Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 82

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 82

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...the two classes ought to bo put upon an equality, and that the words "and shall bo actually engaged," should bo inserted in referenco to Members. With respect to the admission of Students, the By-laws as they stood imposed a verbal obligation which might not obtain with tho Corporate Member who was privileged to propose a Student. A Student was not accepted unless he declared he was studying with tho view of following the profession of a Civil Engineer. It appeared to the Council desirable that the words expressing the intention of the Student should be those words which have been so fully considered as being the best to apply to the condition of Associate Membership, namely, an intention of being "engaged in the design or in the construction of such works as are comprised within the profession of a Civil Engineer, as defined by the Charter." As some slight misapprehension exists as to the effect to be given to the condition, which now applies to Members as well as to Associate Members, that the candidate shall be "actually engaged at the time of his application for election, in the design or in the construction of such works as are comprised within the profession of a Civil Engineer as defined by the charter," the Council desires to state that the words were only meant to be operative as against gentlemen who had left the profession, and were not intended to apply to engineers who were temporarily out of employment. Therefore the fear that has been expressed that the condition might press hardly on some gentlemen recently returned from abroad on the termination of an engagement, and who had not succeeded in obtaining another employment, was not well founded. The third object, as already stated, was to make...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680015X
  • 9781236800152