Estimating and Costing is a core subject in civil engineering courses. Students need a clear understanding of this subject as it teaches them various aspects of civil engineering requirements that go into costing, studying and filling tender documents, and procurement of materials.
Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering comprehensively covers every aspect of the subject and the syllabus for all diploma, certificate, or degree courses in civil engineering and draftsman courses. It covers many topics like determining the quantities of materials required, estimating labour costs, studying and preparing tender documents, preparing specifications of construction items, and procurement of materials.
It covers different methods of measuring requirements, coming up with specification, analyzing rates, valuation, and making approximate and detailed estimations.
The book is an extensive guide to help students get a firm grasp of the subject and learn to apply the concepts in practical situations. It also contains information of practical nature like technical data and conversion tables.
Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering also contains well illustrated examples, and plates and drawings that are helpful in understanding practical applications of designs and drawings.
This book is based on ISI specifications and departmental practices. It fully covers the prescribed syllabus for this subject for civil engineering courses of various levels from diploma to degree courses.
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19 May, 2012