Engineer sentence example

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  • It was then fortified by the engineer.
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  • He entered the army as an engineer, and attained the rank of captain.
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  • He entered the engineer branch in 1838, served in the campaigns in the Caucasus, rose to be colonel, and commanded the sappers and miners at the siege of Kars in 1855.
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  • It is a question for the engineer, and may require different methods in different circumstances.
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  • "OSBORNE REYNOLDS (1842-1912), British engineer, was born at Belfast in 1842.
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  • Among public buildings, the Stephenson memorial hall (1879), containing a free library, art and science class-rooms, a theatre and the rooms of the Chesterfield Institute, commemorates George Stephenson, the engineer, who resided at Tapton House, close to Chesterfield, in his later life; he died here in 1848, and was buried in Trinity church.
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  • I was out on the highway, and earlier, up the road to Engineer Pass.
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  • The third brother was Felix Wakefield (1807-1875), an engineer.
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  • The subsequent development of rack railways is especially associated with a Swiss engineer, Nicholas Riggenbach, and his pupil Roman Abt, and the forms of rack introduced by them are those most commonly used.
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  • He began life as an engineer, and from his college days he displayed very advanced Liberal inclinations.
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  • With the exception of the engineer and foreman, the employes must be Ottoman subjects.
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  • For a considerable portion of the period between 1853 and 1865 John Petherick, a Welshman, originally a mining engineer, explored the Ghazal region, particularly the main stream and the Jur.
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  • On the British side the question of constructing an Atlantic cable was engaging the attention of the Magnetic Telegraph Company and its engineer Mr (afterwards Sir) Charles Bright.
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  • As a scientific engineer and practical architect Wren was perhaps more remarkable than as an artistic designer.
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  • The American engineer is more fortunately situated than his English brother with regard to the possibility of a solution, as will be seen from the comparative diagrams of construction gauges, figs.
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  • Leonardo da Vinci, the famous artist, while in the service of Cesare Borgia as military engineer, made surveys of several districts in central Italy.
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  • The volunteer forces consist of the Rangoon Port Defence Volunteers, comprising artillery, naval, and engineer corps, the Moulmein artillery, the Moulmein, Rangoon, Railway and Upper Burma rifles.
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  • The positions were fortified with a light outpost line, behind which was drawn a main position on which every art of the engineer was expended.
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  • The engineer does not forget at night, or his nature does not, that he has beheld this vision of serenity and purity once at least during the day.
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  • Each army corps consists in principle of two infantry divisions, one cavalry brigade, one brigade of horse and field artillery, one engineer battalion and one squadron of train.
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  • "HERBERT CLARK HOOVER (1874-), American mining engineer and public official, was born of Quaker parentage on a farm at West Branch, Ia., Aug.
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  • Hoisting buckets or kibbles are employed for small (From The Colliery Engineer, May 1897.) FIG.
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  • His talent for electrical engineering was soon shown, and his progress was rapid; so that in 1852 he was appointed engineer to the Magnetic Telegraph Company, and in that capacity superintended the laying of lines in various parts of the British Isles, including in 1853 the first cable between Great Britain and Ireland, from Portpatrick to Donaghadee.
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  • Resigning from the army in 1836, he became a civil engineer and constructor of railways, and was engaged under the war department in survey work.
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  • President Romana was educated at Stonyhurst in England, and was a civil engineer by profession.
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  • In October 1861 Captain John Ericsson, an engineer, and a Troy (N.Y.) firm, as builders, began the construction of the iron-clad "Monitor" for the Federals, at Greenpoint, Long Island.
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  • Turned out of the army he became a civil engineer, but when the Bourbons were expelled a second time in 1806 and Joseph Bonaparte seized the throne of Naples, he was reinstated in his rank and served in the expedition against the brigands and rebels of Calabria.
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  • Another of the leading architects of the next stage of the Renaissance was the Veronese Michele Sanmichele (1484-1559), a great military engineer, and designer of an immense number of magnificent palaces in Verona and other cities of Venetia.
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  • On leaving he was apprenticed to a civil engineer at Derby, where he acquired " a store of exclusively scientific conceptions," 1 but also experienced the hunger of mind which forced him to look to religion for satisfaction.
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  • He served in the Black Hawk and Seminole wars, and left the army in 1837 to become a civil engineer, but a year afterwards he was reappointed to the army as first lieutenant, Topographical Engineers, and breveted captain for his conduct in the Seminole war.
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  • During 1837-1846 he was employed as an engineer on the London & Birmingham railway; 1848-1853 as sub-editor of the Economist.
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  • Among the most representative are: the Popular Science Monthly, New York; the monthly Boston Journal of Education; the quarterly American Journal of Mathematics, Baltimore; the monthly Cassier's Magazine (1891), New York; the monthly American Engineer (1893), New York; the monthly House and Garden, Philadelphia; the monthly Astrophysical Journal, commenced as Sidereal Messenger (1882), Chicago; the monthly American Chemical Journal, Baltimore; the monthly American Naturalist, Boston; the monthly American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Philadelphia; the monthly Outing, New York; the weekly American Agriculturist, New York; the quarterly Metaphysical Magazine (1895) New York; the bi-monthly American Journal of Sociology, Chicago; the bi-monthly American Law Review, St Louis; the monthly Banker's Magazine, New York; the quarterly American Journal of Philology (1880), Baltimore; the monthly Library Journal (1876), New York; the monthly Public Libraries, Chicago; Harper's.
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  • In the earlier part of the Civil War Humphreys was employed as a topographical engineer with the Army of the Potomac, and rendered conspicuous services in the Seven Days' Battles.
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  • After the war, now brevet major-general, he returned to regular engineer duty as chief engineer of the U.S. army, and retired in 1879.
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  • The Jervis Public Library (1895), founded by John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), a famous railway engineer, had in 1909 about 15,000 volumes.
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  • He was awarded a prebend at Minden for his services as a topographical engineer on the day of Valmy, and after serving through the campaigns of 1793 and 1794 he published a number of memoirs on the military history of these years.
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  • The despised Herati Tajik, in blue shirt and skull-cap, and with no instrument better than a three-cornered spade, is as skilled an agriculturist as is the Ghilzai engineer, but he cannot effect more than the limits of his water-supply will permit.
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  • Although there was no lack of hard fighting, victory in this war depended largely on the work of the engineer.
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  • The sanitary department consists of a board of health, a bacteriological laboratory and an engineer's office, all managed with expert European assistance.
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  • Avallon has a statue of Vauban, the military engineer.
