. Machines, machines and algorithms. Industry and the Industrial Revolution. Scientific Revolution. Measurement and error. Natural world and the artificial world of machines. New materials and energy sources. The use and evaluation of scientific discoveries and technical achievements. Social control of science and technology. Education, and the availability of financing science and technology. Creativity and freedom of creativity in science and technology. Creativity outside the scientific and technological system.
The problem is presented in lectures, and then a discussion is opened in which students may ask questions, give objections and contribute to the presented matter.
AuthorsNameYearPublisherLanguage
James E. McClellan III and Harold DornScience and Technology in World History2006The Johns Hopkins University PressEnglish
Richard Shelton Kirby et alEngineering in History1990Dover Publications Inc. New YorkEnglish
Arnold PaceyTechnology in World Civilization1991The MIT Press, Cambridge, MassachusettsEnglish
E.J.DijksterhuisThe Mechanization of the World Picture1986Princeton University PressEnglish
Milan BožićPregled istorije i filozofije matematike2002Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva, BeogradSerbian language
Luis MamfordTehnika i civilizacija2009Mediteran Publishing, Novi SadSerbian language
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
PresentationYesYes10.00
Term paperYesYes20.00
Oral part of the examNoYes70.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Nikolić Aleksandar
Associate Professor

Lectures