ENGC 6341 Infrastructure GIS/DSS

Course Outline pdf

  1. The Big Picture                                                                                        (2 weeks)

     

    • Infrastructure and Society
    • Infrastructure Definition
    • Historic Development of Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure Assets
    • Maintenance and Preservation
    • Infrastructure Management

 

  1. Database Management, Data Needs, Analysis                                       (3 weeks)

 

  1. Overview of Information Management

     

    • Software
    • Geographic and Decision Support Systems
    • Central Database

 

  1. Database Development and Management

     

    • System Design
    • Database Management Nongeographic Data
    • Geocoding

 

  1. Data Needs

     

    • Data Requirements
    • Data Details

 

  1. Analysis and Modeling Techniques

 

  1. Inventory, Historical and Environmental Data                                     (2 weeks)

     

    • Aspects of Inventory
    • Network Partitioning
    • Examples of Infrastructure Inventory Data Elements

 

  1. Geographic Information System                                                             (2 weeks)

     

    • GIS Definition
    • GIS Concepts
    • Spatial Data and Attributes
    • Spatial Analysis
    • GIS Applications

 

  1. Applications: GIS/DSS in Road Pavement Management                     (2 weeks)

     

    • GIS/DSS in utilities
    • GIS/DSS in land administration
    • GIS/DSS in urban planning
    • GIS/DSS in transportation
    • GIS/DSS in emergency management
    • GIS/DSS in telecommunication

 

  1. Input Sciences for GIS                                                                             (2 weeks)

     

    • Global Positioning System GPS
    • Remote Sensing
    • Geodesy and Cartography

 

  1. Presentation                                                                                              (2 weeks) 

Student Work:

  • Assets of Gaza Strip infrastructure
  • Prepare 10 decisions that may be made of one aspect of infrastructure assets
  • Summary of selected two papers in GIS/DSS of infrastructure applications
  • GIS Modeling (Applications)
  • Final Exam                                                                                   (One week)

 

Class work  30%

Final exam  70%

Total          100%

 

 

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

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