Civil Engineer Quotes (3 quotes)
A large part of the training of the engineer, civil and military, as far as preparatory studies are concerned; of the builder of every fabric of wood or stone or metal designed to stand upon the earth, or bridge the stream, or resist or float upon the wave; of the surveyor who lays out a building lot in a city, or runs a boundary line between powerful governments across a continent; of the geographer, navigator, hydrographer, and astronomer,must be derived from the mathematics.
The military engineer had died and his close relative, the civil engineer, had taken his place.
Three engineering students were discussing who designed the human body. One said, It was a mechanical engineer. Just look at all the joints and levers. The second said, No, it was an electrical engineer. The nervous system has thousands of electrical connections. The last said, Obviously, it was a civil engineer. Who else would run a toxic waste pipeline through a major recreation area?