Environmental Systems Engineering and Economics / Edition 1

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Overview

This senior level/graduate textbook introduces optimization theory and algorithms that have been successful in resolving water quality and groundwater management problems. Both linear programming and nonlinear optimization are presented. Multiobjective optimization and the linked simulation-optimization (LSO) methodology are also introduced. The basic principles of economics and engineering economics are also discussed to provide a framework for economic decision making.

This text contains numerous example problems. Case studies are presented that address water resources management issues in the north China plain, the control of saltwater intrusion in Jakarta, Idonesia, and groundwater resources management in the Yun Lin basin, Taiwan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402076695
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/18/2007
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Environmental Systems Engineering
2 An Introduction to Optimization Theory
3 Microeconomics: Theory of Production
4 Microeconomics: Theory of the Household
5 Engineering Economics
6 Linear Programming
7 Nonlinear Programming
App. A: Review of Mathematics
App. B: Classical Optimization
Index
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