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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 Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions

Pharmacy - 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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James Watt and the Application of Science to the Mechanical Arts: An ...

Archibald Barr - Steam-engines - 1889 - 27 pages
...code of never-changing, never- varying laws, surely we may look upon the work of the engineer in " directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man " as a vocation as noble, and as worthy of the highest order of mind, as that of the scientific discoverer,...
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Nature, Volume 40

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1889
...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 Kudyerd, Smeaton, and others, have been so successful in converting hidden...
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Proceedings, Volume 12

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1889
...structure on the Eddystone in 1696, may he 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, and others, have been so successful in converting...
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The Disposal of Household Wastes

William Paul Gerhard - Refuse and refuse disposal - 1890 - 195 pages
...adopted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, is true, that, ". the profession of civil engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," then the question which I propose to discuss is an eminently practical one, which to solve successfully...
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The Railways of America: Their Construction, Development, Management, and ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Railroads - 1890 - 456 pages
...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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Civil and Mechanical Engineering: Popularly and Socially Considered

John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane - Civil engineering - 1890 - 490 pages
...sense attached to them by the Institution. The charter defines " the profession of a civil engineer" as "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," and some examples of this definition are given. But it was pointed out by Thomas Tredgold, who drew...
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Light Railways as a Practical Means of Exploration. 48 Illus

E. R. Salwey - Railroads - 1890 - 109 pages
...those words so aptly embodied in the Charter of the Institute of Civil Engineers, she has " directed the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man" in many other countries besides her own. In this nineteenth century we may say in her own country she...
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Reports of Proceedings

Associations of gas engineers and managers, United Kingdom - Gas manufacture and works - 1890
...papers and periodicals of the day. As it is the object of the civil engineer " to convert and apply the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man," so must the working of many minds towards a common object continue to eliminate and produce new advancements...
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The Rise and Extension of Submarine Telegraphy

Willoughby Smith - Cables, Submarine - 1891 - 390 pages
...Institution of Civil Engineers has it recorded in its charter that the profession of an engineer is " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." The powers of nature have indeed been developed, and the engineers of the present day have a much larger...
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