Towards a Proper Coastal Defence Management of the Belgian East Coast

Renovation of the Quay Wall on the Right Bank of the Entrance to the Great Dock in the Port of Ghent - Belgium

Ports '95
This proceedings, Ports '95, is a collection of the technical papers presented at the Ports '95 Conference held in...

Maintenance Dredging in the River Scheldt, an Environmental Approach

The Southern North Sea Functional Uses and Institutional Arrangements
The southern North Sea is bordered by the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. The North Sea basin and its adjacent shorelines are intensively used. Managements...

Morphology of the Southern North Sea Coast from Cape Blanc-Nez (F) to Den Helder (NL)
The southeastern North Sea coast of France, Belgium and the Netherlands (up to Den Helder) is characterized by coastal dunes, sandy beaches and a shallow, gently shoreface. In the Delta...

Morphological Trends of the Belgian Coast Shown by 10 Years of Remote-Sensing Based Surveying
The morphological evolution of foreshore, backshore, and adjoining dunes of the entire Belgian coast is surveyed by means of aerial remote sensing on a yearly basis since 1983. The evolution...

Design and Execution of Beach Nourishments in Belgium
When a severe coastal erosion problem has to be solved, two kinds of remedial coastal protection works are usually taken in view; the first one most often used in the past, requires the...

Aquatic Disposal of Dredged Material in the Belgian Part of the North Sea
Extensive research and study on the behaviour of dredged material after dumping in the sea has been conducted on the disposal grounds S1 S2 and Zb Oost located in the southern Bight of...

Thermal Strain Behaviour of Clays Cooled to Cryogenic Temperatures
The thermal expansion behaviour of two different types of clays (Boom clay from Belgium and a pure kaolinite-water paste) has been studied in a temperature range from +20° to -150°C (LNG...

Report of the DEVLONICS Video Based Traffic Detector Systems (DRS-CCATS/DTMSA)
In traffic monitoring systems many detectors are in widespread use to provide the necessary information. Image and video processing is one of the most defiant newcoming technologies in...

Spent Fuel and High-Level Waste Management in Selected Countries: Trends and Issues
This paper contains descriptions of the major parameters and plans for management of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastes in Belgium, Canada, France, the Federal Republic...

Remote Sensing Techniques for Harbour and Coastal Observations in Belgium

Safe Landfilling of Contaminated Dredging Spoil
This paper deals with the assessment of the expected emissions of toxic substances from highly contaminated harbor dredged material. The material in question arises from the canal between...

The Fly-Over: It Unclogs Urban Traffic in A Hurry
Fly-overs are light-weight, low-cost, prefabricated steel structures that elevate only one or two lanes over a traffic-choked city intersection but dramatically reduce congestion. By removing...

Jacked Pipe Provides Roof for Underground Construction in Busy Urban Area
Construction of a major underground station for the metro in Antwerp, Belgium was done in a busy downtown area employing a method that virtually eliminated ground subsidence. The method...

Germany, Belgium and Los Angeles have Mandatory Design Review for Major Structures
The report of the engineering investigation into the causes of the collapse of the Hartford Coliseum space truss cited design deficiencies as the cause of failure. That report also says...

Analysis and Design of Hyperbolic Cooling Towers
The analysis and design of a given hyperbolic cooling tower for a nuclear power plant are reviewed. Analysis is performed using available computer programs. Various loading conditions...

Hyperbolic Cooling Towers, Development and Practice
The development and practice of hyperbolic reinforced concrete cooling towers are described. The collapse of three large towers in England caused concern and it initiated research in this...

Balanced Highway - Airport Design
Planning for the tremendous growth of airport complexes has many similarities with city central business district problems. (Typical traffic and parking characteristics are cited for both.)...

 

 

 

 

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