Estimation Costing and Specifications (CV401)

Course Name: 

Estimation Costing and Specifications (CV401)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Methods of estimating, measurements, taking out quantities, typical estimates for buildings, and Civil Engineering works, Specifications for all types of building items.Analysis of rates, data for various building items, Earthwork calculations. Introduction to Departmental procedures, tender, contracts, arbitration, valuation of buildings.

Course Outcomes: 1. Shall be able to work out the quantities of various items of work, by both Long walls and Short walls method and method of centerline. 2. Able to write detailed specifications for important items of works. 3. To perform rate analysis for various items of works. 4. Able to value land and property of Civil Engineering projects.


1) B.N. Dutta, Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering Theory and Practice. 2) M. Chakroborti, Estimating, Costing & Specifications in Civil Engineering. 3) S.C. Rangawala - Valuation of Real Properties, Charotar Publishing House

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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