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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying

Lee, Sandra


13. Auflage August 2020
336 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-63318-1
John Wiley & Sons

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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying has become a standard text in the teaching of building measurement - a core part of the degree curriculum for quantity surveyors. The book will be fully updated to follow the guidance given by RICS NRM 1 & 2. As in previous editions the focus remains a logical approach the detailed measurement of building elements and copious use of examples to guide the student. The text has been fully revised in line with the NRM guidance and includes many new and revised examples illustrating the use of NRM. The hallmarks of previous editions - clarity and practicality - are maintained, while ensuring the book is fully up to date, providing the student of quantity surveying with a first class introduction to the measurement of building elements.

Preface vii

Acknowledgements ix

Abbreviations xi

About the Companion Website xiii

1 Introduction 1

2 Detailed Measurement 5

3 The Use of the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) 11

4 Setting Down Dimensions 21

5 Alternative Systems 41

6 Preliminary Calculations 49

7 General Principles for Taking-Off 57

8 Substructures 73

9 Walls 103

10 Floors 127

11 Roofs 139

12 Internal Finishes 173

13 Windows and Doors 185

14 Reinforced Concrete Structures 207

15 Structural Steelwork 221

16 Plumbing 231

17 Drainage 251

18 External Works 261

19 Preliminaries and Other Priced Bill Sections 273

20 Bill Preparation 279

Appendix: Mathematical Formulae and Applied Mensuration 297

Index 315
SANDRA LEE is a retired Chartered Quantity Surveyor but continues to be involved with surveying education and the associated professional bodies.

S. Lee, Davis Langdon LLP, Abu Dhabi, UAE