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Bulletin - Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Volume 137-143) (Paperback) Loot Price: R379
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Bulletin - Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Volume 137-143) (Paperback): Mining & Metallurical America, Mining And...
Bulletin - Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Volume 137-143) (Paperback): Mining & Metallurical America, Mining And...

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Bulletin - Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Volume 137-143) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1920 Excerpt: ... dispelling all ideas about the importance of wages expressed in money. If the workers do not voluntarily adopt this policy, sooner or later, hunger and cold will compel them to do so. At the same time every extravagance in consumption should be firmly discouraged. It matters not whether anybody is able to buy luxuries and indulge in extravagances. He should refrain from doing so, and if he will not refrain, then severe consumption taxes should prevent him. MEETINGS OF SECTIONS. NEW YORK SECTION. Meeting of December 18, 1919. A meeting of the New York Section was held at the Columbia University Club on December 18, attended by thirty-five members and guests. The President of the Section, Mr. J. A. Church, Jr., introduced Professor Peele who addressed the meeting on the subject of Education of the Mining Engineer. Prof. Peele.--Engineering education has been widely discussed in recent years by both teachers in technical schools and practicing engineers. Many papers on the subject have appeared in the engineering press and the transactions of societies; some dealing with the training required for entrance into the engineering schools, others with questions of curriculum, best methods of teaching, and the amount and kinds of practical instruction and laboratory work that should be provided in the schools. As might be expected, substantial unanimity of opinion prevails respecting the range of fundamental subjects of the first year or two of the school course. The debatable ground is chiefly the subject-matter and character of training in the later years, and to what extent it is feasible or desirable to include in the curriculum certain kinds of practical work, intended to "shorten the young engineer's novitiate in his professional career. In opening the discuss...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Mining & Metallurical America • Mining And Metallurgical America
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37974-7
Barcode: 9781154379747
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-37974-4

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