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Machine mixing of cement concrete Following points must be kept in mind for machine mixing of cement concrete. Stone ballast, sand and cement to be pour into the cement concrete mixer. For example, for concrete of ratio 1:2:4 first four boxes of stone ballast, then two boxes of sand and then one bag of cement […]
Hand mixing of Cement Concrete Following points must be kept in mind for hand mixing of cement concrete. Hand mixing of cement concrete should be done in masonry platform or iron sheet.
Types of Detailed cost estimate Types of detailed cost estimate are following:
Types of Rough cost estimate Rough cost estimates are of the following types.
Qualities of a good estimator Estimator must have the following qualities: Estimator has ability to read
Estimate An estimate is an anticipated or probable amount of construction which is usually made before
Lump sum contract Lump sum contract is typically used in building construction projects in which quantities are exactly measured.
Float Float is an additional time available to complete an activity beyond the activity’s work duration. For example having 6 days available to do
Backward pass Backward pass is a schedule calculation that determines the late start and late finish times of the activities under the condition that
Forward Pass Forward pass is a schedule calculation that determines the earliest start and early finish