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The Resource Cities and their vital systems : infrastructure past, present, and future, Jesse H. Ausubel and Robert Herman, editors ; National Academy of Engineering

Cities and their vital systems : infrastructure past, present, and future, Jesse H. Ausubel and Robert Herman, editors ; National Academy of Engineering

Label
Cities and their vital systems : infrastructure past, present, and future
Title
Cities and their vital systems
Title remainder
infrastructure past, present, and future
Statement of responsibility
Jesse H. Ausubel and Robert Herman, editors ; National Academy of Engineering
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.C585 1988eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HT371.C58
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ausubel, Jesse
  • Herman, Robert
  • National Academy of Engineering
Series statement
Series on technology and social priorities
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  • Cities and towns
  • Infrastructure (Economics)
  • Public works
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Cities and towns
  • Infrastructure (Economics)
  • Public works
  • United States
  • Stadt
  • Infrastruktur
  • Kongress
  • Steden
  • Infrastructuur
  • Villes
  • Infrastructure (économie politique)
  • Travaux publics
  • USA
Label
Cities and their vital systems : infrastructure past, present, and future, Jesse H. Ausubel and Robert Herman, editors ; National Academy of Engineering
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cities and Their Vital Systems""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Cities and Infrastructure: Synthesis and Perspectives""; ""REFERENCES""; ""2 The Dynamic Characterization of Cities""; ""EVOLUTION OF A CITY""; ""COMPARISON OF CITIES""; ""DATA COLLECTION AND INTERPRETATION""; ""Statistical Analysis""; ""Data Presentation and Results""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX A SELECTED STUDY VARIABLES: EXPLANATORY NOTES""; ""APPENDIX B CHARACTERISTICS OF EIGHT U.S. CITIES (ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES)""; ""3 How Cities Grew in the Western World: A Systems Approach""
  • ""A DUAL MODEL OF URBAN SYSTEMS: ECONOMIC EXCHANGE AND SPATIAL CONFIGURATIONS""""THE DYNAMICS OF GROWTH AND CHANGE""; ""IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""4 Urban Systems and Historical Path Dependence""; ""THE EVOLUTION OF LOCATIONAL PATTERNS: THREE MODELS""; ""Model I. Pure Necessity: Location under Independent Preferences""; ""Model 2. Pure Chance: Location by Spin-Off""; ""Model 3. Chance and Necessity: Location under Agglomeration Economies""; ""PATH-DEPENDENCE AND CONVEXITY""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""5 An Economic Model of Urban Growth""
  • ""COMPARING CENTRAL CITY AND METROPOLITAN AREA HOUSING VALUES""""CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""7 Infrastructures for Movement: Past and Future""; ""METHODOLOGY""; ""Case 1: The Malthusian Population""; ""Case 2: One-to-One Competition""; ""Case 3: Multiple Competition""; ""AIR TRANSPORT""; ""1995 AND BEYOND""; ""MOVING ENERGY""; ""Coal""; ""Oil""; ""Natural Gas""; ""Nuclear Energy""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX""; ""Special Cases: The Malthusian Case""; ""One-to-One Competition Case""; ""Multiple Competition Case""
  • ""8 Dynamics and Replacement of U.S. Transport Infrastructures""""TRANSPORTATION""; ""Aircraft""; ""The Automobile""; ""Railroads""; ""Canals""; ""Transport Infrastructure""; ""PRIMARY ENERGY""; ""Energy Consumption""; ""Energy Substitution""; ""Crude Oil and Natural Gas Transport""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""APPENDIX""; ""Estimation Methods for the Logistic Growth Function""; ""The Technological Substitution Models and Parameter Estimates""; ""NOTES""; ""Bibliography""; ""9 Air Traffic Congestion: Problems and Prospects""; ""CAUSES OF AIRPORT CONGESTION""; ""PROSPECTS FOR IMPROVEMENT""
Control code
44964007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 357 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585142487
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964007
Label
Cities and their vital systems : infrastructure past, present, and future, Jesse H. Ausubel and Robert Herman, editors ; National Academy of Engineering
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cities and Their Vital Systems""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Cities and Infrastructure: Synthesis and Perspectives""; ""REFERENCES""; ""2 The Dynamic Characterization of Cities""; ""EVOLUTION OF A CITY""; ""COMPARISON OF CITIES""; ""DATA COLLECTION AND INTERPRETATION""; ""Statistical Analysis""; ""Data Presentation and Results""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX A SELECTED STUDY VARIABLES: EXPLANATORY NOTES""; ""APPENDIX B CHARACTERISTICS OF EIGHT U.S. CITIES (ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES)""; ""3 How Cities Grew in the Western World: A Systems Approach""
  • ""A DUAL MODEL OF URBAN SYSTEMS: ECONOMIC EXCHANGE AND SPATIAL CONFIGURATIONS""""THE DYNAMICS OF GROWTH AND CHANGE""; ""IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""4 Urban Systems and Historical Path Dependence""; ""THE EVOLUTION OF LOCATIONAL PATTERNS: THREE MODELS""; ""Model I. Pure Necessity: Location under Independent Preferences""; ""Model 2. Pure Chance: Location by Spin-Off""; ""Model 3. Chance and Necessity: Location under Agglomeration Economies""; ""PATH-DEPENDENCE AND CONVEXITY""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""5 An Economic Model of Urban Growth""
  • ""COMPARING CENTRAL CITY AND METROPOLITAN AREA HOUSING VALUES""""CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""7 Infrastructures for Movement: Past and Future""; ""METHODOLOGY""; ""Case 1: The Malthusian Population""; ""Case 2: One-to-One Competition""; ""Case 3: Multiple Competition""; ""AIR TRANSPORT""; ""1995 AND BEYOND""; ""MOVING ENERGY""; ""Coal""; ""Oil""; ""Natural Gas""; ""Nuclear Energy""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX""; ""Special Cases: The Malthusian Case""; ""One-to-One Competition Case""; ""Multiple Competition Case""
  • ""8 Dynamics and Replacement of U.S. Transport Infrastructures""""TRANSPORTATION""; ""Aircraft""; ""The Automobile""; ""Railroads""; ""Canals""; ""Transport Infrastructure""; ""PRIMARY ENERGY""; ""Energy Consumption""; ""Energy Substitution""; ""Crude Oil and Natural Gas Transport""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""APPENDIX""; ""Estimation Methods for the Logistic Growth Function""; ""The Technological Substitution Models and Parameter Estimates""; ""NOTES""; ""Bibliography""; ""9 Air Traffic Congestion: Problems and Prospects""; ""CAUSES OF AIRPORT CONGESTION""; ""PROSPECTS FOR IMPROVEMENT""
Control code
44964007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 357 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585142487
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964007

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