Construction Estimating Using Excel
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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Description: Construction Estimating with Excel, Second Edition, introduces readers to the fundamental principles of estimating. Using drawing sets, real-world exercises, and examples, the text offers students critical estimating experience. The book moves step-by-step through the estimating process, discussing the art of estimating, the quantity takeoff, how to put costs to the estimate, and how to finalize the bid. As students progress through the text they are shown how Microsoft Excel can be used to improve the estimating process. Because it introduces spreadsheets as a way of increasing estimating productivity and accuracy, the book can help both beginning and experienced estimators improve their skills.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $116.65
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/5/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction to Estimating|
|The Art of Estimating|
|Overview of the Estimating and Bidding Process>|
|Introduction to Excel|
|The Quantity Takeoff|
|Fundamentals of the Quantity Takeoff|
|Woods, Plastics, and Composites|
|Thermal and Moisture Protection|
|Putting Costs to the Estimate|
|Labor Productivity and Hours|
|Avoiding Errors in Estimates|
|Finalizing the Bid|
|Submitting the Bid|
|The Estimate as the Basis of the Schedule|
|Advanced Estimating with Excel|
|Converting Existing Forms|
|Creating New Forms|
|Proposals and Beyond|
|Review of Estimating Math|
|Sample Job Cost Codes|
|Sample Labor Productivity Rates|
|Model Scopes of Work|
|Index of Drawing Sets|