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" ... the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man... "
The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales.4 vols - Page 261
by England - 1848
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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS; WITH OTHER ...

JAMES FORREST, ASSOC. INTST. C.E. SECRETARY - 1881
...entrusted the design and execution of works tending, in the expressive words of our charter, to direct " the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man." Finally, let me express my thanks to the engineers and others who have kindly furnished me with information,...
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The Rudiments of Civil Engineering

Henry Law - Civil engineering - 1882 - 702 pages
...years ago by Mr. Tredgold, and adopted by the Institution of Civil Engineers in their charter — " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." And here it is my duty to acknowledge the aid which I have derived from the Minutes of Proceedings...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1883
...development of the present century. Telford has admirably defined the profession of a civil engineer as ' being the art of directing the great sources of power...means of production and of traffic in states both fur external and internal trade, as applied in the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals,...
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Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1883 - 833 pages
...breakwaters, docks, bridges, railways, tunnels, etc., which are the marvel of our age. '' Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man " (Tlinmat Tredgnld, died 1829). The first Society of Civil Engineers formed by Smeaton aud others,...
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Science, Volume 48

Science - 1918
...established by the grant of a Eoyal Charter, which contains the famous definition of civil engineering as being: The art of directing the Great Sources of Power In Nature for the use and convenience of men, аз the means of production and of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, аз...
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Charter, By-laws and List of Members

1883
...advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer, being the art The nature and of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use ^ect ofthe and convenience...
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Charter, Supplemental Charters, By-laws, and List of Members of the ...

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1883
...advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer, being the artThenatm-eand of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use ^ect of the and convenience...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 6

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...the general advancement of mechanical science, and more particularly the acquisition ofthat species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a...and convenience of man, as the means of production aiid of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, as applied in the construction of roads,...
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Lives, great and simple

Sarah A. Tooley - Biography - 1884
...harbours, mills, and machinery, took the name of Civil Engineers. They defined their profession as, " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." An older engineering society adopted as its motto a more concise definition, " We conquer by art the...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 30

Engineering - 1884
...Whilst the profession of the engineer has been described by Tredgold in terse and emphatic prose, as "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man,'1 which has changed the aspect and state of affairs in the whole world, Pope has described its...
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