Estimating in Building Construction 7th Edition by Frank R Dagostino Steven J Peterson

Estimating in Building Construction 7th Edition by Dagostino and Peterson

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Contents of Estimating in Building Construction

  • Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION TO ESTIMATING
  • General Introduction
  • Types of Estimates
  • Detailed Estimate
  • Assembly Estimating
  • Square Foot Estimates
  • Parametric Estimates
  • Model Estimating
  • Project Comparison Estimates
  • Estimating Opportunities
  • The Estimator
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Types of Bids
  • Contract Documents
  • Bidding Information
  • Availability of Contract Documents
  • Sources of Estimating
  • Information
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 2. CONTRACTS, BONDS, AND INSURANCE
  • The Contract System
  • Types of Agreements
  • Lump Sum Agreement (Stipulated Sum,
  • Fixed Price)
  • Unit Price Agreement
  • Cost Plus Fee Agreements
  • Agreement Provisions
  • Bonds
  • Bid Bond
  • Performance Bond
  • Labor and Material Bond
  • Obtaining Bonds
  • Insurance
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 3. PROJECT MANUAL
  • Introduction
  • Construction Specifications
  • Institute
  • Invitation to Bid (Advertisement
  • for Bids)
  • Instruction to Bidders (Information
  • for Bidders)
  • Bid (Proposal) Forms
  • Form of Owner/Contractor
  • Agreement
  • General Conditions
  • Supplementary General
  • Conditions
  • Specifications
  • Alternates
  • Addenda
  • Errors in the Specifications
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 4. THE ESTIMATE
  • Organization
  • Planning the Estimate
  • Notebook
  • To Bid or Not to Bid
  • The Estimate
  • Site Investigation
  • Specialty Contractors
  • Materials
  • Workup Sheets
  • Summary Sheet
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 5. COMPUTERS IN ESTIMATING
  • Overview
  • Benefits and Dangers of Computerized
  • Estimating
  • Spreadsheets
  • Specialized Estimating
  • Software
  • Takeoff Software
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 6. OVERHEAD AND CONTINGENCIES
  • Overhead
  • Home Office Overhead
  • Job Overhead (General Conditions,
  • Direct Overhead)
  • Scheduling
  • Contingencies
  • Checklist
  • Undistributed Labor
  • Temporary Buildings, Enclosures, and
  • Facilities
  • Temporary Office
  • Barricades and Signal Lights
  • Temporary Utilities
  • Repairs and Protection
  • Relocating Utilities
  • Cleaning
  • Permits
  • Professional Services
  • Labor Burdens and Taxes
  • Bonds and Insurance
  • Miscellaneous Equipment and
  • Services
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 7. LABOR
  • Labor Hours and
  • Productivity
  • Unions—Wages and Rules
  • Open Shop
  • Labor Burden
  • Pricing Labor
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 8. EQUIPMENT
  • General
  • Operating Costs
  • Depreciation
  • Interest
  • Ownership Costs
  • Rental Costs
  • Miscellaneous Tools
  • Cost Accounting
  • Mobilization
  • Checklist
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 9. EXCAVATION
  • General
  • Specifications
  • Soil
  • Calculating Excavation
  • Equipment
  • Earthwork—New Site Grades and
  • Rough Grading
  • Cross Section Method
  • Average End Area
  • Perimeter and Area
  • Topsoil Removal
  • General Excavation
  • Special Excavation
  • Backfilling
  • Excess and Borrow
  • Spreading Topsoil, Finish
  • Grade
  • Landscaping
  • Pumping (Dewatering)
  • Rock Excavation
  • Subcontractors
  • Excavation Checklist
  • Piles
  • Pile Checklist
  • Asphalt Paving
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 10. CONCRETE
  • Concrete Work
  • Estimating Concrete
  • Reinforcing
  • Vapor Retarder
  • Accessories
