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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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Fachliche Textsorten: Komponenten, Relationen, Strategien

Hartwig Kalverkämper, Klaus-Dieter Baumann
...'Ingenieurwesen' kurz vorgestellt: 4.3. Ein explikativer Fachtext - die definitio Engineering 1 Most simply, the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of humans. In its modern form engineering involves people, money, materials, machines, and energy. It...
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Successful Professional Reviews for Civil Engineers

H. Macdonald Steels - Civil engineers - 1997 - 105 pages
...before Henry Palmer and Thomas Tredgold in 1828 — even Aristotle had a go! We all remember Tredgold's 'the Art of directing the great sources of Power in Nature for the use and convenience of Man etc.' but how many recall that other part of our Charter, '. . . calls for a high degree of professional...
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Practical Ethics: A Collection of Addresses and Essays

the late Henry Sidgwick - Philosophy - 1998 - 256 pages
...define the term "civil engineering," he gave an answer engineers still quote: "Civil Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man. . . . The most important object of Civil Engineering is to improve the means of production and of traffic...
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History of Engineering and Technology: Artful Methods

Ervan G. Garrison - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 368 pages
...reasons for this book. Thomas Tredgold's classic 1828 definition still appears apt: "engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man."6 I would let the reader consider the development of engineering and draw his or her conclusions....
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Ireland

Ronald C. Cox, Michael H. Gould - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 296 pages
...6 ft to over 16 ft and Sir John Purser Griffith was given to remark that this was 'a noble example of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man'. GRIFHTH JP The improvement of the bar of Dublin Harbour by artificial scour. Min. Proc. Instn Civ....
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The Decision Makers: Ethics for Engineers

James H. Armstrong, John Ross Dixon, Simon Robinson - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 159 pages
...advancement of Mechanical Science and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a...Power in Nature for the use and convenience of man . . . Charter of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1828 The virtue of integrity is not simply an...
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Water Meters: Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance

American Water Works Association - Water-meters - 1962 - 84 pages
...phrase goes, while they pursued to the utmost of their abilities, and most ably for their day, that "art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," which constitutes the profession of the civil engineer. After describing in great detail the construction...
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英语听力: 第1册, Volume 1

2000 - 239 pages
...Mrs. Moore. **l Listening 4: Civil Engineering Civil engineering is claimed to be an art. It directs the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man. Civil engineers have been playing an enormous part in pioneering work and in developing wide areas...
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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses

Noel Annan - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 357 pages
...the establishment in 1828 of the Institution of Civil Engineers to further 'the art of directing die Great Sources of Power in Nature for the use and convenience of mankind' marked the rise of a new kind of professional man. Members of these intellectual families...
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Building Drawing: With an Integrated Approach to Built Environment

M. G. Shah, C. M. Kale, S. Y. Patki - Architectural drawing - 2002 - 404 pages
...for quality of life Ref: The Times of India, 5th May Editorial-Tagore Rediscovi 5. Civil Engineering "The Art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenir, Man". Tree Ref: Royal Charter of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1 6. Urban Planning-The...
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