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  • - The colonel of the engineer and artillery corps (fabri) in a Roman army was called a praefect; he did not belong to the legion, but was directly subordinate to the general in command.
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  • The guns constructed on this principle yielded such excellent results, both in range and accuracy, that they were adopted by the British government in 1859, Armstrong himself being appointed engineer of rifled ordnance and receiving the honour of knighthood.
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  • The design, with strain sheets and detail drawings, is submitted to the railway engineer with estimates.
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  • It becomes then the duty of the engineer in charge to use every effort to get its full value out of every cubic foot of water.
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  • The district hired Joseph Baerman Strauss as the Chief Engineer to design the bridge.
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  • The engines were the first love of Chief Engineer Scott, and he gave them everything he could.
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  • Then he went to San Francisco and secured employment in the office of a mining engineer.
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  • He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1881, served two years as midshipman, then resigned from the navy and became a civil engineer.
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  • As his health improved it was hoped that he would be able to adopt the family profession of civil engineering, and in 1868 he went to Anstruther and then to Wick as a pupil engineer.
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  • Although he greatly enjoyed the outdoor business of the engineer's life it strained his physical endurance too much, and in 1871 was reluctantly exchanged for study at the Edinburgh bar, to which he was called in 1875.
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  • Six years later he removed to London, and while continuing to act as scientific adviser to Messrs Chance, established a most successful practice as a consulting engineer.
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  • As he is called upon to construct lines of transport, both underground and on the surface, works for water-supply and drainage, and buildings for the handling, storage and treatment of ore, he must be trained to some extent as a civil engineer.
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  • This consideration should be carefully, remembered in the future by the planter who may require an evaporator and by the engineer who may be called upon to design or construct it, and more especially by a constructor without practical experience of the working of his constructions.
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  • The Krajewski crusher was invented some years ago by a Polish engineer resident in Cuba, who took out a patent for it and gave it his name.
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  • Under A we should have the following departments and stores: - Departments of issue and receipt, pattern room, armoury department, ordnance or park, harness, saddlery and accoutrements, camp equipment, tools and instruments, engineer store, magazines, raw material store, timber yard, breaking-up store, unserviceable store.
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  • He received his training as an engineer at Mezieres, becoming an officer of the Corps de Genie in 1773 and a captain ten years later.
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  • The other county officers are a clerk, a treasurer, an auditor, an assessor, an attorney, an engineer, a sheriff, a coroner and a superintendent of public schools, each elected for a term of two years.
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  • This question has arisen chiefly in contracts for works, which frequently contain a provision that the engineer shall be the arbitrator, in any dispute between the contractor and his own employer.
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  • Most commonly the engineer has to attach great importance to the question of cost, and to design his structure to secure the greatest economy consistent with the provision of adequate strength.
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  • Whatever type of bridge is adopted, the engineer has to ascertain the loads to be carried, and to proportion the parts so that the stresses due to the loads do not exceed limits found by experience to be safe.
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  • The design was made by John Rennie the elder, and the acting engineer was his son, Sir John Rennie.
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  • Eads, the engineer, determined to establish the piers and abutments on rock at a depth for the east pier and east abutment of 136 ft.
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  • After working as a civil engineer on the Dean Forest railway he went (1861) to Italy, where he resided for the next thirty-three years, taking a considerable part in the railway construction of the peninsula, and at the same time keeping alive the Hungarian independence question by a whole series of pamphlets and newspaper articles.
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  • He saw active service on the Rhine in 1794 and in Italy in 1795, and in the campaign of 1796-97 was employed in engineer duties with the Army of Italy.
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  • Colonel Denfert-Rochereau was, however, a scientific engineer of advanced ideas as well as a veteran soldier of the Crimea and Algeria, and he had been stationed at Belfort for six years.
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  • But it did nothing for the southern lakes, so that a further system of dikes was recommended in preference, in 1614, by the Dutch engineer Adrian Boot; it was inadequate for its work and, not being lined with masonry, it was liable to be choked by falls.
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  • These officers always include three selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer and one or more auditors, and they may include any or all of the following: assessors, who together with the selectmen constitute a board for the assessment of taxes, one or more collectors of taxes, overseers of the poor, constables, surveyors of highways, fence-viewers, sealers of weights and measures, measurers of wood and bark, surveyors of lumber, cullers of staves, a chief fireward or engineer and one or more assistants, a clerk of the market and a pound keeper.
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  • A politique, Bohemund was resolved to engineer the enthusiasm of the crusaders to his own ends; and when his nephew Tancred left the main army at Heraclea, and attempted to establish a footing in Cilicia, the movement may have been already intended as a preparation for Bohemund's eastern principality.
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  • Camborne was the scene of the scientific labours of Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), the engineer, born in the neighbouring parish of Illogan, and of William Bickford, the inventor of the safety-fuse, a native of Camborne.
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  • He was careful to ingratiate himself with Caesar, whom he accompanied when propraetor to Spain (61), and to Gaul (58) as chief engineer (praefectus fabrum).
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  • The present channel was constructed by the engineer Louis de Foix in 1579.
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  • There is a military arsenal with laboratories, a military academy for artillery and engineer officers, a war school, and a military hospital.
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  • The Commission was composed on the part of Sweden of an engineer on the staff of the Austrian army, and on the part of Norway of a colonel in the German army, and, by agreement of these, of a colonel in the Dutch army.
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  • In tropical countries drought is the commonest cause of a failure in the harvest, and where great droughts are not uncommon - as in parts of India and Australia - the hydraulic engineer comes to the rescue by devising systems of water-storage and irrigation.
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  • As a boy he served in an ambulance corps during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, and later passed with distinction through the Ecole Polytechnique in mining, becoming a mining engineer, but soon abandoning practical work for teaching, first at Caen and later in the university of Paris.
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  • The Grand Pont, designed by the cantonal engineer, Adrien Pichard (1790--1841), was built 1839-1844, while the Barre tunnel was pierced 1851-1855 and the bridge of Chauderon was built in 1905.
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  • He then became for a time (1844) a railway engineer, and in 1847 a teacher at Queenwood College, Hants.
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  • So popular has it become that besides being used for massive constructions like breakwaters, dock walls, culverts, and for foundations of buildings, lighthouses and bridges, it is also proving its usefulness to the architect and engineer in many other ways.
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  • A year later he was sent to engineer duty at New York, and in 1857, after constructing Fort Delaware, he was sent as superintending engineer to San Francisco, becoming 1st lieutenant in 1858.
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  • He remained with Grant during the Shiloh campaign, and acted as engineer adviser to Halleck during the siege operations against Corinth in the summer of 1862.
