Cities and Their Vital Systems asks basic questions about the longevity, utility, and nature of urban infrastructures; analyzes how they grow, interact, and change; and asks how, when, and at what cost they should be replaced. Among the topics discussed are problems arising from increasing air travel and airport congestion; the adequacy of water supplies and waste treatment; the impact of new technologies on construction; urban real estate values; and the field of qtelematics, q the combination of computers and telecommunications that makes money machines and national newspapers possible.The manual presents a tutorial, a reference section, and sample transactions. ... Mar 89, 263p This thesis analyzes the current management information systems in place at Silas B. Hays Army Community Hospital with in-depth research intoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Cities and Their Vital Systems:|
|Author||:||Advisory Committee on Technology and Society|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1988-01-01|