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Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics, Second Edition

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Alvin S. Goodman, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE; Makarand Hastak, Ph.D., P.E, C.C.P., M.ASCE

ASCE Press

2015 / 416 pp.
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Copublished by McGraw-Hill Education and ASCE Press

Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics, Second Edition, covers the complete range of skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. The book presents the key concepts of infrastructure planning, discusses planning methodologies and best practices, and includes global case studies of those principles. The text has been streamlined and updated improve ease of use for instructors and students while continuing to be an essential on-the-job reference for professionals.

The second edition features a new chapter on sustainability for design, construction, and maintenance. Updates and changes throughout the book reflect shifts in emphasis and practice resulting from legislation, codes, economic events, and environmental and social concerns. The text puts major infrastructure projects in context and covers master planning, infrastructure project performance, project prioritization, project finances and economics, uncertainty and risk, and research for planning and analysis.

About the Authors
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 division of Construction Engineering and Management as well as professor of civil engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He serves on the Education Board of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering and is editor of ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering.