Automatic BQ Pricing
This paper reports on a pilot study undertaken by the authors for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Educational Trust aimed at developing a method of automatic pricing of bills of quantities.
A method using a system of multipliers is described for Concrete Work and based on the rates contained in Laxton's 1989 building price book. When tested on three 'live' bills of quantities, the method was found to be within one percent and six percent of the price book for larger projects and smaller projects respectively, and within 1.25 percent for the aggregated bills.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Access to the author manuscript version is currently restricted pending permission from the publisher. For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (link above) or contact the author : email@example.com|
|Keywords:||Estimating, pricing, bills of quantities, automated processes|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1991 Singapore Institute of Building Limited|
|Deposited On:||19 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:32|
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