© 2013 – Routledge
310 pages | 18 B/W Illus.
The Estimator’s Pocket Book is a concise and practical reference covering the main pricing approaches, as well as useful information such as how to process sub-contractor quotations, tender settlement and adjudication. It is fully up-to-date with NRM2 throughout, features a look ahead to NRM3 and describes the implications of BIM for estimators.
It includes instructions on how to handle:
Worked examples show how each of these techniques should be carried out in clear, easy-to-follow steps. This is the indispensible estimating reference for all quantity surveyors, cost managers, project managers and anybody else with estimating responsibilities. Particular attention is given to NRM2, but the overall focus is on the core estimating skills needed in practice.
Preface 1. Introduction to estimating 2. Pre-tender estimating 3. Resources 4. Unit rate pricing 5. Tender settlement 6. The supply chain 7. Applied estimating 8. Further reading 9. Indicative costs per m2 for a range building types 10. Useful rules and conventions
Concise, time-saving guides on a range of professional topics.