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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Building Quantities Explained

Edition 5th Edition
ISBN 9780333719725
Publication Date June 1999
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Building and Surveying Series

A long established text that aims to meet the needs of students studying building measurement in the early years of quantity surveying and building degree courses. It contains a careful selection of 28 worked examples embracing all the principal building elements and including alternative constructional methods to illustrate a range of approaches.

Formerly Emeritus Professor of The Nottingham Trent University, the late IVOR H. SEELEY held many external examining and advisory appointments with universities in the UK and overseas, as well as being external examiner to several professional bodies. He was a member of the RICS General Council continuously from 1970 and served on many other RICS councils and education committees over the years. As a former local government chief technical officer, he was responsible for extensive housing and other building developments; he also served at the Headquarters of the former Central Electricity Generating Board on power station contracts and with two firms of consultants. Author of 15 technical books, he was Series Editor of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series.
ROGER WINFIELD was Principal Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Director of Studies in the Department of Surveying at Nottingham Trent University, UK.

General Introduction
Measurement Procedures
Mensuration Applications
Groundwork and Foundations
Brick and Block Walling
Fires, Flues, Vents and Stone Walling
Floors and Partitions
Pitched and Flat Roofs
Internal Finishes
Staircases and Fittings
Water, Heating and Waste Service
Electrical Services
Drainage Work
External Works
Bill Preparation and Production
Appendix 1 Abbreviations
Apenndix 2 Mensuration Formulae
Appendix 3 Metric Conversion Table
Appendix 4 Specification for Internal Finishes


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