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1st Edition

Taking Off Quantities: Civil Engineering

ISBN 9780419204008
Published January 5, 1998 by Spon Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a thorough understanding of the general principles of measurement for taking off quantities. An essential guide to any quantity surveyor, architect or engineer. Taking off quantities: Civil Engineering demonstrates, through a series of detailed worked examples from a range of civil engineering projects, how the measurement techniques are actually used.

Table of Contents

Preface. General principles of measurement. CESMM3 - How it works. Pumping Station 1. Pumping Station 2. Retaining wall. Road. Reinforcement. Gatehouse. Mensuration and useful data. Index

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Bryan Spain is a consultant quantity surveyor who specialises in building and civil engineering costs. He has worked in local government, private practice and contracting organisations. He has also written over 50 books, mainly on construction costs.


Taking off Quantities: Civil Engineering is bang up to date and oozing with professionalism. This is the book's real strength the fact that it has been written by eminent practitioners and is based on real life examples. - Civil Engineering Surveyor