Description: This course reviews the status of civil infrastructure and infrastructure management, the analytical methods, tools, data, technologies, political and financial frameworks and constraints for managing infrastructure systems and facilities as assets. While there is no standard approach to the problem of infrastructure degradation, there are a variety of methodologies, models, tools and techniques that can be used to assist in the efficient use of resources. The course presents an integrated approach to Infrastructure Management. Topics covered include condition assessment, deterioration modeling, engineering economics, project evaluation, optimization and ranking, management systems, asset management and valuation, and sustainability indicators in civil infrastructure decision making.
provider: Georgia Institute of Technology