Construction Estimating 1

This course introduces students to the history behind estimating and pricing of construction projects, and the bidding procedure commonly used in the construction industry as well as basic principles of project definition and scoping, input requirements, and estimating for a construction project. The course covers general principles of measurement of construction work, focusing on sound estimating procedures, application and importance of estimating in the project life cycle. The course emphasizes specific methods of measurement, quantity surveying and the use of estimating forms for earthworks, masonry, above-grade concrete, and wood frame.