Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 39

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The Institution, 1875 - Civil engineering
Vols. 39-204 (1874/75-1916/17) have a section 3 containing "Abstracts of papers in foreign transactions and periodicals" (title varies); issued separately, 1919-37, as the institution's Engineering abstracts from the current periodical literature of engineering and applied science, published outside the United Kingdom.

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Page 162 - Charter in 1828 for the general advancement of mechanical science and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineering, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man; c.
Page 162 - ... the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade...
Page 162 - ... the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals, river navigation and docks, for internal intercourse and exchange, and in the construction of ports, harbours, moles, breakwaters and lighthouses, and in the art of navigation by artificial power for the purposes of commerce, and in the construction and adaptation of machinery, and in the drainage of cities and towns.
Page 162 - Society for the general advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer...
Page 262 - of Cast and Wrought Iron to Building Purposes...
Page 399 - That the quantities of water evaporated by consecutive equal lengths of flue-tubes decrease in geometrical progression, whilst the distances from the commencement of the series increase in arithmetical progression. The point, he adds, at which the law begins to prevail, is that at which the radiation of heat from the fuel ceases, and heat is communicated by conduction alone. One of the experiments of which the results were investigated by M. Havrez, was made by M. Petiet, of the Northern Railway...
Page 184 - ... property thereof, unless there shall have been some previous arrangement to the contrary, and the Council may publish the same in any way and at any time they may think proper. But should the Council refuse or delay the publication of...
Page 182 - A history of any fresh water channel, tidal river, or estuary, accompanied by plans and longitudinal and cross sections of the same, at various periods, showing the alterations in its condition, including notices of any works which may have been executed upon it, and of the effects of the works, particularly of the relative value of tidal and fresh water...
Page 290 - Landbeach to one of bis sons-in-law, the rev. TC Burroughs, but continued to reside there. He was in the commission of the peace for the county of Cambridge. He died at Landbeach July 5, 1798, in his eightythird year. As a divine he published only one sermon, " The Mischiefs of faction and rebellion considered," preached at Cambridge in 1745.
Page 184 - But should the Council refuse, or delay the publication of such Paper, beyond a reasonable time, the Author thereof shall have a right to copy the same, and to publish it as he may think fit, having previously given notice, in writing, to the Secretary of his intention. No person shall publish, or give his consent for the publication of any communication presented and belonging to the Institution, without the previous consent of the Council.

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