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Estimating construction costs

Author: R L Peurifoy; Garold D Oberlender
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Includes fundamental concepts of estimating. This book features extensive sections that have been added on equipment, including graders equipped with GPS, and methods of calculating depreciation,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R L Peurifoy; Garold D Oberlender
ISBN: 9780073398013 0073398012 9781259010828 1259010821
OCLC Number: 809420810
Description: xviii, 574 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction --
Purpose of This Book --
Estimating --
Importance of the Estimator and the Estimating Team --
Purpose of Estimating --
Types of Estimates --
Approximate Estimates --
Detailed Estimates --
Organization of Estimates --
Building Construction Projects --
Heavy Engineering Construction Projects --
Quantity Takeoff --
Labor and Equipment Crews --
Checklist of Operations --
Bid Documents --
Addenda and Change Orders --
Overhead --
Material Taxes --
Labor Taxes --
Worker's Compensation Insurance --
Labor Burden --
Bonds --
Insurance --
Representative Estimates --
Instructions to the Readers --
Production Rates --
Tables of Production Rates --
Computer Applications --
Forms for Preparing Estimates --
ch. 2 Bid Documents --
Bid Documents and Contract Documents --
Contract Requirements --
Arrangement of Contract Documents --
Building Construction Specifications --
Heavy/Highway Specifications --
Bidding Requirements --
Negotiated Work --
Addendum --
Alternates --
Change Order --
Warranties --
General Conditions of the Contract Documents --
Bonds --
Insurance --
Heavy/Highway Drawings --
Building Construction Drawings --
Symbols and Abbreviations --
Problems --
ch. 3 Estimating Process --
Decision to Bid --
Estimating Process --
The Estimating Team --
Estimate Work Plan --
Methods and Techniques --
Preparing Estimates --
Estimating Procedures --
Estimate Checklists --
Documentation of Estimate --
Estimate Reviews --
Risk Assessment --
Risk Analysis --
Contingency --
Traditional Methods of Assigning Contingency --
Estimate Feedback for Continuous Improvement --
Problems --
ch. 4 Conceptual Cost Estimating --
Accuracy of Conceptual Estimates --
Liability of Conceptual Cost --
Estimates --
Preparation of Conceptual Estimates --
Parametric Estimating --
Broad-Scope Conceptual Estimates --
Time Adjustments for Conceptual Estimates --
Adjustments for Location --
Adjustment for Size --
Combined Adjustments --
Unit-Cost Adjustments --
Narrow-Scope Conceptual Cost Estimates --
Factors Affecting Cost Records --
Conceptual Costs for Process Industry --
Problems --
ch. 5 Cost of Construction Labor and Equipment --
Construction Labor --
Sources of Labor Rates --
Cost of Labor --
Social Security Tax --
Unemployment Compensation Tax --
Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability Insurance --
Public Liability and Property Damage Insurance --
Fringe Benefits --
Production Rates for Labor --
Construction Equipment --
Sources of Equipment --
Renting versus Owning Equipment --
Equipment Costs --
Depreciation Costs --
Methods of Depreciation --
Investment Costs --
Ownership Costs --
Operating Costs --
Problems --
ch. 6 Handling and Transporting Material --
Introduction --
Cycle Time and Production Rate Calculations --
Transporting Sand and Aggregate with Tractor Loaders --
Transporting Material with Conveyors --
Handling Cast-Iron Pipe --
Handling Lumber --
Handling and Transporting Bricks --
Problems --
ch. 7 Earthwork and Excavation --
Job Factors --
Management Factors --
Estimating Production Rates of Equipment --
Methods of Excavating and Hauling Earth --
Physical Properties of Earth --
Excavating by Hand --
Excavating with Trenching --
Machines --
Ladder-Type Trenching Machines --
Excavating with Draglines --
Handling Material with a Clamshell --
Excavating with Hydraulic Excavators --
Front Shovels --
Hauling Excavated Materials --
Backhoes --
Dozers --
Excavating and Hauling Earth with Scrapers --
Graders --
Shaping and Compacting Earthwork --
Preparing the Subgrade for Highway Pavements --
Drilling and Blasting Rock --
