Part F of the Manual covers Bureau of Engineering sewer design. It presents the design
criteria, standards, policies, and procedures to the new Engineer and provides a reference
source for the experienced Engineer. These criteria, standards, policies and procedures
are intended as guidelines. Each sewer project should be considered unique. The criteria
shall, insofar as possible, be followed but cannot supplant the application of sound
engineering judgment by the Engineer. Other policies, practices, procedures and processing
operations related to sewer design are covered in other Parts of the Bureau Manual.
It is presumed that users of this Manual have certain minimum qualifications and
proficiencies. Therefore, Part F of this Manual is not intended as a textbook in sewer
design. It is intended that the user, having certain minimum qualifications and
proficiencies, will be able to understand the policies and practices detailed in this
Manual and design sanitary sewers competently.
It shall be presumed that the user has acquired proficiency in:
a.Mathematics - including college level Algebra, Plane Geometry and Trigonometry.
b.Hydraulics - including hydrostatics, pressure flow in pipes, open channel flow, both
steady and non steady, as well as uniform and nonuniform.
c.Engineering statics and dynamics.
F 100 INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL INFORMATION
Definitions and terminology, Classes of Projects, Advance Planning,
Environmental Documentation, Computer Utilization, Safety, Manuals Standards and Research,
Public Counter and Master Project Files.
F 200 PROJECTION OF FLOWS AND HYDRAULICS OF
Projection of Flows, Hydraulics of Sewers, Planning and Design
Criteria, Hydraulic Calculations, Sewer Conduits, Inverted Siphons, Elements of Sanitary
Sewers other than Conduits.
F 200 APPENDIX
F 300 ALIGNMENT OF SEWERS
The Route Selection, Preliminary Alignment, Geotechnical Services,
Right-of-Way, Criteria for separation of Sanitary Sewers and Water Mains, Approval of
F 400 SEWER MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
Sewer Pipe, Reinforced Concrete Box, Sewer Pipe Joints, Sewer
Maintenance Holes, Other Sewer Maintenance Holes Structures, Spacing, Sizing and Location
of Maintenance Holes, Special Structures, House Connections, Pipe Trench Excavation,
Bedding, Backfill, Surface Culture.
F 500 PREPARATION OF PLANS
Standard Plans for Sewer Layout, Drafting and Material, Plan View,
Profile View, the Cross Section View, Preparation of Sewer Plans for Other Agencies,
Checking, Plan Processing and Approvals.
F 600 SEWER CONSTRUCTION
Responsibilities of the Engineer, Responsibilities of Others, Change
Orders, Field Offices, Sewer Surveys, Shop Drawings, Field Inspections,
F 700 PUMPING PLANTS AND FORCE MAINS
Provides guidelines, criteria, and standards for design, construction
and maintenance of wastewater pumping plants and force mains.
F700 to F726.4
F730 to F740.4
List of Figures
F 800 OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
Responsibilities for Operation and Maintenance (O&M), Engineer
Responsibilities in Connection with O&M Engineering Service Contracts.
F 900 SEWER REHABILITATION
Provides guidelines and procedures to assist in the investigation and
design to improve sewer system performance through rehabilitation.
HYDRAULIC ANALYSIS OF JUNCTIONS
HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES OF PIPES, BOXES, AND