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" Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man... "
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal ... - Page 240
by Joseph Haydn - 1883 - 833 pages
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 9

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1828
...of knowledge, which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer; being the art of directing tbe great sources of power in nature, for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade, as applied...
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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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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 39

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1875
...acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer ; being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of mnn, as the means rf production and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade, as...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 64

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1881
...entrusted the design and execution of works tending, in the expressive words of our charter, to direct " the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man." Finally, let me express my thanks to the engineers and others who have kindly furnished me with information,...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 77

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1884
...an engineer, it is enough to say that if tho province of tho engineer is " the art of directing tho great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," there have been very few men in the profession who could show a higher claim to the title. He was probably...
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The Bankers' Magazine, and Journal of the Money Market, Volume 39

Banks and banking - 1879
...acquisition of that species of knowledge which cjnstitutes the profession of a civil engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in States, both for external and internal trade, as applied...
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The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales.4 vols, Volume 3

England - 1848
...acquisition of that speciet of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production, and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade, as applied...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the ..., Volume 45, Part 1896

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1897
...this paper, engineering is to be considered in the broader light of Tregold's well known definition, " The art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," while the engineer is he who designs and executes engineering works. It is not necessary here to dwell...
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The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales: Adapted to the ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1851
...acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production, and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade, as applied...
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London Exhibited in 1852: Elucidating Its Natural and Physical ...

John Weale - London (England) - 1852 - 910 pages
...council. The profession of the civil engineer is admirably defined in the Charter of Incorporation as " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, as applied...
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