Wednesday, May 6, 2009

About book: Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor (10th ed.)

Author: Christopher J. Willis, Allan Ashworth and J. Andrew Willis
Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications

Contents summary:

Quantity surveying practice
1. Structure of the construction industry
2. The work of the quantity surveyor
3. Private and public practice
4. Contracting surveying
5. Organization and management
6. The quantity surveyor and the law
7. Information technology

Quantity surveying procedure
8. Cost control
9. Procurement
10. Preparation of contract documentation
11. Post-contract procedures

12. Project management
13. Litigation and dispute resolution
14. Special client services
15. Research and Development

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