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Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement

Ostrowski, Sean D. C.

Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement

November 2013
  • 366 Seiten
  • Softcover
  • Englisch
ISBN: 978-1-118-33301-3
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Inhalt

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

List of Drawings xiii

List of Tables xv

List of Diagrams xix

Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations xxi

1 Introduction 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Standard methods of measurement 4

1.3 Contract documentation 7

2 A Practical Introduction to Measurement 9

2.1 A practical introduction to measurement 9

2.2 Measurement procedure 14

2.3 Self-assessment exercise: Protocols 18

3 Corners 19

3.1 Measurement information 19

3.2 Methodology 20

3.3 Practical application: Corners 21

3.4 Self-assessment exercise: Internal and external dimensions 27

4 Substructure 29

4.1 Measurement information 29

4.2 Technology 33

4.3 Practical application: Substructure to doctors' surgery 36

4.4 Self-assessment exercise: Trench foundations 50

5 Basement 51

5.1 Measurement information 52

5.2 Technology 55

5.3 Practical application: Brick basement to adjacent building 56

5.4 Self-assessment exercise: Basement to offi ce building 65

6 Sloping Site 67

6.1 Measurement information 67

6.2 Technology 71

6.3 Practical application: Pair of houses 72

6.4 Self-assessment exercise: Grid of levels 88

7 Underpinning 89

7.1 Measurement information 90

7.2 Technology 93

7.3 Practical application: Underpinning to basement 95

7.4 Self-assessment exercise: Trench excavation 104

8 Reinforced Concrete Frame 105

8.1 Measurement information 105

8.2 Technology 108

8.3 Practical application: Reinforced concrete frame 109

8.4 Self-assessment exercise: Formwork 124

9 Brickwork 125

9.1 Measurement information 125

9.2 Technology 132

9.3 Practical application: Brickwork 133

9.4 Self-assessment exercise: Structural openings in brickwork 148

10 Openings, Doors and Windows 149

10.1 Measurement information 150

10.2 Technology 153

10.3 Practical application: Openings, doors and windows 154

10.4 Self-assessment exercise: Openings and doors 161

11 Flat Roofs 163

11.1 Measurement information 164

11.2 Technology 167

11.3 Practical application: Flat roof 168

11.4 Self-assessment exercise: Gutters 172

12 Pitched Roofs 173

12.1 Measurement information 174

12.2 Technology 176

12.3 Practical application: Pitched roof 177

12.4 Self-assessment exercise: Tiling to roof 185

13 Steelwork 187

13.1 Measurement information 187

13.2 Technology 189

13.3 Practical application: Agricultural building 190

13.4 Self-assessment exercise: Steelwork to pergola 196

14 Partitions 197

14.1 Measurement information 198

13.2 Technology 203

14.3 Practical application: Hostel first floor 205

14.4 Self-assessment exercise: Hostel ground floor 210

15 Curtain Walling 211

15.1 Measurement information 211

15.2 Technology 215

15.3 Practical application: Aircraft showroom gridline 1 216

15.4 Self-assessment exercise: Gridline A 218

16 Finishes 219

16.1 Measurement information 219

16.2 Technology 223

16.3 Practical application: Medical centre 223

16.4 Self-assessment exercise: Floor, wall and ceiling finishes 235

17 Drainage 237

17.1 Measurement information 237

17.2 Technology 240

17.3 Practical application: West wing 241

17.4 Self-assessment exercise: Drainage to patio and drive 254

18 Domestic Plumbing 255

18.1 Measurement information 255

18.2 Technology 261

18.3 Practical application: Penthouse hot and cold water and soil and waste pipework 262

18.4 Self-assessment exercise: Two bed house 274

19 Mechanical Services 275

19.1 Measurement information 275

19.2 Technology: Air conditioning 279

19.3 Practical application: Penthouse air conditioning 280

19.4 Self-assessment exercise: Ventilation 284

20 Electrical Services 285

20.1 Measurement information 285

20.2 Technology 288

20.3 Practical application: Penthouse small power 289

20.4 Self-assessment exercise: Lighting 292

21 External Works 293

21.1 Measurement information 294

21.2 Technology 297

21.3 Practical application: Retaining walls 298

21.4 Self-assessment exercise: Fencing 304

22 Preliminaries 305

22.1 Introduction 305

22.2 Overheads and profi t 314

22.3 Practical application: Schedule of preliminaries 314

22.4 Self-assessment exercise: Weekly costs 316

23 Computer Aided Taking Off 317

23.1 Introduction 317

23.2 Screen based learning 317

23.3 Practical application: Click by click guide to CATO 319

23.4 Self-assessment exercise: CATO 327

24 Preparation of Bills of Quantities 329

24.1 BQ preparation 329

24.2 Practical application: Abstract and BQ for reinforced concrete frame 331

24.3 Self-assessment exercise: Abstract and BQ for substructure 338

References 339

Index 341