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Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

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FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3rd edition presents estimating procedures in a clear and precise manner explaining all the procedures of estimating the cost of construction work such as quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractor's work, pricing sub-trade work, pricing site overhead and compiling bid documents. This book offers readers thorough instruction on the principles of construction estimating and the skills to become a professional estimator by using drawings for two complete projects ? one residential and one commercial, thereby leading the reader through the complete estimating process which can be used in various trades on many different types of construction projects. Benefits: NEW! Includes three different approaches to preparing an estimate: manual method, spreadsheet estimates and estimates compiled using dedicated software with many examples of Excel spreadsheets used in all aspects of estimating. Easy to follow step by step estimating process that can be used with the latest technology to produce accurate forecasts in the minimum amount of time. Thorough training in the principles of construction estimating teaches skills required to successfully become a professional estimator. NEW! Updated and expanded to include three different approaches to preparing an estimate, manual estimates, spreadsheet estimates and estimates compiled using dedicated computer software. NEW! Includes many examples of Excel spreadsheets used in all aspects of estimating NEW! Explores the use of MC2 ICE* software and includes an explanation of how to compile a complete estimate with this program. NEW! Includes a CD containing a sample version of the software. NEW! Includes a partial bibliography so that students can obtain more information on these diverse topics. Includes updated material on quantity take off, pricing of the contractor's work, pricing sub trade work, and compiling bid documents. Includes drawings for two comp
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Estimating Process and Preliminary Procedures. 3. Measuring Quantities Generally. 4. Measuring Sitework, Excavation and Piling. 5. Measuring Concrete Work. 6. Measuring Masonry Work. 7. Measuring Carpentry and Miscellaneous Items. 8. Pricing Generally. 9. Pricing Construction Equipment. 10. Pricing Excavation and Backfill. 11. Pricing Concrete Work. 12. Pricing Masonry, Carpentry and Finishes Work. 13. Pricing Subcontractors' Work. 14. Pricing General Expenses. 15. Closing the Bid. 16. Budget Estimating. 17. Elemental Estimating. 18. Value Analysis. 19. Life-Cycle Costing. Appendix A: Extract From a Typical Soils Report. Appendix B: List of Items and CSI-Based Codes. Appendix C: Glossary. Appendix D: The Metric System and Conversions. Index.

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