Estimating in Building Construction

Estimating in Building Construction

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For courses in Construction Estimation, Cost Estimation, and Project Management. Everything needed for a course in Estimating is provided in this proven text, which combines coverage of principles with step-by-step procedures. Ideal for construction, architecture, and engineering students, it reflects the popular approach of tracing a complete project's progress. The use of computers as a key estimating tool is incorporated throughout.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 384 pages
  • 208 x 272 x 24mm | 879.99g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130391263
  • 9780130391261

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Estimating. 2. Contracts, Bonds, and Insurance. 3. Specifications. 4. The Estimate. 5. Overhead and Contingencies. 6. Labour. 7. Equipment. 8. Excavation. 9. Concrete. 10. Masonry. 11. Metals. 12. Wood. 13. Thermal and Moisture Protection. 14. Doors and Windows. 15. Finishes. 16. Mechanical. 17. Electrical. 18. Bid Closing. 19. Computer-Assisted Estimating. Appendix A: Common Terms Used in the Building Industry. Appendix B: Conversions and Formulae. Appendix C: Residential Project Drawings (Canadian). Appendix D: Commercial Project Drawings (Canadian). Appendix E: Electronic Spreadsheets. Drawings and Outline Specifications for Canadian Residential and Commercial Buildings.show more

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