Urban Planning Criteria
This free online course teaches you the diverse aspects and techniques of spatial analysis in regards to urban planning.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on Urban Planning Criteria, covers important aspects of Landscape configuration and composition and goes into depth about Landscape metrics. This course explains urban growth analysis and teaches you the metrics to asses urban sprawl analysis as well as the patterns of urban growth. The course also specifically cover metrics to asses urban growth in a gowing capital such as Shanghai.
The course will also cover aspects involving modelling of spatial relationships which greatly entails the use of landscape metrics to determine patterns in urban sprawl and urban growth. Finally, this course will teach you about Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA). The course explains the most popular MCDA approaches and the software used in MCDA along with structures and variables involved.
This free course is a valuable learning model that introduces you to the exciting world of urban planning and the necessary criteria that is needed. Any student in the engineering field of Civil Engineering and those who are interested in this field, will benefit from this course. Start the course today to uncover all the intricacies involved in understanding the field of urban planning.
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Modelling Spatial Relationships
Modelling Spatial Relationships - Learning Outcomes
Landscape Metrics and Applications
Urban Sprawl Characterisation using Landscape Metrics
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
Modelling Spatial Relationships - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Explain how landscape composition impacts ecological assessments.
- Discuss the properties of landscape metrics and how landscape metrics are applied.
- Describe Urban Sprawl Characterisation.
- Recall patterns and metrics involved in Urban Sprawl.
- Define what is Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA).
- Explain the tools used for MCDA.
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