Practical Manual of Land Development / Edition 3

Practical Manual of Land Development / Edition 3

by Barbara C. Colley
     
 

The first choice among land development engineers, this edition is newly updated and expanded. It is required reading for young engineers and a convenient reference for experienced engineers. This is the essential book for civil engineers in land development and provides helpful information for all land development professionals including feasibility studies and cost… See more details below

Overview

The first choice among land development engineers, this edition is newly updated and expanded. It is required reading for young engineers and a convenient reference for experienced engineers. This is the essential book for civil engineers in land development and provides helpful information for all land development professionals including feasibility studies and cost estimating. Practical Manual of Land Development provides step-by-step instructions for design, including formulas, tools, technical data, guidelines, and checklists to make your development project run smoothly. The Forth Edition emphasizes efficient usage of computers and now includes specifications for ADA and NPDES. It is presented in metric as well English units. New chapters added and charts up-dated.

Barbara Colley, P.E., is the head of BC3E, Barbara Colley Consulting Engineers, a firm that provides a full range of civil engineering design services, based in Sonoma County, California. She is a land development specialist with over 30 years' experience. Her work has spanned hydrology, hydraulic system design, solid and water-borne waste management, natural resources and environmental impact, geology, and transportation studies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070119673
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Colley, P.E., is the head of BC3E, Barbara Colley Consulting Engineers, a firm that provides a full range of civil engineering design services, based in Sonoma County, California. She is a land development specialist with over 30 years' experience. Her work has spanned hydrology, hydraulic system design, solid and water-borne waste management, natural resources and environmental impact, geology, and transportation studies.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Land development1
Ch. 2Resources17
Ch. 3Site analysis45
Ch. 4Maps and plans57
Ch. 5Preliminary engineering81
Ch. 6Earthwork101
Ch. 7Roadways and parking lots127
Ch. 8Sanitary sewers155
Ch. 9Storm drainage183
Ch. 10Protecting and conserving water resources211
Ch. 11Water supply lines227
Ch. 12The finished plans, specifications, and estimates241
Ch. 13The construction phase261
Ch. 14Putting it all together267

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