293766210 - Development of Technology Nature of Engineering...

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Development of Technology • Nature of Engineering • Categories of Technology • History of Technology • Evolution of Technology • Appropriate and Alternative Technology • Advanced and High Technology
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Nature of Engineering • Definition • Knowledge • Ethics
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Categories of Technology • Art rather than Science • Economic concept • Social-Cultural element • Health and safety
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University History of Technology • Industrial revolution – Machine tools – Steam engine – Locomotive – Textile – Iron and steel – Electricity – Telecommunication
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Evolution of Technology • Influences of science and technology • Freedom and responsibility • Future Engineers • Industrial standardization
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University • Material • Energy • Technology
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University • Computer • Optics • Aerospace • Military - Star war • Nuclear fusion • Super conductivity
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Impact of Technology • Technology as a Driving Force of Social Change and Central Issue of Modern Life.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University A) Impact of Machines • Military: Gulf War- "smart bombs" • Economic Productivity: Highest sales- top 10 corporations today, Richest Man: Bill Gates • Medicine: New cancer treatment- designer viruses. Diphtheria virus fabricated to attack on cancer cells
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University B) Linked to major Human accomplishments • The moon landing, Hubble telescope.
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