The Principles and Techniques of Engineering Estimating explains the procedures relating to the field of engineering estimating. Organized into 15 chapters, this book begins with an explanation of the meaning and scope of estimating. Subsequent chapters discuss the development of forms and types of estimates, basic steps in estimating, engineering estimating elements, work measurement, and estimating for mass production. Other chapters explain the aids to estimating, drawing technology, the importance of human relations, capital cost estimating, investment appraisal, and corporate strategy. This book will be very useful to any manager, student or estimator.