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Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

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ISBN-10: 1401809596

ISBN-13: 9781401809591

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: David Pratt

List price: $267.95
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Now in its second edition, this essential book clearly and precisely explains all the procedures involved in compiling an estimate of the cost of construction work. Modern, updated coverage includes quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractor?s work, pricing subtrade work, pricing site overheads, and compiling bid documents. This thorough grounding in the principles of construction estimating offers readers the skills required to successfully perform the work of a professional estimator. Drawings for two complete projects ? one residential and one commercial ? lead users through the complete estimating process for each and forms a basic framework that can easily be applied to various trades…    
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Book details

List price: $267.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Introduction
The Estimating Process & Preliminary Procedures
Measuring Quantities Generally
Measuring Site Work, Excavation & Planning
Measuring Concrete Work
Measuring Masonry Work
Measuring Carpentry & Miscellaneous Items
Pricing Generally
Pricing Construction Equipment
Pricing Excavation & Backfill
Pricing Concrete Work
Pricing Masonry, Carpentry, & Finishes Work
Pricing Subcontractor's Work
Pricining General Expenses
Closing the Bid