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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Seeley and Winfield's Building Quantities Explained: Irish Edition

ISBN 9780230580145
Publication Date November 2009
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Building and Surveying Series

Designed to meet the needs of students in the Republic of Ireland who are studying building measurement on degree and equivalent courses in quantity surveying, building surveying and construction.


• A new adaptation of a classic text written with exceptional clarity and authority

• Describes and illustrates the measurement of building work in accordance with the Agreed Rules of Measurement 4 (ARM4)

• Contains a careful selection of worked examples of taking off, accompanied by extensive explanatory notes, encompassing all the basic work sections of ARM4

• Includes the measurement of foundations, walls, windows, doors, finishes, electrical installations, cold water services, external drainage and external works.

The late IVOR H SEELEYwas the author of many key works on surveying, building and civil engineering. He taught for many years at Nottingham Trent University, UK, where he was head of the Department of Surveying and Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Professor Seeley was a long-standing member of the RICS General Council and he served also on many other RICS councils and education committees in the UK.

ROGER WINFIELDwas formerly a principal lecturer in the Department of Surveying at Nottingham Trent University, UK, where he specialised in the teaching of measurement.


Editors of the Irish edition:

ALAN V HOREis a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a lecturer in the Department of Construction Economics at Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. He is also an Executive Director of the Construction IT Alliance (CITA).

MARIA O'KELLYis a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a lecturer in the Department of Built Environment: Management at Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland.

RITA SCULLYis also a lecturer in the Department of Built Environment: Management at Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland. She is a Fellow of the Society of Chartered Surveyors and of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.



Preface
General Introduction
Measurement Procedures
Mensuration Applications
Substructure
Brick, Block and Stone Walling
Fires, Flues and Vents
Floors and Partitions
Pitched and Flat Roofs
Internal Finishes
Windows
Doors
Staircases and Fittings
Water, Heating and Waste Services
Electrical Services
Drainage
External Works
Bill Preparation and Production
Appendix I Abbreviations
Appendix II Mensuration Formulae
Appendix III Metric Conversion Table
Appendix IV Specifications for Internal Finishes
Bibliography
Index.

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