Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 2

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 2

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...on the walls of the meeting-room. Conclusion. It has afforded the Council great satisfaction to witness the unanimity and energy which have marked the course of your proceedings, and they now resign into your hands the trust reposed in them, confident that the same course will be persevered in, and that you will study to maintain the reputation of the Institution, and to increase its sphere of usefulness; this, you are aware, can only be accomplished by the earnest co-operation of members of all classes, whose ambition it should be to show, by their regular attendance at the meetings, by taking part in the discussions, and by contributing useful papers for the Transactions, that they take a real interest in the welfare and progress of the Institution. TELFORD AND WALKER PREMIUMS, 1842. The Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers have awarded the following Telford and Walker Premiums.--A Telford Medal in Silver, and a Premium of Books, suitably bound and inscribed, to Robert Thomas Atkinson, M. lust., C. E., for his Paper " On the sinking and tubbing, or coffering of Pits, as practised in the Coal Districts of the North of England." A Telford Medal in Silver to William Cotton, for his " Memoir of Captain Huddart." A Telford Medal in Silver to the Chevalier Frederik Willem Conrad, for his " History of the Canal of Katwyk ( Holland), with an account of the principal Works upon it." A Telford Medal in Silver to James John Wilkinson, for his "Historical Account of the various kinds of Sheathing for Vessels." A Telford Premium of Books, suitably bound and inscribed, to Thomas Casebourne, M. Inst. C. E., for his "Description and drawings of part of the Works of the Ulster Canal." A Telford...show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801113
  • 9781236801111