Smart Cities - AM501024
Title: Smart Cities
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 32 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hudeček Tomáš doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Examination dates   

R: Horák, Tomáš. Logistics in Smart Cities = Logistika ve Smart Cities. 1. vydání. V Praze: České vysoké učení technické, [2017], ©2017. 39 stran. Habilitační přednáška; 29/2017. ISBN 978-80-01-06310-1.

A: TOWNSEND, Anthony M. Smart cities: big data, civic hackers, and the quest for a new utopia. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014. ISBN 978-0-393-34978-8.

A: SONG, Houbing, Ravi SRINIVASAN, Tamim SOOKOOR a Sabina JESCHKE. Smart cities: foundations, principles, and applications. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2017. ISBN 978-1119226390.

Last update: Švecová Lenka (16.05.2022)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

Docházka, prezentace vybraného tématu a semestrální práce.

Last update: Vlachý Jan (06.04.2020)

1. Case studies of smart cities concepts in the world (Vienna, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Seattle, Malmö, Freiburg). Czech smart cities projects. Methodological framework of smart cities in the Czech Republic.

2. 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.

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

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

5. Smart mobility. Permeability. New technologies for transportation, parking. Electromobility. Car/bike sharing. Relationship between transport and environment. Sustainable mobility.

6. Smart buildings. Energetically and environmentally sustainable construction. New building technologies and BIM. Buildings Energy consumption.

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

8. Smart cities and Industry 4.0.

9. Information and communication technologies in the smart cities concepts. eGovernance. Smart city and digital agenda. Data and bigdata.

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

11. Environmental dimension of smart city concepts. Climate impacts. Environmental infrastructure (efficient use and water quality improvement, waste management, air pollution reduction).

12. 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.

13. Financing of smart city projects. EU support. PPP and EPC projects.

14. Economic sustainability of cities and regions.

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

• Psychological and social aspects of smart city concepts.

Last update: Švecová Lenka (16.05.2022)
Course completion requirements

Docházka, prezentace vybraného tématu a semestrální práce.

Last update: Vlachý Jan (06.04.2020)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.1 2
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 1.4 40
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