Site Engineering for Landscape Architects / Edition 5

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects / Edition 5

by Steven Strom, Kurt Nathan, Jake Woland
     
 

Aimed primarily at students, this text is comprehensive enough to be a suitable reference for practitioners. It addresses all elements of site engineering, from interpreting contour lines and construction sequencing to designing storm water management systems. It includes sample problems, calculations and case studies and has a companion website, which features… See more details below

Overview

Aimed primarily at students, this text is comprehensive enough to be a suitable reference for practitioners. It addresses all elements of site engineering, from interpreting contour lines and construction sequencing to designing storm water management systems. It includes sample problems, calculations and case studies and has a companion website, which features expanded case studies and resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470138144
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Contours and form1
2Interpolation and slope11
3Slope formula application21
4Grading constraints45
5Grading design and process57
6Soils in construction87
7Earthwork103
8Grading, landform, and architecture : case studies121
9Storm water management149
10Soil erosion and sediment control167
11Determining rates and volumes of storm runoff : the rational and modified rational methods177
12Natural resources conservation service methods of estimating runoff rates, volumes, and required detention storage199
13Designing and sizing storm water management systems219
14Site layout and dimensioning255
15Horizontal road alignment267
16Vertical road alignment283
17Grading, storm water management, and road alignment : case studies299
App. ITable of metric equivalents325
App. IIMetric drawing scales326

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >