Simplified Site Engineering
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 27, 1997 - Architecture - 192 pages
A concise, highly accessible source for site engineering basics.
This updated edition of Parker's classic text introduces the basic issues, tasks, and problems of site engineering to students and professionals who need to understand the significance of surveying data. It presents the fundamentals of site engineering —surveying and mapping, drainage, slope stabilization, and basic structures —and explains in detail the solutions to a wide variety of problems, including:
Featuring a simplified, accessible style with numerous examples of problems and their solutions, as well as references and practical aids that facilitate home study, this is the ideal surveying and site-planning primer for students in architecture, landscape architecture, and civil and structural engineering. It is also an excellent handbook for working architects, building contractors, and professionals in related fields.
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Mathematics for Site Engineering
Site Surveys and Maps
Surveying Methods and Computations
Circular Horizontal Curves
Computations for Cut and Fill
Drainage and Grading
Staking Out Site Work
Management of Site Materials