Subsequently his attention was mainly devoted to projects of civil engineering, the most noteworthy being the Thames Tunnel.
civil engineering had now acquired the importance and dignity of a profession.
He resigned soon afterwards and devoted himself to civil engineering.
"I have some knowledge of civil engineering," replied the commissioner.
But my studies in civil engineering have been a good deal harder than anything I tackled at school.
From 1825 to 1835, he was engaged in the practice of civil engineering in London.
He interested Fulton in his schemes and gradually weaned his thoughts away from art to civil engineering.
In one other principal respect does tunnel engineering differ widely from its collateral branches of civil engineering.
M. Potier was for a long while director of the civil engineering institution.
His father frequently said that the real foundation of civil engineering is mechanics, theoretical and practical.