Basic mathematic used in land development (math review in Brewer) Grading (Grade Easy) Level sites Drainage ways Circulation Earth works; cut and fill Soil Erosion Drainage consideration Computer tools; spreadsheet, COGO, AUTOCAD, DEM, Eagle Point Software Topics from text (Brewer and Alter) Zoning COGO Property Descriptions and Deeds Soils Pavement Alignment Horizontal Curves Vertical Curves Alignment of road, horizontal, vertical, grading, plan/profile view Pavement Design Considerations Economics-Project Cost Feasibility
Grading Projects Several small projects Large scale project (integrate drainage, level site, cut and fill calculations) Cut and Fill Calculations Erosion Estimation Exercises from Brewer Road Alignment Project, layout road meeting specifications, horizontal and vertical curves, grading, stationing, plan/profile view. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IF TIME PERMITS Use of GIS package in Land Development Engineering Economics Project Management Stormwater Drainage Sanitary Sewer Considerations Use of Eagle Point Software for Road layout, profiles, plan view COGO Site Design
The Complete Manual of Land Planning and Development by William Brewer and Charles Alter, 1988, Prentice Hall.
Three exams will be given. The first exam will occur in the fifth or sixth week, the second in approximately the tenth week and the last during the scheduled final exam period. Make-up exams will be given only if the student is ill or a personal emergency occurs and the absence is reported to the instructor prior to the examination period and supported by proper written documentation.
Grades -- determined by total points accumulated:
|Exam 1||100||A = 450 or more|
|2||100||B = 400 to 449|
|Final||150||C = 350 to 399|
|Projects, exercises, quizzes||150||D = 300 to 349|
|Total points||500||F = 299 and below|
Office DH 314 (ext. 4755) Hours MW 5:00-6:00 PM, T 1:45 PM 3:00 PM, T, H 11:30 - 12:30.
Academic Dishonesty is defined to include giving or receiving aid on exams, any form of cheating, or plagiarism. Students found guilty of academic dishonesty will receive an automatic course grade of "F" and will be referred to the Campus Judicial System. For a discussion of Academic Dishonesty refer to statement in the PATHFINDER.
Last Modified March 30, 1996