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Institute of Mathematics

Expositions

In the  library of Mathematics, Campus Hubland Nord, Josef-Martin-Weg 64

 

Opening Hours:  Mo-Fr 8.30-18.00   -   map

Johann Christian Lotter (1856-1936) - a franconian innovative creator of technical drawing tools

(Due to the Corona pandemic, this exhibition is offered again.)

The exposition gives an overview of his life and works with the help of suitable documents from the company Johann Chr. Lotter  from Neustadt an der Aisch. Several developments of his most important ideas are presented, from the patent drawings to the technical instruments.

50 Years Didactics of Mathematics in Würzburg - A review with a view on the development of textbooks

This expostition looks back on the last 50 years of mathematical didactics in Würzburg and shows basic textbooks of mathematical didactics that have been written here since 1970.

Johann Christian Lotter (1856-1936) - a franconian innovative creator of technical drawing tools

The exposition gives an overview of his life and works with the help of suitable documents from the company Johann Chr. Lotter  from Neustadt an der Aisch. Several developments of his most important ideas are presented, from the patent drawings to the technical instruments.

The previous exhibition Historical Calculating Machine was supplemented by the topics "Draw" and "Measuring".

The following is currently installed in the Mathematics Library as a permanent exhibition:
Drawing, Measuring and Calculating - Mathematical Instruments of the Industrial Age

Proportional Compass (2018)

The exhibition gives an overview of historical proportional circles in relation of a slide rule.