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Estimating in Building Construction, Second Canadian Edition, 2nd edition

  • Frank R. Dagostino
  • Leslie Feigenbaum
  • Clint Kissoon

Published by Pearson Canada (March 1st 2007) - Copyright © 2007

2nd edition

Estimating in Building Construction, Second Canadian Edition

ISBN-13: 9780132231374

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Everything needed for a course in Estimating is provided in this proven text, which combines coverage of principles with step-by-step procedures. Ideal for construction, architecture, and engineering students, it reflects the popular approach of tracing a complete project's progress. The use of computers as a key estimating tool is incorporated throughout.



Table of contents

Chapter 1         Introduction to Estimating 

Chapter 2         Contracts, Bonds, and Insurance  

Chapter 3         Bid Documents        

Chapter 4         The Estimate

Chapter 5         Labour           

Chapter 6         Equipment    

Chapter 7         General Expenses

Chapter 8         Excavation    

Chapter 9         Concrete       

Chapter 10       Masonry        

Chapter 11       Metals           

Chapter 12       Wood 

Chapter 13       Thermal and Moisture Protection 

Chapter 14       Doors and Windows 

Chapter 15       Finishes

Chapter 16       Mechanical

Chapter 17       Electrical

Chapter 18       Bid Closing

Chapter 19       Computer-Assisted Estimating

Appendix A     Common Terms Used in the Building Industry

Appendix B     Sample Database — Typical Work Productivities

Appendix C     Listing of Residential & Commercial Project Drawings

Appendix D     Electronic Spreadsheets


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