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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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The Rudiments of Civil Engineering

Henry Law - Civil engineering - 1884 - 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 aiirl convenience of man." And here it is my duty to acknowledge the aid which I have derived from...
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Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of ..., Volumes 7-9

Science - 1885
...the various countries where the art is practised. Engineering is, as Telford aptly describes it, " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," and you will at once perceive the vastness of the field in which the science of engineering is being...
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A lecture on the progress of higer technical instruction ... in relation to ...

George Frederick Armstrong - 1885
...The charter of the art which it will be your life's work to exercise, has been well expressed as that of " directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." You will see, then, that while its aspirations are noble, its responsibilities are also necessarily...
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Transactions, Volume 36

North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers - Mechanical engineering - 1887
...represents one class only. The Institution of Civil Engineers embraces all classes who are engaged in "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," and this definition allows it to 1ake in nearly everybody. To become a member, however, of this very...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 56

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1887
...structure on the Eddystone in 1696 may be said to have commenced the modern engineering efforts ' in directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man ; ' * efforts which, followed up by Rudyerd, Smeaton, the Stevensons, and others, have since been so...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 4

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1888
...to the end desired. Civil engineering was defined, by one of the greatest of England's engineers, as "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," and that definition was adopted as a fundamental idea in the charter of the English Institution of...
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Proceedings of the Canadian Institute, Volumes 6-7

Canadian Institute - 1889
...habitations of our subjects, and otherwise smoothing the path of Civilization ; and also being the Arts of directing the great sources of Power in Nature...of man, as the means of production and of traffic both for external and internal trade, and materially advancing the development of the Resources and...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 58

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1889
...civil engineering,' given in the Charter of The Institution of Civil Engineers, namely, that it is ' the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man.' These words are taken from a definition or description of engineering given by one of our earliest...
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The American Railway: Its Construction, Development, Management, and Appliances

Thomas Curtis Clarke - Railroads - 1889 - 456 pages
...the end desired. Civil engineering was defined, by one of the greatest of England's engineers, as " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," and that definition was adopted as a fundamental idea in the charter of the English Institution of...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 26

Nineteenth century - 1889
...of Tredgold, in his definition of the functions of the civil engineer — have devoted themselves to the ' art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.' FREDERICK BRAMWELL. 5. A TALE OF THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS. YOUR invitation, my dear Editor, gives...
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