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Sustainable Design and Build provides a complete reference for engineers and scientists who want to conduct sustainability research. The book begins with a rudimentary discussion of environmental pollution and energy that is followed by their applications for solving problems in construction processes and practices governing advanced building design, infrastructure and transportation, and water and sewage. Other topics include engineering invisible roads and bridges, smart building technology, building information modeling, energy modeling, resilience in urban and rural development, engineering invisible roads and bridges, zero emission vehicles and flying transportation technology.
This book presents a valuable guide to sustainable design and construction processes and methods.
- Covers the latest research in the utilization of renewable energy and the implementation in construction and building system design
- Includes a detailed discussion on combined technology applications of energy, gas and water
- Covers advanced methods and technologies for constructing sustainable transportation systems, including roads, bridges, tunnels and hardscapes
Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Construction Engineers and Construction Managers
Chapter One: Introduction
Building a Better World
Chapter Two: Environment
2.4 Climate Change
Chapter Three: Energy
Chapter Four: Advanced Building Design
4.1 Integrated Building Design
4.2 Smart Building Technology
4.3 Building Information Modeling
4.4 Energy Modeling
4.5 Resilience in Urban and Rural Development
Chapter Five: Infrastructure and Transportation
5.1 Green Infrastructure
5.2 Engineering Invisible Roads and Bridges
5.3 Zero Emission Vehicles
5.4 Flying Transportation Technology
5.5 Light Engineering
Chapter Six: Water
6.1 Natural Water Resources
6.2 Potable Water/Treatment
6.3 Storm and Waste Water
6.4 Water Reduction Engineering
Chapter Seven: Conclusion
Best Management Practices
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2019
- 14th September 2018
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Faruque Hossain has over twenty years industrial experience in sustainable design and construction development, and project management for New York city agencies including: New York City Department of Environmental Protection and New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at New York University, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering, New York University, NY, USA