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History of Mining and Metallurgy

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Teaching Semester:1st
Course Direction:Basic Courses
Course Type:Elective

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
2 0 0

Course Overview

Man without Metals: The Stone Age. Man and Native Metals: The Bronze Age - The Iron Age. Ancient Mines. Mechanical Preparation of Minerals: Crushing - Grinding. Ore Dressing. Smelting. Gold: Refining Technique. Silver: Production of Silver in Ancient Laurion. Copper-Bronze: Bronze Production in the 9-7th Century B.C. in Greece. Iron-Steel: Metallurgy of Iron and Steel in the 5th Century B.C. by the Greeks. Uses of Metals. Coins.

Teaching Personnel

C. Tsaimou

Last Updated: February 25, 2007