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Infrastructure Planning Handbook

Infrastructure Planning Handbook

Infrastructure Planning Handbook

Planning, Engineering, and Economics

Alvin S. Goodman, Ph.D., P.E.; Makarand (Mark) Hastak, Ph.D., C.C.E.

ASCE Press

2006 / 672 pp.



 
Hard Cover - In Stock
$150.00 List / $112.50ASCE Member
Stock No. MC943 / ISBN: 9780071474948


Description
Copublished by ASCE Press and McGraw-Hill Construction.

This useful handbook helps readers understand the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Comprehensively discussing the major concepts, methods, and contingencies involved in infrastructure planning, upgrades, and maintenance, Infrastructure Planning Handbook covers:  

  • Major infrastructure projects in context
  • Master planning
  • Infrastructure project performance
  • Prioritization of projects and services
  • Project finances and economics
  • Environmental and scoial impacts
  • Uncertainty and risk
  • Research for planning and analysis

Featuring global case studies and numerous resources, Infrastructure Planning Handbook is an unmatched foundation for the subject. Topics include environmental and social impact assessments; legal, institutional, and contractual aspects; planning for uncertainty and risk; and domestic and international projects. Suitable for students, this handbook is essential for civil engineers involved in planning roads, bridges, water systems, and other public works projects.

About the Authors
Alvin S. Goodman, Ph.D., P.E., is professor emeritus of civil engineering at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York, and a certified professional hydrologist.

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, Ph.D., C.C.E., is associate professor in the School of Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, and Management at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and a certified cost engineer.

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