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By Duncan Cartlidge

Within the Nineteen Nineties, many pundits stated that amount Surveyors have been going the best way of the dodo, a prophecy which has confirmed to be faraway from exact. In reaction, Duncan Cartlidge wrote the 1st version of this e-book, to handle the altering function of the QS within the twenty-first century. As we input the second one decade of the twenty-first century, the strain at the QS occupation proceed to alter and evolve and so this 3rd variation comprises new chapters to assist scholars and pros care for the recent matters they face. Key parts for brand spanking new assurance contain: the RICS New ideas of dimension (NRM) the expanding significance of sustainability within the equipped surroundings new pressures for moral criteria within the QS career. along those new concerns, the chapters addressing matters reminiscent of procurement, IT, worldwide markets and including price were up-to-date to mirror adjustments in perform because the moment variation. With an emphasis on present perform, you will discover this e-book an indispensible consultant as you embark in your profession in volume surveying.

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For example, when measuring excavation using SMM7 it is necessary to treat excavation, earthwork support and working space as separate items, whereas when using CESMM3 all these items are included in a single unit. Other methods of measurement include: • • • • Standard method of measurement for highways. Standard method of measurement for roads and bridges. Standard method of measurement for industrial engineering construction, which provides measurement principles for the estimating, tendering, contract management and cost control aspects of industrial engineering construction.

After the return of the draft bill of quantities to the measurer for checking, the final document was then printed, which in most cases was four weeks after the last dimensions were taken off! In recent years architects have made increasing use of computer-aided design (CAD) in the form of 2D drafting and 3D modelling for the production of project information. A report by the Construction Industry Computing Association (2000) entitled Architectural IT Usage and Training Requirements indicated that in architectural practices with more than six 20 The story so far staff, between 95 and 100 per cent of all those questioned used 2D drafting to produce information.

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