Construction Engineering
 
Category: Construction Engineering
The Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Permit Program of the Department of Environmental Quality regulates activities occurring in surface waters.
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Movement of water into the soil Infiltrated water provides soil moisture, groundwater, and streamflow • Infiltration capacity: maximum rate at which a soil can absorb water
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This sample ordinance is provided to assist municipalities in the development of municipal stormwater control ordinances and the incorporation of design and performance standards into municipal stormwater management plans. It is provided for information purposes only.
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A structure built to collect rain water from a storm event and direct it into a pipe for discharge into a channel, stream or pond.
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Ecosystems can be as big as an ocean or as small as a puddle! They include all of the animals and plants in a particular area.
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Mass transfer of water from ground to the air through plants Transpiration can exceed evaporation in heavily wooded areas Transpiration is only important during growing season (incultivated areas)
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A flood occurs when water overflows a river or a lake and covers land that is not normally submerged.Floods are an inevitable function of the hydrologic cycle,
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All procurement systems require, at some stage, a price to be agreed between the procurer and constructor. For most building projects, this price is tendered by a builder before carrying out the work. In this case the tender price is based on documents specifying the end product in the form of a bill of quantities, specifications and drawings, drawings only or just the procurer's brief.
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Fundamentally, a reservoir serves to store water and the size of the reservoir is governed by the volume of the water that must be stored, which in turn is affected by the variability of the inflow available for the reservoir.
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A High Level Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri Rakesh Mohan was constituted by the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India vide its order dated 11th Feb. 2010, referred to as the National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC). The thrust of the Terms of Reference (See Annex I) of the Committee broadly include assessment of transport requirement of the economy for the next two decades and to recommend a comprehensive and sustainable policy for meeting the transport requirements keeping in view a number of relevant factors.
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All persons involved in transport and land-use planning will at some stage be involved with data collection. Even if not directly concerned with the design and conduct of surveys
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A common criticism of formal specifications of systems is that they are unreadable by anyone other than their creator(s). The factors blamed for this impenetrability are principally size and notation. This paper reflects on our continuing search for solutions to these problems. It includes observations on the way that programming languages have been perceived and designed over the years and tries to anticipate what a similar progression might produce in the world of specification.
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The primary consideration in the design of geometric cross sections for highways, runways, and taxiways is drainage.
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Reduce energy consumption in buildings, manage water and waste efficiently, ensure indoor environmental quality and encourage use of ecologically sustainable building materials
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Transportation Forecasting is used to estimate the number of travelers or vehicles that will use a given transportation facility in the future
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Review ordinances/regulations, speed studies, crash analysis, and citizen input . Plan the data collection Review historical data trends
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This Specification applies to the construction of general earthworks in roadworks and bridgeworks. The requirements of this Specification apply to excavation and filling operations for all work under the Contract except for excavation for: a) cast-in-place piles which is specifically covered by MRS63 Cast-In-Place Piles, and b) footings for poles which is specifically covered by MRS92 Traffic Signal and Road Lighting Footings. This Specification shall be read in conjunction with MRS01 Introduction to Specifications and other Specifications as appropriate.
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The diagram at right shows the conflict points related to the two different intersection types.
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Normally the number of through lanes at an intersection is consistent with the number of lanes on the basic facility.
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The trip pattern in a study area can be represented by means of a trip matrix or origin-destination (O-D)matrix. This is a two dimensional array of cells where rows and columns represent each of the zones in the study area.
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This issue of Pipeline will investigate some of the options available to enhance the efficiency of your septic tank or to make maintenance practices more convenient. Note: It is not the National Small Flows Clearinghouse’s intention to endorse one product over another, but to inform readers about options on the market.
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A simple curve is that portion of the arc of a circle which achieves the desired deflection without using an entering or exiting transition.
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Section 50 of the Arterial Drainage Act, 1945 states that a local authority shall not construct any new bridge/culvert or alter, reconstruct, or restore any existing bridge/culvert over any watercourses without the consent of the Commissioners of Public Works.
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A number of factors a ect the geometric design and they are discussed in detail in the following sections.
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The estimate which prepared using any rough method to get the approximate cost construction anticipated in a project is called an approximate or rough estimate. Since this estimate is normally prepared in the preliminary estimate
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