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Measurements in Estimating

Er. Kashmir Dass


M.E. (Hons.) Civil
Sr. Lecturer in Civil Engineering,
Sant Baba Attar Singh Govt. Polytechnic
College, Badbar, Barnala

PROFORMAS USED IN
ESTIMATE
1.

Measurement form

The details of measurements of each


item of work are taken out
and quantities of each and every
item is computed in a prescribed
form known as measurement form as under :-

Cont.

Measurement Form:
Item No.

Description

No.

Length

Breadth

Height

Quantity

2.

Abstract of cost form

The cost under each item of the work is


determined from the quantities and total cost is
worked out in a prescribed form called abstract
of cost form as shown on next slide

Cont.

Cost Form:
item no

Description

quantity

unit of payment

Rate

Amount

Cont.

3. Material Statement form


When materials are issued direct to
the work or purchased directly from
the market, there cost are either
charged direct to the work or
debited to be suspense head materials

Cont.

in the account of work and


when the cost is debited to
the suspense head Materials, the
account is called Material at site
account M.A.S. accountis maintained
monthwise in form 35 as under

Name of Work .
total issues to the work
principal items

unit

petty
item

total

Dated initials of Dated initials


sub-divisional divisional
accountant
officer
as token of
check

quantity

Cont.

Units of measurement & Units


of payment
The unit of different works depend
on their nature, size & shape.
In general,the units of different
item of work are based on
the principals mentioned further :-

Cont.

1. Mass,voluminous and thick works shall


be taken in cubic unit or
volume. the measurements of length,
width and height or depth shall
be taken to compute the volume
or cubic contents

Cont.

2.

Shallow,thin and surface works shall


be taken in square unit or
in area. the measurement of length
and width or height shall be
taken to compute the area.

3.

Long and thin work is taken in running unit.

4.

piece work, job work is taken in number.

UNITS OF MEASUREMENT & PAYMENT


Earth Work
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS
Earth filling under floors

Measure

Payment

cu.m

% cu.m

Rock excavation

cu.m

%cu.m

Puddle clay core

cu.m

%cu.m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

Measure

Surface dressing and leveling,etc. Sq. m


cutting of trees

no

Sand filling

cu m

Payment

per sq. m
per no.
per cu m

CONCRETE
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure

payments

Cement concrete 1:4:8 in


foundation

cu m

per cu m

Plain cement concrete 1:2:4

cu m

per cu m

R.C.C chajja and sun shade

cu m

per cu m

PARTICULAR OF ITEMS

measure

payments

Precast cement concrete

cu m

per cu m

Cement concrete jali work

sq. m

per sq. m

Cement concrete bed plates

cu m

per cu m

BRICK WORK
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure payment

First class burnt bricks in mud


mortar in foundation and plinth cu m

per cu m

First class burnt bricks in mud


mortar in super structure

cu m

per cu m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

First class B.B in cement mortar 1:5


in foundation and plinth

cu m

per cu m

cu m

per cu m

First class B.Bin cement mortar 1:5 in


superstructure
First class B.B in cement mortar 1:6 in
foundation and plinth

cu m

per cu m

STONE WORK
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment
Coursed rubble masonry in mud
mortar in foundation and plinth

