Manual of Examinations

Manual of Examinations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...over; application form, 1312; time allowed, two days of seven and five hours, respectively; the first two subjects will be given on the first day and the remaining subject on the second day. Subjects of examination and relative weights of subjects on a scale of 100: Pure Mathematics, including geometry (plane and solid), algebra, trigonometry (plane and spherical), and calculus, all as covered in the higher class of text-books, 40; Astronomy, elementary questions in spherical and general astronomy, 20; PractiCal Computations, involving mathematical and astronomical knowledge, as indicated under the subjects of pure mathematics and spherical astronomy, but especially designed to test the competitor's ability to use tables of logarithms quickly and correctly, 30; Training And Experience, rated with special reference to the class of work involved. 10. The supply of eligibles for this position has not been equal to the demand. Sec. 89. Computer, Supervising Architect's Office.--Age limit, 20 years or over; application form, 1312; time allowed, two days of six hours each. The first subject will be given on the first day and the second subject on the second day. Subjects of examination and relative weights of subjects on a scale of 100: Materials And Construction, involving technical and practical knowledge of materials, elementary principles of architecture, and details of approved methods of construction, 35; Specifications, involving ability to make out contracts, specifications, etc., and interpret them, 35; Training And Experience, 30. No applicant will be admitted to this examination who does not receive a rating of 70 per cent or over in training and experience. The minimum qualifications in this subject which will entitle an applicant to enter the examina...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.


Title:Manual of Examinations
Author: United States Civil Service Commission
Publisher:Rarebooksclub.com - 2012-05-17
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