Historical Methods of Metal Production and Processing - B106014
Title: Historické způsoby výroby a zpracování kovů
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Msallamová Šárka Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N106009
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Annotation -
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The subject deals with the history of production, treatment and utilization of metals, used by mankind for very long time: gold, silver, copper and its alloys, tin, lead and iron. The development of basic production technologies: metals casting, metals shaping and heat treatment is presented too.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

evaluate the structure of metallic materials used for manufacturing of restored objects.

distinguish not original parts of restored objects or modern fakes.

in most cases autenticate the dating of restored objects.

Literature -
Last update: Msallamová Šárka Ing. Ph.D. (13.02.2018)

R: Tylecote R.F.: A History of Metallurgy, The Institut of Materials 1992, ISBN 1-902653-79-3

R: Pleiner R. a kol.: Dějiny hutnictví železa v Československu, Academia Praha 1984

A: Scott D.A.: Ancient Metals: Microstructure and Metallurgy Volume I: Copper and Copper alloys, Getty Conservation Institute 2012,ISBN 978-0-9829338-0-0

A: Scott D.A.: Ancient Metals: Microstructure and Metallurgy Volume IV: Iron and Steel, Conservation Science Press 2013, ISBN 978-0-9829338-2-4

A: Scott D.A., Eggert G,: Iron and Steel in Art: Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation, Archetype Publications 2009, ISBN 978-1-904982-05-2

A: Kolektiv autorů: Konzervování a restaurování kovů, TGM Brno 2011, ISBN 978-80-86413-70-9

Learning resources -
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PPT presentations available at teacher.

Syllabus -
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1. Precious metals: history of production, treatment and utilization

2. Copper - production, treatment and utilization

3. Copper alloys - production, treatment and utilization

4. Other non - ferrous metals production, treatment and utilization

5. Iron production - historical survey

6. Direct reduction of iron ores

7. Indirect methods: production of wrought iron

8. Indirect methods: production of steel

9. History of founding (metal castings production)

10. History of metals shaping and heat treatment

11. History of weapons and other military items production

12. Production of bells

13. Production of metallic sculptures

14. Historical handicrafts - smith, bell-founder, etc.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Msallamová Šárka Ing. Ph.D. (13.02.2018)

Basic Inorganic Chemistry B101010

Inorganic Materials of Sights I B148001

Inorganic Materials of Sights II B148002

Metal Materials for restorers B106013

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Msallamová Šárka Ing. Ph.D. (20.02.2018)

Podmínkou zakončení předmětu je úspěšné absolvování zkoušky.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
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