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  • Archbald, named in honour of James Archbald, formerly chief engineer of the Delaware & Hudson railway, was a part of Blakely township (incorporated in 1818) until 1877, when it became a borough.
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  • "SIR WILLIAM ARROL (1839-1913), British engineer, was born at Houston, Renfrewshire, Feb.
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  • The state polytechnic school at Delft (1864) for the study of engineering in all its branches, architecture and naval construction, has a nominal course of four years, and confers the degree of " engineer."
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  • Yonge, The Site of Old" James Towne," 1607-1698 (Richmond, 1904), embodying the results of the topographical investigations of the engineer in charge of the river-wall built in 1900-1901.
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  • Hatfield Chase, a portion of this tract south of Thorne, was partly drained by the Dutch engineer Vermuyden in the 17th century, and there were in the district numerous Dutch settlers.
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  • Thus some 1700 tons of materials are charged daily into each of these furnaces without being shovelled at all, running by gravity from bin to bucket and from bucket to furnace, and being hoisted and charged into the furnace by a single engineer below, without any assistance or supervision at the furnacetop.
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  • Graduating four years later second in his class, he was given a commission in the U.S. Engineer Corps.
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  • He received the brevets of major for Cerro Gordo, lieut.- colonel for Contreras-Churubusco and colonel for Chapultepec. After the war he was employed in engineer work at Washington and Baltimore, during which time, as before the war, he resided on the great Arlington estate, near Washington, which had come to him through his wife.
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  • This vests the legislative and administrative authority mainly in a municipal board of five members, of whom three are appointed by the governor of the Philippines by the advice and with the consent of the Philippine commission, and the others are the president of the advisory board and the city engineer.
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  • Though John Rennie had meanwhile been associated with Stevenson as consulting engineer, the structure in design and details is wholly Stevenson's work.
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  • With the exception of occasional changes of residence in England, generally for the sake of his wife's health, one or two short holiday trips abroad, a tour in the West Indies, and another in America to visit his eldest son settled there as an engineer, his life was spent in the peaceful, if active, occupations of a clergyman who did his duty earnestly, and of a vigorous and prolific writer.
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  • The engineer of the tubular bridge was Robert Stephenson, who was assisted by Sir William Fairbairn and Eaton Hodgkinson.
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  • When a river partakes of the nature of a torrent, dwindling to a paltry stream at one season and swelling into an enormous flood at another, it is impossible to construct a system of irrigation canals without very costly engineering works, sluices, dams, waste-weirs, &c., so as to give the engineer entire control of the water.
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  • The engineer must not decide upon the plan till he has gauged at different seasons the stream which has to supply the water, and has ascertained the rain-collecting area available, and the rainfall of the district, as well as the proportion of storable to percolating and evaporating water.
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  • The object of the engineer is so to utilize this flood-water that as little as possible of the alluvium may escape into the sea, and as much as possible may be deposited on the fields.
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  • The task of constructing this great work was committed to Mougel Bey, a French engineer of ability, who designed and constructed the great barrage across the two branches of the Nile at the apex of the delta, about 1 2 m.
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  • The East India Company's great work, the Ganges canal, constructed between 1840 and 18J4 before there was a mile of railway open in India, still holds its place unsurpassed among later irrigation work for boldness of design and completeness of execution, a lasting monument to the genius of Sir Proby Cautley, an officer of the Bengal Artillery, but a born engineer.
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  • A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.
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  • He was educated at the university of Turin, where he qualified as an engineer and became a doctor of mathematics.
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  • Other elected officers are: city clerk, comptroller, treasurer, counsel, receiver of taxes, engineer, inspector of buildings, overseer of poor, street commissioner and sealer of weights and measures.
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  • 3 it has been supposed that he had served in Africa in the time of Julius Caesar, probably as a military engineer, but the words hardly bear this interpretation.
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  • Twelve medical and two veterinary officers are also employed departmentally, as well as officers acting as directors of supply, &c. Since the assumption of command by the third sirdar, Colonel (afterwards Lord) Kitchener, the ordnance, supply and engineer services have been separately administered, and a financial secretary is charged with the duty of preparing the budget, making contracts, &c. The total annual expenditure is 500,000.
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  • The flatness of faces of stone or rock (both granite and limestone) was tested by placing a true-plane trial plate, smeared with red ochre, against the dressed surface, as in modern engineer.
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  • The college now grants the degrees of "Bachelor of Arts," "Cultural Bachelor of Science" and "Vocational Bachelor of Science"; the Department of Graduate Studies, the degrees of "Graduate in a School," "Master of Arts," "Master of Science" and "Doctor of Philosophy"; the Department of Law, the degree of "Bachelor of Laws"; the Department of Medicine, the degree of "Doctor of Medicine"; the Department of Engineering, the degrees of "Civil Engineer," "Mechanical Engineer," "Electrical Engineer," "Mining Engineer" and "Chemical Engineer"; and the Department of Agriculture, the degree of "Bachelor of Science in Agriculture."
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  • In 1794 he became a scholar at the Ecole Polytechnique, which he left in 1796 to act as a civil engineer.
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  • He was the father of Alfred Landon Rives (1830-1903), an engineer of some prominence, whose daughter, Amelie Rives (1863-), became well known as a novelist, her best known book being The Quick or the Dead?
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  • The engineer uses paints for his iron and steel.
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  • He was educated at the Ecole Polytechnique, and entered the government service as a mining engineer.
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  • In the centre is a monument to Jose Marti (1853-1895), "the apostle of independence," and in an adjoining square is the city's fine monument to the Cuban engineer Francisco de Albear, to whom she owes her water system.
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  • His father, Peter Jefferson (1707-1757), of early Virginian yeoman stock, was a civil engineer and a man of remarkable energy, who became a justice of the peace, a county surveyor and a burgess, served the Crown in,' inter-colonial boundary surveys, and married into one of the most prominent colonial families, the Randolphs.
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  • (An illustration showing these arrangements appeared in The Engineer of July 9, 1886.) Grubb's suggestion of the "rising floor" was adopted, although his original plans for the mounting were not carried out; the construction of the mounting, dome, floor, &c., having been entrusted to Messrs Warner & Swasey of Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. It has been contended that it is undesirable to move so great a mass as a floor when a platform alone is required to carry the observer.
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  • The engineer under whose direction the tower was constructed was Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born at Dijon on the 15th of December 1832), who had already had a wide experience in the construction of large metal bridges, and who designed the huge sluices for the Panama Canal, when it was under the French company.
