Introduction to Estimating for Construction

Introduction to Estimating for Construction

Greenhalgh, Brian

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  • 9780415509879
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 216
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Jan 2013
Students and professionals encountering estimating for the first time need an approachable introduction to its principles and techniques, which is up to date with current practice. Introduction to Estimating for Construction explains both the traditional techniques, and best practice in early contractor involvement situations, within the framework of modern construction procurement.
As well as introducing different estimating techniques, it includes:
The nature of costs in construction from a cost of resources approach
Modern tendering procedures and the stages of development of construction projects
How to convert an estimate into a formal tender and then into a contract
Simple numerical examples of estimates
Estimating and cost analysis during the construction project
Summaries and discussion questions in every chapter
This is an easy to read introduction to building estimating for undergraduate students, or anyone working in a quantity surveying or construction commercial management role who needs a quick reference.