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ACTIVITY LEVEL PLANNING SYSTEM

QUANTITY SURVEY
AND
BILL OF QUANTITY
CONCEPT

Quantity Survey - Definition


To calculate the quantities in a
predetermined structured way.
Bifurcating the project into small areas.
Identifying the each activity with unique
mark numbers.
Data Base Management

Quantity Survey - Standards


Contract Technical Documents
IS Codes

Quantity Survey - Advantage


Tracking Scope
Precise Resource Planning
To avoid multiple working by various level
persons
Uniformity in Reporting & Billing
Faster Certification

Quantity Survey - Basic - Civil


Unique Identification mark for
Drawing Number with Rev. Number
Area Code
Mark Type
Item Code
Mark Number

Area
Main Project - Hydrogen Unit
- Reformer Section
- Compressor House
- Technological Structure
- Pipe Rack
- PSA Foundations
- Cable Trench
- Paving etc

Mark Type for Civil

Pile Cap - PC
Pedestals - PD
Plinth Beam - PB
Beams & Slab - BS etc

QS Code & Client Code


QS Code is nothing but the Client Items.
For Example
Qs Code Client Code Item Description
1
1.10 Excavation in ordinary soil
1a
1.10 a Excavation in ordinary soil upto 2m
1b
1.10 b Excavation in ordinary soil 2 - 3.5m
1c
1.10 c Excavation in ordinary soil below 3.5m
2
1.20 Back Filling with Excavated Earth
3
1.30 PCC 1:4:8
4
1.40 RCC M20
5
1.50 Formwork
5a
1.50 a Formwork Straight
5b
1.50 b Formwork Curved
6
1.6 Rebar
6a
1.60 a Rebar upto 12mm dia
6b
1.60 b Rebar 16mm & above

Mark No.- Civil


Constructable Units are to be given separate Mark
QS Codes Involved
Numbers.Mark
For Nos..
Example
1) Excavation
2) PCC
PD1

Pedestals

PD2

3) Rebar
4) Form work
5) Foundation Bolt
6) RCC

Raft - RFT1

7) Back Filling

Mark Number - Civil


SNO
1

UNIQUE ID
195-1/PR-A/RFT/67A/RFT-1

UOM
CUM

QTY
14.40

Here,

1951 - Represents A drawing code for drawing no 195 Rev 1 which


has been referred for calculating quantity.
PR-A Represents Area code for Pipe Rack for A Row
RFT Represents a code for type of structure which in this case is
Foundation Raft.
67A Represents Activity code for item R.C.C. in foundation M-25
Grade.
RFT-1 Represents Mark No. as shown in the above referred drawing
or as suggested by the quantity surveyors for easy identification ie the
Raft for pipe rack grid 1

Quantity Survey - Basic Structural


Unique Identification mark for
Drawing Number with Rev. Number
Area Code
Mark Type
Mark Number

Mark Type for Structural

Column - C
Crane Girder - CGR
Cross Beam / Tie Beam - CB / TB
Trestle - TRL
Bracing - BCG
Gusset Plate - GT
Bracket - BKT
Truss - TRS

Mark Number - Structural


Portal Beam
P1B1

Portal Column
LHS
P1CL

Bracing
BCG1

Bracket
BKT1

Portal Column RHS


P1CR

P1B2

Pipe Rack Portal No.:1

Item No.: Structural


6 Cap Plate
8 Moment Plate
4 Gusset Plate

10 Rod
7 Bracket
9 Chair Cleat

5 Rib Plate
3 Stiffener

1 Column ISMB
2 Base Plate

Portal Column Mark No.: P2CR

Mark Number - Structural


SNO
UNIQUE ID
UOM
QTY
1
195-1/PR-B/C/P2CR
MT
2.50
Here,
195-1 Represents A drawing code for drawing no 195 Rev 1 which
has been referred for calculating quantity.
PR-B Represents Area code Pipe Rack in row B
C Represents a code for type of structure which in this case is
Column.
P2CR Represents Mark No. as shown in the above referred
drawing - Right Side Portal Column in Grid No 02.

STRUCTURAL - General
Establishing Marking concepts with detail.
Change of Sections updation at regular
intervals
Unit weights approvals
Rolling Margin Establishment

Quantity Survey - Basic - Piping


Unique Identification mark for
Area / Line Number
Service
Specification
ISO No. (Drg No.)
Spool Number

Service - Example

Process Water - PW
Cooling Water - CW
Lube Oil - LO
Purging Oil - PO
Steam Line Low Pressure - SL
Steam Line Medium Pressure - SM
Steam Line High Pressure - SH

Mark Number - Piping


SNO
1
Here,

UNIQUE ID
AG/10SW/1502/A1A/SP21

UOM
ID/IM

QTY
50/100

AG Represents Area Code for Above Ground Piping


10SW Represents the Size & Service - 10 Line for Service
Water.
1502 Represents the line number which is from ISO itself.
A1A Represents the Specification of pipe - Material & Class.
SP21 Represents Spool Number.

PIPING

Marking the Field Joint in line with GAD


Spoolwise BOQ Calculation
Different Symbols for Shop / Field Joint
Releasing the ISO & Joint Master along
with ID / IM Calculation

PIPING
Updation of Revision Drawings &
Calculation as per revision using suffix for
the joints.
Separate Marking for Joints Deleted,
Modified, Tie Joints, Repair due S/Cs
mistake.
As built drawing after completion

PIPING BOQ
BOQ

ISO No. 1502


Spool No.: 21

1) Pipe size & length


2) Elbow size & length Total Inch Mtr.
3) Valve size & length of Spool 21

1
2

Joint Master
1) No. of shop joint & size
2) No. of field joint & size

4
Total Inch Dia
of Spool 21

5
6

Process Cycle - Quantity Survey


BOQ
Preparation
SE/QS

by

Execution

Deviations/Change
of sections from SE

Cross Checking
by PE

Submission
to Client

Copy to SE

Approval by
Client by
QS/PE

Incorporation
in QS

Submission &
Approval
from Client by
QS/PE