Practical Manual of Land Development

ISBN-10: 0071448667
ISBN-13: 9780071448666
Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)
Authors: Barbara Colley
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List price: $103.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 7/19/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

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.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Land Development
Using This Book
Nomenclature
Local customs and resources
Coordination
Public Agencies
The role of the public agent
Dealing with public agents
Public hearings
The Developer
Health issues and toxic substances
Environmental issues
Engineering
Working in the metric system
Numbers
Computers
Drawings and illustrations
The Project
Existing conditions
Planning the project
Criteria
Setback requirements
Timing
Errors and omissions
Summary
Problems
Resources
Resources
Computers
The internet
Email
Maps as Resources
Aerial maps
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) maps
Zoning maps
Assessors' parcel maps
Geographic information systems
Locating Land
Title reports
Property descriptions
Coordinate systems
Existing and proposed maps and plans
Surveys
Control surveys
Boundary surveys
Photogrammetry
Topograhy
Global positioning systems (GPS)
Working with Computers
Computer-aided design and drafting
Spreadsheets
Summary
Problems
Reference
Resources
Site Analysis
Zoning Considerations
Getting Existing Plans
Storm drains and sanitary sewers
Signing, striping, and signalization
Other utilities and services
The Site
Taking notes and photographs
Recognizing significant features
Linear Projects
Writing the Report
Summary
Problems
Resources
Maps as Tools
Topographic maps
Boundary maps
Preliminary maps
Tentative maps
Record of Survey maps
Parcel maps
Lot line adjustments
Subdivision and condominium maps
Final maps
ALTA maps
Alternative route maps
Elements of Plans
The plan view
Profiles
Cross sections
Details
Cover sheet
Index sheet
Plan sheets
Types of Plans
Master plans
Demolition plans
Grading plans
Construction/improvement plans
Traffic plans
Landscaping plans
Utility trench plans
Individual site plans
As-built plans
Summary
Problems
Resource
Preliminary Engineering
Preliminary Design
Preliminary Engineering
Creating preliminary CADD drawings
Maps
Cost Estimating
Clearing, grubbing, and demolition
Grading
Streets and highways
Storm drains
Sanitary sewers
Water lines
Other utilities
Traffic markings and safety features
Factors Affecting Costs
Miscellaneous costs and fees
Fee estimates
Contingencies
Notes
Summary
Problems
Resources
Earthwork
The Geologic Report
Landslides
Groundwater
Earthquakes
The Soils Report
Slopes
Compaction
Paving
Sources of Earthwork
Unsuitable material
Constructing the base
Miscellaneous earthwork
Shrinkage
Designing Grading Plans
Elevations
Contours
Cross sections
Setting building pad elevations
Linear Projects
Adjacent property
Determining Earthwork Quantities
Determining shrinkage volumes
Balancing the earthwork
Contour grading
Mass diagram
Erosion, sediment, and dust
The Grading Plan
Summary
Problems
Resources
Roadways and Parking Lots
Roadway Cross-Section Design
Geometric cross sections
Structural cross sections
Curbs and gutters
Superelevations
Horizontal Alignment
Establishing the reference line
Stationing
Horizontal sight distances
Truck turns
Vertical Alignment
Designing the roadway profile
Profile slopes
Calculating the profile
Meeting existing roadways
Vertical sight distances
Drainage Release Points
Widening Existing Roadways
Parking Lots
Handicap parking and ramps
Summary
Problems
Resources
Sanitary Sewers
Sources and Quantities
Sewage production
The fixture-unit method
The peaking factor
Infiltration
The Sewer Network
Laterals
Horizontal location of the main
Designing the profile
Hydraulics
The continuity equation
Manning's equation
Calculating the profile
Manholes and flushing inlets
Pressure Systems
Vacuum Systems
On-Site Sewer Treatment
Individual sites
Decentralized sewage treatment
Wetlands
Summary
Problems
Resources
Storm Drainage
Hydrology
Storm water runoff
Rainfall intensity
Determination of the area
Cross Drainage
Surface Improvements and Structures
Ditches
Storm water inlets
Manholes
The Storm Drain Network
Locating inlets
Coordinating facilities
Designing the storm drain profile
Determining pipe sizes
Technique for shallow sewers
Outfalls
Small individual sites
Subterranean Water
High water table
Summary
Problems
Resources
Protecting and Conserving Water Resources
Protecting Water Resources
Parking lots over soils with good infiltration characteristics
Areas with poor infiltration soils
No more landscape mounds
Detention ponds
Construction sites
Erosion Control Plans
Recharge Facilities
Wetlands
Summary
Problems
Resources
Water Supply Lines
Water Demand
Industrial
Nonindustrial
Fire protection
The Piping Network
Reclaimed water system
Backflow prevention devices
Horizontal layout
The profile
Appurtenances
Gate valves
Fire hydrants
Thrust blocks
Laterals and meters
Summary
Problems
Resources
The Finished Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
Managing CADD
Company standards
General standards
Job file standards
Improvement Plans
Naming the files
Layers
Line types and fonts
Setting Up the Drawings
The standard sheets
The title sheet
Plan and profile sheets
The plan view
The profiles
Detail drawings
Specifications
Estimates
Summary
Problems
Resources
The Construction Phase
Contracts
Quantities
Spreadsheets
Construction
Scheduling
The prebid and preconstruction meetings
Construction troubleshooting
Summary
Problems
Resources
Putting It All Together
Defining the Job
The Contract
Determining the fee
Time pressure
Coordination, Coordination, Coordination
The Design Work Begins
Simple residential or commercial site plans
Subdivision maps
Getting Started
Sharing Job Files
Architectural files
Topographic files
Preparing the Plans
Site layout
Grading and drainage
Design of utilities
Construction drawings
Conditions of Approval
Presentation
Working with the Approving Agency
Useful Websites
Conversion Table
Helpful Geometry and Trigonometry
Earthwork Calculation Example
Storm Drain System Calculation Examples

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