Design and Operation of Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems / Edition 1

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The tools of operations research (OR)--optimization, simulation, game theory, and others--are increasingly applied to the entire range of problems encountered by civil and environmental engineers. In this groundbreaking text/reference, the world's leading experts describe sophisticated OR opplications across the spectrum of environmental and civil engineering specialties, addressing problems encountered in both operation and design.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471128168
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/14/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.51 (d)

Meet the Author

CHARLES ReVELLE, PhD, is founder of and Professor in the Program in Systems Analysis and Economics for Public Decision Making at The Johns Hopkins University.

ARTHUR E. McGARITY, PhD, is Professor of Engineering at Swarthmore College, where he has taught environmental engineering courses since 1978.

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Table of Contents

1 Water Resources: Surface Water Systems 1
2 Water Quality Management 41
3 Groundwater Systems 97
4 Air Quality Management 165
5 Solid Waste Management 205
6 Hazardous Waste Management 233
7 Urban Transportation 277
8 Planning Models for Freight Transportation 343
9 Public Transport Operations Planning 395
10 Airlines Operations Research 435
11 Environmental Planning for Electric Utilities 471
12 Multiobjective Methods 513
13 Cost Allocation in Water Resources 567
14 Siting Regional Environmental Facilities 615
15 Effluent Charges and Transferable Discharge Permits 657
16 Applications of Optimization Techniques to Structural Design 691
Index 745
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