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Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second Edition

© 2015
by Alvin Goodman, Makarand Hastak

2nd Edition Active, In-Print 416 Pages Hardback
9780071850131 0071850139
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A complete, up-to-date infrastructure planning resource

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.

Coverage includes:

  • 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 and applications
  • Environmental and social impact assessment--concepts, requirements, and procedures
  • Environmental and social impact assessment--additional analyses and issues
  • Sustainability
  • Planning for uncertainty and risk
  • Operations research methods for planning and analysis

1. Introduction

2. Planning Contexts, Perspectives, and Objectives

3. Planning and Appraisal of Major Infrastructures Projects

4. Screening Projects and Master Planning

5. Municipal Infrastructure Systems--Performance and Prioritization Measures

6. Comparisons of Infrastructure Alternatives

7. Planning Aids

8. Financial Analyses

9. Economic Analyses--Concepts

10. Economic Analyses--Applications

11. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment--Concepts, Requirements, and Procedures

12. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment--Additional Analyses and Issues

13. Sustainability

14. Planning for Uncertainty and Risk

15. Operations Research methods for Planning and Analysis


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