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  • The continental engineer prefers kilogrammetres per kilogramme-degree-centi grade.
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  • At last a conspiracy, into which the principal engineer of Khalid, Hassan the Nabataean, had been drawn, succeeded in inciting Hisham against Khalid.
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  • Soon after returning to Charleston he was appointed professor of mathematics in the United States navy, but he chose instead to serve as assistant engineer of a survey undertaken chiefly for the purpose of finding a pass through the mountains for a proposed railway from Charleston to Cincinnati.
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  • Generous to his friends, he was miserly to those who displeased him; very skilled in the art of the engineer, catholic in his faith, far-seeing, obstinate in his resolution.
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  • The governor, with the concurrence of the Senate, appoints the attorney-general, the state engineer and the members of several boards and commissions.
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  • North of this and extending to the boundary of the 1 The actual surveying and laying out of the city was done by Andrew Ellicott (1754-1820), a civil engineer, who had been employed in many boundary disputes, who became surveyor-general of the United States in 1792, and from 1812 until his death was professor of mathematics at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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  • It is usefu in practice, by enabling the engineer easily to deduce the condition of equilibrium and stability of structures of complex and unsym metrical figures from those of structures of simple and symnietrica figures.
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  • Peaucellier, a French engineer officer, was the first, in 1864, to invent a linkwoik with which an exact straight line could be drawn.
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  • The question was investigated by Rankine in an article in the Engineer (April 9, 1869).
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  • A special irrigation commission was appointed in 1897, and in 1905 the legislature created the office of Territorial irrigation engineer.
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  • Pyritic smelting is a development of the Russian engineer Semenikov's treatment (proposed in 1866) of copper matte in a Bessemer converter.
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  • The organization of the army in time of peace is as follows: 82 battalions of infantr y (28 regiments), 50 squadrons of cavalry, 71 field artillery and 7 position artillery batteries, Io fortress artillery, 16 engineer, and 18 army service corps companies.
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  • The Straits of Magellan were occupied; under an American engineer, William Wheelwright, a line of steamers was started on the coast, and, by a wise measure allowing merchandise to be landed free of duty for re-exportation, Valparaiso became a busy port and trading centre; while the demand for food-stuffs in California and Australia, following upon the rush for gold, gave a strong impetus to agriculture.
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  • Having received the ordinary education of a parish school, he was apprenticed to his uncle, a millwright, and, after qualifying himself as a ship-modeller at Bo'ness, went to London, where he found employment under John Rennie, the celebrated engineer.
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  • Returning to Scotland in 1790, he first settled as a carpenter at Glasgow and afterwards removed to Helensburgh, on the Firth of Clyde, where he pursued his mechanical projects, and also found occasional employment as an engineer.
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  • Although the honour of priority is admitted to belong to the American engineer Robert Fulton, there appears to be no doubt that Fulton had received very material assistance in the construction of his vessel from Bell and others in Great Britain.
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  • The district has many associations with the famous engineer George Stephenson, born at Wylam, 3 m.
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  • Educated at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, he entered the French army as an engineer, rising to the rank of captain.
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  • The offices of State Engineer and Inspector of Mines have been created.
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  • He occasionally contributed papers to the Albany Institute, in the years 1824 and 1825, on chemical and mechanical subjects; and in the latter year, having been unexpectedly appointed assistant engineer on the survey of a route for a state road from the Hudson river to Lake Erie, a distance somewhat over 300 m., he at once embarked with zeal and success in the new enterprise.
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  • The Watt Institution, founded in 1837 by a son of the famous engineer, James Watt, contains the public library (established in 1783), the Watt scientific library (presented in 1816 by Watt himself), and the marble statue of James Watt by Sir Francis Chantrey.
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  • After going through the usual course of study for the military profession, he entered the army as an engineer officer in 1824, and served in the Morea in 1828, becoming captain in the following year.
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  • He served as a civil engineer in Angouleme until 1881, when he became master of requests in the council of state.
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  • At the first trial of this machine, on the 7th of October 1903, just as it left the launching track it was jerked violently down at the front (being caught, as subsequently appeared, by the falling ways), and under the full power of its engine was pulled into the water, carrying with it its engineer.
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  • Darkness had come before the engineer, who had been in extreme danger, could aid in the recovery of the aerodrome.
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  • Meantime the Swiss left attack had closed with the French infantry bands and the "aventuriers" (afterwards the famous corps of Picardie and Piedmont), who were commanded on this day be the famous engineer Pedro Navarro.
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  • Bell, an engineer, but the latter lost his life in preserving that of Theodore.
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  • After asserting these in detail under nine different heads, he speaks under a tenth of his proficiency as a civil engineer and architect, and adds lastly a brief paragraph with reference to what he can do in painting and sculpture, undertaking in particular to carry out in a fitting manner the monument to Francesco Sforza.
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  • He was called away on duty as chief military engineer (ingegnere camerale) with the special charge of inspecting and maintaining all the canals and waterways of the duchy.
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  • Between May 1502 and March 1503 Leonardo travelled as chief engineer to Duke Caesar over a great part of central Italy.
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  • The king arrived in May 1507, and soon afterwards Leonardo's services were formally and amicably transferred from the signory of Florence to Louis, who gave him the title of painter and engineer in ordinary.
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  • He was educated as a civil engineer, and after having highly distinguished himself at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussees, obtained an appointment in the public service.
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  • Resigning his commission in 1857, McClellan became successively chief engineer and vice-president of the Illinois Central railroad (1857-1860), general superintendent of the Mississippi & Ohio railroad, and, a little later, president of the eastern branch of the same, with his residence in Cincinnati.
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  • On the second restoration he obtained a post as engineer in Paris, where much of his life from that time was spent.
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  • The fortifications designed in 1882 by the Belgian engineer, General Brialmont, and completed at a cost of more than £4,000,000, form the keystone of the national defences.
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  • At the age of sixteen he became a pupil of John Towlerton Leather, the engineer of the Sheffield water-works.
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  • The latter's uncle, George Leather, was engineer of the Great Aire and Calder Navigation Company, of the Goole Docks, and other similar works, and Fowler passed occasionally into his employment, in which he acquired a thorough knowledge of hydraulic engineering.
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  • In 1844 he began his independent career as an engineer, and from the first was largely employed, more particularly in laying out the small railway systems which eventually were amalgamated under the title of the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire.
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  • Fowler was engineer of the London Metropolitan railway, the pioneer of underground railways, and noteworthy in that it was mostly made not by tunnelling, but by excavating from the surface and then covering in the permanent way; and he lived to be one of the engineers officially connected with the deep tunnelling "tube" system extensively adopted for electric railways in London.
