The Iowa Transit Volume 13-16

The Iowa Transit Volume 13-16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... general drafting, and he became an assistant to the hydraulic engineer, and as such played all important part in the designing of the hydro-electric plant on the Upper Iowa river near Decorah, and a 21,000 K-W. plant on the Snake River at Ox-Bow, Baker C0-He resigned this position in the fall of 1908 to become an instructor in steam engineering at the University Of Iowa. Arthur Warren Hixson Instructor in Mining and Metallurgy education at the Hiawatha high school, Hiawatha, Kansas, receiving a diploma from this school in 1900. In the fall of the same year Mr. Hixson entered the University of Kansas and left there in 1906, spending five years in college and receiving the degree of B. A. in Mining besides preparing work for the degree of M. A. After leaving school in 1906 he was assayer for the Detroit Copper Co. of Arizona. In 1907 he was superintendent of the water works and concentrating department of the same company. In November and December of that same year he visited the mines and mills of the different mining companies of Arizona and northern Mexico and studied their methods of operation. In January, 1908, Mr. Hixson received the appointment as chemist of the state of Illinois Experiment Station and in September, 1908, he came to the State University of Iowa as instructor in Mining and Metallurgy. John Hoffman Dunlap ' Instructor in Descriptive Geometry and Drawing. A native of New Hampshire, John Hoffman Dunlap received the greater part of his early education in the public schools of the state. Upon the completion in 1901 of his preparatory course at the high school at Concord, New Hampshire, he entered Dartmouth College. There he received, in 1905, the degree of A. B. During the following year he was employed in engineering...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862732
  • 9781236862730