COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Estimation and Valuation Practice
Course Code: 
15CVL386
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Estimation and Valuation Practice' is a course offered in the sixth semester of B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

  • Introduction - Types of estimate - plinth area method - cubic rate method - unit rate method - bay method - approximate quantity from bill method - comparison method - cost from materials and labour - preparation of detailed estimate
  • Preparation of detailed estimate using Centre line method
  • Preparation of detailed estimate using Long wall - short wall method
  • Preparation of detailed estimate for R.C.C Structures.
  • Preparation of detailed estimate for Steel Structures.
  • Preparation of detailed estimate for roads
  • Preparation of detailed estimate for sanitary and water supply works
  • Specifications - Detailed specifications for common building materials and items of work as per I.S specifications - Preparation of conveyance statement - Calculation of quantities of materials for items of work - Analysis of rate for items of works required for civil engineering works - Preparation of abstract of estimate of civil engineering works.
  • Valuation - types of values – concept of time - value of money - sinking fund - years purchase - Depreciation - obsolescence - valuation of real property - valuation of land - lease and lease hold property.

TEXTBOOKS

  • Chakraborti, M.,“Estimation, Costing, Specification and Valuation in Civil Engg”, Chakraborti, 2008.
  • B. N. Dutta “Estimating& Costing in Civil Engineering Theory and Practice”, UBS Publishers & Distributors Limited, 2008.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • Kohli, D. D and Kohli, R. C, “A text book of Estimating and Costing (Civil)”, S. Chand & Company Ltd., 2004.
  • IS: 1200 – 1974 – Parts 1 to 25, Methods of Measurement of Building and Civil Engineering Works, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.
  • Standard Data Books of Central Public Works Departments and Public Work Department of States.