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Download Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor, 13th Edition free PDF

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This reference covers the duties of the quantity surveyor in the constructing and building industry, in both public and private practice and in contracting organizations. Updated to reflect current practice, this 13th edition incorporates the latest standards from the New Rules of Measurement, the RICS Black Book, and concepts of Building Information Modeling. Early chapters cover the changing construction industry, the work of the quantity surveyor, education and training, organization and management, the importance of research and innovation in the construction and property industries, and the law related to the quantity surveyor. Later chapters explain techniques in areas such as cost control, whole life costing, value management, contract documentation, final accounts, insolvency, contractual disputes, project management, facilities management, and sustainability. Ashworth is affiliated with the University of Salford.


This classic text, written by three generations of the Willis family (all quantity surveyors) provides an introduction for the undergraduate and young practitioner to the work of the quantity surveyor, both in private practice and contracting organisations. The new edition has been revised to cover QS work in civil and cost engineering, commercial management, PFI and professional ethics. For the first time the book features worked examples.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Allan Ashworth DUniv (Hon), MSc, MRICS is a Visiting Professor at the University of Salford and the Adjunct Professor in Quantity Surveying at UTAR in Malaysia. He is a former HMI (Her Majesty’s Inspector) in the Department for Education and Employment and the Senior Academic Advisor to the Centre for Education in the Built Environment based at the University of Salford.


Keith Hogg BSc, PGCE was, until his recent retirement, Associate Dean (Development) in the School of the Built Environment at Northumbria University. He worked in private practice in the UK and overseas and engaged in research and practise in areas of risk management and value management. Throughout much of his career he was closely involved with the RICS in areas of Quantity Surveying Practice and Surveying Education.



Catherine Higgs MSc, MRICS is a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Associate Head of the Department of Construction and Property at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She is also a UWE Teaching Fellow with a strong interest in the pedagogy of quantity surveying practice.




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