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23 May, 2009

Eng-Tips Roundup – Apr/May ‘09

Posted by: Skylar In: Uncategorized

12″ Force Main-Ball Valve vs Gate Valve calculate landfill liner cover area Culvert installation into running streambed LEED CREDIT 6.1 QUANTITY Why would a culvert be replaced due to severe erosion at outlet? Not meeting minimum fire flows Schedule 40/80 vs C900 water pipe

26 Feb, 2009

Eng-Tips Roundup: Jan/Feb ‘09

Posted by: Skylar In: roundup

Sump Pump Runs Continuously Walkway step riser size Water main sewer main construction conflict Sewer Force Mains On Top of One Another Roof Drain to Infiltration Trench Area of pond in runoff calcs

01 Jan, 2009

Eng-tips Roundup – Dec ’08

Posted by: Skylar In: roundup

How long to put together set of plans? 12-hour/6-hour SCS Storm? Stormwater Inlet Grate – Clogging Efficiencies Storm sewers under the road vs gutter PVC vs HDPE Need Recommendation on Water System Network Software

22 Nov, 2008

Eng-Tips Roundup

Posted by: Skylar In: roundup

Storm curve number for gravel area Maximum common drive slope considering “icy” conditions? Commercial site paving tolerances Duckweed and pond evaporation Algae buildup in storage tank Silt control issues

30 Oct, 2008

The First Ever “Eng-tips Roundup”

Posted by: Skylar In: roundup

I recently signed up to, which is a forum site dedicated to the engineering profession.  I’ve been fairly impressed with the people on the forums thus far, and it’s proven to be one of the better engineering resources available on the web.  As such, I’ve decided to start a new periodical called “Eng-tips Roundup” [...]


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