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Simplified Site Engineering : Wiley Professional - Harry Parker

Simplified Site Engineering

Wiley Professional

Paperback Published: 27th February 1997
ISBN: 9780471179870
Number Of Pages: 192

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A concise, highly accessible source for site engineering basics.<br> <br> 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: <br> * Interpretation of deed descriptions <br> * Dimensioning buildings and sites when angles are other than right angles <br> * Computing areas for irregular plots <br> * Dimensioning and laying out circular curves for driveways and buildings <br> * And much more.<br> <br> <br> 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.

Mathematics for Site Engineering.

Site Surveys and Maps.

Measuring Distances.

Measuring Angles.

Surveying Methods and Computations.

Circular Horizontal Curves.



Vertical Curves.

Computations for Cut and Fill.

Drainage and Grading.

Staking Out Site Work.

Site Structures.

Management of Site Materials.






ISBN: 9780471179870
ISBN-10: 0471179876
Series: Wiley Professional
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 27th February 1997
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.25 x 17.81  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2