Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volumen106
The Institution, 1891
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Página 227 - ... 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.
Página 230 - ... such society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members, and provided also that such society shall obtain the certificate of the barristerat-law or lord advocate, as herein-after mentioned.
Página 227 - This is, however, only a brief sketch of the objects of civil engineering, the real extent to which it may be applied is limited only by the progress of science ; its scope and utility will be increased with every discovery in philosophy, and its resources with every invention in mechanical or chemical art, since its bounds are unlimited, and equally so must be the researches of its professors.
Página 225 - Be it therefore enacted," &c. " That from and after the 1st day of October 1^43 no person or persons shall be assessed or rated, or liable to be assessed or rated or liable to pay to any county, borough, parochial, or other local rates or cesses in respect of any land, houses, or buildings, or parts of houses or buildings, belonging to any society instituted for purposes of science, literature, or the fine arts...
Página 234 - A society for the general advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer...
Página 229 - ... for the general advancement of mechanical science, and, more particularly, for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer...
Página 229 - ... in the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals, river navigation and docks, for internal intercourse and exchange, and in the construction of ports, harbours, moles, breakwaters and lighthouses, and in the art of navigation by artificial power for the purposes of commerce, and in the construction and adaptation of machinery, and in the drainage of cities and towns.
Página 324 - ... not only in this country but in many other parts of the Commonwealth.
Página 225 - ... land, houses, or buildings, or parts of houses or buildings, belonging to any society instituted for purposes of science, literature, or the fine arts exclusively, either as tenant or as owner, and occupied by it for the transaction of its business, and for carrying into effect its purposes...
Página 234 - It cannot I think be doubted that the Institution has raised the standard of the profession, and that to a civil engineer it is of advantage, and probably of pecuniary advantage, to be a member. But is that result the purpose of the Society, or is it an incidental, though an important and perhaps a necessary consequence of the way in which the Institution does its work in the pursuit of science?