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Title of Product:

Das "Instrumentum Architecturae" von Balthasar Neumann

Country: Germany
Century: 1700 - The 18th Century
Topic: - Balthasar Neumann
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Name of Author(s): Wolfram Klug (Universität Würzburg)
Name of Producer: Universität Würzburg
Language/s of Product: German
Target Group: students of university, students of secondary schools (higher level), teachers, mathematicians
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
Balthasar Neumann - his work and life in his "Würzburg period"

(Balthasar Neumann (1687-1753) - Ein Auszug seiner Zeit in Würzburg)
The source foremost refers to the so called "Instrumentum Architecturae" (proportional circle)that was invented by Neumann

Description of contents:
This source on the internet presents an overview over Balthasar Neumanns scientific and architectural opus.
The structure of the website provides - as an orientation - a kind of table of contents at the end of each chapter.
The following chapters can be found:
Instrumentum Architecturae

his works
The mathematician


Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: good
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: excellent
Quality and relevancy of content: excellent
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: good
Degree and quality of interaction: excellent
Exploitation of the electronic potential: excellent
Quality of the evaluation tools: fair
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: fair
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
These materials are made for mathematicians / students. The person "Balthasar Neumann" and his life and work are presented under this scientific perspective. Though the source also refers to the famous buildings he planned and/or constructed, such as the Würzburg residence.
Evaluation Date: 17.2.2009
Name of teacher: DJF
Name of School: CER
Country: Germany

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