1st Edition

Estimating and Tendering for Building Work

By Ronald Carl Smith Copyright 1986
    398 Pages
    by Routledge

    400 Pages
    by Routledge

    "...my message to lecturers in building/quantity surveying is to 'put it on your course list for essential reading' and to students and practitioners 'buy it' " Building Technology & Management

    Provides a practical introduction to understanding the costs encountered on a building project together with an appreciation of the many factors influencing them.

    1. Contractor selection  2. Contractual arrangements and documentation  3. The preparation of a tender  4. The cost of resources  5. Contract clauses and their effect on cost  6. Preliminaries  7. The calculation of unit rates for construction work  8. Methods of approximate estimating  9. Pro rata and analogue rates


    Ronald Carl Smith