Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating
Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

Preference of Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating is written to provide the reader with the resources necessary to learn how to estimate the construction costs of building projects following the methods employed by successful general contractors. The book is primarily intended for the person who is beginning to learn the process of construction cost estimating, whether he or she is a student taking a course in estimating at college or someone who has recently assumed estimating responsibilities in a construction organization. The text will also be of interest to construction managers, supervisors, and practicing estimators who, from time to time, may wish to refer to a source of estimating data or simply investigate how other estimators approach this subject.
Fundamentals of Construction Estimating
Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

Content of Fundamentals of Construction Estimating

  • Introduction
  • the BID process and preliminary procedures
  • Measuring Quantities Generally
  • Measuring Sitework, excavation, and piling
  • Measuring Concrete Work
  • Measuring Masonry Work
  • Measuring Carpentry and Miscellaneous Items
  • pricing Generally
  • pricing Construction equipment
  • pricing excavation and Backfill
  • pricing Concrete Work
  • pricing Masonry, Carpentry, and Finishes Work
  • pricing Subcontractors’ Work
  • pricing General expenses
  • Closing the Bid
  • Budget estimating

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