ESTIMATING CONSTRUCTION COSTS. THIRD EDITION

The cost of construction equipment are discussed (with reference to depreciation cost, the declining-balance method, costs of maintenance and repairs investment and operating costs as well as fuel and lubricating oil consumption), as well as handling and transporting material (railroad car capacity, unloading and and hauling sand, gravel, bricks and cast-iron pipe, etc.), earthwork and excavation (job and management factors, excavating by hand, hauling, output of power shovels, costs of a wheel-type tractor and scraper, drilling and blasting rocks, etc.). Highways and pavements (operations, clearing and grubbing, construction methods, handling, batching and hauling paving equipment, etc.), and underreamed footings, costs, etc.), are also covered. Floor finishes, floor systems, masonry, carpentry, interior finiah, millwork, wallboard, lathing and plastering, painting, glazing, roofing and flushing are also discussed in detail. The details are reviewed of plumbing, electric wiring, steel structures, water-distribution systems, sewerage systems, and the costs of engineering projects.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Authors:
    • Peurifoy, R L
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 472 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00144050
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0070497389
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Book
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 22 2003 12:00AM