Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 1 edition (June 12, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 7.7 x 1.1 x 9.5 inches
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Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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This is actually an interesting book. I had to purchase it for one of my construction classes. Its cheaper on and more readily available. It gives an overview of cost estimating and the process you go through for hard bids. Most of the book seems to be geared more towards the hard bid process.
Good undergraduate book civil engineering estimation class. Used for a graduate course and felt it was not as challenging as it should have been for graduate level (I personally feel that graduate work should be very rigorous). The drawings in the back were too small (8 1/2 X 11) to be useful and should have been provided on a CD or on line so they could be printed full or quarter sized (tabloid, 11X17). I received the drawings, however some of the students and the instructor did not receive the drawings with the book.
Book arrived on time and had no damage.We used the book for the entire session and I feel I wll keep it close as a reference when I need help.Thanks.
This is a text. I didn't want to rent it, I had to rent it for a college class.
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