How to Estimate with Metric Units

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A companion to Means Building Construction Costs Data, Metric Version, as well as a stand-alone reference on how to do quantity takeoffs in metric units for construction estimates, this book presents metric terminology, conversion methods and factors, and special considerations—with applications to various types of construction and materials. Timed to coincide with the Federal government's requirement to metricate Federal construction projects in January, 1994.

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A companion to Means Building Construction Costs Data, Metric Version, as well as a stand-alone reference on how to do quantity takeoffs in metric units for construction estimates, this book presents metric terminology, conversion methods and factors, and special considerations—with applications to various types of construction and materials. Timed to coincide with the Federal government's requirement to metricate Federal construction projects in January, 1994.

A companion to Means Building Construction Costs Data, Metric Version, as well as a stand-alone reference on how to do quantity takeoffs in metric units for construction estimates, this book presents metric terminology, conversion methods and factors, and special considerations--with applications to various types of construction and materials. Timed to coincide with the Federal government's requirement to metricate Federal construction projects in January, 1994.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780876293171
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/1993
  • Series: RSMeans Series , #30
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 183
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Introduction: Opportunities and Challenges.

Part I: Metric Estimating Guidelines.

Section 1: What Is SI Metric?

Section 2: Estimate Considerations.

Section 3: Using Means Building Construction Cost Data Metric Version.

Part II: Metric Estimating by MasterFormat Division.

Division 1: General Conditions.

Division 2: Site Work.

Division 3: Concrete.

Division 4: Masonry.

Division 5: Metals.

Division 6: Wood and Plastics.

Division 7: Thermal and Moisture Protection.

Division 8: Door and Windows.

Division 9: Finishes.

Division 10: Specialties.

Division 11: Architectural Equipment.

Division 12: Furnishings.

Division 13: Special Construction.

Division 14: Conveying Systems.

Division 15: Mechinical.

Division 16: Electrical.

Part III: Metric in Design.

Appendix A: Metric Conversion Tables.

Appendix B: Metric Product Sources.

Appendix C: Metric References.

Appendix D: Professional Associations.

Glossary of Terms.

Index.

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