Estimating in building construction

by Frank R. Dagostino

Publisher: Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J

Written in English
Cover of: Estimating in building construction | Frank R. Dagostino
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Subjects:

  • Building -- Estimates.,
  • Building -- Estimates -- Data processing.

Edition Notes

StatementFrank R. Dagostina, Leslie Feigenbaum.
ContributionsFeigenbaum, Leslie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH435 .D18 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 354, 23 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL366959M
ISBN 100133779386
LC Control Number98027457

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