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Site engineering for landscape architects

Author: Steven Strom; Kurt Nathan; Jake Woland
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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The leading choice for site engineering, planning, and construction courses, as well as for practitioners in the field, Site Engineering for Landscape Architects introduces the principles and techniques of basic site engineering for grading, drainage, earthwork, and road alignment. This edition maintains the text's recognized quality, while revising its content to keep readers up to date with current technologies in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Strom; Kurt Nathan; Jake Woland
ISBN: 9780470138144 0470138149
OCLC Number: 226389432
Description: x, 358 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Site engineering IS design --
Grading constraints --
Contours and form --
Interpolation and slope --
Grading of simple design elements --
Grading process --
Soils in construction --
Earthwork --
Storm water management --
Soil erosion and sediment control --
Determining rates and volumes of storm runoff: the rational and modified rational methods --
Natural resources conservation service methods of estimating runoff rates, volumes, and required detention storage --
Designing and sizing storm water management systems --
Site layout and dimensioning --
Horizontal road alignment --
Vertical road alignment.
Responsibility: Steven Strom, Kurt Nathan, Jake Woland.
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The Fifth Edition of this widely used text introduces basic principles of site engineering Fully updated with new information on topics such as sustainability, stormwater management, green roofs, and  Read more...

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