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RSMeans Cost Data [electronic resource]

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Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Student edition
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9781118348444, 1118348443
RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition provides a thorough introduction to cost estimating in a self-contained print and online package. With clear explanations and a hands-on, example-driven approach, it is the ideal reference for students and new professionals who need to learn how to perform cost estimating for building construction.
  • Overview; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Contract Documents; Working Drawings; The Project Manual; Modifications to the Contract Documents; Conclusion; Chapter 1 Exercises; Chapter 2: Calculating Linear Measure, Area & Volume; Units of Measure; Decimal Equivalents; Linear Measurement; Area & Square Measure; Volume & Cubic Measure; Conclusion; Chapter 2 Exercises; Chapter 3: The Quantity Takeoff; Reviewing the Documentation; Beginning the Quantity Takeoff; Rules for Accurate Takeoffs; Accounting for Waste.
  • Other Factors that Affect Quantities Conclusion; Chapter 3 Exercises; Chapter 4: Understanding Material, Labor & Equipment Costs; Material; Labor; Equipment; Understanding RSMeans Unit Price Data; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Exercises; Chapter 5: Pricing the Estimate/Estimate Summary; The Unit Price Estimate; Pricing the Quantities; Submitting a Bid; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Exercises; Chapter 6: Unit Cost Estimates; Chapter 6 Exercises; Unit Price Section; How RSMeans Data Works; Chapter 7: Assemblies Estimating; Chapter 7 Exercises; Assemblies Section; How to Use the Assemblies Cost Tables.
  • Chapter 8: Square Foot Cost Models Chapter 8 Exercises; Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section; How to Use the Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section; Chapter 9: Project Costs, Order of Magnitude Estimates & RSMeans Indexes; Chapter 9 Exercises; Reference Section Table of Contents; Equipment Rental Costs; Crew Listings; Historical Cost Indexes; Location Factors; Reference Tables; Square Foot Costs; Square Foot Project Size Modifier; Abbreviations; Index.
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