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Unformatted text preview: ATHE Maharashtra, Bombay ’ Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Hindustan Steel Ltd, Ranchi Central Public Works Department, New Delhi DR R. B. SINCH SHRI S. SRINIVASAN SUPERINTENDING SURVEYOIX OF WORKS ( AVIATION ) SURVEYOR OF WORKS ( I ) ATTACHED TO SSW ( AVIATION ) ( Alternate) New Delhi 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. Methods 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 and eliminates ambiguities and misunderstandings 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. several clarifications 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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