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  • He was created a baronet in 1890 on the completion of the Forth bridge, of which with his partner Sir Benjamin Baker he was joint engineer.
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  • With further experience it has become obvious that very few reservoirs are capable of equalizing the full flow of the three consecutive driest years, and each engineer, in estimating the yield of such reservoirs, has deducted from the quantity ascertained on the assumption that they do so, a certain quantity representing, according to his judgment, the overflow which in one or more of such years might be lost from the reservoir.
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  • After Rankine, a French engineer, Bouvier, gave the ratio of the maximum stress in a dam to the maximum vertical stress as 1 to the cosine squared of the angle between the vertical and the resultant which, in dams of the usual form, is about as 13 is to 9.
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  • Nothing but long observation and experience can help the hydraulic engineer to judge of the configuration of the ground favourable to such phenomena.
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  • It is this leakage line that the waterworks engineer uses to ascertain the truth as to the leakage and to assist him in its suppression.
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  • The reputation of the university is particularly high in mechanical engineering; Sibley college was built up primarily under Prof. Robert Henry Thurston (1839-1903), a well-known engineer, its director in 1885-1903.
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  • Graduates of technical schools are received as special apprentices and are directed in a course of four years through the erecting shops, vice shop, blacksmith shop, boiler shop, roundhouse, test department, machine shop, air-brake shop, iron foundry, car shop, work of firing on the road, office work in the motive power accounting department, and drawing room; the most competent may be admitted through the grades of inspector, in the office of the master mechanic or of the road foreman of engines, assistant master mechanic, assistant engineer of motive power, master mechanic and superintendent of motive power.
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  • They were led by the famous Philip de Marnix, lord of St Aldegonde, and had the assistance of an ingenious Italian engineer, by name Gianibelli.
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  • The city council elects the :.ity clerk, city attorney, city engineer, chief of the fire department and most of the minor officers.
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  • To the north runs the great Forty-foot Drain, also called Vermuyden's, after the Dutch engineer whose name is associated with the fen drainage works of the middle of the 17th century.
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  • Batavia was laid out in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott (1760-1826), the engineer who had been engaged in surveying the land known as the "Holland Purchase," of which Batavia was a part.
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  • Thomson's work in connexion with telegraphy led to the production in rapid succession of instruments adapted to the requirements of the time for the measurement of every electrical quantity, and when electric lighting came to the front a new set of instruments was produced to meet the needs of the electrical engineer.
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  • Some account of Thomson's electrometer is given in the article on that subject, while every modern work of importance on electric lighting describes the instruments which he has specially designed for central station work; and it may be said that there is no quantity which the electrical engineer is ordinarily called upon to measure for which Lord Kelvin did not construct the suitable instrument.
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  • Having adopted the profession of an engineer, he left Paris for Cherbourg in 1810, but returned in 1813 on account of his health, whereupon Lagrange and Laplace persuaded him to renounce engineering and to devote himself to mathematics.
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  • "GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS (1858-), American army engineer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 29 1858.
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  • On the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898 he was commissioned lieutenantcolonel of volunteers and appointed chief engineer of the First Army Corps.
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  • In 1907 he was appointed by President Roosevelt a member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, and soon afterwards was made its chairman and chief engineer.
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  • In 1917 he was appointed state engineer of New Jersey, but after America's entrance into the World War he was released to serve as manager of the Emergency Fleet Corporation.
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  • Gordon was appointed on his return to England Commanding Royal Engineer at Gravesend, where he was employed in superintending the erection of forts for the defence of the Thames.
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  • Gordon returned to England, and in April 1881 exchanged with a brother officer, who had been ordered to Mauritius as Commanding Royal Engineer, but who for family reasons was unable to accept the appointment.
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  • He remained in Mauritius until the March following, when, on promotion to the rank of major-general, he had to vacate the position of Commanding Royal Engineer.
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  • All that was absent was Quinn; obdurate Quinn, first to argue, first to grumble and sole engineer of his sensitive equipment.
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  • I guess you didn't know he's an Industrial Engineer on the rise, either?
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  • It was full of anecdotes of life as a young civil engineer working for a local authority.
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  • This may allow us in the future to design and engineer new mucosal adjuvants that could have universal application.
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  • His energy, vision and engineering genius must excite the admiration of any engineer - it certainly did mine.
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  • In 1937 another radio engineer, Grote Reber, began work with a parabolic reflector antenna 9.7 m in diameter.
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  • She started at BAE Systems as a craft apprentice and rapidly moved to become a skilled flight test engineer on Eurofighter Typhoon aircrafts.
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  • My client is seeking to take on board an experienced av installation engineer to join their team of av installation engineer to join their team of av professionals.
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  • He is also a proud man who firmly believes he can engineer happiness for his family by sheltering them from his own emotions.
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  • Now at Cowroast Phil has an engineer and a site maintenance man who also does boat blacking and other similar tasks.
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  • For division cavalry, he normally comes from the division engineer brigade.
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  • Presented with exceptional clarity, the book provides the building surveyor, engineer and architect with a unique practical resource.
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  • Intermediate Forms The engineer may not always be able to find the exactly what he/she wants from the range of pre-mixed thermoplastic composites.
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  • The next major priority was to appoint an engineer to oversee this construction.
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  • So Adam plays viola dam plays viola da gamba, among other things, but he is also a very great engineer.
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  • You further agree that you will not disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Material.
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  • But things look decidedly downbeat if you are a signal engineer with a mission to put right the degradation.
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  • Grand Union Regents Canal James Morgan He was appointed engineer with a salary of £ 1,000 a year.
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  • Lydney Canal William Whitworth He recommended Josias Jessop as consulting engineer for the canal.
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  • Weak enforcement of intellectual protection laws enabled domestic producers to reverse engineer and imitate foreign technologies with little fear of prosecution.
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  • Terry is a Chartered engineer with a considerable range of industrial experience.
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  • He would have incorporated the structural engineer 's design into his drawings.
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  • The mechanical services engineer should be involved at the earliest possible stage.
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  • He subsequently became the consulting engineer for the Bridgewater Canal.
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  • Whiston Grange and Lane End House belonged to Frederick Parker Rhodes, local solicitor and his brother Charles a mining engineer.
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  • The chemical engineer said " Obviously, some constituent of the fuel has caused this failure to occur.
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  • To prepare a graduate geologist and, or, engineer for professional practice in engineering geology and, or, geotechnical engineering.
