Infrastructure planning 412

Module code SVC 412
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to the basic concepts of urban and regional planning.  The planning process, policy and institutional framework in which planning functions in SA.  The interaction and co-operation of land and space, economy, politics and social aspects related to space in decision making.  Interventions for sustainable development planning and design; definitions and rationale for land-use management and the strategic integrated development planning process.  Infrastructure system evaluation, risk assessment, feasibility and decision analysis.  Life cycle costing of infrastructure.  Demand and supply analysis.  Demand forecasting models.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites (SIE 310/BIE 310) (SVC 323)
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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