Astronomical View of the World

Basic astronomical concepts; influence of astronomy and space sciences to history, civil engineering, architecture and art, and to science and culture in general.
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Schedule:

January-April 2022

Teaching time:

Daytime

Location:

Espoo

Topic:

Electrical engineering

Form of learning:

On-campus

Provider:

Aalto University Open University

Level:

Fundamentals

Credits:

5 By Aalto University (ECTS)

Fee:

€ 75.00

Course description

Content
Basic astronomical concepts; influence of astronomy and space sciences to history, civil engineering, architecture and art, and to science and culture in general.

Learning Outcomes
After the course the student can describe the physical background behind the basic celestial phenomena and knows how to take the movement of the Sun and the stars into account in engineering, design and architectural projects. The student recognises the astronomical nature of various historical and architecturally and otherwise significant constructions, ranging from the Stonehenge to sundials and modern observatories. She is able to describe the basics of the current scientific worldview and understands how it has been built over the millennia, and has basic knowledge of the interplay between astronomy and arts, as well as the influence on society and culture in general.

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