The American Civil Engineer: Origins and Conflicts

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  1. Mark Bowles Mark Bowles says:

    A Synopsis This book examines the role of the civil engineer concentrating on the engineers who worked on internal improvements like canals and RR s and not those who built the streets and waterworks of the cities and his employment by private corporations and state government to direct the building of transportation projects The period under study here is from 1816 to 1846 when there was a tremendous growth of transportation projects The thesis is that as the need for engineering skills g A Synopsis This book examines the role of the civil engineer concentrating on the engineers who worked on internal improvements like canals and RR s and not those who built the streets and waterworks of the cities and his employment by private corporations and state government to direct the building of transportation projects The period under study here is from 1816 to 1846 when there was a tremendous growth of transportation projects The thesis is that as the need for engineering skills grew, the organizational engineer began to dominate the young profession Before 1816 it was the self trained surveyor, architect, and builder who could meet all of the civil engineering needs As the construction of canals and railroads grew, so too did the need for trained engineers The new training took place at West Point and on the job By 1840 the construction jobs were so large that the engineers were organized along hierarchical lines The organizational engineer replaced the traditional engineer because they were better able to work in this administrative structure This timeframe fits chronologically into Gutman s 3 stage model of American industrialization His first stage was from 1815 1843 when the US was a pre industrial society and most of the workers came from a village culture But, Calhoun s civil engineers are modern in the sense that they are formalized, and organized before 1840.B Before 18161 Rural AmericaPrivate persons were authorized by government to build roads and turnpikes When a job wascomplex one of 2 types of technical talent could be brought in the foreign engineer and the native engineer America needed to create their own engineers.C Creating and engineer supply1 A great deal of on the job experience was gained by those working on the New York Canal System from 1816 to 1825 These New York engineers were used by other states for large public works projects2 West Point became an official training ground for Army engineers By 1837 the West Point engineers dominated the profession The academic engineer was replacing the on the job experience Other lesser engineering schools were formed from 1820 to 1843 in the South and West D The tasks of the engineer1 The core of the engineers work was to assure that the construction would be soundly built and would work according to plan They had to decide if a certain plan was feasible and would the construction be cost effective consultation The civil engineer was also a mechanician or one who built construction machinery.E Case studies1 These show by case studies of Baldwin, Sullivan, and Wright that there was a change in the engineers role The old individualistic engineer was finding his career blocked or restricted, while the new organization engineer found opportunities among the new hierarchical administration Baldwin and Sullivan represented the old individualism Wright was an example of the new engineer responsive to organization demands F Depression and inquiry 1837 1846 1 The economic panics and depression in the US from 1837 to the 1840s raised questions about internal improvements The main issues were whether these projects were financially worthwhile The result was that the number of engineers dropped by almost 80% But, throughout these depression years the engineers never lost their status, and continued to be a definite occupational group


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7 thoughts on “The American Civil Engineer: Origins and Conflicts

  1. Mark Bowles Mark Bowles says:

    A Synopsis This book examines the role of the civil engineer concentrating on the engineers who worked on internal improvements like canals and RR s and not those who built the streets and waterworks of the cities and his employment by private corporations and state government to direct the building of transportation projects The period under study here is from 1816 to 1846 when there was a tremendous growth of transportation projects The thesis is that as the need for engineering skills g A Synopsis This book examines the role of the civil engineer concentrating on the engineers who worked on internal improvements like canals and RR s and not those who built the streets and waterworks of the cities and his employment by private corporations and state government to direct the building of transportation projects The period under study here is from 1816 to 1846 when there was a tremendous growth of transportation projects The thesis is that as the need for engineering skills grew, the organizational engineer began to dominate the young profession Before 1816 it was the self trained surveyor, architect, and builder who could meet all of the civil engineering needs As the construction of canals and railroads grew, so too did the need for trained engineers The new training took place at West Point and on the job By 1840 the construction jobs were so large that the engineers were organized along hierarchical lines The organizational engineer replaced the traditional engineer because they were better able to work in this administrative structure This timeframe fits chronologically into Gutman s 3 stage model of American industrialization His first stage was from 1815 1843 when the US was a pre industrial society and most of the workers came from a village culture But, Calhoun s civil engineers are modern in the sense that they are formalized, and organized before 1840.B Before 18161 Rural AmericaPrivate persons were authorized by government to build roads and turnpikes When a job wascomplex one of 2 types of technical talent could be brought in the foreign engineer and the native engineer America needed to create their own engineers.C Creating and engineer supply1 A great deal of on the job experience was gained by those working on the New York Canal System from 1816 to 1825 These New York engineers were used by other states for large public works projects2 West Point became an official training ground for Army engineers By 1837 the West Point engineers dominated the profession The academic engineer was replacing the on the job experience Other lesser engineering schools were formed from 1820 to 1843 in the South and West D The tasks of the engineer1 The core of the engineers work was to assure that the construction would be soundly built and would work according to plan They had to decide if a certain plan was feasible and would the construction be cost effective consultation The civil engineer was also a mechanician or one who built construction machinery.E Case studies1 These show by case studies of Baldwin, Sullivan, and Wright that there was a change in the engineers role The old individualistic engineer was finding his career blocked or restricted, while the new organization engineer found opportunities among the new hierarchical administration Baldwin and Sullivan represented the old individualism Wright was an example of the new engineer responsive to organization demands F Depression and inquiry 1837 1846 1 The economic panics and depression in the US from 1837 to the 1840s raised questions about internal improvements The main issues were whether these projects were financially worthwhile The result was that the number of engineers dropped by almost 80% But, throughout these depression years the engineers never lost their status, and continued to be a definite occupational group


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