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Understanding Infrastructure: Guide for Architects and Planners

Understanding Infrastructure: Guide for Architects and Planners

George Rainer

ISBN: 978-0-471-50546-4

Apr 1990

304 pages

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$155.00

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Urban Water Infrastructure Planning, Management, and Operations Neil S. Grigg ". discusses the factors that lead to effective management of water systems in urban areas." --Journal of the Water Pollution Control Federation Unique in its orientation for managers, Urban Water Infrastructure focuses on the productive management of urban water systems by laying out its discussion in terms of the system as a whole, how a system's component elements work together, how much they cost to build and operate, and the sociopolitical forces that guide the productive operation. This easily accessible reference is aimed at engineers, planners, and managers, teaching both the theoretical and practical aspects of urban water management. 1986 (0 471-82914-5) 328 pp. A Guide to Site and Environmental Planning Third Edition Harvey M. Rubenstein "Perhaps the strongest feature of the book is the inclusive, comprehensive, and logical analysis within each of the chapters . All in all, I can highly recommend this book to anyone engaged in site planning, or interested in site plans developed by others." --Landscape Planning This Third Edition incorporates pertinent research of the past decade and presents an approach to design based on factual information that enables creative talent to be used to its utmost advantage. Chapters follow phases used in the development of a site plan and include extensive information on: site selection, resource analysis, land use, storm drainage, alignment of horizontal and vertical curves, specifications, sports facilities and play-grounds, rooftop gardens, residential development concepts, and much more. 1987 (0 471-85033-0) 410 pp. Infrastructure Engineering and Management Neil Grigg Here is the first technical and management book to focus on solutions to complex, large-scale problems involving major infrastructure projects. The wide-ranging text covers such systems as roads and streets, water and wastewater, waste management, buildings and structures, and energy facilities. Infrastructure Engineering and Management gives an in-depth knowledge of several key subjects relating technology to management: planning, programming, and budgeting; finance, organization, and private sector involvement; operations and maintenance; project management; and research needs. 1988 (0 471-84974-X) 380 pp.

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Water Supply (G. Rainer).

Sewers and Storm Drainage (G. Rainer).

Solid and Hazardous Wastes (G. Rainer).

Energy (G. Rainer).

Telecommunications (A. Nuciforo).

Streets (E. Schwarz).

Bridges (S. Schwartz & J. DePlasco).

Waterfront Infrastructure (R. Gordon).

Rail/Transit and Aviation (S. Weisberg).

Buses (N. Bellizzi).

Parks and Recreation (A. Bresnan & J. Bresnan).

Fiscal Concerns (G. Rainer).

Index.