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Estimating Building Construction

ARC 204

Estimating Building Construction

ARC 204

Course Description

Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 4, ARC 101 and RC 101. Introduces methods and procedures commonly used in determining the costs of construction materials. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate the fundamentals of material estimation.

Objectives:

  • Calculate, using specific mathematical procedures, quantity estimation problems
  • Experience the value and application of computerized estimation packages
  • Manipulate material take-off procedures and apply them to working drawings
  • Discuss standard practice and conventions used in the residential and light commercial construction market