Basic Estimating for Construction
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Basic Estimating for Construction

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For courses in Construction Estimation and Management.Assuming no prior knowledge of blueprint reading and mathematics, this text guides readers through a material quantity survey, the conversion of the material quantities to a monetary value, and the addition of labor and equipment costs, using actual construction plans as a reference.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 213.36 x 274.32 x 25.4mm | 1,088.62g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131119133
  • 9780131119130
  • 2,036,060

Table of contents

1. Estimating Procedures. 2. Estimating Mathematics. 3. Efficiency and Productivity. 4. Earthwork. 5. Concrete. 6. Masonry. 7. Structural and Miscellaneous Steel. 8. Wood and Plastics; Doors and Windows. 9. Thermal and Moisture Protection. 10. Finishes. 11. Specialty Divisions. 12. Mechanical and Plumbing. 13. Electrical. 14. The Bid Package, Contract, and Follow-Up. Appendix I: The Plan Center Concept. Appendix II: Abbreviations, Symbols, and Basic Mathematical Tables. Appendix III. The Contract Documents. Appendix IV. Project Manual. Appendix V: Basic Tables Relating to the Construction Divisions. Index.show more