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Urban engineering for sustainability / Sybil Derrible.

By: Derrible, Sybil [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, ©2019Description: xxii, 633 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780262043441 (hbk.).Subject(s): Sustainable urban development -- Textbooks | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy | City planning | Sustainable development | Environmental engineering | EngineeringDDC classification: 307.1416 DER
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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
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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

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