Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second Edition

Alvin S Goodman; Makarand Hastak
McGraw-Hill Education

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 resourceThoroughly 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 objectivesPlanning and appraisal of major infrastructure projectsScreening projects and master planningMunicipal infrastructure systems--performance and prioritization measuresComparisons of infrastructure alternativesPlanning aidsFinancial analysesEconomic analyses--concepts and applicationsEnvironmental and social impact assessment--concepts, requirements, and proceduresEnvironmental and social impact assessment--additional analyses and issuesSustainabilityPlanning for uncertainty and riskOperations research methods for planning and analysis