2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AECT 340 - Estimating and Planning II

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): CNST 260 , AECT 110 , CNST 110 , CNST 150  or CNST 210 , and MATH 128  or higher level

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is a continuation of CNST 260 - Estimating and Planning I . The course will delve into advanced fundamentals of construction estimating and planning. An in depth look into real life commercial, industrial, residential, and heavy civil projects for reference. Topics including but not limited to: bidding, evaluation of subcontracts, budgeting, square footage costs, quantity take off, advanced labor and work crew estimations, CPM scheduling, resource loading, updating and tasking of construction schedules. A study of Lean construction and project integration of Lean. Personal computer usage in spreadsheets, time management software and estimating software will be an integral part of the course.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will research and use different types of estimating & planning software in all areas of construction.
  2. Students will use real drawings to determine proper quantity take off in all areas of construction.
  3. Students will research the process in which the construction process is scheduled with work crews and labor forces.
  4. Students will learn and be able to develop in depth schedules including cost loading and labor linkage.