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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying

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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying


 
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Author: Sandra Lee, William  Trench, Andrew   Willis,
Edition: 12 Rev ed
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN/EAN: 1118499204 / 9781118499207
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 328 pages
Pub Date: 28/02/2014

The measurement of building elements is a core subject for quantity surveying students. Responding to the recently published second volume of the New Rules of Measurement (NRM2) by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the 12th edition of Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying explains, from first principles and to NRM2 standards, the measurement process for all the key building elements.

This edition begins with an overview of the need for measurement and the differing rules governing measurement at different stages of the design or project cycle. As in previous editions the focus remains the detailed measurement of building elements, but the text has been fully revised in line with the NRM2 rules. A range of new and revised examples illustrating the use of NRM2 rules are a key feature of the book, which concludes with guidance on how to use the data collected during the measurement process to create the tender documents.

In the 12th edition the hallmarks of previous editions clarity and practicality have been maintained while ensuring the book is fully up to date, providing the student of quantity surveying with a first class introduction to the measurement of building elements.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Detailed Measurement
Chapter 3 The Use of the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM)
Chapter 4 Setting Down Dimensions n
Chapter 5 Alternative Systems
Chapter 6 Preliminary Calculations
Chapter 7 General Principles for Taking-off
Chapter 8 Substructures
Chapter 9 Walls
Chapter 10 Floors
Chapter 11 Roofs
Chapter 12 Internal Finishes
Chapter 13 Windows and Doors
Chapter 14 Reinforced Concrete Structures
Chapter 15 Structural Steelwork
Chapter 16 Plumbing
Chapter 17 Drainage
Chapter 18 External Works
Chapter 19 Demolitions, Alterations and Renovations
Chapter 20 Preliminaries and other priced bill sections
Chapter 21 Bill Preparation

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