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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2007/08
02BVPAX, 02BVPCG, 02BVPCW, 02BVPDR
Engineering orientation and European culture
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Civil Engineering - Vercelli
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Electronic Engineering - Vercelli
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering - Vercelli
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Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Deandreis Massimo ORARIO RICEVIMENTO     20 0 0 0 6
SSD CFU Activities Area context
IUS/14 2 C - Affini o integrative Cultura scientifica, umanistica, giuridica, economica, socio-politica
Objectives of the course
The course is intending to provide general information about the engeneer status and the great discoveries and it will analyze the figure of the engineer from the nineteenth century to the present day and its expertise in construction and management. The course will describe the role of European institutions and the influence of European legislation in the field of civil and mechanics engineering.
Expected skills
Understand the background that led to the contemporary definition of the engineer. The student will be informed about policies and strategies of scientific research and innovation of the European Union.
Prerequisites
No prerequisites are required.
Syllabus
During the lessons some basic technical and scientific discoveries that have characterized engineering will be analyzed individually. The program also provides to analyze the figure of the engineer from the nineteenth century to the present day and its expertise in construction and management.
The final part of the course will give information on the history of the European Union, highlighting the historic steps, the single market, the Economic and monetary union, the euro e the Enlargement.
The role of the European institutions is treated too.
Laboratories and/or exercises
No Laboratory and/or exercises will be carried out.
Bibliography
Vittorio Marchis, Storia delle Macchine, tre millenni di cultura tecnologica, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2010
Revisions / Exam
Oral examination only.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2010/11
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