Impressions of a Civil Engineer in China

  title={Impressions of a Civil Engineer in China},
  author={O. Ingles},
  journal={The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs},
  pages={141 - 150}
  • O. Ingles
  • Published 1982
  • Engineering
  • The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs
The order shown is vital, inasmuch as I believe that engineering achievement should be measured not merely by size or technological refinements, but by the extent to which it fulfils an ambient social need. Thus, for example, I have judged the quality of road engineering practice in a richer country by counting the proportion of prestige cars in the traffic flow, and checking their price: in a poorer country by counting the proportion of pedestrians with no shoes, and checking their price… Expand


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