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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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Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members, Volume 44

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1896
...by Tredgold. and incorporated into the charter of the British Institution of Civil Engineers, is " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Rankiue says: "The engineer is he who by art and science makes the mechanical properties of matter...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1896
...by Tredgold, and incorporated into the charter of the British Institution of Civil Engineers, is " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Rankine says: -'The engineer is he who by art and science makes the mechanical properties of matter...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1896
...by Tredgold. and incorporated into the charter of the British Institution of Civil Engineers, is " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Rankine says: "The engineer is he who by art and science makes the mechanical properties of matter...
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The Life and Work of James Abernethy

John Scott Abernethy - 1897 - 251 pages
...the aim of the Civil Engineering profession, as expressed in the words of their charter of 1824, " The Art of Directing the Great Sources of Power in Nature for the Use and Convenience of Man." FINIS. INDEX. PAGE Aberdeen 3, 5-7 Acting as Dockmaster at ... ... 71 Appointment as Resident Engineer...
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Stevens Indicator, Volume 14

Engineering - 1897
...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 an; of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." This statement...
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The Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineering - 1898
...these subjects relate, as it was first seen by Tredgold they would do, to the "direction of the groat sources of power in nature for the use and convenience...the means of production and of traffic in states." It is the creation of artificial power by the direction of these natural sources that has occupied...
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Sanitary Engineering

William Paul Gerhard - Sanitary engineering - 1898 - 132 pages
...engineering. DEFINITION OF CIVIL ENGINEERING. The profession of civil engineering has been defined as " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." The organization of the first State engineer corps occurred in France, in 1791, when the Corps des...
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Journal of the Sanitary Institute, Volume 18

Sanitary Institute (Great Britain) - Public health - 1898
...regard as a matter of course. We have arrived at a condition of nil admirari and become as Gods, " directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Engineering and architecture represent the constructive side of sanitary science. One branch of engineering,...
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The Construction of Roads and Streets: With Historical Sketch of the ...

William Henry Maxwell - Pavements - 1899 - 260 pages
...of engineering work, Mr. Tredgold's definition* of the profession of the civil engineer — viz., " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Good roads are among the most influential agencies of society, and road-makers have proved the most...
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The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius ...

Sextus Julius Frontinus - Aqueducts - 1899 - 296 pages
...within the State by a proper use of water and of water-courses. Civil Engineering has been denned as " the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man;" and the practice of the profession gives ample opportunity and incentive to observe and to analyze...
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