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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Origins and Development of Cars

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15W1VV KZ 4 8 Czech
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Department of Languages and Humanities
Synopsis:

Road development statistics in technical, economical, cultural, political and ecological context. Focus on vehicle technology, development of its technical level; history of different makes. Development of relevant legislature and transport infrastructure. Social and cultural aspects of transportation. History of unrealised or non-standard transportation solutions, alternative propulsion and fuels.

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Study Objective:

Knowledge about the history of road transport from the beginning until present times including some revolutionary inventions which meant radical change in the area of transportation.

Study materials:

Kuba, Hausman, Malé dějiny auta, Praha 1973

Heinz, Klement, Z dějin automobilu, Mladá Boleslav 1931

Tůma, J., Velký obrazový atlas dopravy, Artia, Praha 1980

Georgano, G. N., The New Encyclopedia of Motorcars: 1885 to the Present, E.P.Dutton 1985

J. First a kol. Zkoušení automobilů a motocyklů, Praha ČVUT 2008

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Data valid to 2019-08-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1914206.html