Fundamentals of urban science and engineering

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Title of the course

Fundamentals of Urban Science and Engineering

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Credit Structure (L-T-P-C)

1-0-4-6

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Type of Course

(Institute/ Departmental)

+ (Core/ Elective/ …)

Departmental Elective

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Semester in which normally to be offered (Autumn/Spring)

Autumn

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Whether Full or Half Semester Course

Full

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Pre-requisite(s), if any (For the students) – specify course number(s)

No

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Course Content               

Contact faculty for details

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Texts/References 

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies, 2013, edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Jaime Sobrino, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited UK, (ISBN 978 0 85793 461 1; eISBN 978 0 85793 462 8)Research Methods in Urban and Regional Planning, 2007, Xinhao Wang and Rainer vom Hofe, Springer,ISBN: 978-3-540-49657-1 (Print) 978-3-540-49658-8
(Online), DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-49658-8Site planning, 1984 (3rd Edition), Kevin Lynch & Gary Hack, MIT press, ISBN: 9780262121064Environmental Land Use Planning and Management, John Randolph, 2011, (2nd edition),
Island press, ISBN-10: 1597267309 | ISBN-13: 978- 1597267304

Re-visioning Indian Cities: The Urban Renewal Mission, K C Sivaramakrishnan, 2011, Sage
Publications, ISBN: 9788132106890

Transforming our cities – Postcards of change, 2014, Isher Judge Alhuwalia, HarperCollins Publishers India, ISBN: 9789351362197

The TDR Handbook: Designing and Implementing Transfer of Development Rights Programs, 2012, Arthur C. Nelson, Rick Pruetz, Doug Woodruff, Island press, ISBN: 9781597269810

Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICTs for Urban Development and Monitoring, 2010, Carlos Nunes Silva, IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520- 929-3, ISBN13: 9781615209293, ISBN10:
1615209298, EISBN13: 9781615209309

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Name(s) of Instructor(s)

Arnab Jana

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Name(s) of other Departments/ Academic Units to whom the course is relevant

Civil Engineering, SOM, CSRE, CTARA, CESE, IDP on Climate studies

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Is/Are there any course(s) in the same/ other academic unit(s) which is/ are equivalent to this course? If so, please give details.

No

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Justification/ Need for introducing the course

This course will enable the students to tackle contemporary challenges of urban development. Based on the interrelationships of different aspects, students will be able to conceptualize & assess urban development initiatives development initiatives.

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