Cost of Operating a Drill --
Problems --
ch. 8 Highways and Pavements --
Operations Included --
Clearing and Grubbing Land --
Land-Clearing Operations --
Rates of Clearing Land --
Disposal of Brush --
Demolition --
Concrete Pavements --
General Information --
Construction Methods Used --
Batching and Hauling Concrete --
Placing Concrete Pavements --
Concrete Pavement Joints --
Curing Concrete Pavement --
Asphalt Pavements --
Aggregates --
Asphalts --
Asphalt Plants --
Transporting and Laying Asphalt Mixes --
Compacting Asphalt Concrete Mixes --
Equipment for Hot-Mix Asphaltic-Concrete Pavement --
Cost of Hot-Mix Asphaltic-Concrete Pavement --
Computer Estimating of Highway Projects --
Problems --
ch. 9 Foundations --
Types of Foundations --
Footings --
Sheeting Trenches --
Pile-Driving Equipment --
Sheet Piling --
Wood Piles --
Driving Wood Piles --
Prestressed Concrete Piles --
Cast-in-Place Concrete Piles --
Steel Piles --
Jetting Piles into Position --
Drilled Shaft Foundations --
Problems --
ch. 10 Concrete Structures --
Cost of Concrete Structures --
Forms for Concrete Structures --
Materials for Forms --
Labor Required to Build Forms --
Forms for Slabs on Grade --
Materials for Footings and Foundation Walls --
Quantities of Materials and Labor-Hour for Wall Forms --
Prefabricated Form Panels --
Commercial Prefabricated Forms --
Forms for Concrete Columns --
Material Required for Concrete Column Forms --
Quantities of Materials and Labor-Hours for Column Forms --
Economy of Reusing Column Forms --
Column Heads, Capitals, and Drop Panels --
Shores and Scaffolding --
Material and Labor-Hours for Concrete Beams --
Forms for Flat-Slab Concrete Floors --
Patented Forms for Floor Slabs --
Material and Labor-Hours Required for Metal-Pan Concrete Floors --
Corrugated-Steel Forms --
Cellular-Steel Floor Systems --
Concrete Stairs --
Reinforcing Steel --
Types and Sources of Reinforcing Steel --
Properties of Reinforcing Bars --
Estimating the Quantity of Reinforcing Steel --
Cost of Reinforcing Steel --
Labor Placing Reinforcing Steel Bars --
Welded-Wire Fabric --
Concrete --
Cost of Concrete --
Quantities of Materials for Concrete --
Labor and Equipment Placing Concrete --
Lightweight Concrete --
Perlite Concrete Aggregate --
Tilt-Up Concrete Walls --
Problems --
ch. 11 Steel Structures --
Types of Steel Structures --
Materials Used in Steel Structures --
Estimating the Weight of Structural Steel --
Connections for Structural Steel --
Estimating the Cost of Steel Structures --
Items of Cost in a Structural-Steel Estimate --
Cost of Standard Shaped Structural Steel --
Cost of Preparing Shop Drawings --
Cost of Fabricating Structural Steel --
Cost of Transporting Steel to the Job --
Cost of Fabricated Structural Steel Delivered to a Project --
Erecting Structural Steel --
Labor Erecting Structural Steel --
Field Painting Structural Steel --
Problems --
ch. 12 Carpentry --
Introduction --
Classification of Lumber --
Plywood --
Cost of Lumber --
Nails and Spikes --
Bolts and Screws --
Timber Connectors --
Fabricating Lumber --
Rough Carpentry --
House Framing --
Sills --
Floor Girders --
Floor and Ceiling Joists --
Studs for Wall Framing --
Framing for Window and Door Openings --
Rafters --
Prefabricated Roof Trusses --
Roof Decking --
Wood Shingles --
Subfloors --
Exterior Finish Carpentry --
Fascia, Frieze, and Corner Boards --
Soffits --
Wall Sheathing --
Aesthetic Exterior Siding --
Heavy Timber Structures --
Interior Finish, Millwork, and Wallboards --
Interior Finish Carpentry --
Labor-Hours Required to Set and Trim Doors and Windows --
Wood Furring Strips --
Gypsum Wallboards --
Wall Paneling --
Interior Trim Moldings --
Finished Wood Floors --
Problems --
ch. 13 Roofing and Flashing --
Roofing Materials --
Area of a Roof --
Steepness of Roofs --
Roofing Felt --
Roofing Shingles --
Wood Shingles --
Asphalt Shingles --
Slate Roofing --
Clay Tile Roofing --
Built-Up Roofing --
Felt for Built-Up Roofing --
Pitch and Asphalt --
Gravel and Slag --
Laying Built-Up Roofing on Wood Decking --
Laying Built-Up Roofing on Concrete --
Labor Laying Built-Up Roofing --
Flashing --
Metal Flashing --
Flashing Roofs at Walls --
Flashing Valleys and Hips --
