Grading and Drainage

ARCH X 472.12A
Using graphic conventions and calculations, grading and drainage techniques used in every landscape architecture project are applied to grade a complex site while considering public health, safety, and welfare.
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Classroom
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand contour signatures ­and the ability to utilize them in grading design through the manipulation of contour lines
  • Use the three basic grading formulas to calculate grade, length, and vertical difference in elevation
  • Use the cross slope formula to design plane surfaces to a specific cross slope
  • Design drainage systems
  • Understand and apply stormwater management design concepts, including the design of retention and detention basins and erosion control
  • Use cut and fill calculations using common methods of determining soil volumes

About this course:

This course covers the basic grading and drainage techniques used in every landscape architecture project. Students learn the skills necessary to grade a site of moderate complexity while considering public health, safety, and welfare. Instruction covers contour signatures and contour manipulation by cutting and/or filling; and stormwater management techniques including low-impact design, bioretention, and detention and retention areas. Basic grading formulas and cut and fill calculations are presented. The course also introduces landform grading and erosion control together with road and path layout, and alignment for pedestrian and vehicular circulation.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Grading and Drainage.

X 472.4D Design Graphics I, X 471.1B Landscape Design II, X 493.992 Introduction to AutoCAD, or equivalent as determined by the program office.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday 6:45PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Jeff Chamlee
363062
Fee:
$925.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 1, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018
Course Requirements
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Tue Sep 25, 2018
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Tue Oct 2, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Oct 9, 2018
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Tue Oct 16, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Oct 23, 2018
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Tue Oct 30, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Nov 6, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Nov 13, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Nov 20, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Nov 27, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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Tue Dec 4, 2018
6:45PM - 10:00PM
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