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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying [NOOK Book]

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"The measurement of building elements is a key part of quantity surveying studies. This book explains the measurement process from first principles by means of examples, and covers all the main building elements. It also discusses bill preparation and computerised measurement techniques using standard descriptions." For the Tenth Edition, greater explanation has been added to the measured examples and a new chapter on steel framing has been provided. Different approaches to measurement have been addressed to reflect the use of schedules and
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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying

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Overview

"The measurement of building elements is a key part of quantity surveying studies. This book explains the measurement process from first principles by means of examples, and covers all the main building elements. It also discusses bill preparation and computerised measurement techniques using standard descriptions." For the Tenth Edition, greater explanation has been added to the measured examples and a new chapter on steel framing has been provided. Different approaches to measurement have been addressed to reflect the use of schedules and spreadsheets in practice, including data entry.
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'This book is an essential key text for undergraduate quantity surveying and construction management students undertaking their first foray into the delights of measurement ' Building Engineer October 2005
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444398083
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 0.59 (d)
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Sandra Lee is Head of Product Development at the College of Estate Management in Reading.

William Trench is an Associate Tutor for the College of Estate Management, Reading.

Andrew Willis is Regional Managing Director at Franklin and Andrews, London. 

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Setting down dimensions 9
3 Alternative systems 27
4 Applied mensuration 36
5 General rules for taking-off 42
6 Substructures 58
7 Walls 90
8 Floors 115
9 Roofs 126
10 Internal finishes 162
11 Windows and doors 175
12 Reinforced concrete structures 200
13 Structural steelwork 214
14 Plumbing 225
15 Drainage 250
16 External works 267
17 Demolitions, alterations and renovations 283
18 Preliminaries 293
19 Bill preparation 300
App. 1 Mathematical formulae and applied mensuration 321
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