1st Edition

Smart Cities Concepts, Practices, and Applications

    329 Pages 118 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book discusses the various aspects of smart cities and their architecture along with the application of the latest technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). The concept of smart cities, their development, technological advancements, and issues related to them are discussed in detail.

    Smart Cities: Concepts, Practices, and Applications covers numerous topics, including energy utilities and the role of renewable energy for sustainable development, intelligent transport systems, traffic management, sewage and waste management, the impact of smart city development on the social and economic aspects of life, flexible communication technologies utilized in the development of smart cities, e-governance challenges, and implementation in smart cities.


    • Discusses the basic architecture of a smart city and its development concept
    • Covers the application of IoT and AI in the development of smart cities
    • Examines the impact of smart city development on social and economic aspects
    • Presents comprehensively intelligent transport systems and traffic management

    This book will be useful for senior undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer science, and civil engineering.

    1. Smart Cities: A Step toward Sustainable Development

    Aman Kumar, Nishant Raj Kapoor, Harish Chandra Arora, and Ashok Kumar

    2. A Smart City Analytical Framework: Evidence from Vietnam

    Nguyen Viet Lam and Bui Huy Khoi

    3. The Contribution of Games in the Design of Smart Cities: A Look at Brazilian Slums

    Daniel Oliveira Cruz and Sergio Nesteriuk

    4. An IoT-Based Framework toward a Feasible Safe and Smart City Using Drone Surveillance

    Nayyar Ali Usmani, Tasneem Ahmed, and Mohammad Faisal

    5. An End-to-End Framework for Dynamic Crime Profiling of Places

    Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Shreyanshu Shekhar, Neeraj Goel, and Mukesh Saini

    6. Intelligent Transport Systems and Traffic Management

    R. Shyam Shankaran and Logesh Rajendran

    7. Application of IoT and AI in the Development of Smart Cities

    Rahul, Kritesh Rauniyar, Monika, and Javed Ahmad Khan

    8. Flood Management Policies in Megacities: A Case Study of Southern India

    Y. Rekha, S. Suriya, and Carolin Arul

    9. Maintenance Methodologies Embraced by O&M Department for Track Geometry at Kochi Metro Rail Limited, India: A Case Study

    Priyanka Prabhakaran and S. Anandakumar

    10. Smart Lights for Smart City

    Maheswaran Shanmugam, Indhumathi Natarajan, Balasubramaniam Vivek, R. D. Gomathi, and Sathesh Shanmugam

    11. Flexible Communication Technologies Utilized in Developing Smart Cities

    Pooja N Kakani and Logesh Rajendran

    12. Sewage Management: Sources, Effects, and Treatment Technologies

    A. S. Ramya and C. Maheswari

    13. Fabrication of Mullite Ceramic by Using Industrial Waste

    Romit Roy, Dipankar Das, and Prasanta Kumar Rout

    14. Futuristic Approach to Energy in Smart Cities

    Shivom Sharma, Gaurav Saini, Krishna Kumar, and Karuna Saini


    Krishna Kumar is presently working as a Research and Development Engineer at UJVN Ltd. Before joining UJVNL.

    Gaurav Saini is presently working as Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India.

    Duc Manh Nguyen is presently working as a Researcher Engineer at G2touch, South Korea.

    Narendra Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, DIT University, Dehradun, India.

    Rachna Shah is presently working as a Scientist at the National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India.