Derrible, Sybil,

Urban engineering for sustainability / Sybil Derrible. - xxii, 633 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Urban contexts and sustainability. Introduction ; Sustainability ; Population ; Urban planning --
Urban engineering and infrastructure systems. Electricity ; Water ; Transport ; Buildings ; Solid waste --
Urban metabolism and novel approaches. Urban metabolism and infrastructure integration ; Science of cities and machine learning ; Conclusion.

"This textbook introduces urban infrastructure from an engineering perspective, with an emphasis on sustainability. Bringing together both fundamental principles and practical knowledge from civil engineering, environmental engineering, urban planning, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science, the book transcends disciplinary boundaries by viewing urban infrastructures as integrated networks." -- Back cover

9780262043441 (hbk.)


Sustainable urban development--Textbooks.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
City planning
Sustainable development
Environmental engineering
Engineering

307.1416 DER / 014945
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