cu m

per cu m

Coursed rubble masonry in mud


mortar in super structure

cu m

per cu m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment


Coursed rubble masonry in lime
mortar 1:3 in foundation and plinth cu m

per cu m

Coursed rubble masonry in cement


mortar 1:7 in foundation and plinth

cu m

per cu m

cu m

per cu m

Coursed rubble masonry in cement


mortar 1:7 in super structure

ROOFING
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

R.C.C slab roofing

cu m

per cu m

R.B slab roofing

cu m

per cu m

First class mud roofing

sq m

per sq m

Second class mud roofing

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Third class mud roofing

sq m

per sq m

Expension joint

metre

Allahabad tile roofing

sq m

per sq m

Eave board

sq m

per sq m

per m

FLOORING
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure payment

Conglomerate floor 2.5 cm thick of


cement concrete 1:2:4 over 7.5 cm lime
concrete

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure

payment

Flate brick flooring in cement over


10cm thick cement concrete 1:6 :18

over 10 cm thick sand filling

sq m

per sq m

Brick on edge flooring over 10 cm


thick line concrete over 10 cm sand
filling

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure

payment

Dry brick on edge flooring with

sand grouting over consolidating


earth

sq m

per sq m

Toping of cement concrete 1:2:4

sq m

per sq m

Terrazo flooring over 10 cm thick


cement concrete 1:2:4 over sand

sq m

per sq m

FINISHING
PARTICULARS OF ITEM

measure

payment

Mud plaster 12.5 mm thick

sq m

per sq m

Cement plaster 12.5 mm thick 1:4

sq m

per sq m

Cement plaster 12 mm thick 1:5

sq m

per sq m

Lime plaster 12.5 mm thick

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure payment

Gobri leeping

sq m

per sq m

Cement pointing 1:2 (deep)

sq m

per sq m

Cement pointing 1:2 (flush)

sq m

per sq m

Cement pointing 1:3 (flush)

sq m

per sq m

PAINTING
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure

payment

Painting doors and windows (3 coat) sq m

per sq m

Painting doors and windows (2 coat) sq m

per sq m

Varnishing 2 coats

sq m

per sq m

Solignum painting 2 coats

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Coal tarring (no. of coats specified sq. m

per sq. m

Removing of paint or varnish

per sq. m

sq. m

WOOD WORK
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure

payment

Deodar wood wrought framed in


beams and battened and fixed in
position

sq m

per sq m

Doors, windows and almirah of


any type

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Sawing of timber

sq m

per sq m

Ballies(dia. Specified)

metre

per m

sq m

per sq m

Deodar wood panelled and glazed


doors or windows complete and
fixed in position

STEEL WORK
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment
Expended metal (size specified)

sq m

per sq m

Iron work in trusses

quintal

per quintal

Threading in iron

cm

per cm

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment


Welding

cm

Rivets, bolts and nuts

quintal

Boring holes in iron

no.

Barbed wire fencing

metre

per cm
per quintal
per no.
per m

MISCELLANEOUS
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure

payment

Ornamental cornice

metre

per m

Jungle clearance

sq m

per sq m

Silt clearance

cu m

per cu m

Glazing

sq m

per sq m

PARTICULAR OF ITEMS

measure payment

Glazed panes (supply)

sq m

Renewing glass panes

no.

Per no.

Fixing of glass panes

no.

Per no.

per sq m

MATERIALS
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Supply of bricks

1000 no.

Supply of cement

bag

per bag

Supply of sand

cu m

per cu m

Per 1000 no.

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Supply of surkhi

cu m

per cu m

Supply of brick ballast

cu m

per cu m

Supply of steel

quintal

per quintal

Supply of bitumen

tonne

per tonne

ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment


Wiring in the building for all types
of electric filling such as bulb, plug,
fan, point, power plug , etc.

each

each

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Supply of installated electric wire

metre

per m

Supply of bare electric wire

quintal

quintal

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGG.


PARTICULAR OF ITEMS

measure payment

Supply of water closet

no.

per no.

Supply of intercepting trap

no.

per no.

Supply of wash hand basin

no.

per no.

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure payment

Supply of bib cock

no.

Per no.

Supply of stop cock

no.

Per no.

Supply of water metre

Supply of C.I pipes

no.

Per no.

metre

per m

ROADS
PARTICULARS OF ITEMS

measure payment

Preparation of sub grade for soling


coat

sq m

% sq m

cu m

per cu m

Collection of bricks of soling coat


including stacking and consolidating
2.5 cm thick layers of clay

PARTICULARS OF ITEMS measure payment

Brick on end edging on both sides


with bricks and labour complete

rm

rm

Collection of bajri screened and


stacked

cu m

cu m