Labor Required to Install Flashing --
Problems --
ch. 14 Masonry --
Masonry Units --
Estimating the Cost of Masonry --
Mortar --
Bricks --
Sizes and Quantities of Bricks --
Pattern Bonds --
Types of Joints for Brick Masonry --
Estimating Mortar for Bricks --
Quantity of Mortar for Brick Veneer Walls --
Accessories for Brick Veneer Walls --
Cleaning Brick Masonry --
Solid Brick Walls --
Labor Laying Bricks --
Concrete Masonry Units --
Labor Laying Concrete Masonry Units --
Stone Masonry --
Bonds for Stone Masonry --
Mortar for Stone Masonry --
Weights of Stone --
Cost of Stone --
Labor Setting Stone Masonry --
Problems --
ch. 15 Floor Systems and Finishes --
Floor Systems --
Steel-Joist System --
Combined Corrugated-Steel Forms and Reinforcement for Floor System --
Floor Finishes --
Concrete-Floor Finishes --
Terrazzo Floors --
Vinyl Tile --
Problems --
ch. 16 Painting --
Materials --
Covering Capacity of Paints --
Preparing a Surface for Painting --
Labor Applying Paint --
Equipment Required for Painting --
Cost of Painting --
Problems --
ch. 17 Plumbing --
Plumbing Requirements --
Plumbing Code --
Piping Used for Plumbing --
Steel Pipe --
Copper Pipe --
PVC Plastic Water Pipe --
Indoor CPVC Plastic Water Pipe --
Labor Installing Plastic Water Pipe --
Soil, Waste, and Vent Pipes --
House Drain Pipe --
Fittings --
Valves --
Traps --
Roughing in Plumbing --
Estimating the Cost of Roughing in Plumbing --
Cost of Materials for Rough Plumbing --
Cost of Lead, Oakum, and Solder --
Plastic Drainage Pipe and Fittings --
Labor Required to Rough in Plumbing --
Finish Plumbing --
Labor Required to Install Fixtures --
Problems --
ch. 18 Electric Wiring --
Factors That Affect the Cost of Wiring --
Items Included in the Cost of Wiring --
Roughing in Electrical Work --
Types of Wiring --
Rigid Conduit --
Flexible Metal Conduit --
Armored Cable --
Nonmetallic Cable --
Electric Wire --
Accessories --
Cost of Materials --
Labor Required to Install Electric Wiring --
Finish Electrical Work --
Labor Required to Install Electric Fixtures --
Problems --
ch. 19 Sewerage Systems --
Items Included in Sewerage Systems --
Sewer Pipes. Note continued: Construction Operations --
Constructing a Sewerage System --
Trenchless Technology --
Microtunneling --
Microtunnel Boring Machine --
Remote Control System --
Active Direction Control --
Automated Spoil Transportation --
Jacking Pipe --
Advantages and Disadvantages of Microtunneling Methods --
Microtunneling Process --
ch. 20 Water Distribution Systems --
Cost of Water Distribution --
Systems --
Types of Pipe Material --
Valves --
Service Lines --
Fire Hydrants --
Tests of Water Pipes --
Sterilization of Water Pipes --
Labor Required to Lay Water Pipe --
Cost of a Water Distribution System --
Horizontal Directional Drilling --
Procedure for Horizontal Directional Drilling --
Production Rates --
ch. 21 Total Cost of Engineering Projects --
Cost of Land, Right-of-Way, and Easements --
Legal Expenses --
Bond Expense --
Permit Expenses --
Bringing Off-Site Utilities to a Project --
Engineering Expense --
Cost of Construction --
Interest During Construction --
Contingency --
Example Estimate for Total Cost of an Engineering Project --
ch. 22 Computer Estimating --
Introduction --
Importance of the Estimator --
Use of Computers in Estimating --
Electronic Media --
Using Spreadsheets for Estimating --
Disadvantages of Spreadsheets --
Commercially Available Estimating --
Software --
Advantages of Commercial Estimating Software --
Management of Data --
Typical Steps in Computer Estimating --
Starting an Estimate --
Biditems --
Quantity Takeoff --
Resource Types --
Resources --
Labor Resources --
Precision in Labor Costing --
Equipment Resources --
Material --
Crews --
Structuring the Estimate --
Entering the Estimate --
Copying from Past Estimates --
Alternates --
Showing How Costs Were Calculated --
Reviewing the Estimate --
Checking the Estimate for Reasonableness --
Turning a Cost Estimate into a Bid --
Bid Pricing --
Taking Quotes --
Turning in The Bid --
Loading Heavybid From the Internet --
Problems.
Responsibility: Robert L. Peurifoy, Garold D. Oberlender.

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