Civil Engineering Chapter 1 Homework Student Produced Correct Answers For Exercises Calculations

Document Type
Homework Help
Book Title
Landscape Construction 3rd Edition
Authors
David Sauter
Exercise 1
Construction Math
EXERCISE DESCRIPTION—PART A
To complete this exercise perform the calculations for
each of the problems in Lab Manual Figure 1–7.
EXERCISE DESCRIPTION—PART B
To complete this exercise select a site or a design plan for
a project and perform item counts of the objects identi-
fied by the instructor.
EXERCISE DESCRIPTION—PART E
To complete this exercise perform area calculations for
each of the shapes shown in Lab Manual Figure 1–8. Place
your responses in the form in Lab Manual Figure 1–9.
1 inch thick layer of concrete sand, express
answers in cubic yards (CY)
2 inch thick layer of mulch, express answers in
cubic feet (CF)
4 inch thick layer of concrete, express answers in
cubic yards (CY)
6 inch thick layer of aggregate base material,
express answers in cubic yards (CY)
8 inch thick layer of dry, loose soil, express
answers in cubic yards (CY)
Locate a site or construction plans from which
students can perform item counts. Select three
to four items from the site or plans that students
should identify and count.
Locate a site where students can perform
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EVALUATION RECOMMENDATIONS
Evaluation of this exercise should include the following
criteria:
Student produced correct answers for exercises
presented in Lab Manual Figures 1–7, and 1–8.
See answer keys provided in Figures 3 and 4.
Enough work was shown that processing errors
could be identified.
PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THIS EXERCISE
To adapt math calculations to practical applications,
obtain a set of construction plans and perform the afore-
mentioned calculations for areas within the drawing.
Calculations can be performed for paved areas, turf and
planted areas, and wall areas.
2 Exercise 1 Construction Math
B. Decimals
122 17 83 77
)....++ +
= 4.98
n
233 76 91 26 10
).....++++
= 4.72
n
36 6 12 2 1 1 4 75 2 3
).....+++ +
= 5.39
n
4867 51 437 585
)....++ +
= 6.00
n
538 33 11 9 7 35
)...++
= 19.19
n
615 53 6 33 7 2 1 11 3 2
).....++++
= 6.67
n
7413 344 288
)...++
= 3.48
n
8232 146 211 47
)....+++
= 11.15
n
9333 19 1137
)...++
= 5.53
n
10 6 75 7 11 13 97 3 0
).. ..++ +
= 7.71
n
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Exercise 1 Construction Math 3
Shape
A B C D E
Measurement
Perimeter 44 LF 70 LF 74.28 LF 45.70 LF N/A
Area 120 SF 250 SF 320 SF 139.25 SF 314 SF
Volume (CY)
1" concrete
sand
0.37 CY 0.77 CY 0.99 CY 0.43 CY 0.97 CY
Volume (CF)
2" mulch 20.00 CF 41.67 CF 53.33 CF 23.21 CF 52.33 CF
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