By Francis Ching

The hot variation builds upon the vintage content material of its predecessor by means of incorporating details on concrete, metal, and glazing expertise, power potency in structures, moisture and thermal safeguard, average lights, masonry, and different subject matters. Any extra assurance of platforms and know-how not in universal use has been streamlined. The association, which follows the common layout procedure, has been retained during this version. This ebook could be of curiosity to architects, construction contractors.

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06101 Office Bldg. M. S. M. 3 Project Estimator’s Schedule (Delmar/Cengage Learning) Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 28 CHAPTER 2 — THE ESTIMATING PROCESS AND PRELIMINARY PROCEDURES The Team Approach The nature of the estimating process means the estimator usually works alone on quantity takeoffs and cost estimates, but contractors agree that the quality of an estimate improves when the input of managers and experienced field personnel also is included in its preparation.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. CHAPTER 2 — THE ESTIMATING PROCESS AND PRELIMINARY PROCEDURES 33 Computers have become an indispensable tool of the estimator, but for the estimator to use computers effectively, he or she must first have a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of estimating.

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