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Building Quantities Explained : Building and Surveying - Ivor H. Seeley

Building Quantities Explained

Building and Surveying


Published: 21st December 1998
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This book aims to meet the needs of students studying building measurement in the early years of degree and equivalent courses in quantity surveying, building surveying and construction. It contains 28 carefully selected worked examples embracing all the principal building elements, each example including high-quality handwritten dimensions supported by copious printed explanatory notes. The drawings on which the worked examples are based incorporate modern constructional techniques, materials and components.

List of Figures
List of Examples
List of Tables
Preface to the Fifth Edition
General Introductionp. 1
Measurement Proceduresp. 16
Mensuration Applicationsp. 37
Groundwork and Foundationsp. 51
Brick and Block Wallingp. 76
Fires, Flues, Vents and Stone Wallingp. 104
Floors and Partitionsp. 117
Pitched and Flat Roofsp. 144
Internal Finishesp. 192
Windowsp. 216
Doorsp. 239
Staircases and Fittingsp. 261
Water, Heating and Waste Servicesp. 272
Electrical Servicesp. 296
Drainage Workp. 305
External Worksp. 330
Bill Preparation and Productionp. 344
List of Abbreviationsp. 379
Mensuration Formulaep. 390
Metric Conversion Tablep. 392
Specifications for Internal Finishesp. 395
Bibliographyp. 398
Indexp. 400
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ISBN: 9780333719725
ISBN-10: 0333719727
Series: Building and Surveying
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 21st December 1998
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised