Sustainability, Eco-efficiency, and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management By Massimo Losa, Tom Papagiannakis
English | 2014 | 800 Pages | ISBN: 1138001473 | PDF | 217 MB
Worldwide there is a growing interest in efficient planning and the design, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities and infrastructure assets. The 3rd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure ICTI 2014 (Pisa, April 22-25, 2014) contains contributions on sustainable development and preservation of transportation infrastructure assets, with a focus on eco-efficient and cost-effective measures. Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management includes a selection of peer reviewed papers on a wide variety of topics: Advanced modeling tools (LCA, LCC, BCA, performance prediction,design tools and systems) Data management (monitoring and evaluation) Emerging technologies and equipments Innovative strategies and practices Environmental sustainability issues Eco-friendly design and materials Re-use or recycling of resources Pavements, tracks, and structures Case studiesSustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management will be particularly of interest to academics, researchers, and practitioners involved in sustainable development and maintenance of transportation infrastructure assets.