A long established text that aims to meet the needs of students studying building measurement in the early years of quantity surveying and building degree courses. It contains a careful selection of 28 worked examples embracing all the principal building elements and including alternative constructional methods to illustrate a range of approaches.
Formerly Emeritus Professor of The Nottingham Trent University, the late IVOR H. SEELEY held many external examining and advisory appointments with universities in the UK and overseas, as well as being external examiner to several professional bodies. He was a member of the RICS General Council continuously from 1970 and served on many other RICS councils and education committees over the years. As a former local government chief technical officer, he was responsible for extensive housing and other building developments; he also served at the Headquarters of the former Central Electricity Generating Board on power station contracts and with two firms of consultants. Author of 15 technical books, he was Series Editor of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series. ROGER WINFIELD was Principal Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Director of Studies in the Department of Surveying at Nottingham Trent University, UK.
Preface.- General Introduction.- Measurement Procedures.- Mensuration Applications.- Groundwork and Foundations.- Brick and Block Walling.- Fires, Flues, Vents and Stone Walling.- Floors and Partitions.- Pitched and Flat Roofs.- Internal Finishes.- Windows.- Doors.- Staircases and Fittings.- Water, Heating and Waste Service.- Electrical Services.- Drainage Work.- External Works.- Bill Preparation and Production.- Appendix 1 Abbreviations.- Apenndix 2 Mensuration Formulae.- Appendix 3 Metric Conversion Table.- Appendix 4 Specification for Internal Finishes.- Bibliography.- Index.