Set of blueprints.
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
My educational philosophy is based on class participation, readings, quizzes, homework, examinations, estimating projects, and presentations
At the completion of this course students will be able to perform the following:
(1) Understand how to determine material quantities and cost;
(2) Understand how to determine labor costs;
(3) Understand how to determine equipment costs;
(4) Become familiar with various sources of cost data; (5) Become familiar with the methods of determining profit, overhead, and total cost;
(6) Become familiar with the methods of submitting bids.
I will utilize quizzes, homework, class participation, two examinations, and a project to assess learning.
Students will earn their grade using the following criteria:
Class Participation 5%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work is not accepted unless prior coordination has been made.
SESSION/DATE SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT
Week 1/March 24 Bid Documents Chapters 1-4
Estimating Process Quiz #1
Week 2/March 31 NO CLASS ~ Make-up April 22nd
Week 3/April 7 Cost of Labor & Equip Chapters 5-8
Material Handling Costs Quiz #2
Transportation Costs HW #1 Due
Earthwork & Excavation Project Assigned
Week 4/April 14 Foundations/Concrete Chapters 9-12
Concrete Quiz #3
Steel HW #2 Due
Week 5/April 21 MID-TERM EXAM Chapters 1-12 Interior Work Chapters 13-15
Make-up/April 22Flooring Systems Chapters 16-19
Glass Quiz #4
Painting HW #3 Due
Week 6/April 28 Plumbing Chapters 20-22
Electrical Quiz #5
Sewerage Systems HW #4 Due
Week 7/May 3 Water Dist Systems Chapters 23-25
Total Project Cost Quiz #6
Computers & Estimating HW #5 Due
Week 8/May 10 FINAL EXAM Chapters 13-25
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