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Unformatted text preview: ATHE Maharashtra,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Hindustan Steel Ltd, Ranchi
Central Public Works Department,
New Delhi DR R. B. SINCH
SHRI S. SRINIVASAN
WORKS ( AVIATION )
SURVEYOR OF WORKS ( I )
( AVIATION ) ( Alternate)
SLTEFUNTENDINCJ SURVEYOR OF Central Public Works Department,
WORKS ( I )
SURVEYOR OF WORKS ( I )
ATTACHED TO SSW ( I ) ( Alternate )
Director General, IS1 ( J&-o@& Member )
SHRI D. AJITHA SIMHA, Director ( Civ Engg ) Secretary
SHRI K. M.
Deputy Director MATHUR ( Civ Engg ), ISI 2 of IS: lZOO(PartIV)-1976 Indian Standard
METHOD OF MEASURE.MENT OF BUILDING
AND CIVIL ENGINEERING WORKS
PART IV STONE MASONRY ( Third Revisfon )
0. FOREWORD 0.1This Indian Standard ( Part IV ) ( Third Revision ) was adopted by the Indian Standards Institution on 26 August 1976, after the draft
finalized by the Civil Works Measurement Sectional Committee had been
approved by the Civil Engineering Division Council. 0.2 Measurement
occupies a very important place in planning and
execution of any civil engineering work from the time of first estimates
to final completion and settlement of payments for the project.
followed for measurement are not uniform and considerable differences
exist between practices followed by one construction agency and another
and also between various Central and State Government departments.
While it is recognized that each system of measuiement
has to be
specifically related to the administrative
and financial organizations.
within the department responsible for work, a unification of, the various
systems at technical level has been accepted as very desirable, specially
as it permits a wider circle of operation for civil en.gineering contractors
arising out of
inadequate understanding of various systems followed.
0.3 Among the various civil engineering items, measurement of building
was first to be taken up for standardization
and this standard having
provisions relating to all building works, was first published in 1958 a nd
was revised in 1964 and 1970.
0.4 In the course of usage df this standard by various construction.
and suggestions for
agencies in the country,
‘modifications were received and as a result of study, * the Sectional
Committee decided that its scope, besides being applicable to buildings
should be expanded so as to cover civil engineering works like industrial
and river valley project. works.
3 IS : 1200 ( Part IV )-1976 0.5 Since various trades are not related to one another, the Sectional
Committee decided that method of measurement for each trade as given
in IS : 1200-1964* be issued separately as a different part, which will be
helpful to specific users in various trades.
This part covering method of
measurement of stone masonry applicable to buildings as well as civil
-engineering works was, therefore, issued as a second revision in 1970.
0.6 In the...
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