9780131199521

Estimating in Building Construction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131199521

  • ISBN10:

    0131199528

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/6/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

An update of the proven estimating text by Frank Dagostino,Estimating in Building Construction, 7/e, provides everything you need for a course in Estimating. It combines sound coverage of principles with step-by-step procedures to help students learn concepts more easily. Ideal for construction, architecture, and engineering students, it reflects the popular approach of tracing a complete project's progress. Added in this edition is a discussion of computers in estimating, different types of estimates (e.g., square foot, project comparison, and assembly estimating), how to determine labor productivity, and how to determine labor burden.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Estimating
Contracts, Bonds, and Insurance
Specifications
The Estimate
Overhead and Contingencies
Labour
Equipment
Excavation
Concrete
Masonry
Metals
Wood
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Doors and Windows
Finishes
Mechanical
Electrical
Bid Closing
Computer-Assisted Estimating
Common Terms Used in the Building Industry
Conversions and Formulae
Residential Project Drawings (Canadian)
Commercial Project Drawings (Canadian)
Electronic Spreadsheets
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