Scope of Civil Engineering Works and Method of Measurement
it is considered desirable to commence by defining some of the terms which are extensively employed in the ‘measurement’ of civil engineering works, in order that their meaning and purpose shall be generally understood. The term ‘measurement’ covers both (i) ‘taking-off’ dimensions by scaling or reading from drawings and entering them in a recognised form on specially ruled paper, called ‘dimension paper’ (illustrated on page 82, Chapter 4), and (ii) the actual measurement of the work, as executed, on the site.
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