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Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement

Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement
By Sean D. C. Ostrowski

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Book Description

The 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 how to measure in accordance with this new prescriptive approach.

For both students and practitioners, the acquisition of technical competencies is by practice so this book offers step-by-step worked examples to follow as well as an exercise on each topic.

  • helps dispel anxieties about using a new method in an important area of fee generation
  • based on the author’s successful Roadshows, organised by the RICS to promote the NRM
  • companion websites provide support for learning: http://ostrowskiquantities.com and www.wiley.com/go/ostrowski/measurement


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #5818860 in Books
  • Published on: 2013-12-04
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.75" h x .74" w x 7.52" l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 366 pages

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The 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 how to measure in accordance with this new prescriptive approach.

For both students and practitioners, the acquisition of technical competencies is by practice so this book offers step-by-step worked examples to follow as well as an exercise on each topic.

  • helps dispel anxieties about using a new method in an important area of fee generation
  • based on the author’s successful Roadshows, organised by the RICS to promote the NRM
  • companion websites provide support for learning: http://ostrowskiquantities.com and www.wiley.com/go/ostrowski/estimating

About the Author
Sean D.C. Ostrowski (BSc PhD PGCHE FRICS FCIOB FCIArb) is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and has practised in the full range of quantity surveying services for over 30 years, specialising in the field of dispute resolution for both the professional and contracting sectors and continues to lecture on quantity surveying subjects.


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4A must have for quantity surveyors
By Gareth Pollard
This book practical worked examples is quite informative. A must have for both student and practicing quantity surveyors. Highly recommended book.

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