hydraulic engineering

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Noun1.hydraulic engineering - the branch of civil engineering dealing with the use and control of water in motionhydraulic engineering - the branch of civil engineering dealing with the use and control of water in motion
civil engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
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Victor Hatherley, hydraulic engineer, 16A, Victoria Street (3rd floor).
By profession I am a hydraulic engineer, and I have had considerable experience of my work during the seven years that I was apprenticed to Venner & Matheson, the well-known firm, of Greenwich.
Jeremiah Hayling, aged twenty-six, a hydraulic engineer.
There were Sherlock Holmes, the hydraulic engineer, Inspector Bradstreet, of Scotland Yard, a plain-clothes man, and myself.
How our hydraulic engineer had been conveyed from the garden to the spot where he recovered his senses might have remained forever a mystery were it not for the soft mould, which told us a very plain tale.
We guard our secret very jealously, however, and if it once became known that we had hydraulic engineers coming to our little house, it would soon rouse inquiry, and then, if the facts came out, it would be good-bye to any chance of getting these fields and carrying out our plans.
Hatta served as a hydraulic engineer for the Japanese government and stationed in Taiwan from 1910 to 1942, during which time he designed the Wushantou Water Reservoir and the Chianan Canal, which contributed immensely to the nation's agricultural development and modernization.
Sorensen began her career as a hydraulic engineer for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, where she conducted hydrology and hydraulic studies for the world's largest public engineering, design and construction management agency.
He worked as a hydraulic engineer for American Airlines in New York and Tulsa Oklaho DudleyLouis P.
People have tried to stabilize the levees with tires, construction materials, or vegetation, but hydraulic engineer Daniel Wren is experimenting with another approach.
And hydraulic engineer Eddy Langendoen is using field studies and a computer modeling technique he created called "CONCEPTS" (for Conservational Channel Evolution and Pollutant Transport System) to assess the stability of specific channel reaches.
Before travelling to Egypt with his Irish wife, the Italian had various occupations as a circus strongman, an actor and a hydraulic engineer.

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