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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1889-1890-170

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170 engineering IV ScjMvtment of 6n& ttmin& atrtr Uttf Sciences Dean of the Department for 1889-90 Professor Robinson MJnst The object in view in this Department is to provide system of general education of practical character for young men who are to be engaged in professional employments such as Surveying and Civil Engineering Telegraphy Building Construction and Architecture Mechanical Engineering and the higher branches of Manufacturing Art or in com- mercial and agricultural pursuits or who wish to prepare for the Whitworth Scholarship Examination or for entrance into the Engineering Department of the Royal Navy or for Civil Engineering Appointments in India The ordinary Engineering course which is recommended occupies three years and forms an appropriate introduction to that kind of instruction which can only be obtained within the walls of the manufactory or by actually taking part in the labours of the Surveyor the Engineer or the Architect Museums containing Mechanical and Physical Apparatus Chemical and Industrial products important and valuable collections of Models and of Mineralogical and Geological specimens &c illustrating the subjects taught are open to the students Machine for testing materials given by the Clothworkers Company is employed for instructing the Students in the strength of materials used in Engineering and Architectural Structures
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