Quantity Surveying, Cost Estimating and Specifications

  • Construction & Building Engineering |


Quantity surveying - Introduction to cost estimating in construction - Direct and indirect costs - Markups and profits - Construction bidding - Construction specification writing - types and uses.


Bachelor Degree in Construction and Building Engineering


  • The course objective is introducing the student to the fundamentals of quantity surveying, cost estimating and specifications.


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Course Content

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1Week No.1: Introduction to quantity surveying: Importance of quantity surveying in construction cost estimating, and its role in scheduling.
2Week No.2: Quantity surveying of earthworks & earth structures.
3Week No.3: Quantity surveying of buildings.
4Week No.4: Quantity surveying of buildings, continued.
5Week No.5: Quantity surveying of reinforced concrete skeleton in buildings.
6Week No.6: Quantity surveying of reinforced concrete skeleton in buildings, continued.
7Week No.7: Quantity surveying of reinforced concrete skeleton in buildings.
8Week No.8: Quantity surveying of civil engineering projects.
9Week No.9: Introduction to cost estimating.
10Week No.10: Direct and indirect costs.
11Week No.11: Markup, profits and pricing.
12Week No.12: Applications and term projects.
13Week No.13: Applications and term projects, continued.
14Week No.14: Construction specification writing, types and uses.
15Week No.15: Construction specification writing, types and uses, continued.
16Week No.16: Final Exam.

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