Lecture 3 - Engineering, Technology and Society ENTA 11008...

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Engineering, Technology and Society Engineering, Technology and Society ENTA 11008 ENTA 11008 Lecturer: Sharbaree Biswas Week 3 Week 3
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Topic 2 - Engineering History Topic 2 - Engineering History
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Engineering education is Engineering education is Australia Australia
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Stages of development Stages of development Victoria* – took the lead in mining and civil engineering Problems - The mines became deeper and more complex Outcome- better trained staff*
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Stages of development Stages of development Schools of Mines – 1870 (Balllarat, 1870) 3 years course – Cert. of Engineers – Uni of Melbourne (1861-1882) 4 years course – 1883 (include 3 years Arts degree with Greek, Latin – was not popular 4 years course – Bachelor of Civil Engineering Ref. Johnston et al. 1999, p. 128
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Stages of development Stages of development University of Sydney – 1882* Sydney technical college – 1889*
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Woman in Engineering Woman in Engineering Florence Mary Taylor (1879-1969)* First woman graduate from the Uni of Sydney – 1959 First woman corporate engineer – Winifred Davenport of Brisbane (21 st October, 1951)
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The Institution of Engineers Australia The Institution of Engineers Australia Was *founded in 1919 The Engineering Association of New South Wales - founded in 1870* Professor W. H. Warren- first president*
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Chapter 2, 3 – Lloyd, B. E. 1968
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Lecture 3 - Engineering, Technology and Society ENTA 11008...

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