OG07PINF - Infrastructure Planning

Course specification
Type of study Bachelor academic studies
Study programme
Course title Infrastructure Planning
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
OG07PINF mandatory 3 2L + 1E 3.5
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
none -
Learning objectives
Enabling students to understand the basic problems of infrastructure. Acquiring the fundamental knowledge necessary for later easier acquiring content from narrow professional subjects.
Learning outcomes
Acquired knowledge is used in professional subjects.
Basic concepts and definitions. Historical development. Classification of infrastructure. Infrastructure status. Types of infrastructure. The role of infrastructure systems. Infrastructure and society. Basic characteristics of infrastructure systems. The economic aspect of the infrastructure. Functional-spatial aspect of the infrastructure. Dynamic aspect of the infrastructure. Life cycle of infrastructure systems. General principles of planning and programming. Hierarchy of planning and realization. Estimation of the requirements. Geographical and political-organizational aspects. Programming the realization. Selection of priorities. Analysis of unreliability and risk. Planning documentation. Technical documentation. Hierarchy of documents preparation. Concept of environmental and social impact assessment. Assessment procedures. Participation of public. Financing policy. Funding by the public sector. Funding by the private sector. Public/private funding. Distribution of costs. Infrastructure under development conditions. Maintenance of infrastructure. Renovation and reconstruction of infrastructure. Infrastructure management. Performance indicators.
Teaching Methods
lectures, exercises, consultations
  1. Žegarac, Z., Infrastruktura, Geografski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Urbanistički zavod, Beograd, 1998. (Original title)
  2. Goodman, A.S., Hastak, M., Infrastructure planning handbook-Planning, engineering and economics, ASCE Press, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006. (Original title)
  3. Smith, R., Infrastructure management, 2002. (Original title)
  4. Hudson, W.R., Haas, R., Uddin, W., Infrastructure management-Integrating design,construction, maintenance, rehabilitation and renovation, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1997. (Original title)
  5. Maletin, M., Planiranje saobraćaja i prostora, Građevinski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, 2004. (Original title)
Evaluation and grading
colloquium 1, colloquium 2, seminar paper, final exam
Specific remarks
The condition for taking the final exam is that the seminar paper has been done and defended.