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The late STEVEN STROM, FASLA, was Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
KURT NATHAN, MS, PE, is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and was formerly a consulting engineer for Conservation Engineering.
JAKE WOLAND, ASLA, is a landscape architect with HEWITT in Seattle, Washington. He previously taught at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Table of Contents
1 Site Engineering IS Design
Why Is an Understanding of This Material Important?
The Design Language of Site Engineering
2 Grading Constraints
Summary of Critical Constraints
3 Contours and Form
Constructing a Section
Characteristics of Contour Lines
Contour Signatures and Landform
4 Interpolation and Slope
Slopes Expressed as Ratios and Degrees
5 Grading of Simple Design Elements
Grading of Linear Elements
Grading by Proportion
Visualizing Topography from Contour Lines
Grading of Planar Areas
Swales to Divert Runoff
Area Grading Process
6 Grading Process
Applying the Grading Process
Grading Plan Graphics
7 Soils in Construction
Role of Soil in Site Planning
Implications of Soils for Site Construction
Geotechnical Exploration and Soil Investigation
Engineering Properties of Soils
Structured Soil Volumes
Construction Sequence for Grading
Placing and Compacting Soils
Computation of Cut-and-Fill Volumes
9 Storm Water Management
Nature of the Problem
Storm Water Management Strategies
Beyond Storm Water Management
10 Storm Water Management System Components
Traditional Storm Water Management System Components
Principles and Techniques
Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Constructed Treatment Wetlands
Future Developments: Net Zero Water and Integrated Water Management
11 Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
Soil Erosion Factors
Erosion and Sedimentation
Erosion and Sediment Control
Development of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan
Erosion Control Measures
Sediment Control Measures
12 Determining Rates and Volumes of Storm Runoff: The Rational and Modified Rational Methods
Modified Rational Method
Volumes of Runoff, Storage, and Release
Required Storage for Detention or Retention Ponds by the Modified Rational Method
13 Natural Resources Conservation Service Methods of Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage
Procedures of TR
Volume for Detention Storage
14 Designing and Sizing Storm Water Management Systems
Design and Layout of Drainage Systems
Designing and Sizing Grassed Swales (Waterways)
Designing and Sizing Piped Systems
Designing and Sizing Subsurface Drainage
Designing and Sizing Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Designing and Sizing Integrated Water Management Systems
15 Site Layout and Dimensioning
Hierarchy of Dimensioning
Horizontal Layout Methods
16 Horizontal Road Alignment
Types of Horizontal Curves
Circular Curve Elements
Circular Curve Formulas
Degree of Curve
Horizontal Sight Distance
Construction Drawing Graphics
Horizontal Alignment Procedures
17 Vertical Road Alignment
Vertical Curve Formula
Equal Tangent Curves
Calculating the Locations of High and Low Points
Unequal Tangent Curves
Construction Drawing Graphics
Vertical Sight Distances
Road Alignment Procedure
Appendix I: Table of Metric Equivalents
Appendix II: Metric Drawing Scales