• Civil Engineering Estimating & Costing
Book Detail
Publication Year 1968
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-127-0
ISBN-10 81-7409-127-0
Language English
Edition Sixth
Number of Pages 1136
Preface The primary purpose of Estimating and Costing is the preparation for submission of a project according to Administrative Approval and Technical Sanction.The various elements of engineering involved in it viz. planning, preparing bill of quantities and abstracts of cost, drawing and detailing (specially at the actual construction stage) and organisation of labour and material with a view to provide a durable structure most economically. Keeping this in mind all topics related to and interrelated to any type of project is dealt in detail in this book. While preparing the content matter due consideration is given to the present the subject matter in clear and practical manner as per practices and B.S.I. Specifications.This book will serve its purpose for the students of Degree, Diploma, A.M.I.E. and other professional and practising engineers. We sincerely hope that this book will serve its purpose and we look forward for critical comments, suggestions to improve the subject matter in next editions.
Table of Contents PART-I: ESTIMATING AND COSTING * Procedure of Estimating * Types of Estimate * Standard Specification for Building Work * Methods of Measurements * Measurements of Works * Analysis of Rates * Building Estimates * Estimate of RCC Works and Steel Structures * Earth Work * Culverts * Roads * Water Supply and Sanitary Works * Schedule of Rates * Coefficients for Cement Consumption. PART-II: CONTRACTS AND ACCOUNTS * Contracts and Tenders * P.W.D. System of Accounts, Works and Travelling Allowance * Safety Engineering in Construction * Report Writing. PART-III: VALUATION OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTIES * Valuation and Its Concept * Engineering Economics * Depreciation * Years Purchase * Methods of Valuation * Valuation of Lease Hold Properties * Mortgage * Acts and Law Related to Construction and Valuation of Property * Miscellaneous Topics * Valuation of Other Assets * Useful Tables and Technical Data *Building Cost Index *Additional Important Tables *Prevailing Market Rates for Various Items in Construction April 2012 *Questions Bank for Oral/Practical Examination * Index

Civil Engineering Estimating & Costing

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