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FundamentalsofInfrastructureManagement_122017

By cth@cmu.edu;dcoffelt@andrew.cmu.edu
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Licensing and Copyright
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Introduction by the Authors
  • Author Biographies
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Infrastructure Management
    • 1.1 Importance of Infrastructure
    • 1.2 Goals for Infrastructure Management
    • 1.3 Role of Infrastructure Managers
    • 1.4 Organizations for Infrastructure Management
    • 1.5 Exercises
    • 1.6 References
  • Chapter 2: Asset Management Process
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Usual Elements of an Asset Management Process
    • 2.3 Example Asset Management System: Commercial Roof Management
    • 2.5 Exercises
    • 2.6 References
  • Chapter 3: Inventory, Inspection and Condition Assessment
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Manual Inspection and Condition Assessment of Infrastructure
    • 3.3 Devices to Aid Manual Inspection
    • 3.4 Sensors for Inspection Condition Assessment
    • 3.5 Exercises
    • 3.6 Pavement Distress Examples
    • 3.7 References
  • Chapter 4: Deterioration Modeling
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Simple Decision Making and Forecasting from Condition Assessment
    • 4.3 Regression Models
    • 4.4 Markov Deterioration Models
    • 4.5 Artificial Neural Network Deterioration Models
    • 4.6 Failure Rates and Survival Probabilities
    • 4.7 Fault Tree Analysis
    • 4.8 Exercises
    • 4.9 References
  • Chapter 5: Optimization and Decision Making
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Linear Optimization for Infrastructure Management
    • 5.3 Integer Optimization for Infrastructure Management
    • 5.4 Non-Linear Optimization
    • 5.5 Combining Linear Optimization with Markov Deterioration Models
    • 5.6 Exercises
    • 5.7 References
  • Chapter 6: Performance, Usage, Budget and Cost Functions
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 Short Run Cost Functions for Infrastructure
    • 6.3 Demand Fluctuation with Low, Medium and High Usage Situations
    • 6.4 Budgets and Revenues from Usage
    • 6.5 Life Cycle Costs, Taxes and Finance of Infrastructure
    • 6.6 Long Run Investment Decisions and Cost Functions
    • 6.7 Decision Analysis and Monte Carlo Simulation for Investment Decisions
    • 6.8 Exercises
    • 6.9 References
  • Chapter 7: Interdependence, Resiliency and Security
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Infrastructure Interdependencies
    • 7.3 Improving Infrastructure Resiliency
    • 7.4 Infrastructure Security
    • 7.5 Preparing for and Responding to Emergencies
    • 7.6 Exercises
    • 7.7 References
  • Chapter 8: Contract and Workflow Management
    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Contract Management
    • 8.3 Workflow Management
    • 8.4 Exercises
    • 8.5 References
  • Chapter 9: Commissioning New Facilities
    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 Testing New Facilities
    • 9.3 Documenting New Facilities
    • 9.4 Integrating New Facilities into Infrastructure Management
    • 9.5 Exercises
    • 9.6 References
  • Chapter 10: Benchmarking and Best Practices
    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Benchmarking Methodology
    • 10.3 Choosing a Benchmarking Cohort
    • 10.5 Networking and Standards for Best Practices
    • 10.6 Exercises
    • 10.7 References
  • Chapter 11: Roadway Infrastructure
    • 11.1. Introduction
    • 11.2. Duration and Extent of Roadway Infrastructure
    • 11.3. Institutional Arrangements for Roadway Infrastructure Management
    • 11.4. Some Infrastructure Management Issues for Roadways
    • 11.5. Exercises
    • 11.6 References
  • Chapter 12: Building Infrastructure
    • 12.1. Introduction
    • 12.2. Duration and Extent of Building Infrastructure
    • 12.3. Institutional Arrangements for Building Infrastructure
    • 12.4. Some Infrastructure Management Issues for Buildings
    • 12.5. Exercises and Questions
    • 12.6 References
  • Chapter 13: Water Infrastructure
    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Duration and Extent of Water Infrastructure
    • 13.3 Institutional Arrangements for Water Infrastructure
    • 13.4 Some Infrastructure Management Issues for Water
    • 13.5 Some In-Class Exercises and Questions
    • 13.6 References
  • Chapter 14: Telecommunications Infrastructure
    • 14.1. Introduction
    • 14.2. Duration and Extent of Tele-communications Infrastructure
    • 14.3. Organization of Telecommunications
    • 14.4. Some Infrastructure Management Issues for Tele-communications
    • 14.5. Exercises
    • 14.6 References
  • Chapter 15: Electricity Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure
    • 15.1. Introduction
    • 15.2. Duration and Extent of Electricity Infrastructure
    • 15.3. Institutional Arrangements for Electricity Infrastructure
    • 15.4. Some Infrastructure Management Issues for Electricity
    • 15.5 Exercises
    • 15.6 References
  • Chapter 16: Bases, Campuses, Parks and Port Infrastructure
    • 16.1 Introduction
    • 16.2 Extent and Duration of Base, Campus, Park and Port Infrastructure
    • 16.3 Institutional Arrangements for Bases, Campuses, Parks and Ports
    • 16.4 Issues in Infrastructure Management for Bases, Campuses, Parks and Ports
    • 16.5 Exercises
    • 16.6 References
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