Estimating Construction Costs / Edition 6

Estimating Construction Costs / Edition 6

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by Robert Peurifoy, Garold Oberlender
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073398012

ISBN-13: 9780073398013

Pub. Date: 01/18/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

In preparing the sixth edition of Estimating Construction Costs the author has retained the fundamental concepts of estimating that have made the book successful for many years. All of the example problems have been revised with more explanations regarding assumptions used in the calculations. This edition has reorganized and consolidated chapters to

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In preparing the sixth edition of Estimating Construction Costs the author has retained the fundamental concepts of estimating that have made the book successful for many years. All of the example problems have been revised with more explanations regarding assumptions used in the calculations. This edition has reorganized and consolidated chapters to increase the clarity of the subject matter for the reader. Extensive new sections have been added on equipment, including graders equipped with GPS, and methods of calculating depreciation, investment, and operating costs of construction equipment. The computer estimating chapter is revised with additional material on the use of computers in preparing estimates for bidding purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073398013
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
535,741
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Bid Documents

3 Estimating Process

4 Conceptual Cost Estimating

5 Cost of Construction Labor and Equipment

6 Handling and Transportng Material

7 Earthwork and Excavation

8 Highways and Pavements

9 Foundations

10 Concrete Structures

11 Steel Structures

12 Carpentry

13 Interior Finish, Millwork, and Wallboards

14 Roofing and Flashing

15 Masonry

16 Floor Systems

17 Floor Finishes

18 Glass and Glazing

19 Painting

20 Plumbing

21 Electrical Wiring

22 Sewerage Systems

23 Water Distribution Systems

24 Total Cost of Engineering Projects

25 Computer Estimating
Appendix A Abbreviations
Appendix B Example Project

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