Land Development for Civil Engineers

ISBN-10: 0471435007

ISBN-13: 9780471435006

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

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Description: This work has become a standard reference for the engineering information needed in site development. This revised edition brings the work completely up to date with current practices and procedures.

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Book details

List price: $180.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/21/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

T. R. DION is Professor of Civil Engineering at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments to the First Edition
Overview of Activities
Introduction
Defining Land Development
Areawide Development Planning
The Developer's Role
Land Development Measurement Conventions
References
Developer's Constraints
Market Analysis
Site Location
Site Geometry
Site Conditions
Site Layout
Regulatory Requirements
Economic Considerations
References
Suggested Readings
Engineering Administration
Organization
Marketability of Professional Services
Conditions of Employment
Conduct of Affairs
Engineering Communication
Types of Engineering Services
Selection of a Design Professional
Engineering Services Contract
Computing Facilities
Mobilization Plan
Remuneration for Engineering Services
Engineer's Role
References
Suggested Readings
Preliminary Engineering Activities
Inventory, Analysis, and Reporting
Geographic Information Systems
Desktop Study and Site Inspection
Floodplain Analysis
Wetlands Determination Study
Endangered Species Evaluation
Environmental Evaluation
Historical and Natural Resource Survey
Land Survey Controls
Conventional Surveying
Global Positioning Systems
Cadastral Surveys
Topographic Surveys
Utility Extension Surveys
Photogrammetric Surveys
Geotechnical Surveys
Traffic Studies
Materials Evaluation
Analysis and Report on Prospective Sites
References
Suggested Readings
Preliminary Design and Costs
Determination of Additional Auxiliary Service
Conceptual Plan Approval
Preparation of Preliminary Documents
Preliminary Project Submittals
Preliminary Project Approval
Final Design-Related Activities
Transportation System Design
Traffic-related Site Impact Studies and Access
Street and Road Design Criteria
Parking Considerations
Street Alignment
Pavement Design
Pedestrian Facility Design
Bicycle Facility Design
References
Suggested Readings
Drainage System Design
Precipitation and Duration
Rainfall Abstractions
Time of Concentration
Runoff
Factors Affecting Site Drainage
Best Management Practices
Mitigating Floodplain Hazards
Drainage System Design
Pipe Bedding and Protection
Subsurface Water
References
Suggested Readings
Sedimentation and Erosion Control
General Considerations
Predicting Rainfall Erosion Loss
Construction Sites
Erosion Control Using Soil Bioengineering
Considerations for Permanent Ponds or Lakes
References
Suggested Readings
Site Grading and Appurtenance Design
Improved Land Developments
Total Development Activities
Earthwork Calculations
Elements of the Grading Plan
Stairs, Ramps, and Handrails
Slope Stability
Retaining Walls
References
Suggested Readings
Sanitary Sewer System Design
Engineer's Report
Wastewater Flows
Individual On-Site Wastewater Disposal Systems
Collection Methods for Off-Site Wastewater Treatment
Centralized Gravity Flow Wastewater Collection Systems
Wastewater Pressure Transport System
Pumping Station Discharge
Special Forcemain Considerations
Centralized Wastewater Treatment Plant Considerations
Wastewater System Appurtenances
References
Suggested Readings
Potable Water System Design
Engineer's Report
Water System Demands
Ways to Provide Water to a Development
Treatment Considerations
Treated Water Storage Facilities
Water Distribution Systems
Computer Modeling of Water Systems
Water System Components
Water System Protection
References
Suggested Readings
Miscellaneous Design Considerations
Recreational Playing Courts
Swimming Pool Facilities
Fencing
Pipe Jacking and Boring
References
Suggested Readings
Project Manual Including Specifications
Construction and Contract Documents
Specifications
An Example of a Project Manual
References
Suggested Readings
Project Costs and Scheduling
Establishing a Database
Cost Analysis
Project Scheduling
References
Suggested Readings
Development Guidelines
Purpose of Guidelines
Controlling Elements
Additional Controls
Reference
Suggested Reading
Completion of Design Activities
Final Plans Format
Completed Project Manual
Permit Applications to Construct
Final Document Scan by Engineer
Developer's Review
Financial Institution's Review
Regulatory Reviews
References
Suggested Reading
Construction-Related Activities
Contracts and Award
Types of Construction Contracts
Engineer's Duties
Job Bidding and/or Negotiation
Bid Review and Analysis
Contract Award
References
Suggested Readings
Layout, Observation, and Monitoring
Scope of Engineering Activities
Construction Layout
Administrative Duties
Construction Conflicts and Extra Work
Work Directives
Delays
Construction Progress
References
Suggested Readings
Completion and Start-Up
System Testing and Start-Up
Final Inspection
Approval of Improvements
Operational Needs
Final Stake-Out of Parcels
Release of Retainage
Engineer's Administrative Closeout
Warranty Period
Reference
Appendix
Conversion Tables
Index
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