Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  2. Ivor H. Seeley
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  17. Back Matter
    Pages 263-284

About this book


This popular and well-established book has been rewritten to conform to the seventh edition of the Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works (SMM7) The author explains in detail the practical measurement of building works, using some twenty-five worked examples covering all the main building components, supplemented by extensive explanatory notes that clarify the basic principles and show how they are best interpreted and applied. As in previous editions, a chief aim has been to emphasise the usefulness of the book as a practical student guide to the measurement of relatively simple building work.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Trent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Building Quantities Explained
  • Authors I. Seeley
  • Series Title Macmillan Building and Surveying Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-48205-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-48206-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-19343-1
  • Edition Number 4
  • Number of Pages XV, 284
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Building Construction and Design
    Civil Engineering
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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