Green Technologies Collection: Rethinking Sustainable Development: Urban Management, Engineering, And Design, 1st Edition

  • Tan Yigitcanlar
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  • ISBN-10: 1616920238
  • ISBN-13: 9781616920234
  • DDC: 307.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 379 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Planning Sustainable Development: Sustainability of Urban Infrastructure.
2: Sustainable Urban Development: An Integrated Framework for Urban Planning and Development.
3: Planning for Sustainable Urban Futures: An Ecological Approach to Sustainable Urban Development.
4: Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management: Water Sensitive Urban Design Perceptions, Drivers and Barriers.
5: Integrated Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Management: The Brisbane Urban Growth Model.
6: A Decision Support System for Sustainable Urban Development: The Integrated Land Use and Transportation Indexing Model.
7: Information and Communication Technologies: Catalysts for Sustainable Urban Development.
8: Planning Sustainable Communities: An Appropriate Basis for Sustainable Residential Communities?.
9: Designing Sustainable Development: Sustainable Urban Transportation Infrastructure.
10: Sustainable Transportation Development: A Framework to Determine Transportation Disadvantaged.
11: User Characteristics of Transit Oriented Developments: The Case of Kelvin Grove Urban Village.
12: Modelling Urban Public Transit Users' Route Choice Behaviour: A Review and Outlook.
13: Traffic and Climate Change Impacts on Water Quality: Measuring Build–Up and Wash–Off of Heavy Metals and Petroleum Hydrocarbons.
14: Urban Traffic Characteristics and Urban Stormwater Quality: A Methodology to Measure Traffic Generated Water Pollutants.
15: Engineering Sustainable Development:Safety and Integrity of Urban Infrastructure.
16: Infrastructure Sustainability: Damage Assessment in Multiple–Girder Composite Bridges Using Vibration Characteristics.
17: Infrastructure Sustainability: Differential Axial Shortening of Concrete Structures.
18: Infrastructure Sustainability: Vulnerability of Axially Loaded Columns Subjected to Transverse Impact Loads.
19: Structural Health Monitoring: Vibration–Based Damage Detection and Condition Assessment of Bridges.
20: Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges: Source Localisation in Acoustic Emission Technique.
21: Managing Sustainable Development: Project Management of Urban Infrastructure.
22: Sustainable Infrastructure Project Planning: Progress in Contemporary Decision Support Tools.
23: Project–Based Organisations: Overcoming Lack of Trust and Social Networks within Small and Medium Project Teams.
24: Sustainability Performance of Construction: Conceptual Models of Satisfaction Levels in Construction Projects.
25: Sustainable Infrastructure Assets: Capability for Infrastructure Capacity Management.
26: Knowledge Transfer in Project–Based Organisations: The Need for a Unique Approach.
Afterword: The Way Forward: Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Development.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.