Basic Estimating for Construction

Basic Estimating for Construction

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 10 business days
When will my order arrive?


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 more

Product details

  • 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. more