Lecture 03 - Becoming an Engineer • special set of skills...

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Unformatted text preview: Becoming an Engineer • special set of skills • development of social stratification • apprenticeship programs emerged • demonstration, observation, imitation, repetition • worked with and made devices • Code of Hammurabi (1760 BCE) • apprenticeship system survives today Early Engineering • Engineering in France – Corps of Military Engineering (1675) – School of Bridges and Highways (1747) – Ecole Polytechnic introduced (1794) • Engineering in England – Institution of Civil Engineers (1818) • Engineering in USA – West Point Military Engineering (1802) – Polytechnic universities in CT and NY – first engineering degree (1835) Engineering Education • focus initially in Civil Engineering – surveying – railroads – waterworks – bridges • first engineering program at University of New Brunswick (1854) – Henry Ketchum Early Canadian Engineering The Chignecto Ship Railway from: www.sunrisetrail.ca/places/Chignecto-Ship-Railway.htm • government supported program at university...
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