Learning Objectives: 1.Introduce land development engineering. 2. Discuss engineering protocols for conversion of land for commercial, residential, and industrial uses. 3. Provide an overview and examples of a typical land development team that includes engineers, architects, attorneys, and surveyors. 4. Consider land development within social and historical contexts. 5. Provide example calculations that emphasize interdisciplinary engineering and economic analyses required in land development.
Keywords: Land development, site feasibility, topographical survey