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" Engineer being the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man... "
Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Page 62
1886
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 28

Architecture - 1865
...profession of a civil engineer be, as described in the charter of incorporation of the institution, "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," it might fairly be asked, what other profession played so large a part in developing the material resources...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 3

Learned institutions and societies - 1858
...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 for the use and convenience of man, as the moans of production and of traffic both for external and internal trade, and uiiU-iiully advancing...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent ..., Volume 21

William Newton - 1865
...profession of a civil engineer be, as described in the Charter of Incorporation of the Institution, " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," it might fairly be asked — what other profession played so large a part in developing the material...
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Charter, bye-laws, and list of members

Institution of civil engineers - 1867
...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 ° ' e and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states both for external...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers;with Abstracts ...

Edited By James Forrest,Assoc.Inst.C.E.,Secretary,The Institution of Civil Engineers - 1868
...Minutes:— " Description of a Civil Engineer, "By THOMAS TREDGOLD, Hon. M. Inst. CE " Civil Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man; being that practical application of the most important principles of natural philosophy which has,...
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Nature, Volume 49

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1894
...1893.) WERNER VON SIEMENS was a representative man of this nineteenth century, the century in which " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man " has been more studied and applied than in any other, we were almost saying than in all others. And...
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Nature, Volume 66

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1902
...cvril engineer had, to quote the charter of the institution, "advanced mechanical science and directed the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man," lor ages >:'.ģe the metallurgists rendered more than incidental service. Aj examples of great engineering...
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Nature, Volume 66

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1902
...engineer had, to quote the charter of the institution, ** advanced mechanical science and directed the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man," for ages before the metallurgists rendered more than incidental service. As examples of great engineering...
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The History and Progress of the Electric Telegraph: With Descriptions of ...

Robert Sabine - Telegraph - 1869 - 280 pages
...adventurer, with no higher object than profit. Franklin was a true civil engineer, who sought to direct " the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man." Convinced of the correctness of his views, he proposed the use of lightningdischargers for the roofs...
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Transactions, Issues 8-10

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec - Canada - 1871
...Member Institution Mechanical Engineers. (Rmd before Ou Society Apr* 12t*, 1871.) " ENGINEERING is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature, for the use and convenience of man." So said Thomas Telford, the eminent Civil Engineer, just 61 years ago, when, as first President of...
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