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More advanced work in designing the
details of framed structures.
3 hrs., first half-year; 3 units. M W F, 10. MC. Prerequisite: Course 7A.
*15. Laboratory Experiments.
Experiments upon, and investigations concerning, the materials used in engineering construction. Practical tests of the "theories of flexure." Tests of full-sized columns, girders, etc.
2 hrs., first half-year; 1 unit. Prerequisite: Courses 8A, 8B, 8c, and 8D.
16. Specifications and Contracts.
Laws and forms of specifications and contracts in engineering operations. Lectures.
2 hrs., first half-year; 2 units. Prerequisite: Graduation from the College of Civil Engineering.
17. Framed Structures.
A continuation of Course 7c.
6 hrs., or more, throughout the year; 2 units, or more, each halfyear. Prerequisite: Courses 7c and 14.
*Not to be given in 1903-04.
ELWOOD MEAD, M.S., C.E., Professor of the Institutions and Practice of Irrigation.
Assistant Professor of Irrigation.
The purpose of this department is to give instruction in the methods and practices of irrigators in applying water to crops and in the practical details of the construction, maintenance and operation of canals and reservoirs; and to furnish an opportunity for the study of the legal, social, and economic problems arising out of the development of irrigation in the arid west.
Courses 1, 2, and 3 are designed to meet the needs of engineering and agricultural students who wish to make a specialty of irrigation work. They appear as part of the Course of Irrigation Engineering in the College of Civil Engineering. They are also elective in the other Engineering Colleges and in the College of Agriculture.
Students of the Agricultural Department desiring to take these studies should include Civil Engineering 1A, 1B, and lc in their elective work for the first two years.
1. Organization of the Irrigation Industry.
Professor MEAD and Assistant Professor
A study of the present condition of irrigation development in the United States; irrigation legislation; methods of establishing rights to water; interstate problems; conditions necessary to development of agricultural resources of the arid west; comparisons of irrigation methods and laws of other lands with those of the United States.
3 hrs., second half-year. Tu W Tu, 4. Prescribed, Senior year, in the Course in Irrigation Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, and in some courses in the College of Agriculture.
2. Irrigation Engineering.
A study of the principles and practice governing in the installment and operation of irrigation plants. The location, construction, and maintenance of canals and reservoirs, with detailed study of irrigation structures, such as head gates, flumes, measuring
boxes, weirs. Methods and instruments used in measuring the flow of water.
3 hrs., first half-year. M W F, 4. Prescribed, Junior year, in the Course in Irrigation Engineering; elective in the College of Civil Engineering and in the College of Agriculture.
3. Irrigation Economics.
A study of business methods used in the operation of irrigation plants; individual coöperative works; corporate enterprises; water right contracts; methods of applying water to crops; duty of water; drainage.
2 hrs., second half-year. M F, 4. Prescribed, Junior year, in the Course in Irrigation Engineering; elective in other Engineering courses and in the College of Agriculture.
MINING AND METALLURGY.
SAMUEL B. CHRISTY, Ph.B., Sc.D., Professor of Mining and Metallurgy.
ERNEST A. HERSAM, B.S., Associate Professor of Metallurgy.
WALTER S. MORLEY, B.S., Instructor in Assaying, and Mill Asistant. CHARLES T. DOZIER, B.S., Assistant in Assaying.
The lecture courses described below are fully illustrated by lantern-slides. The laboratory courses are designed to illustrate and supplement the lecture courses.
Laboratory deposits are twenty-five dollars a half-year for laboratory courses 7A, 7B, 9, 10, and 13. The amount returned to the student
at the end of the half-year, after deducting for cost of materials actually used and for breakage of apparatus, is usually five or ten dollars.
1. Lectures on Mining.
Ores: their nature, occurrence, and relation to mining laws. Location of claims, methods of prospecting, excavating, tunneling, shaft-sinking, and timbering.
4 hrs., first half-year. M Tu Th F, 9. Prerequisite: Senior standing in the College of Mining. Prescribed, Senior year, to students in the College of Mining.
2. Lectures on Mining.
Winning, exploration, and exploitation.
Professor CHRISTY. Methods of transportation
and hoisting; of drainage, ventilation, and lighting; of general organization and administration.
4 hrs., second half-year. M Tu Th F, 9. Prerequisite: Course 1. Prescribed, Senior year, to students in the College of Mining.
3. Mining Laboratory.
Professor CHRISTY and Mr. MORLEY. Lectures and laboratory practice in sharpening, hardening, and tempering hand and machine drills; the use of single and double hand drills, and of machine drills; the placing, charging and firing of blasts.
6 hrs. laboratory and 1 hr. lecture, second half-year; 2 units. 1 hr. lecture, W, 9; laboratory, W, 1-4, and S, 9-12. Prescribed, Junior year, to students in the College of Mining.
4. Summer Class in Practical Mining. (Senior Conference)
During the vacation at the end of the Junior year, all mining students will be required to spend at least four weeks in the systematic study of practical mining, taking notes and making sketches of processes observed. This is the minimum requirement. It is recommended that all free vacation time throughout the four years be devoted to actual work underground at the various branches of practical mining. Details in every case must be arranged in consultation with Professor CHRISTY. A full report on this work must be presented and read before the Juniors and Seniors at the mining conference during the Senior year. This conference will be held weekly. W, 9.
5. Metallurgy: Structural Metals and Fuels. Professor CHRISTY. The classification of ores: methods and appliances for their reduction, and their bearing on the physical properties of the structural metals. Fuels, and their relative value as heatproducers.
2 hrs., first half-year. M F, 10. Prescribed: Chemistry 1, 2, 3, Physics 1, 2, and 3. Prescribed, Junior year, in the College of Mining. Elective, Junior year, in the College of Mechanics.
6. Metallurgy: Ore Crushing, Sampling, Fluxes.
Associate Professor HERSAM. Methods of crushing ores; of sampling ores and their products; fluxes, refractory materials, and metallurgical products.
2 hrs., first half-year. M W, 8. Prerequisite: Mining 5, Chemistry 1 to 6 and Physics 1 to 3. Prescribed, Senior year, in the College of Mining. Required of students who elect Course 10.
Lectures and laboratory practice. The proper use and care of the assay balance. Cupellation of gold and silver. Parting of gold and silver. Preparation of the sample. Scorification assays of gold and silver ores. Crucible method for these ores.