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Work Measurement and Methods ImprovementPractical, up-to-date coverage for a new generation of engineering and management professionals. Lawrence S. Aft s Productivity, Measurement, and Improvement has long served as a seminal reference for students and professionals in industrial engineering, quality management, and other related fields. Now Work Measurement and Methods Improvement brings his work right up to date with the demands of today s rapidly changing marketplace, where work measurement and methods improvement have a vital ro…

Measurement using the New Rules of MeasurementThe RICS New Rules of Measurement mean that the construction industry now has a way of allowing a more consistent approach to the measurement and estimating of buildings from the start of a project, right through until the end, and beyond. Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement offers comprehensive guidance on all the technical competencies concerned with measurement throughout the precontract stages and provides a full commentary to the NRM, with detailed and comprehensive examples of h…

Standardized Work for Noncyclical ProcessesWhile it is a given that most Lean companies adopt methods to standardize cyclical activities, they often fail to apply the same rigor to noncyclical work, believing that it cannot be measured. Standardized Work for Noncyclical Processes cuts to the core of this mistaken belief and shows you how to measure nonrepeating job processes and eliminate waste associated with noncyclical activities. Taking a hands-on approach reflective of his time as an operator on the line, Joseph Niederstadt lays o…

SMM7: Standard Method of Measurement of Building WorksThis text provides a uniform basis for measuring building works and a guide to sound practice. It also responds to alterations made to Common Arrangement of Work Sections, the document upon which SMM is based….

Estimating for Residential ConstructionFocusing exclusively on residential work, ESTIMATING FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, 2E provides a very visual, reader-friendly introduction to processes as it details the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. Packed with examples, the book clearly explains how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. It also covers the impact of green building practices and effecti…

Uniform Method of Measurement of Construction WorkStudents of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Management must possess the ability to measure construction work in a concise, rapid, and conforming manner whereby the estimator and strangers can comprehend the work with confidence. This skill demands knowledge of many disciplins relating to construction design and practice pertinent to all trades whereby the numerous physical variables and contractual risks are identified accurately. Students possessing these skills will be the future I…