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Site Engineering Workbook. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2218317
  • February 2013
  • 158 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

A study guide to help you master the principles and practices of site engineering

Whether used in conjunction with the Sixth Edition of Site Engineering for Landscape Architects or on its own, this Workbook is an invaluable learning resource for students and instructors, as well as for professionals studying for the LARE and other licensing exams.

Organized into chapters that correspond with those in the textbook, the Workbook offers:
- Practice questions, problems, and review exercises designed to reinforce site engineering concepts
- Site and grading diagrams that make it possible to apply site engineering concepts in a practical way
- Four types of questions?observations, short answer, long answer, and graphic exercises?that offer opportunities to approach the material from varied angles and levels of complexity
- Answers to workbook problems, provided online via an instructor's site

Designed for the needs of both students and professionals, this Workbook makes it easier than ever for you to quickly master the principles and practices involved in today's environmentally sound site engineering.

Introduction vii

QUESTIONS

Chapter 1 Site Engineering IS Design 3

Chapter 2 Grading Constraints 7

Chapter 3 Contours and Form 11

Chapter 4 Interpolation and Slope 17

Chapter 5 Grading of Simple Design Elements 21

Chapter 6 Grading Process 27

Chapter 7 Soils in Construction 39

Chapter 8 Earthwork 45

Chapter 9 Storm Water Management 49

Chapter 10 Storm Water Management System Components 51

Chapter 11 Soil Erosion and Sediment Control 55

Chapter 12 Determining Rates and Volumes of Storm Runoff: The Rational and Modified Rational Methods 57

Chapter 13 Natural Resources Conservation Service Methods of Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage 63

Chapter 14 Designing and Sizing Storm Water Management Systems 65

Chapter 15 Site Layout and Dimensioning 69

Chapter 16 Horizontal Road Alignment 73

Chapter 17 Vertical Road Alignment 77

ANSWERS

Chapter 2 Grading Constraints 83

Chapter 3 Contours and Form 85

Chapter 4 Interpolation and Slope 87

Chapter 5 Grading of Simple Design Elements 93

Chapter 6 Grading Process 99

Chapter 7 Soils in Construction 109

Chapter 8 Earthwork 113

Chapter 9 Storm Water Management 119

Chapter 10 Storm Water Management System Components 121

Chapter 11 Soil Erosion and Sediment Control 123

Chapter 12 Determining Rates and Volumes of Storm Runoff: The Rational and Modified Rational Methods 125

Chapter 13 Natural Resources Conservation Service Methods of Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage 131

Chapter 14 Designing and Sizing Storm Water Management Systems 133

Chapter 15 Site Layout and Dimensioning 137

Chapter 16 Horizontal Road Alignment 141

Chapter 17 Vertical Road Alignment 147

JAKE WOLAND is a landscape architect with HEWITT in Seattle.

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