Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-06-03
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3rd edition includes updated material for preparing construction estimates such as an explanation of how to compile a complete estimate using MC2 ICE* (Interactive Cost Estimating ) software along with a sample version of the software. This book teaches the principles of construction estimating while providing the skills required to successfully become a professional estimator. Written in an easy to follow step by step estimating process that can be used with the latest technology makes this an indispensable book for learning the fundamentals of construction estimating.

Table of Contents

The Estimating Process and Preliminary Procedures
Measuring Quantities Generally
Measuring Sitework, Excavation and Piling
Measuring Concrete Work
Measuring Masonry Work
Measuring Carpentry and Miscellaneous Items
Pricing Generally
Pricing Construction Equipment
Pricing Excavation and Backfill
Pricing Concrete Work
Pricing Masonry, Carpentry and Finishes Work
Pricing Subcontractors' Work
Pricing General Expenses
Closing the Bid
Budget Estimating
Elemental Estimating
Value Analysis
Life-Cycle Costing
Extract from a Typical Soils Report
List of Items and CSI-Based Codes
The Metric System and Conversions
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