Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying is broadly concerned with the estimation, planning and control of the cost on construction projects. It cover a wide range of activities including cost estimation, cost planning, value engineering, feasibility studies, cost benefit analysis, lifecycle costing and valuation.

Efficient and effective utilisation of resources (materials, manpower, money) is the main objective of a quantity surveyor. It also requires him to have an up-to-date information of market, tools  and equipments to help in  planning and scheduling of construction activities and resource allocation.

Risk analysis is an area which should be thoroughly studied to become a successful quantity surveyor.  The quantity surveyor should be able to assess the risk involved and be able to decide whether it should be retained or transferred.

Quantity surveyors play an important role in contract procurement, tender evaluation and dispute resolution. Good knowledge of construction technology is very much required for a quantity surveyor.

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Area and Volume Calculations

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Geometrical Shape Input Values Results
Circumference and Area of a Circle
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Surface Area and Volume of a Cone
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Surface Area and Volume of a Sphere
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Calculate Principal Stress, Maximum shear stress and the their planes

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To determine Absolute Max. B.M. due to moving loads.

Bending Moment Calculator
Calculate bending moment & shear force for simply supported beam

Moment of Inertia Calculator
Calculate moment of inertia of plane sections e.g. channel, angle, tee etc.

Reinforced Concrete Calculator
Calculate the strength of Reinforced concrete beam

Moment Distribution Calculator
Solving indeterminate beams

Deflection & Slope Calculator
Calculate deflection and slope of simply supported beam for many load cases

Fixed Beam Calculator
Calculation tool for beanding moment and shear force for Fixed Beam for many load cases

BM & SF Calculator for Cantilever
Calculate SF & BM for Cantilever

Deflection & Slope Calculator for Cantilever
For many load cases of Cantilever

Overhanging beam calculator
For SF & BM of many load cases of overhanging beam

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