Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design

ISBN-10: 0784407126
ISBN-13: 9780784407127
Edition: 2004
Authors: Ying-Kit Choi
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Book details

List price: $87.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 227
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Purpose and Scope
Applied Civil Engineering Design
Objectives
Special Features and Approaches
Use of Design Guidelines
Contract Documents
Purpose
Competitive Bidding
Bid Documents
Contract Documents
Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee Documents
Permits
Characterization of Project Site
Site Characterization
Geology
Subsurface Investigation
Prior Site Use Research
Topographic Survey
Topographic Map
Levels of Investigation
Construction Drawings
Civil Design Drawings
Introduction
Levels of Design Drawings
Drawing Information
Building a Set of Construction Drawings
Drawing Sheet Size
Drawing Title Block
Sheet Organization
Layout of a Civil Design Plan
Design Controls
Stationing and Offsets
Scale Selection
Scale Display
Graphical Representation of Civil Design
General
Plan View
Section View
Elevation View
Profile View
Details
Line Types
Effective Use of Line Weights
Lettering
Legend, Abbreviations, and Notes
Legend and Symbols
Abbreviations
Notes
Drawing Production Techniques
General
Establishing Catch Points and Catch Lines
Effective Use of Hatching and Shading
Use of Callouts and Dimensioning
Use of Scaled and Unscaled Details
Enlarging Details
Distinguishing New and Existing Work
Representing Symmetry
Use of Three-Dimensional Graphics
Checking Drawings
Designing with the Metric System
General
Metric System Design Practice
Equipment and Products
Computer-Aided Drafting
Current Trend
Computer-Aided Tools and Capabilities
Roles and Responsibilities
Handling of Files
Certifying Construction Drawings
Common Practice of Drawing Certification
Who Should Certify Drawings?
Electronic Stamp and Signature
Design Changes and Record Drawings
Design Changes
Record Drawings
Technical Specifications
Purpose and Use
Role of Technical Specifications
Users of Specifications
Relationship with General and Supplemental Conditions
Relationship with Drawings
Technical and Design Issues
The Specification Writer
Problem Areas
Philosophical Approach
Technical Correctness and Quality Control
Contractor's Means and Methods
Specifying Materials/Products
Contractor's and Manufacturer's Roles
Specifying Tolerances
Engineer's Discretion and Control
Handling Unknowns and Changed Conditions
Owner-Furnished Equipment and Materials
Site-Safety Issues
Good Specification-Writing Practices
Literary Style
Recommended Guidelines
Types of Construction Specifications
General
Descriptive Specifications
Performance Specifications
Standard Reference Specifications
Proprietary Specifications
Agency Specifications
Considerations for Federal Projects
Construction Specifications Institute Format
Introduction
MasterFormat
SectionFormat
PageFormat
Summary
Measurement and Payment Provisions
Importance of Payment Provisions
Formulation of a Bid Schedule
Methods of Payment
Definition of Measurement Methods
Payment of Lump Sum Work
Writing Measurement and Payment Clauses
Presenting Reference Data
General
Relevant Data
CSI Format
Examples
Cost Estimate
Purpose and Use
Introduction
Levels of Estimate
Role and Responsibility
Quantity Estimate
Units
Quantity Calculations
Methods of Computations
Earthwork Calculations
Allowance for Quantity Difference
Quantity Survey
Price Estimate
General
Cost Components
Engineer's Approach
Means Cost Data
Other Considerations
Cost-Risk Analysis
Allowances and Contingencies
General
Design Contingency
Construction Contingency
Escalation Adjustment
Evaluation of Bids
General
Bid Summary
Unbalanced Bidding
Bid Verification
References
Example Specifications for Reference Data Presentation
Glossary
List of Resources
Index

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