Infrastructure planning, engineering, and economics / Alvin S. Goodman, Makarand Hastak.
By: Goodman, Alvin S.
Contributor(s): Hastak, Makarand.Material type: BookCopyright date: New York : McGraw Hill Education, ©2015Edition: Second edition.Description: xviii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071850131 (hardback).Subject(s): Municipal services -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Municipal engineering -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Infrastructure (Economics) -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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A complete, up-to-date infrastructure planning resource and thoroughly revised to address sustainability and the latest codes and regulations, Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics, Second Edition, describes the full range of skills necessary to plan, implement, upgrade, and maintain infrastructure projects in the public sector. This comprehensive work discusses planning methodologies and best practices, and features global case studies, research projects, and references to the literature to support the principles presented. The text has been streamlined and updated in order to improve ease of use for instructors and students. It also serves as an essential on-the-job reference for professionals. -- From publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Planning Contexts, Perspectives, and Objectives -- Planning and Appraisal of Major Infrastructure Projects -- Screening Projects and Master Planning -- Municipal Infrastructure Systems—Performance and Prioritization Measures -- Comparisons of Infrastructure Alternatives -- Planning Aids -- Financial Analyses -- Economic Analyses—Concepts -- Economic Analyses—Applications -- Environmental and Social Impact Assessment—Concepts, Requirements, and Procedures -- Environmental and Social Impact Assessment—Additional Analysis and Issues -- Sustainability -- Planning for Uncertainty and Risk -- Operations Research Methods for Planning and Analysis -- Problems.