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  • Due to continued expansion, we now have a vacancy for a Field Service Engineer, to be based in the South West.
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  • The legend says that he was an experienced fly fisherman working as an engineer for NASA.
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  • Engineer units can increase the hardness of the battle command asset by constructing field fortifications.
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  • One approach would be to engineer pollen lethality by taking advantage of promoters that are active specifically in the male gametophyte.
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  • The large gash in her hull was repaired by means of a wooden " scow " invented by the New York engineer Edward Renwick.
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  • From 1814 he was employed in the city's first gasworks, eventually rising to become manager and chief engineer.
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  • He'd already got one. ' S. E. Harper, 3rd engineer on watch down below at the time of the sinking.
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  • And don't forget about the telecoms engineer who was committed to an asylum... They said he had too many hang-ups.
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  • There he was found by Salomon, a weapons engineer who had become a hermit on the ghost world.
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  • Montgomeryshire Canal John Dadford Was appointed engineer, with his brother Thomas to assist hin, for which they were jointly paid.
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  • A new modified Chartered Professional Review for those who are already incorporated tests only the additional attributes required of a Chartered Engineer.
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  • Control & instrumentation engineer Prospects Web - profile of a control & instrumentation engineer from the official UK graduate careers website.
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  • Please note that cell division, far from being invented by the genetic engineer, invented by the genetic engineer, invented the genetic engineer himself.
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  • Swedish inventor and engineer who came to England in 1826 and built a competitor to Stephenson's Rocket, then patented a screw propeller.
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  • English aviation engineer and pilot who invented the jet engine.
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  • The new British Army TERRIER engineer vehicle will also use a version of the Hydrogas suspension with suspension lockout.
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  • Maybe, figures Pseudolus, if he could engineer the young lovebirds ' union, Hero would let him go Free.
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  • They aimed to engineer the bacteria to contain a switch governing their sensitivity to the sugar maltose.
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  • In the modern world, the engineer needs to be increasingly multidisciplinary whilst retaining skills in the chosen specialist field.
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  • With its even, predictable coverage electroless nickel could be the engineer's dream solution.
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  • Requirements To join the Associate Engineer program, degree in engineering (civil or chemical ), chemistry and/or petroleum engineering is required.
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  • The genetic manipulation of poxvirus genomes can be used to engineer recombinant poxvirus genomes can be used to engineer recombinant poxviruses that express foreign proteins.
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  • The idea of being able to engineer biocompatible materials with nanometre scale precision is an important and attractive idea.
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  • We have used the paradigm of rational design from structural information to engineer more potent cysteine proteinase inhibitors offer.
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  • On his conditional release Alireza worked as a mechanical engineer in a gasoline refinery.
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  • Mr Michael Benfield MBE, from Par in Cornwall is a retired RAF flight sergeant and engineer by trade.
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  • Graduate bridge engineer opportunity and drainage sewerage engineer vacancy in Liverpool was recently advertised.
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  • To him an engineer was someone wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase - not someone wearing overalls and wielding a spanner.
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  • Hiroshi pretends that their car is broken in order to engineer an overnight stay in the house.
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  • Complex mathematics was seen as subordinate to the needs of the practicing engineer.
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  • The parent cannot bear the thought of a " deformed " child, nor can the engineer tolerate standing by helplessly.
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  • From engineer records it was constructed out of solid timber trestles with a canal barge in the center.
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  • Craig Reid, an apprentice engineer from Coventry, completes the trio going to the World Final.
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  • As an engineer I particularly enjoyed the various methods developed by Hillman to try and kill the undead more effectively.
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  • First the engineer's coffee maker catches fire on the bathroom vanity.
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  • In partnership with Thomson, he made a large income as a consulting telegraph engineer.
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  • The wire being paid out without slack measures the actual distance and speed over the ground, and the engineer in charge is relieved of all anxiety in estimating the depth from the scattered soundings of the preliminary survey, or in calculating the retarding strain required to produce the specified slack, since the brakesman merely has to follow the indications of the instrument and regulate the strain so as to keep the pointer at the figure required - an easy task, seeing that the ratio of speed of wire and cable is not affected by the motion of the ship, whatever be the state of the sea, whereas the will I',/ OW= o a ' 30 30 ao.
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  • Large quantities of embanking were sunk in the moss, and, when the engineer, George Stephenson, after a month's vigorous operations, had made up his estimates, the apparent work done was sometimes less than at the beginning of the month.
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  • Nevertheless, despite Bonaparte's marvellous skill in rallying moderate men of all parties to his side, there remained an unconvinced and desperate minority, whose clumsy procedure enabled the great engineer to hoist them with their own petard and to raise himself to the imperial dignity.
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  • They not only indicate the height of the land, but also enable us to compute the declivity of the mountain slopes; and if minor features of ground lying between two contours - such as ravines, as also rocky precipices and glaciers - are indicated, as is done on the Siegfried atlas of Switzerland, they fully meet the requirements of the scientific man, the engineer and the mountain-climber.
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  • It was then fortified by the engineer Vauban.
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  • He organized the engineer companies which explored and reported on the several proposed routes for a railway connecting the Mississippi valley with the Pacific Ocean; he effected the enlargement of the army, and made material changes in its equipment of arms and ammunition, utilizing the latest improvements; he made his appointments of subordinates on their merits, regardless of party considerations; he revised the system of tactics, perfected the signal corps service, and enlarged the coast and frontier defences of the country.
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  • After some hesitation, he accepted the advice of his chief engineer officer Eric Dahlberg, who acted as pioneer throughout and chose the more circuitous route from Svendborg, by the islands of Langeland, Laaland and Falster, in preference to the direct route from Nyborg to KorsOr, which would have been across a broad, almost uninterrupted expanse of ice.
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  • But the bold expedients adopted by the engineer annulled the bending action.
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  • When the sepulchral chamber was opened in 1873 by Bauchetet, a French engineer officer, clear evidence was found that at some remote period the tomb had been rifled and an attempt made to destroy it by fire.
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  • He was promoted captain during the first year of the Civil War, and towards the close of 1861 became lieutenant-colonel and aide-decamp to General Halleck, who in the spring of 1862 sent him to General Grant as chief engineer.
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  • The shore, moreover, according to the accurate studies of the engineer Michele Ruggiero, director of the excavations, was not altered by the causes adduced by Beule (p. 125), but by a simpler event.
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  • It may be well to explain here that a claim has been set up by his admirers for the celebrated artist, architect and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci, to be regarded as the discoverer of the principles and practice of flight (see Theodore Andrea Cook, Spirals in Nature and Art, 1903).
