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ENGR 2210 final exam
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Clepsydra,How does the shape of the container influence the rate
of water release and the height of the top of the water as it empties?
They function by water continuously flowing out of a small outlet near the bottom of the container. It marks the passage of time. The image above is an Egyptian clepsydra discovered at
the ancient Karnak temple.
Invented by Dionysius the Elder of Syracuse in ancient Greece about
400 BC, catapults of various types became the basic weapons of siege
warfare for 2000 years, until the invention of the canon.
Research Question: What renaissance inventor later boasted of his
ability to devise and build catapults and other heavy we
The Baghdad Battery
First discovered in 1936 and dating to the Parthian occupation of
Mesopotamia between 248 BC to 226 AD. This primitive electrical
device was probably used for electroplating jewelry. Modern replicas
have produced about 1 Volt.
Research Question: What is the significance of the size of the battery
The term "tech fix" specifically applies to using technology to fix a non-technological (e.g., societal) problem, which often makes the original problem worse.
what sense was the Algonquin basket "designed"?
If you think of it, the design of the was more of a protocol version .Also, the design had very much complexity and it was design by a regular human being. Indigneous people
the catapult, What renaissance inventor later boasted of his ability to devise and build catapults and other heavy weapons?
Leonardo Da Vinci. invented by ancient greeks
why does the Crystal Palace belong both to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?
There was a use of iron and glass in the making of the Crystal Palace. Iron was fireproof which is why everyone used it. Iron was more in use in the nineteenth century and glass was use more in twentieth century.
was a poet, designer, and reformer.Morris wanted makers and users to be happy and appreciate. a man should enjoy what a craftsman done for him.Craftsman didn't have passion to their work. Morris stated that the pre-industrial design had more swindlers and their slaves. People could appreciate design, architecture, and etc, because it was an everyday thing for them. Loved nature and hated big cities. Loved the middle ages.
Notre Dame cathedral
Paris, France are certainly among the greatest cultural achievements of Europe before Industrialization.
The School of Athens, by Raphael
Hand painted in the Vatican in Italy in 1511. Renaissance artists such as Raphael tended to romanticize and idolize classical intellectuals, even in a religious setting such as the Vatican.
It killed King Edward lll
Second industrial revolution
Electrical energy was a major power source instead of the steam energy.
German historian Oswald Spengler's
His idea of people using technology and machinery to exploit nature kind of gave Adolf Hitler the idea of saying that Jews were culture destroyer in the Western Civilization.He defines them as acquisitive bankers also.
The improvement of the dexterity, the amount of time lost to passing work to each other, everyone must be sensible how much labour is facilitated and abridge by the application of proper machinery.. He believes that there could be an improvement to the working conditions for working men. They should be help with more workmen. Adam Smith also feel as if they should be cared for more and have more opportunities within the job and with the products.
Frank Lloyd Wright
An architect and civil engineer who used the prairie style for his housing designs. Best known architect. He techniques and forms from the classical, gothic, and renaissance past. Considered technology and machines as tools.
A French architect who invented international style and rejected ornamentation.
Art Nouveau 1
Period where designs use glass and steel in it. Also was a more artistic culture that dealt with applied arts, natural forms, and structure.
A building that was entirely iron and glass in the nineteenth century. Showed no ornamentation.
He was an architect that use metal in violet ways in his work. Part of Art nouveau.
architect who loved the use of glass no ornamentation.
design or provide with a form that presents very little resistance to a flow of air or water, increasing speed and ease of movement.
Art Deco movement
Art Deco is a popular design style of the 1920s and '30s characterized especially by sleek geometric or stylized forms and by the use of man-made materials. Designs with symmetry. simple and clean shapes.
a modern style of houses than transcended the traditional style. becam popular in the U.S and more money saving
An american system that used factory production for mass production.
Second Industrial Revolution
An era of mechanization to America and Germany after 1880.Age of electrical and internal combudtion. Steel was introduce.
The belief technology was a gift of god and that it could transform the new world into a garden of Eden.
Greece, Athenian people
architect who stayed away
Temple of Kukulcan
south pointing chariot
statue of liberty
gift from France to us.
Walter Gropius. Modernism
Frank Lloyd Wright
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