Finding hidden chemistry in ancient egyptian artifacts: Pigment degradation taught in a chemical engineering course

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Giménez Izquierdo, Francisco Javier;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1021/ed500327j
  • Subject: art | Geochemistry | Ensenyament universitari | Upper-Division Undergraduate | pararealgar | light-induced alteration | pixe analysis | of-the-dead | conservation | realgar | Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary | blue | spectroscopy | Egipte -- Història | :Recursos generals [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | paratacamite | History/Philosophy | Applications of Chemistry | Problem Solving/Decision Making
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION | ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS

The main objective of this work was to show the application of the study of ancient technology and science on teaching (and learning) chemistry in Chemical Engineering Undergraduate studies. Degradation patterns of pigments used in Ancient Egypt were incorporated in the... View more
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