The Birth of the Modern Civil Engineers in Britain, 1760s ~ 1860s

영국 근대 토목 엔지니어의 탄생, 1760s ~ 1860s - 토목공학 초기 중요 엔지니어들의 활동을 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2011.08.24
  • Accepted : 2011.09.23
  • Published : 2011.09.30


This paper deals with the early history of the British civil engineers as a group in terms of where they originated from, how they emerged as a profession in the British society during the First Industrial Revolution, and when they began to be educated at the formal higher education institution. Eventually this paper intends to seek for something like a British style of civil engineering.


Civil Engineering;Apprenticeship;John Smeaton;Thomas Telford;Society of Civil Engineers;Institute of Civil Engineers


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