CO 245 Construction Estimating
U1OO 2006 WO
Pickerill, Heath A.
Master of Architecture, Unviersity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMaster of Science in Civil Engineering (Construction Management), UIUCBachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, UIUC
FLW, Building 2201
June 5, 2006 - July 30, 2006
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: Peurifoy, Robert L. and Oberlender, Garold D. Estimating Construction Costs. 5th ED. (2002) McGraw-Hill.
Additional Resources: set of construction drawings/blueprints
Course Description: Basic cost estimating of construction projects. Topics include types of estimates, quantity take off, unit price, material and labor costs, overhead, profit contingencies, job cost data sources, and cost indices. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: I will use lectures, readings, quizzes, exams, and a project to determine student understanding of the material.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: The final grade will be based on the following breakdown:
Class Participation & Attendance 5%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will not be accepted unless coordinated ahead of time.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Always be professional and complete all work in such a manner.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: WEEK 1 - June 8
Discussion of Ch. 1-4 - bid documents; estimating process
Assign HW #1
WEEK 2 - June 15
Discussion of Ch. 5-8 - Cost of Labor & Equip.; Material Handling Costs; Transportation Costs; Earthwork & Excavation; Concrete/Asphalt Estimation
HW #1 - DUE
Assign HW #2
WEEK 3 - June 22
Discussion of Ch. 9-12 - Foundations/Concrete; Concrete; Steel; Carpentry
HW #2 - DUE
WEEK 4 - June 29
Discussion of Ch. 13-15 - Interior Work; Roofing; Masonry
Assign HW #3
WEEK 5 - July 6
Discussion of Ch. 16-19 - Flooring Systems; Glass; Painting
HW #3 - DUE
Assign HW #4
WEEK 6 - July 13
Discussion of Ch. 20-22 - Plumbing; Electrical; Sewage Systems
HW #4 - DUE
WEEK 7 - July 20
Discussion of Ch. 23-25 - Water Dist. Systems; Total Project Cost; Computers & Estimating
Project - DUE
WEEK 8 - July 27
FINAL EXAM Ch. 13-25
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Last Updated:5/10/2006 11:28:32 AM