Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second Edition by Alvin Goodman

Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second Edition

byAlvin Goodman, Makarand Hastak

Hardcover | February 16, 2015

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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

About The Author

Alvin S. Goodman, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York. He has authored or co-authored 75 books, technical articles, and research reports, including more than 40 referred publications. Makarand Hastak, Ph.D., P.E, C.C.P., M.ASCE, is professor and head of the ...

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Title:Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 7.4 × 1 inPublished:February 16, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071850139

ISBN - 13:9780071850131

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Table of Contents

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