Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Urban Science and Engineering

Proceedings of ICUSE 2020

Editors: Jana, Arnab, Banerji, Pradipta (Eds.)

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  • Comprises select peer-reviewed proceedings of the international conference ICUSE 2020
  • Enriches understanding by including contributions from leading experts across the globe
  • Provides authoritative knowledge and shared best practices in the field of urban science and engineering
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This book comprises select proceedings of the First International Conference on Urban Science and Engineering. The focus of the conference was on the milieu of urban planning while applying technology which ensures better urban life, coupled with sensitivity to depleting natural resources and focus on sustainable development. The contents focus on sustainable infrastructure, mobility and planning, urban water and sanitization, green construction materials, optimization and innovation in structural design, and more. This book aims to provide up-to-date and authoritative knowledge from both industrial and academic worlds, sharing best practice in the field of urban science and engineering. This book is beneficial to students, researchers, and professionals working in the field of smart materials and sustainable development.

About the authors

Dr. Arnab Jana is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Urban Science and Engineering and Associate Faculty at Centre for Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. He works in the area of urban infrastructure policy and planning, primarily focusing on public health policy, application of ICT in urban and regional planning, sustainability & environmental issues. He has been Visiting Faculty at Hiroshima University, Japan, in 2016. Dr. Jana holds Ph.D. in Urban Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He was awarded the prestigious Monbukagakusho Scholarship by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT), Government of Japan. He is also an alumnus of Asian Program of lncubation of Environmental Leadership (APIEL), University of Tokyo. Dr. Jana holds a Master's degree in City Planning from IIT Kharagpur. He has guided several doctoral and postgraduate students and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and books.

Dr. Pradipta Banerji is Professor of Civil Engineering and current Head, Centre for Urban Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT), India. He is also Former Director of IIT Roorkee. He has more than 35 years of academic and research experience. He has a B.Tech. degree from IIT Delhi, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from UC, Berkeley. He is a member, Fellow, and Chair of several committees and professional societies across the world. He has developed many popular courses for working professionals in the field of structural engineering and urban sustainability. He has supervised theses of around 70 Master's and Doctoral students at IIT Bombay, and has more than 100 research publications, books, and reports. He has delivered some of the most prestigious national lectures of professional societies in India, and several Keynote lectures in international conferences and symposia. He is the India representative on a few international academic and research networks.

 

Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)
  • Assessment of Social Cost for Limited Stop Bus Transit Operations in Durg–Raipur

    Pages 1-14

    Sahu, Sachin Kumar (et al.)

  • Carrying Capacity and Performance Assessment as Quantitative Tools to Assess the Sustainability of Coastal Tourism Sector

    Pages 15-26

    Sethia, Riya (et al.)

  • Spatial Distribution of Socioeconomic Factors and Its Impact on Urban Land Use Dynamics: An Agent Based Modeling Approach

    Pages 27-38

    Singh, Vivek Kumar (et al.)

  • Deciphering the Indore Story: Assessing Municipal Solid Waste Management in the Last Mile of Operations

    Pages 39-49

    Wagle, Subodh (et al.)

  • ICT and Its Use in Solid Waste Collection Systems for Route Optimization

    Pages 51-61

    Kumar, Nikhil (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Urban Science and Engineering
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of ICUSE 2020
Editors
  • Arnab Jana
  • Pradipta Banerji
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
121
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-334-114-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-4114-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-334-113-5
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 460
Number of Illustrations
35 b/w illustrations, 149 illustrations in colour
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