Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying / Edition 11

Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying / Edition 11

by Sandra Lee, William Trench, Andrew Willis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1444335006

ISBN-13: 9781444335002

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Quantity surveying is an integral part of the procurement, contractual, and project cost management aspects of the construction industry. The authors (two of the College of Estate Management and one the regional managing director at Franklin and Andrews) introduce the measurement of building elements in quantity surveying, first examining basic principles and then…  See more details below

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Quantity surveying is an integral part of the procurement, contractual, and project cost management aspects of the construction industry. The authors (two of the College of Estate Management and one the regional managing director at Franklin and Andrews) introduce the measurement of building elements in quantity surveying, first examining basic principles and then providing instruction on measuring materials needed for the different parts of building structures. They also discuss the practice of bill of quantities preparation. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444335002
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements x

Table of Examples xi

Abbreviations xiii

1 Introduction 1

2 The Use of the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) 4

3 Detailed Measurement 12

4 Setting Down Dimensions 20

5 Alternative Systems 38

6 Applied Mensuration 45

7 General Rules for Taking-off 51

8 Substructures 67

9 Walls 98

10 Floors 123

11 Roofs 134

12 Internal Finishes 169

13 Windows and Doors 182

14 Reinforced Concrete Structures 207

15 Structural Steelwork 221

16 Plumbing 231

17 Drainage 255

18 External Works 272

19 Demolitions, Alterations and Renovations 287

20 Preliminaries/Preambles 297

21 Bill Preparation 303

Appendix Mathematical Formulae and Applied Mensuration 321

Index 341

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