Bidding and Estimating Procedures for Construction

Bidding and Estimating Procedures for Construction

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For courses in Construction Management/Estimating in departments of Construction Engineering and Construction Technology.This text thoughtfully discusses the overall process of estimating construction costs, with particular emphasis on the preparation of a stipulated sum bid by a general contractor. It covers all the normal bid-preparation activities-selection and strategy, drawings and specifications, bid-submission and a review, and recommends and outlines practices and methods to handle these functions.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 221 x 271.8 x 19.1mm | 875.45g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130821977
  • 9780130821973

Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Estimating and the Bid Process. 2. Bid Strategy and Bid Selection. 3. Preliminary Procedures. 4. Prebid Communication. 5. Take-off: General Comments. 6. Take-off: Sitework. 7. Take-off: Concrete and Formwork. 8. Take-off: Masonry. 9. Take-off: Misc. Metals and Structural Steel. 10. Take-off: Rough and Finished Carpentry. 11. Pricing the Estimate: Basic Principles. 12. Pricing the Estimate: Examples. 13. Estimating Site Overhead Costs. 14. Closing the Bid. 15. Computer Estimating. Appendix A: CSI Format. Appendix B: Formulas. Appendix C: Metric Conversion Factors. Appendix D: Glossary of Terms. Appendix E: Estimating Forms. Index.show more