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  • I am not the son of the engineer.
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  • As well as being called in to be a vocal recording engineer on many other hits.
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  • Click here to view Andy 's Weblog - " Experiences as a water and sanitation engineer in Guatemala ".
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  • Apart from the chief engineer, Jones was the only professional seaman on board.
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  • Engineering seismology, in Ground Engineer 's Reference Book, ed. by F.C. Bell, Butterworths, London.
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  • Who 's a clever little electronic engineer then, and knows all about short-circuits?
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  • The man who kept it all running was a soft-spoken, white-haired gentleman, John McKenzie, the chief engineer.
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  • The Great Eastern in a heavy sea. © NMM The Great Eastern was a huge steamship designed by the famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
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  • The company are looking to recruit a structural engineer to be based from the Boston site.
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  • A quick check with the engineer 's square & everything was tack welded together.
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  • As the engineer in the party it fell to me to lie upside down under the transom of the boat extracting the old battery.
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  • Last week, I needed to decipher an engineer 's property description, and did not have to haul out my old trigonometry book.
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  • First the engineer 's coffee maker catches fire on the bathroom vanity.
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  • Bob's mansplaining and condescending attitude frustrated Natalie since she was the far more experienced engineer.
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  • The chief engineer of the submarine went down through the hatch.
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  • Bill is an engineer by training and naturally assumed control of all of the startup's engineering-related decisions.
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  • Solar water heaters need to be fitted by a thermal engineer who can also give advice as to the best system to use, taking into account local climatic conditions.
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  • The original design for the cantilever platforms was controversial at the time it was being built, and the chief engineer on the project debated with Wright as to the amount of steel reinforcements needed.
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  • Losing the argument, the engineer quietly doubled the reinforcements.
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  • K2 Full Tilt ski boots were developed by a NASA engineer named Eric Giese.
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  • Tom Cruise was born to an electronics engineer father and a teacher mother.
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  • Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979 in Perth, Western Australia to Kim Ledger, an engineer and Sally Ledger, a French teacher.
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  • His mother, Patsy, was a successful dancer and choreographer and his father, Jesse, was an engineer.
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  • His father, Stanley, was an electrical engineer and his mother Judy worked as a nursery school teacher.
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  • You can also buy Thomas the train clothing such as shortall sets, tee shirts, glow in the dark shirts, pajamas and engineer caps.
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  • Whether it be a sock or a party dress, each design started out on the drawing board with some fashion engineer behind its scheme.
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  • These dancing bears have become a code within the "Deadhead" community, but most avid fans understand that the dancing bear icon was made famous due to the band's sound engineer's early childhood nickname, "Bear".
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  • The engineer, Owsley, was also renowned for his drug-induced dancing during Grateful Dead concerts which is why the iconic Grateful Dead bear is always dancing.
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  • If you are an aspiring engineer, for example, your math grades will carry greater weight than your history grades.
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  • Engineer: Duties include maintaining and repairing all of the vessel's electrical and mechanical systems.
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  • Home addition plans almost always require the help of an architect or engineer.
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  • Before you run out and grab a hammer, consult a structural engineer, especially if your DIY setup will be carrying much weight.
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  • "Made by Melissa" is a handmade jewelry venture started by a young engineer with a love for crafting and creativity, specializing in beaded jewelry that is one-of-a-kind.
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  • There are lettering and pen sets for engineers who might continue to design and create available at Engineer Supply.
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  • Depending on what types of gadgets the engineer already has and the budget for the gift, there are also ideas for music lovers, such as iPods, mp3 players, and headphones.
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  • By allowing users to manipulate different factors that affect how a coaster performs, any would-be engineer can begin to understand how complex and challenging it can be to build a roller coaster.
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  • At other firms, the lead engineer or a producer (a project manager) may be responsible for leading the design vision on a project.
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  • Once you've made your choice, you'll then be able to pick from seven different classes available: Special Ops, Sniper, Medic, Engineer, Support, Assault, or Anti-Tank.
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  • His father was an engineer, but Salvatore was determined to do something different, and chose to be a cobbler.
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  • Steve Vollum is an electrical engineer, programmer and the inventor of the Fortune Compass, the first electronic compass for calculating feng shui.
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  • Expatengineer.net: Check out this site if you are qualified as an engineer, there is a large list of opportunities for you.
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  • It was his idea and Shinji Suzuki, a University of Tokyo aerospace engineer, worked to make it come true.
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  • It's hard to believe today with our computer models and 3D graphics, but it took engineer Joseph Strauss a decade to convince the city's commissioners that his mathematics were sound and that his plan for the bridge was feasible.
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  • While Strauss played the role of Chief Engineer on the project and oversaw all final construction decisions, his relative inexperience with suspension bridges called for him to bring in an expert.
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  • Strauss also enlisted the help of engineer Charles Alton Ellis, who contributed much of the technical work that assured the bridge could withstand the turbulant Golden Gate weather.
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  • Although Joseph Strauss is credited as being the Chief Engineer, he received notable help from Irving Morrow, Charles Alton Ellis, and many other engineers and technicians who helped create this beautiful national landmark.
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  • In the meantime, the sketch April designs is passed on to our engineer at our factory and between him and our head seamstress, we make the technical specification sheet and the patterns.
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  • French engineer Louis Reard actually filed the first patent for this two-piece design.
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  • Rationing during the last years of WWII and the influence of a French engineer named Louis Reard would come together.
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  • Dr. Spencer was a self-taught engineer with no high school education who worked for a company called Raytheon.
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  • However, when Philips Laboratories' Alexandre Horowitz, a professor, engineer, and inventor created the rotating blade Philishave electric shaver, the new device was considered truly revolutionary.
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  • I recently met a 27-year-old aerospace engineer and he is handsome, charming, brilliant and funny as can be.
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  • It isn't unusual to find a Gemini creating a career as a mechanical engineer and then just as easily switch to a career in acting.
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  • Engineer work boots begin at $190, and go up to $480 for ultra tall western boots.
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  • Swiss engineer Karl Muller created a new line of shoes based on this concept that is now a sell-out idea, with the plan to eliminate back pain, arch issues, and other body and foot problems stemming from contemporary shoe selections.
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  • New York financier Henry Graves Jr. and Ohio automobile engineer James Ward Packard vied with one another to own a timepiece with the greatest possible number of complications.
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  • Aeronautics engineer and inventor of the double-piston, Hugo Junkers, valued punctuality above all else.
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  • The Junkers watch of today is still made to the specifications of the pioneering German engineer.
