Friday, 4 January 2013
CE1401 – ESTIMATION AND QUANTITY SURVEYING
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UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Types of estimates – Units of measurements – Methods of estimates – Advantages Load
bearing and framed structures – Calculation of quantities of brick work – RCC – PCC–
Plastering – White washing – Colour washing and painting – Varnishing for shops –
Rooms – Residential building with flat and pitched roof – Various types of arches –
Calculation of brick work and RCC works in arches – Estimate of joineries for panelled
and glazed doors – Windows – Ventilators– Handrails.
UNIT II ESTIMATE OF OTHER STRUCTURES 9
Estimating of septic tank, soak pit – Sanitary and water supply installations – Water
supply pipe line – Sewer line – Tube well – Open well – Estimate of bituminous and
cement concrete roads – Estimate of retaining walls – Culverts – Estimating of irrigation
works – Aqueduct, syphon, fall.
UNIT III SPECIFICATION AND TENDERS 9
Data – Schedule of rates – Analysis of rates – Specifications – Sources – Detailed and
general specifications – Tenders – Contracts – Types of contracts – Arbitration and legal
UNIT IV VALUATION 9
Necessity – Basics of value engineering – Capitalised value – Depreciation – Escalation –
Value of building – Calculation of standard rent – Mortage – Lease.
UNIT V REPORT PREPARATION 9
Principles for report preparation – Report on estimate of residential building – Culvert –
Roads – Water supply and sanitary installations – Tube wells – Open wells.
L: 45 T: 15 Total: 60
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Including Quantity Surveying, Valuation and Contracting “, Khanna
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