The Changjiang (Yangtze) River Delta: A Review
The Changjiang river delta is the best studied one in China in terms of hydrology, sedimentology and evolution history. The construction of Pudong New Area in Shanghai in the 1990s has...

Characteristic of the Yellow River Delta
The yellow river delta is a most unstable delta in the world. The river burst its lowstream bank 1500 times during the last 3000 years, 26 large shifting of the channel as well. The river...

Relative Sea Level Rise and Coastal Erosion in the Yellow River Delta, China and Management Strategies

Migration to Traffic Adaptive Control—A Case Study
Many of the urban traffic control systems currently in operation around the world are based on first generation control technology, and for various reasons, they are now in need of renewal....

Pier Scour Equations Used in China
This report describes the equations used in the People's Republic of China for estimating scour depth at bridge structures. The equations were worked out from model and field data at the...

Chinese Standard for Concrete-Filled Tube Columns
In this paper an outline is given of the background, the design approach and some principal features of the Chinese Specification for the Design and Construction of Concrete-filled Steel...

A New Method from China to Determine Load-Carrying Capacity for CFST Members
The most common research method for CFST (concrete-filled steel tubular) members is to study the behaviors of the steel tube and the core concrete separately, then add them together to...

Developing an Air Transportation Hub—A Planning and Analysis Process and its Application in Taiwan, R.O.C.
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China in Taiwan wanted to know whether it was feasible and desirable to develop an air transport hub at Chiang Kai-shek...

Transport Planning for Hong Kong's Future Port Requirements
Hong Kong is currently the world's busiest container port. It regained the number one position from Singapore in July 1992 following a huge rise in annual throughput of 29% over the previous...

GIS and Cost-Effectiveness of Investment Decisions
This paper describes the use of GIS as a tool for transport planners in a form that can be described as a computer-aided decision support system (DSS) process. The main aim of this process...

Hydropower Development in China

Earthquake Risk GIS Analysis for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China
The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is a small autonomous region in the eastern part of northwest China and below Inner Mongolia with an area of 66,400 square meters. Ningxia's population...

Hong Kong's Wastewater Underground
Standard Hong Kong methods for siting the new $18 million Stanley Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hong Kong Island's South District were running into trouble. The rocky coastal...

Conquering China: The Canadian Combination
Canadian architectural/engineering firms are doing hundreds of millions of dollars of consulting business in the People's Republic of China. Their advantages include well-connected...

A Leap of Faith in China: A Viewpoint
The author, a senior vice president of LoBuono, Armstrong & Associates in Tampa, Florida, says that evaluating projects in the difficult but lucrative China market means looking...

Coastal Erosion and Protection in China
The recent coastal erosion in China was becoming increasingly remarkable in the late fifties and had taken a turn for the worse in the late seventies. At present there exist about 70 per...

A Study on Aseismic Behaviours of Composite Trussed Arch Bridge
Composite trussed arch bridge is a new type bridge structure developed in China recently, It has the following features: good integrality, reasonable inner force distribution, great spanning...

Optimum Design Software Package for Shortening Civil Engineering Construction Period
The optimum software package for engineering network has adopted a coverage technology to facilitate an analysis of large-sized projects. This package has the following functions: (1)...

Heavy Metals Contamination and its Implication in the Development of the Estuarine Zone of the Southern China
During the pat decade, the economic growth of the estuarine region of the Southern China has been astonishingly rapid. One of the major concerns has been the water pollution problem because...

The Dynamic Geomorphology of Yangpu Bay, Hainan Island, China
Yangpu Bay is located in the northwest of Hainan Island. It consists of Yangpu Bay (outer bay) and Xinying Bay (inner bay). During 1983-1989, we carried out a series of research into the...

 

 

 

 

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