Practical Manual of Land Development

Hardcover | July 19, 2005

byBarbara Colley

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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.

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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 includ...

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The Reference Choice for Land Development ProfessionalsCurrent data. Solid basics. Essential equations. An excellent text for land development newcomers. A favorite reference of experienced pros.A classic in land development instruction -- now newly updated and expanded -- Practical Manual of Land Development provides: An expert overvi...

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 w...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.4 × 7.2 × 1.16 inPublished:July 19, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071448667

ISBN - 13:9780071448666

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Land Development

Chapter 2: Resources

Chapter 3: Site Analysis

Chapter 4: Maps and Plans

Chapter 5: Preliminary Engineering

Chapter 6: Earthwork

Chapter 7: Roadways and Parking Lots

Chapter 8: Sanitary Sewers

Chapter 9: Storm Drainage

Chapter 10: Protecting and Conserving Water Resourcs

Chapter 11: Water Supply Lines

Chapter 12: The Finished Plans, Specifications, and Estimates

Chapter 13: The Construction Phase

Chapter 14: Putting It All Together

Chapter 15: Useful Websites

Chapter 16: Helpful Trigonometry

Chapter 17: Helpful Geometry

Chapter 18: Sewage System Calculation Examples

Chapter 19: Storm Drain System Calculation Examples