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Municipal engineering

  • Building Smart Citiesby Carol L. Stimmel

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop... more...

  • Intelligent Citiesby Pethuru Raj; Anupama C. Raman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The emergence of highly promising and potent technologies has enabled the transition of ordinary objects into smart artifacts?providing wider connectivity of digitized entities that can facilitate the building of connected cities. This book provides readers with a solid foundation on the latest technologies and tools required to develop and enhance... more...

  • Green Solar Citiesby Peder Vejsig Pedersen; Jakob Klint; Karin Kappel; Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to influence decision makers in European cities towards... more...

  • LEGO Neighborhood Bookby Brian Lyles; Jason Lyles

    No Starch Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops,... more...

  • Urban Retrofitting for Sustainabilityby Tim Dixon; Malcolm Eames; Miriam Hunt; Simon Lannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important part of the story, in existing cities the transformation... more...

  • Planning for Engineers and Surveyorsby F. D. Hobbs; J. F. Doling

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Planning for Engineers and Surveyors provides an understanding of the land use and transport planning context in which the work of engineers and surveyors was carried out. It attempts to explain what the planners of land use and transport did and why. It describes the problems which planners face, the reasons why they emerged, the techniques used to... more...

  • Calorimetry and Thermal Methods in Catalysisby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00

    The book is about calorimetry and thermal analysis methods, alone or linked to other techniques, as applied to the characterization of catalysts, supports and adsorbents, and to the study of catalytic reactions in various domains: air and wastewater treatment, clean and renewable energies, refining of hydrocarbons, green chemistry, hydrogen production... more...

  • Land Subsidence Analysis in Urban Areasby David G. Zeitoun; Eliyahu Wakshal

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book?s engineering approach to identifying causes of land subsidence in delta cities is based on the Biot system of equations. These advanced computational methods, used in Bangkok, will aid the compensation process in subsidence-derived damages claims. more...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management, Second Editionby Neil S. Grigg

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95

    Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging and falling behind on maintenance. A road map for public... more...

  • Understanding Land Developmentby Eddo Coiacetto

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 59.95

    A practical guide to land development planning. more...