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Title Rethinking sustainable development : urban management, engineering, and design / [edited by] Tan Yigitcanlar
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2010]
copyright 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 379 pages : illustrations) : digital files
Contents 1. Sustainable urban development / Suharto Teriman, Tan Yigitcanlar, Severine Mayere -- 2. Planning for sustainable urban futures / Didem Dizdaroglu, Tan Yigitcanlar, Les Dawes -- 3. Sustainable urban stormwater management / Shinyi Lee, Tan Yigitcanlar -- 4. Integrated sustainable urban infrastructure management / Benson Au-Yeung, Tan Yigitcanlar, Severine Mayere -- 5. A decision support system for sustainable urban development / Fatih Dur, Tan Yigitcanlar, Jonathan Bunker -- 6. Information and communication technologies / Tan Yigitcanlar -- 7. Planning sustainable communities / Paul Donehue -- 8. Sustainable transportation development / Kushairi Rashid, Tan Yigitcanlar, Jonathan Bunker -- 9. User characteristics of transit oriented developments / Deepti Muley, Jonathan Bunker, Luis Ferreira -- 10. Modelling urban public transit users' route choice behaviour / Yulin Lee, Jonathan Bunker, Luis Ferreira -- 11. Traffic and climate change impacts on water quality / Parvez Mahbub, Godwin Ayoko, Prasanna Egodawatta, Tan Yigitcanlar, Ashantha Goonetilleke -- 12. Urban traffic characteristics and urban stormwater quality / Janaka Gunawardena, Ashantha Goonetilleke, Prasanna Egodawatta, Godwin Ayoko, Jason Kerr -- 13. Infrastructure sustainability / Hoi Wai Shih, David Thambiratnam, Tommy Chan -- 14. Infrastructure sustainability / Praveen Moragaspitiya, David Thambiratnam, Nimal Perera, Tommy Chan --
15. Infrastructure sustainability / Herath Thilakarathna, David Thambiratnam, Manicka Dhanasekar, Nimal Perera -- 16. Structural health monitoring / Liang Wang, Tommy Chan, David Thambiratnam, Andy Tan -- 17. Structural health monitoring of bridges / Manindra Kaphle, Andy Tan, David Thambiratnam, Tommy Chan -- 18. Sustainable infrastructure project planning / Omar Mohd Faizal, Bambang Trigunarsyah, Johnny Wong -- 19. Project-based organizations / Liang Chen, Anna Wiewiora, Bambang Trigunarsyah -- 20. Sustainability performance of construction / Asrul Nasid Masrom, Martin Skitmore -- 21. Sustainable infrastructure assets / Eric Too, Martin Betts, Arun Kumar -- 22. Knowledge transfer in project-based organisations: the need for a unique approach / Anna Wiewiora, Bambang Trigunarsyah, Glen Murphy -- 23. Afterword
Summary "This book investigates the role of urban, regional and infrastructure planning in achieving sustainable urban and infrastructure development, providing insights into overcoming the consequences of unsustainable development"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Sustainable urban stormwater management
Framework for urban planning and development
Decision support systems
Information and communication technologies
Transit oriented developments
Urban traffic characteristics
Structural health monitoring
Sustainable infrastructure project planning
Sustainability performance of construction
Infrastructure capacity management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on print version
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Planning.
Environmental policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Yigitcanlar, Tan.
IGI Global.
LC no. 2010022816
ISBN 9781616920234 (ebook)
1616920238 (ebook)