For courses in Beginning to intermediate courses in construction estimating in two- and four-year construction management programs.
An update of the proven estimating text by Frank Dagostino, Estimating in Building Construction, Seventh Edition, 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
1. Introduction to Estimating
2. Contracts, Bonds, and Insurance
3. Project Manual
4. The Estimate
5. Computers in Estimating
6. Overhead and Contingencies
14. Thermal and Moisture Protection
15. Doors and Windows
19. Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning
21. Other Estimating Methods
Appendix A: Drawings and Outline Specifications for Small Commercial Building.
Appendix B: Drawings and Outline Specifications for Residential Building Project.
Appendix C: Drawings and Outline Specifications for Commercial Building Project.
Appendix D: Common Terms Used in the Building Industry
Appendix E: Conversions.
Appendix F: Billy's C-Store.
Appendix G: WinEst Software and Spreadsheets.
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Estimating in Building Construction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-509747-2