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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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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.
Prerequisites
ARCH X 472.4D Design Graphics I, ARCH X 471.1B Landscape Design 2, ARCH X 493.992 Introduction to AutoCAD, or equivalent as determined by the program office.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jeff Chamlee
376034
Fee:
$925.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 29, 2020
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Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Lecture
Tue Sep 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 6, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 13, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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