This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 4th edition. An additional chapter has been added examining new directions, techniques and research that is being undertaken, together with an analysis of industry and practice needs.
This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 4th edition. An additional chapter has been added examining new directions, techniques and research that is being undertaken, together with an analysis of industry and practice needs. This book is a core text for undergraduate courses in quantity surveying, building surveying and Building and EDEXCEL courses. It is also an excellent reference text for professionals in the building industry.
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Preface to the Fourth Edition Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Used Section 1. Cost Control 1. Introduction 2. History of Building Economics 3. The Construction Industry Section 2. Cost Information 4. Cost Data 5. Design Economics 6. Economics of Quality 7. Indices and Trends 8. Cost Analysis 9. Taxation, Grants and Investment 10. Cost Research and Innovation Section 3. Cost Practice 11. Development Appraisal 12. Pre-tender Price Estimating 13. Cost Planning 14. Cost Modelling 15. Whole Life Costing 1: Factors to Consider 16. Whole Life Costing 2: Practice 17. Value Management 18. Risk Analysis and Management 19. Post-Contract Cost Control 20. Facilities Management 21. The Future Direction of Cost Studies and Buildings Index
Cost Studies of Buildings by Allan Ashworth
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