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Curing
  • Transporting Concrete
  • Forms
  • Form Liners
  • Checklist
  • Precast Concrete
  • Specifications
  • Estimating
  • Precast Tees
  • Precast Slabs
  • Precast Beams and
  • Columns
  • Miscellaneous Precast
  • Precast Costs
  • Precast Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 11. MASONRY
  • General
  • Specifications
  • Labor
  • Bonds (Patterns)
  • Concrete Masonry
  • Concrete Block
  • Specifications—Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Estimating—Concrete Masonry
  • Clay Masonry
  • Specifications—Brick
  • Estimating Brick
  • Specifications—Tile
  • Estimating Tile
  • Stone Masonry
  • Specifications—Stone
  • Estimating Stone
  • Mortar
  • Accessories
  • Reinforcing Bars
  • Cleaning
  • Equipment
  • Cold Weather
  • Subcontractors
  • Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 12. METALS
  • General
  • Structural Metal
  • Structural Metal Framing
  • Metal Joists
  • Metal Decking
  • Miscellaneous Structural
  • Metal
  • Metal Erection Subcontractors
  • Miscellaneous Metals
  • Metal Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 13. WOOD
  • Frame Construction
  • Board Measure
  • Floor Framing
  • Wall Framing
  • Exterior Walls
  • Interior Walls
  • Ceiling Assembly
  • Roof Assembly
  • Trim
  • Labor
  • Wood Systems
  • Wood Trusses
  • Laminated Beams and
  • Arches
  • Wood Decking
  • Plywood Systems
  • Wood Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 14. THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
  • Waterproofing
  • Membrane Waterproofing
  • Integral Method
  • Metallic Method
  • Dampproofing
  • Painting Method
  • Parging (Plastering)
  • Insulation
  • Roofing
  • Roof Areas
  • Shingles
  • Asphalt Shingles
  • Wood Shingles
  • Built Up Roofing
  • Corrugated Sheets (Including
  • Ribbed, V Beam)
  • Metal Roofing
  • Slate
  • Tile
  • Sheets, Tile, and Shingles
  • Formula
  • Liquid Roofing
  • Flashing
  • Insulation
  • Roofing Trim
  • Labor
  • Equipment
  • Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 15. DOORS AND WINDOWS
  • Window and Curtain Wall
  • Frames
  • Accessories
  • Doors
  • Prefitting and Machining
  • (Premachining) Doors
  • Prefinishing Doors
  • Door Frames
  • Hardware
  • Accessories
  • Checklist for Doors and
  • Frames
  • Glass
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 16. FINISHES
  • Drywall and Wetwall
  • Construction
  • Supporting
  • Construction
  • Suspended Ceiling
  • Systems
  • Types of Assemblies
  • Wallboard Types
  • Drywall Partitions
  • Column Fireproofing
  • Accessories
  • Wetwall Construction
  • Plaster
  • Lath
  • Accessories
  • Drywall and Wetwall
  • Checklist
  • Flooring
  • Wood Flooring
  • Laminate Flooring
  • Resilient Flooring
  • Carpeting
  • Tile
  • Painting
  • Floors and Painting
  • Checklist
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 17. ELECTRICAL
  • Electrical Work
  • Single Contracts
  • Separate Contracts
  • Coordination Requirements
  • Checklist
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 18. PLUMBING
  • Plumbing Work
  • Single Contracts
  • Separate Contracts
  • Coordination Requirements
  • Checklist
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 19. HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIRCONDITIONING
  • HVAC Work (Heating, Ventilating, and
  • Air Conditioning)
  • Single Contracts
  • Separate Contracts
  • Coordination Requirements
  • Checklist
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 20. PROFIT
  • Profit
  • Review Questions
  • Chapter 21. OTHER ESTIMATING METHODS
  • Overview
  • Project Comparison Method
  • Square Foot Estimating
  • Assembly Estimating
  • Web Resources
  • Review Questions
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