Professional Engineer Volume 7-8

Professional Engineer Volume 7-8

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...and beginning with the most immediate, they may be enumerated as follows: Employment: To perform his duties to society as well as to his family, the engineer must have employment--this is the corner-stone of his usefulness; without employment his creative ability is lost to the world. Remuneration: The engineer receives his pay, or reward for services, in two ways: First, and most obviously, in money--enabling him to support his family and himself; and, Second, in satisfaction, or in recognition by others of the value of the work performed. All of the professions are thus distinguished from other occupations, trades, and businesses. In them men are attracted and held--not so much by the money paid, as by the satisfaction in the work. Public Relations or Citizenship: The full satisfaction of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," can be felt by the engineer only when he is able to fill his Progress Report of the Committee on Amplification of Meals and Objects of A. A. E., F. H Newell, Chairman F. H. Newell proper place in society, especially as a leader in those things in which he has been educated, largely at public expense, and which demand his attention. The older professions emphasize this fact, and have impressed upon the young man entering the profession the fact that he should "be a leader in his community, in character, in learning, in dignified and manly bearing, and in courteousandbettertreatmentof" his brethren, to the end that the profession may occupy that place in its own and in the public estimate to which it is entitled. Education: The engineer should continue to grownot merely along technical lines, but in all matters which lead to better citizenship. The old idea that learning was more easily...show more

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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 984g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797779
  • 9781236797773