Derrible, Sybil.

Urban engineering for sustainability / Sybil Derrible. - Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, c2019. - xxii, 633 p. : ill., maps.

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. Bringingtogether 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.

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Sustainable urban development -- Textbooks.

HT241 / .D477 2019

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