Units of various items observed during work | Estimates and cost calculations

Units of various items observed during  work | Estimates and cost calculations

Units of various items observed during  work | Estimates and cost calculations

Units for the Earth Work

  • All the units in the earthworks are to be measured in the unit of Cubic Meter, i.e. m3, except the following;
  • the work of the surface dressing, leveling, cleaning, etc. are to be measured in the unit of the Square Meter, i.e. m2;
  • Cutting of the trees (Girth Specified) is measured in the Nos;
  • For the earthwork, the normal lead and normal lifts are 30m and 1.5m respectively.

Units for the Concrete Work

  • All the work of the concrete is measured in the unit of Cubic Meter, i.e. m3, except the following;
  • Lime concreting work that is carried at the roof terrace are measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2;
  • Screed concrete work is also measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2;
  • Sometimes PCC is also measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2;
  • We can say that those work under concreting where thickness is lesser, then it can be measurable in the unit of  Square Meter, i.e. m2.

Units for the DPC Work

  • DPC is measured in the unit of Square Meter, i.e. m2.

Units for the Brick Work

  • Usually, brickwork is to be measured in the Cubic Meter, i.e. m3, except the following;
  • Honey Comb, Half Brick, Thin Partition Walls are measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2.

Units for the Stone Work

  • Usually, stonework is to be measured in the Cubic Meter, i.e. m3, except the following;
  • Stone Slab in the roof, Shelve, Stone Work in wall facing, lining, Stone Chajjas, Sun Shade, are measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2.

Units for the Wood Work

  • The main components of wood works are measured in Cubic Meter, i.e. m3
  • Other then the main components, following are measured in the Square Meter, i.e. m2.
    • Ply Wood
    • Shuttering
    • Leaves
    • Panel
    • Glazed, etc 

Units for the Roofing Work

  • Basically roofing work is measured in the unit of Square Meter, i.e. m2.
  • Except the following;
    • Skirting work is measured in the unit of "m", i.e. meter
    • Letters and Figures are measured in the unit of "no's", i.e. numbers

Miscellaneous Works

  • String Course, Drip Course, Bedding, Throating are  measured in the unit of "m", i.e. meter

Thanks,
Kumar Bhanushali,
Engineers India




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