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Building Quantities Explained

Author : Ivor H. Seeley
ISBN : 9781349193431
Genre : Building
File Size : 31.86 MB
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This popular and well-established book has been rewritten to conform to the seventh edition of the Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works (SMM7) The author explains in detail the practical measurement of building works, using some twenty-five worked examples covering all the main building components, supplemented by extensive explanatory notes that clarify the basic principles and show how they are best interpreted and applied. As in previous editions, a chief aim has been to emphasise the usefulness of the book as a practical student guide to the measurement of relatively simple building work.
Category: Building

Seeley And Winfield S Building Quantities Explained

Author : Ivor H. Seeley
ISBN : 0230580149
Genre : Building
File Size : 57.43 MB
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This text aims to meet the needs of students studying building measurement in the early years of quantity surveying and building degree courses. 27 worked examples embracing all the principal building elements are included.
Category: Building

Design Build Explained

Author : David E. L. Janssens
ISBN : 9781349216017
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 60.79 MB
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Looks at examples of the design-build contract in operation to demonstrate its usage and format. The BBC Headquarters is one example where the contract prevented cost escalation, delay and loss and expense by the contractor without any detriment to the architectural freedom of design.
Category: Architecture

Industrialized And Automated Building Systems

Author : Abraham Warszawski
ISBN : 9781135818876
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 35.71 MB
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Industrialized and Automated Building Systems presents a detailed and balanced evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of industrialized building systems, and considers technological, managerial and economical aspects of industrialization, automation in the industrialized building process in production, construction and design, and information technologies in design, production and construction on site.
Category: Architecture

Building Maintenance Management

Author : Barrie Chanter
ISBN : 9780470691298
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 36.64 MB
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This new edition of an informative and accessible book guides building surveyors and facilities managers through the key aspects of property maintenance and continues to be of value to both students and practitioners. With the increasing cost of new-build, effective maintenance of existing building stock is becoming ever more important and building maintenance work now represents nearly half of total construction output in the UK. Building Maintenance Management provides a comprehensive profile of the many aspects of property maintenance. This second edition has been updated throughout, with sections on outsourcing; maintenance planning; benchmarking and KPIs; and current trends in procurement routes (including partnering and the growth of PFI) integrated into the text. There is also a new chapter on the changing context within which maintenance is carried out, largely concerned with its relationship to facilities management. More coverage is given of maintenance organisations and there are major updates to relevant aspects of health and safety and to contract forms.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Building Measurement

Author : Andrew D. Packer
ISBN : 9781317894773
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 62.77 MB
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Building Measurement provides a practical guide to the purpose and techniques of construction measurement, based on the current edition of the standard of measurement, SMM7. The introductory section identifies established practices in measurement, including booking dimensions and documents production, and provides an overview of the new technologies associated with computer-based methods. The book examines the principles of measurement and applies these techniques to a range of trades including substructures, external walls, structural floors, flat and pitched roofs, roof coverings, finishes, standard joinery, electrical/mechanical services and drainage installations.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Fundamentals Of Construction Estimating

Author : David J. Pratt
ISBN : 1401809596
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 90.98 MB
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Now in its second edition, this essential book clearly and precisely explains all the procedures involved in compiling an estimate of the cost of construction work. Modern, updated coverage includes quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractor’s work, pricing subtrade work, pricing site overheads, and compiling bid documents. This thorough grounding in the principles of construction estimating offers readers the skills required to successfully perform the work of a professional estimator. Drawings for two complete projects – one residential and one commercial – lead users through the complete estimating process for each and forms a basic framework that can easily be applied to various trades on many different types of construction projects.
Category: Technology & Engineering