The Principles and Techniques of Engineering Estimating

The Principles and Techniques of Engineering Estimating

1st Edition - January 1, 1976

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  • Author: Granville Calder
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483150840

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The Principles and Techniques of Engineering Estimating explains the procedures relating to the field of engineering estimating. Organized into 15 chapters, this book begins with an explanation of the meaning and scope of estimating. Subsequent chapters discuss the development of forms and types of estimates, basic steps in estimating, engineering estimating elements, work measurement, and estimating for mass production. Other chapters explain the aids to estimating, drawing technology, the importance of human relations, capital cost estimating, investment appraisal, and corporate strategy. This book will be very useful to any manager, student or estimator.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

    Introduction

    1. Meaning and Scope of Estimating

    2. Developing and Types of Estimates

    3. Basic Steps in Estimating

    4. Engineering Estimating Elements

    5. Work Measurement

    6. Estimating for Mass Production as Experienced in the Automobile Industry

    7. Aids to Estimating

    8. Drawing Technology

    9. The Importance of Human Relations

    10. Estimating and the Computer

    11. Capital Cost Estimating

    12. Investment Appraisal

    13. Research and Development

    14. Corporate Strategy

    15. Education and the Estimator

    Glossary

    Appendixes

    1. Section Cut-off Chart

    2. German and Swedish Technical Translations

    3. Nomograph of Pipework (Mr S. Kirkham)

    4. Nomograph of Pipework (Mr S. Kirkham)

    5. Basic Flow Patterns

    6. Inside Cylinder of a Steam Locomotive

    7. Outside Cylinder of a Steam Locomotive

    8. Project Flow Sheet. Free Flowing Bulk Sugar Storage System

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 178
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1976
  • Published: January 1, 1976
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483150840

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Granville Calder

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