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Technologies for Smart Cities

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32ME-P-TSMC-01 ZK 3 2P+0C English
Garant předmětu:
Vladimíra Šilhánková
Martin Maštálka, Vladimíra Šilhánková
Martin Maštálka
Institute of Public Administration and Regional Studies

Concept of Smart City has become very popular in the management of the cities and regions. Nevertheless, many projects only implent IT into administration of the cities, but do not really fulfill the very concept of Smart Cities.

The course focuses on real implementation of the concept to everyday life of the inhabitants in the context of sustainable development, innovations and economic impacts on the society.

Syllabus of lectures:

The content of lectures:

1. The paradigm of economic, environmental and social sustainability in the smart citiy concepts. Pillars (energy, mobility, ICT) of infrastructure projects. Indicators and determinants of smart city projects.

2. Comparative and evaluation methods, indicators used for analysis and evaluation.

3. Smart city concepts and strategic, spatial and master planning.

4. Smart mobility. Permeability. New technologies for transportation, parking. Electromobility. Car/bike sharing.

Relationship between transport and environment. Sustainable mobility.

5. Smart buildings. Energetically and environmentally sustainable construction. New building technologies and BIM.

Buildings Energy consumption.

6. Municipal energy. Renewable sources. Smart grids. Energy Resiliency and Security.

7. Smart cities and Industry 4.0.

8. Information and communication technologies in the smart cities concepts. eGovernance. Smart city and digital

agenda. Data and bigdata.

9. Social cohesion. Participation. The human scale of the city. Sustainable and affordable housing.

10. Environmental dimension of smart city concepts. Climate impacts. Environmental infrastructure (efficient use and

water quality improvement, waste management, air pollution reduction).

11. Climate protection. Urban heat islands. Carbon foots. Externalities associated with the production of greenhouse

gases, their quantification. Emissions trading. Smart City as a Carbon Zero concept.

12. Financing of smart city projects. EU support. PPP and EPC projects. Economic sustainability of cities and regions.

13. Managing smart city concepts. Clusters. Cooperation between the public, corporate and non-profit / civil sector.

14. Psychological and social aspects of smart city concepts.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

The study objective of the course is to familiarize the studnets with the concept of Smart City and with the technologies that are used to support implementation of this concept.

Study materials:

Basic literature: PEGO, A.C. (ed.) 2021. Smart Cities, Citizen Welfare, and the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals. 1. ed.USA: IGI Global, 325 s. Advances in Public Policy and Administration Book Series. ISBN 978-1799877851.SESSA, M. (2022). The Processes and Theories of the Smart City. 1. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge ScholarsPublishing. ISBN 1-5275-7591-8.MCCLELLAN, S., JIMENEZ, J.A., KOUTITAS, G. (eds.). (2018). Smart cities: applications, technologies, standards,and driving factors. Cham: Springer. vii, 239 stran.

ISBN 978-3-319-59380-7.

Recommended:TAN, T., XU, J. (2020). Smart Cities: Framework and Practice. 1.ed. Royal Collins Publishing Group Incorporated, 340s. ISBN 9781487802172.

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