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Science and Technology in the Silla Heritage The course explores the scientific and technological aspects of the cultural heritage of Silla, an ancient dynasty in Korea, and its relationship with other ancient civilizations in the world. The lecture series will cover major cultural heritage of Silla: Bulguksa, Seokguram, Cheomseongdae, Poseokjeong, the Sacred Bell of Great King Seongdeok, and metallurgy. Modern development in science and technology occurred mostly in the West. But during ancient times,various developments were madein science and technology in many countries outside of the West. In that sense, this series of lectures aims to obtain better understanding of the development in science and technology in the Silla dynasty through scientific and technological analysis of Silla cultural properties....
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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1
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1 hour to complete

Bulguksa

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Reading
5 videos (Total 31 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Intro1m
The façade11m
Background Math & The Rest11m
Ending1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
16m
Week
2
Clock
1 hour to complete

Sci-Tech in the Silla Cultural Heritage: Cheomseongdae

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Reading
7 videos (Total 38 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Cheomseongdae and Queen Seonduk9m
Functions of Cheomseongdae6m
Structure & its Characteristics of Cheomseongdae11m
Ecliptic Curve and The Winter-Solstice-Sunrise Direction on Cheomseongdae3m
Seismic Design of Cheomseongdae and Conclusion4m
Endingm
Quiz1 practice exercise
210m
Week
3
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1 hour to complete

Poseokjeong

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Reading
7 videos (Total 32 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Historical Records on Poseokjeong3m
Meandering Watercourses in Asia3m
The Role of Poseokjeong5m
Fluid Mechanical Investigation7m
Basic Principle of Vortex Formation in Poseokjeong9m
Endingm
Quiz1 practice exercise
36m
Week
4
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1 hour to complete

Seokguram Grotto

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Reading
4 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Visitors’ Overview9m
Discussion: Mathematical Sciences & Technology13m
Ending1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
46m

Instructors

YOUM, Young-il

Professor
Head of Pohang Research Institute of AI, Robort, Science and Technology

Im, Gyeong Soon

Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Kim, Kang-Tae

Professor
Department of Mathematics

LEE, Chunghyoung

Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

About Pohang University of Science and Technology

POSTECH opened its doors in 1986 as the first research-oriented university in Korea to educate the brightest minds in the country and lead the transition of Korea’s higher education from dissemination to creation of knowledge. Since its establishment 30 years ago, POSTECH has taken on numerous challenges and innovations to revolutionize the culture of and raise the bar for scientific research in Korea. As such, the past three decades represent the proud history of POSTECH, which has marked a meaningful milestone in the community of higher education and science/engineering in Korea and has since grown into one of the top universities in Asia. Now, POSTECH is poised to take another leap forward over the next three decades: driven by the open and fearless spirit to tackle the unknown, it will serve as a flagship university that proposes a new role for value creation in society. We at POSTECH will continue to dedicate ourselves to our mission—providing the finest education and fostering talented youth into leaders equipped with a comprehensive and essential skill set for the future. Also, we will further build upon the research excellence POSTECH has achieved thus far to make direct contributions not only in expanding boundaries of scientific knowledge but also in leading the socio-economic progress of the country and region. The founding tenets of POSTECH aims to serve the nation and humanity through education, research, and industry-academic cooperation. Going forward, we will spare no efforts to open a new path of value creation through continuously ensuring “devoted education,” “outstanding research,” and “robust job and business creation” and to develop into a top global university that proudly represents Korea....

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