Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering / Edition 1

Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering / Edition 1

by Charles S. Revelle, Jeff R. Wright, E. Earl Whitlatch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131386786

ISBN-13: 9780131386785

Pub. Date: 09/26/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Exceptionally practical, it features several chapters that present new techniques and methodologies in the context of real-life problem situations. Broad and comprehensive in coverage — and reader-friendly in approach, this book focuses on the most modern skills available for the design, operation and evaluation of civil and environmental engineering systems,

Overview

Exceptionally practical, it features several chapters that present new techniques and methodologies in the context of real-life problem situations. Broad and comprehensive in coverage — and reader-friendly in approach, this book focuses on the most modern skills available for the design, operation and evaluation of civil and environmental engineering systems, optimization/systems modeling and engineering economics. Describes how and why linear programming works. Also, provides a solid treatment of multiple objective programming. Practicing Civil and Environmental Engineers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131386785
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/26/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
507
Product dimensions:
7.21(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

1. Explaining Systems Analysis.
2. A Graphical Solution Procedure and Further Examples.
3. The Simplex Algorithm for Solving Linear Programs.
4. Linear Programs with Multiple Objectives.
5. Integer Programming and Network Problems—Part I.
6. Integer Programming and Network Problems—Part II.
7. Scheduling Models: Critical Path Method.
8. Decision Theory.
9. Lessons in Context: Simulation and the Statistics of Prediction.
10. Lessons in Context: A Multigoal Water Resources Problem Utilizing Multiple Techniques.
11. Lessons in Context: Transportation Systems.
12. Dynamic Programming and Nonlinear Programming.
13. Engineering Economics I: Interest and Equivalence.
14. Engineering Economics II: Choice Between Alternatives.
15. Engineering Economics III: Depreciation, Taxes, Inflation, and Personal Financial Planning.
Appendix: Compound Interest Tables.
Index.

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