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  • One was a stationer, another a banker, and the third an engineer.
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  • In 1928, Jean-Léon Reutter, a Swiss engineer, built the first Atmos prototype, which used a mercury-in-glass expansion device that utilized temperature alone rather than temperature combined with atmospheric pressure.
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  • As smaller and better quality electronics components make their journey from the engineer's desk to consumer outlets, the public's fascination for big functionality in small packages flares into a conflagration of desire.
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  • He first became an engineer before following his calling of yoga therapy.
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  • A preference for building elaborate Lego structures over GI Joe figures can simply be a great engineer in the making; you just can't tell until you get a real diagnosis by a qualified expert.
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  • He eventually obtained a computer science and engineer degree from Princeton and worked on Wall Street and for several major corporations.
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  • Pierre Bideau, an electrician and engineer, designed the lights that originally adorned the tower to give it that characteristic, luminous glow.
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  • My background is agriculture and people would keep asking if I was a scientist or chemical engineer.
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  • Don't bug the sound engineer to get a sound desk feed recording - it's not going to happen.
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  • Two years later, she married sound engineer Mark Hawley.
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  • By 1938, an open-air "shed," designed by Joseph Franz, an engineer, had been constructed for the BSO to perform its classical music programs.
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  • Some bands want a producer who takes a back seat to their creative vision and essentially perform an engineer's role - they help the band tackle the technical part of recording with minimal input into the direction of the album.
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  • Vladimir Beck - 62 - Croatian oil engineer who now lives in Los Angeles.
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  • A Klingon security officer and a blind engineer increased the crew's 'diversity ratios'.
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  • Half-Klingon B'Elanna Torres (Roxann Dawson) is the new ship's Engineer.
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  • The force of the powerful fling damaged the ship and resulted in many fatalities, including the ship's first officer, engineer, pilot - and the ship's doctor and medical staff.
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  • Tom and his buddy Ensign Kim befriend B'Elanna Torres, the hot-tempered Klingon-human Maquis who becomes the ship's engineer.
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  • And with the spit-and-baling-wire engines of Maquis ships, a competent engineer is a must.
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  • Once the two crews are combined, a replacement is needed for Voyager's chief engineer, killed in the initial damage when Voyager was thrown to the Delta Quadrant.
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  • Torres gets the job and must overcome resentment from other Starfleet officers, particular the assistant engineer who believed the job should be his by rights.
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  • Chakotay's best friend on the ship is engineer B'Elanna Torres (Roxanne Dawson), but even he sometimes finds her Klingon volatility a bit hard to take.
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  • Clarke, who was an engineer before writing 2001: A Space Odyssey, or Emma Bull, who has a military background to add realism to her Sassenak series of books.
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  • Trinneer earned a tremendous fan following for his character, the southern engineer Captain Charles Tucker the Third, or "Trip" as he is affectionately known.
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  • Scotty - Montgomery Scott served as the engineer who always pulled a miracle out of his hat to make the ship hold together or go faster.
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  • James Doohan who played Scotty (Montgomery Scott), the miraculous engineer who could always get a little more out of the Enterprise appeared on TNG as his original character who has been promoted to captain.
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  • T'Pol's experiences, including her liaisons with Chief Engineer Tucker, allowed deeper insight into the changes the Vulcans underwent due to their relationship with the humans and the formation of the Federation of Planets.
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  • Lt. B'Elanna Torres - Chief Engineer aboard the Voyager, Torres was a unique half-human, half-Klingon who tried hard to temper her Klingon passions.
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  • Captain Archer and Commander Tucker were friends for years before taking on the roles of Captain and Chief Engineer.
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  • Other members of their crew included the Preacher, the Doctor, his sister, Inara, Jayne and Kaylee, their engineer.
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  • Imagine what your life would be like had you not gone to college, become a doctor instead of an engineer, never turned that corner where you wrecked your car and were injured, ending your athletic career, and so on.
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  • Chief Galen Tyrol - The blue collar engineer kept Galactica together by the skin of his teeth and all his skill.
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  • Any engineer would explain that such a ship could not be constructed or launched on a planet with decent gravity.
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  • Archer was the son of a warp engineer named Henry Archer who worked with Zefram Cochrane, the creator of the first warp capable Earth vessel.
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  • Joseph Lin, a scientist, consulting chemical engineer, author and lecturer with diverse experience in many areas of science and technology.
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  • Whether the dress whites of An Officer and a Gentleman or the engineer blues of the Sand Pebbles, the uniform of the U.S. Navy has been the object of admiration as well as tradition for many people around the world.
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  • In 1933, when the famous Golden Gate Bridge was being built, these hats were required by structural engineer Joseph Strauss.
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  • Their employees engineer websites to increase a company's profitability by generating sales and targeting prospective customers.
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  • They develop web applications and engineer databases, track and analyze performance, as well as provide emergency services.
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  • In South Braintree are the Thayer Academy (co-educational; opened 1877) and the Thayer public library, both founded by and named in honour of General Sylvanus Thayer (1785-1872), a well-known military engineer born in Braintree, who was superintendent of the United States Military Academy in 1817-1833 and has been called the "father of West Point."
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  • Under the present system, therefore, there is a biennial election (in even-numbered years) of a governor, a lieutenant-governor, a secretary of state, a state comptroller, a state treasurer, an attorney-general and a state engineer and surveyor; and the governor appoints, subject to the approval of the Senate, a superintendent of public works, a superintendent of state prisons, a superintendent of insurance, a superintendent of banks, a commissioner of excise, a commissioner of agriculture, a forest, fish and game commissioner, a commissioner of health, a commissioner of labour, a state architect, a state historian, a state librarian, two public service commissions, a civil service commission, a board of charities, a commission of prisons, a commission in lunacy, three tax commissioners and several other boards and commissions.
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  • In a city of the first class, a mayor, two aldermen from each ward, a police judge, and a treasurer who may be ex officio tax-collector are elected, and an attorney, a clerk, a chief of police, an assessor, a street commissioner, a jailer, a surveyor, and, where there is a paid fire department, a chief engineer with one or more assistants, may be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council.
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  • The practical result is to make the engineer judge in his own cause.
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  • Josiah Parkes, engineer to the Royal Agricultural Society, advocated a greater distance apart for the drains, and, in order that the subterranean water might be reached, a depth of at least 4 ft.
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  • Retorts are set in either the horizontal, inclined or vertical position, and the advantages of the one over the other is a question upon which almost every gas engineer has his own views.
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  • This process, although strongly advocated by the gas engineer who exp