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Means estimating handbook
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Kingston, MA : RSMeans, 2003
ISBN:
9780876296998

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Summary

Summary

This comprehensive reference covers the full spectrum of technical data required to estimate construction costs. The book includes information on sizing, productivity, equipment requirements, code-mandated specifications, design standards and engineering factors.


Author Notes

About the Editors:

Means Estimating Handbook, Second Edition, was reviewed and updated by the Means Engineering staff and an independent team of leading architects, engineers, estimators and project managers. Known as the "construction cost experts," RSMeans, a product line of Reed Construction Data, has been the nation's leading publisher of construction cost and reference data for more than 60 years. The company provides publications, data, seminars and consulting services for building design, construction and facilities professionals, as well as the insurance industry and municipal and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada.


Table of Contents

Foreword
About the Editors
Acknowledgments
Estimating Review: Introduction
Division 1 General Requirements
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division One Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 2 Site Construction
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Two Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 3 Concrete
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Three Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 4 Masonry
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Four Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 5 Metals
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Five Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 6 Wood & Plastics
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Six Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 7 Thermal & Moisture Protection
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Seven Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 8 Doors & Windows
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Eight Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 9 Finishes
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Nine Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 10 Specialties
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Ten Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 11 Equipment
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Eleven Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 12 Furnishings
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Twelve Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 13 Special Construction
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Thirteen Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 14 Conveying Systems
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Fourteen Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 15 Mechanical
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Fifteen Checklist
Estimating Tips
Division 16 Electrical
Introduction
Estimating Data
Division Sixteen Checklist
Estimating Tips
Appendix
A Square Foot and Preliminary Estimates
B Weights, Measures, Equivalents and Conversions
C Metric Conversions and Equivalents
D Trigonometry
E Geometry
F Weather Data
G Calculating the Time Value of Money
H Professional Associations
I Abbreviations