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Howard Chapin Ives

Howard Chapin Ives, American civil engineer. Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, National Institute Social Sciences, Sigma Xi; member American Society C.B.; Mason, Odd.

Background

  • Ives, Howard Chapin was born on March 20, 1878 in Cheshire, Connecticut, United States. Son of Howard C. and Julia (Dunham) Ives.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1898. C.E., Yale, 1900.

    Career

    • Civ. engineer, 1899-1909. Instructor in civil engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1900-1903. Assistant professor civil engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1903-1906.

      Assistant professor railroad engineering, 1906-1912, professor 1912-1925, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Civil and construction engineering since 1925.

    Works

    • Author: Stereotomy (with A. W. French), 1902. Problems in Surveying, R.R. Surveying and Geodesey (with H. E. Hilts), 1906. Surveying Manual, 2d edition., 1938.

      Field Engineering (with Wm. H. Searles), 21st edit., 1936. Seven Place Natural Trigonometrical Tables, 1929, review, 1939.

      Highway Curves, 3d edit., 1941. Map Drafting and Lettering (with H. R. Saunders), 1931. Natural Trigonometrie Functions to Ten Seconds of Arc, 1931, 2d edition., 1942.

      Mathematical Tables, 2d edition., 1934, review edit., 1943.

    Membership

    Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, National Institute Social Sciences, Sigma Xi. Member American Society C.B. Mason, Odd.

    Connections

    • Married Mary B. Young, June 30, 1908.
    • father: Howard C. Ives
    • mother: Julia (Dunham) Ives
    • spouse: Mary B. Young
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    Died October 6, 1944
    (aged 66)
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