RSMeans Cost Data: + Website (RSMeans Student Edition)

RSMeans Cost Data: + Website (RSMeans Student Edition)

By: RSMeans (author)Paperback

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This brand-new book 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. With more than 930 Location Factors in the United States and Canada, the data includes up-to-date system prices for more than 100 standard assemblies and in-place costs for thousands of alternates making it easy to customize budget estimates and compare system costs. The book includes a free access code to the supplemental website with plans, specifications, problem sets, and a full sample estimate.

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Introduction v Overview vii Chapter 1 The Contract Documents 1 Chapter 1 Exercises 13 Chapter 2 Calculating Linear Measure, Area & Volume 15 Chapter 2 Exercises 24 Chapter 3 The Quantity Takeoff 27 Chapter 3 Exercises 33 Chapter 4 Understanding Material, Labor & Equipment Costs 35 Chapter 4 Exercises 42 Chapter 5 Pricing the Estimate/Estimate Summary 43 Chapter 5 Exercises 51 Chapter 6 Unit Cost Estimates 53 Chapter 6 Exercises 53 Unit Price Section Table of Contents 55 How RSMeans Data Works 56 Chapter 7 Assemblies Estimating 265 Chapter 7 Exercises 265 Assemblies Section Table of Contents267 How to Use the Assemblies Cost Tables 268 Chapter 8 Square Foot Cost Models 363 Chapter 8 Exercises 363 Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section Table of Contents 365 How to Use the Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section 366 Chapter 9 Project Costs, Order of Magnitude Estimates & RSMeans Indexes 393 Chapter 9 Exercises 395 Reference Section Table of Contents 396 Equipment Rental Costs 398 Crew Listings 409 Historical Cost Indexes 438 Location Factors 446 Reference Tables 452 Square Foot Costs 477 Square Foot Project Size Modifier 486 Abbreviations 487 Index 491

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118335901
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781118335901
  • weight: 1186
  • ISBN10: 1118335902
  • edition: Student Edition

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