Estimating in Building Construction – An exclusive e-book for construction professionals
Estimating in Building Construction, Eighth Edition, is a useful construction e-book written by Steven Peterson, MBA PE. This construction e-book provides complete guidance on estimating modern building construction projects. The book will also provide great solutions to various supplementary workbook problems.
The book includes good principles along with step-by-step methods to allow students to study the concepts effortlessly. The book provides great assistance to the construction, architecture, and engineering students as it reveals the standard approach of tracing the advancement of a project complete completely. There are demonstrations of estimating portions of the building that various General Contractors accomplish, and systematic coverage of the application of specialty subcontractors. The book includes a new discussion of Building Information Modeling (BIM) as well as more in-depth discussions of estimating equipment cost, electrical, plumbing (including fire sprinklers), and HVAC.
Teaching and Learning Experience: This book facilitates construction, architecture, and engineering students to be recognized with today's best practices for calculating building construction projects.
The book covers the followings :-
• Broad illustrations and problems planned to connect theory to practice: Allows students to develop the judgment skills which are essential to be successful in real-world estimating
• Extended and updated coverage of today's major challenges and methods : Allows the students to be familiar with the most updated industry practices and standards, and apply significant innovations like Building Information Modeling
• Contains wide-ranging reference resources for professional estimating: Provides students resources so that they can dependent upon from sample specifications to spreadsheets all through their careers.