Estimating And Quantity Surveying Syllabus
Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week. Ses. : 30 Exam : 70
Examination (Practical): 3hrs. Credits: 4
UNIT – I : Introduction : Standard units, Units of measurement of different items of work. Meaning of estimating. Errors in estimation, Different types of estimates. Contingencies and related terms in the estimate, different types of approvals. Plinth area and related terms used in the estimation of various structures, rules and methods of measurements of different works.
UNIT – II : Specialisations : Meaning, purpose, types of specialisations, Method of preparation of specification, general specification, detailed specifications of different items of buildings and other structures – Race analysis – Data sheet for materials and various items of work in buildings and other structures, schedule of rates, abstract estimate of buildings.
UNIT – III : Detailed estimate of buildings. Different items of work in building; Principles of taking out quantities, detailed measurement form; long walls and shortwalls method of building estimate, Centre line method of building estimate. Estimate of RCC building, slope roof buildings; G.I. and A.C. Sheet, Detailed estimate of different types of doors and windows, electricity and water supply. Sanitation works etc.
UNIT – IV : Estimate of earth work; different formulae for calculations, estimate of metalled road, Tar road, concrete road, Railway tract, Estimate of culverts and bridges etc. Valuation of buildings; purpose, different method of building valuation; different terms used in valuation and their meaning.
REFERENCE BOOKS :
- Estimation, Costing, Specifications and Valuation in civil Engineering by M.Chakraborti.
- Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering by B.N. dutta.
- Textbook of estimating and costing by G.S. Birdie.
- Textbook on Estimating, Costing and Accounts by D.D. Kohli and R.C. Kohli.