Estimating in Building Construction (MyConstructionKit Series) / Edition 7
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Estimating in Building Construction (MyConstructionKit Series) / Edition 7

by Steven Peterson MBA, PE, Frank Dagostino
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131199528

ISBN-13: 9780131199521

Pub. Date: 01/18/2010

Publisher: Pearson

An update of the proven estimating text by Frank Dagostino, Estimating in Building Construction, 7/e, 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

Overview

An update of the proven estimating text by Frank Dagostino, Estimating in Building Construction, 7/e, 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.

Plus! A companion student website, "MyConstructionKit", is now available!

  • MyConstructionKit is an online resource that offers a wealth of study tools to engage students for a variety of Pearson construction management, architecture, and civil engineering technology textbooks!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131199521
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/18/2010
Series:
MyConstructionKit Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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
7. Labor
8. Equipment.
9. Excavation

10. Concrete
11. Masonry
12. Metals
13. Wood
14. Thermal and Moisture Protection
15. Doors and Windows
16. Finishes
17. Electrical
18. Plumbing
19. Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning
20. Profit

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.
Index.

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