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The Resource Civil engineering systems analysis, Luis Amador-Jimenez

Civil engineering systems analysis, Luis Amador-Jimenez

Label
Civil engineering systems analysis
Title
Civil engineering systems analysis
Statement of responsibility
Luis Amador-Jimenez
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Amador-Jimenez, Luis,
Dewey number
624.011
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Civil engineering
Label
Civil engineering systems analysis, Luis Amador-Jimenez
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface: An Optimized Life; 1: Introduction to Modelling; 1.1 Decision Elements; 1.2 Objectives and Constraints; 1.3 Identifying Objectives and Constraints; 1.4 Creating a Decision Model; 1.4.1 Identifying the Nature of the Problem; 1.4.2 Constructing a Mathematical Formulation; 1.5 An Overarching Problem; Exercises; 2: Mathematical Analysis; 2.1 Fundamentals of Topology; 2.1.1 Sets; 2.1.2 Empty Set, Unions, Intersections, Complements; 2.1.3 Sets and Spaces
  • 2.1.4 Upper and Lower Bounds2.1.5 Open Balls, Open Sets, Closed Sets; 2.1.6 Compactness; 2.1.7 Convexity; 2.1.8 Plotting Objects; 2.2 Characterizing an Objective Function; 2.2.1 Warranting Optimality; 2.3 First-Order Conditions; 2.4 Lagrange Method; 2.5 Gradient Search; Exercises; 3: Optimization and Decision Making; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Graphical Approach; 3.3 Simplex Method; 3.3.1 Setting Up the Problem; 3.3.2 Equation-Based Approach; 3.3.3 Tableau Approach; 3.4 Simplex Method: Other Considerations; 3.4.1 Alternate Optima; 3.4.2 Unbounded and Infeasible; 3.5 Simplex Method: Examples
  • 3.5.1 Example 1: A Municipal Engineer in Trouble (Infeasible)3.5.2 Example 2: A Construction Materials Company; 3.6 Simplex Method: Auxiliary Variable; 3.7 Multiple Objectives and Trade-Off Analysis; 3.7.1 Example of Conflicting Objectives: Maximizing Lifetime Income; 3.7.2 Maintenance and Rehabilitation: An Example of Conflicting Objectives; 3.8 Global Objective: Alternating Weights; 3.8.1 Alternating Weights: An Example of Floor Production; 3.8.2 Solving Alternating Weights: A Brief Example; 3.9 Analysis of Inferiority; 3.9.1 Example of Inferiority for a Bridge Replacement
  • 3.9.2 Example of Inferiority for a Municipal Engineer3.9.3 Example of Inferiority for Gas Emissions; 3.10 Ranges, Satisfaction, and Lexicographic; 3.10.1 Example: Commuting to Work; 3.10.2 Utility Approach; 3.10.3 An Example of the Utility Approach; Exercises; 4: Probability and Statistics; 4.1 Statistics; 4.1.1 Statistics: A Simple Worked-Out Example; 4.1.2 Statistics: A More Realistic Example; 4.2 Probability; 4.3 Linear Regression; Exercises; 5: Estimation and Prediction; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Estimation; 5.2.1 Worked Example for Pavement Deterioration; 5.2.2 Example of Road Safety
  • 5.2.3 Estimation of Explanatory Power Standardized Beta Coefficients5.3 Predictions; 5.3.1 Example of Predictions; Exercises; References; 6: Land Use and Transport Models; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Modelling: Estimation of Travel Demand with a Gravitational Approach; 6.3 Trip Distribution and Modal Split: Random Utility; 6.3.1 Example: Logit; 6.3.2 Example: Multinomial Logit; 6.4 Modelling: Location and Land Development; 6.4.1 Basic Example of Lowry's Model; 6.5 Advanced Land Use and Transport Systems; Exercises; Reference; 7: Transport and Municipal Engineering; 7.1 Introduction
Control code
ocn958128981
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315381428
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958128981
Label
Civil engineering systems analysis, Luis Amador-Jimenez
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface: An Optimized Life; 1: Introduction to Modelling; 1.1 Decision Elements; 1.2 Objectives and Constraints; 1.3 Identifying Objectives and Constraints; 1.4 Creating a Decision Model; 1.4.1 Identifying the Nature of the Problem; 1.4.2 Constructing a Mathematical Formulation; 1.5 An Overarching Problem; Exercises; 2: Mathematical Analysis; 2.1 Fundamentals of Topology; 2.1.1 Sets; 2.1.2 Empty Set, Unions, Intersections, Complements; 2.1.3 Sets and Spaces
  • 2.1.4 Upper and Lower Bounds2.1.5 Open Balls, Open Sets, Closed Sets; 2.1.6 Compactness; 2.1.7 Convexity; 2.1.8 Plotting Objects; 2.2 Characterizing an Objective Function; 2.2.1 Warranting Optimality; 2.3 First-Order Conditions; 2.4 Lagrange Method; 2.5 Gradient Search; Exercises; 3: Optimization and Decision Making; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Graphical Approach; 3.3 Simplex Method; 3.3.1 Setting Up the Problem; 3.3.2 Equation-Based Approach; 3.3.3 Tableau Approach; 3.4 Simplex Method: Other Considerations; 3.4.1 Alternate Optima; 3.4.2 Unbounded and Infeasible; 3.5 Simplex Method: Examples
  • 3.5.1 Example 1: A Municipal Engineer in Trouble (Infeasible)3.5.2 Example 2: A Construction Materials Company; 3.6 Simplex Method: Auxiliary Variable; 3.7 Multiple Objectives and Trade-Off Analysis; 3.7.1 Example of Conflicting Objectives: Maximizing Lifetime Income; 3.7.2 Maintenance and Rehabilitation: An Example of Conflicting Objectives; 3.8 Global Objective: Alternating Weights; 3.8.1 Alternating Weights: An Example of Floor Production; 3.8.2 Solving Alternating Weights: A Brief Example; 3.9 Analysis of Inferiority; 3.9.1 Example of Inferiority for a Bridge Replacement
  • 3.9.2 Example of Inferiority for a Municipal Engineer3.9.3 Example of Inferiority for Gas Emissions; 3.10 Ranges, Satisfaction, and Lexicographic; 3.10.1 Example: Commuting to Work; 3.10.2 Utility Approach; 3.10.3 An Example of the Utility Approach; Exercises; 4: Probability and Statistics; 4.1 Statistics; 4.1.1 Statistics: A Simple Worked-Out Example; 4.1.2 Statistics: A More Realistic Example; 4.2 Probability; 4.3 Linear Regression; Exercises; 5: Estimation and Prediction; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Estimation; 5.2.1 Worked Example for Pavement Deterioration; 5.2.2 Example of Road Safety
  • 5.2.3 Estimation of Explanatory Power Standardized Beta Coefficients5.3 Predictions; 5.3.1 Example of Predictions; Exercises; References; 6: Land Use and Transport Models; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Modelling: Estimation of Travel Demand with a Gravitational Approach; 6.3 Trip Distribution and Modal Split: Random Utility; 6.3.1 Example: Logit; 6.3.2 Example: Multinomial Logit; 6.4 Modelling: Location and Land Development; 6.4.1 Basic Example of Lowry's Model; 6.5 Advanced Land Use and Transport Systems; Exercises; Reference; 7: Transport and Municipal Engineering; 7.1 Introduction
Control code
ocn958128981
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315381428
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958128981

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