Furniture Conservation III, 18 credits

Möbelkonservering III, 18 hp

TCM029

The course is disused.

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Ulf Brunne, Charlotta Ekholm

Director of studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 144 h
Recommended self-study hours: 336 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KMOK Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Conservation 4 (Spring 2017) 1, 2 Swedish C

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Conservation

Intended learning outcomes

To give the student the possibility to, under guidance, carry out qualified restoration- conservation tasks on vereered alternatively painted furniture.
After completing the course the student should be able to:

  • diagnose, plan, carry out and document in the profession commonly occuring working tasks
  • evaluate materials used in treatment actions from a scientific perspective (ageing properties)
  • evaluate and analyse treatment actions and their consequences regarding information and documentary values of the treated item
  • carry out different types of qualified restoration and consolidation treatments
After completing the course the student should have gained insights in:
  • the importance of examination, analysis and documentation of all relevant aspects of the treated objects
  • his/her knowledge and skills, his/her strengths or weaknesses, ability to work in complex situations and own need of further education

Course content

The project is individually choosen with consideration taken to requests about possible specialization. Course details are planned by examinator in consultation with the student. Occuring problems are illuminated on the basis of general aspects as well as variations related to origin, age, history, composition of material and contruction of the treated item. Proposed treatment actions are discussed both in relation to ethical aspects as functional and estetic considerations.

Teaching and working methods

The course takes place in a workshop environment. The project should, with the support of individual guidance, be carried out independently.

Examination

PRA1Project assignment18 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne

Examiner

Ulf Brunne, Charlotta Ekholm

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 144 h
Recommended self-study hours: 336 h

Course literature

Rivers, Shayne & Umney, Nick (2003). Conservation of furniture. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
Referenslitteratur
Horie, Charles Velson (1987). Materials for conservation: organic consolidants, adhesives and coatings. London: Butterworths
Mills, John Stuart & White, Raymond (1987). The organic chemistry of museum objects. London: Butterworths
Code Name Scope Grading scale
PRA1 Project assignment 18 credits U, 3, 4, 5
Rivers, Shayne & Umney, Nick (2003). Conservation of furniture. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann <br> Referenslitteratur<br> Horie, Charles Velson (1987). Materials for conservation: organic consolidants, adhesives and coatings. London: Butterworths<br> Mills, John Stuart & White, Raymond (1987). The organic chemistry of museum objects. London: Butterworths

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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