# PřF:MDG21 History of Geometry - Course Information

## MDG21 History of Geometry

**Faculty of Science**

Spring 2024

**Extent and Intensity**- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
**Teacher(s)**- prof. RNDr. Josef Janyška, DSc. (lecturer)
**Guaranteed by**- prof. RNDr. Josef Janyška, DSc.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Departments – Faculty of Science

Supplier department: Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Departments – Faculty of Science **Timetable of Seminar Groups**- MDG21/01: Mon 19. 2. to Sun 26. 5. Tue 12:00–13:50 M5,01013,
*J. Janyška* **Prerequisites**- The knowlidge of all methods of descriptive geometry is supposed.
**Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).

Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled:**4**/20, only registered:**0**/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme):**0**/20 **fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with**- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Descriptive Geometry (programme PřF, N-MA)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics (programme PřF, N-EB)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics (programme PřF, N-FY)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics (programme PřF, N-CH)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics (programme PřF, N-MA)

**Course objectives**- The aim of this course is an overview of the historical development of individual parts of geometry.
**Learning outcomes**- Student will be able to:

- to understand the historical background of the formation and development of particular geometric disciplines. **Syllabus**- 1. Grecian geometric school.
- 2. Elementa of Euklid.
- 3. Descriptive Geometry by G. Monge.
- 4. Geometry and art; linear perspective.
- 5. Czech geometric school.

**Literature**- EUKLEIDÉS.
*Základy.*Edited by Petr Vopěnka, Translated by František Servít. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Západočeská univerzita v Plzni, 2011, 152 s. ISBN 9788026100232. info - MONGE, Gaspard.
*Géométrie descriptive.*Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Cie, éditeurs, 1922, 138 s. info - KADEŘÁVEK, František.
*Úvod do dějin rýsování a zobrazovacích nauk*. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1954, 49 s. info - FOLTA, Jaroslav.
*Česká geometrická škola : historická analýza*. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1982, 90 s. info

*recommended literature*- EUKLEIDÉS.
**Teaching methods**- Seminar. Presentation of seminar projects.
**Assessment methods**- Presentation of the seminar project and quality of the written version of the project is evalueted.
**Language of instruction**- Czech
**Further Comments**- Study Materials

The course is taught once in two years.

- Enrolment Statistics (recent)

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