Dec 03, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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CE 5160 - Construction Estimating & Equipment


Covers the fundamentals of construction equipment economics and productivity including: the selection of earth moving equipment and construction equipment fleet analysis. Addresses the fundamentals of cost estimating process including: contracts, bond, overhead, labor, pricing of excavation, pricing of concrete, pricing of metals, and pricing of wood.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to plan construction projects based on equipment productivity.
  • Students will be able to do quantity takeoff and pricing for excavation, concrete work, metals work, and wood work.
  • Students will be able to use computer software to perform cost estimations for construction projects.
  • Students will be able to explain the fundamentals of construction project productivity analysis method.



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