This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: course of use of this standard in the past five years, based on
suggestions received, certain amendments were issued to this standard by
the Sectional Committee and the third revision has been prepared so as to
incorporate such amendments.
,0.7 For the purpose of deciding whether a particular requirement of this
standard is complied with, the final value, observed or calculated,
expressing the results of a measurement, shall be rounded off in accordance with IS : 2-1960t.
The number of significant places ‘retained in
rounded off value should be the same as that of the specified value in
1.1 This standard ( Part IV) covers method of measurement
masonry in buildings and civil engineering works. of stone ‘2. GENERAL
of Items - Items may be clubbed together provided
that break-up of clubbed items is on the basis of detailed descriptions
of items as stated in this standard.
- In booking dimensions, the order shall
2.2 Booking of Dimensions
be consistent and generally in the sequence of length, breadth or width
and height or depth or thickness. ~2.3 Measurements
- All work shall be measured net in the decimal
system, as fixed in its place, unless otherwise stated herein, as given
a) Dimensions shall be measured to the nearest 0.01 m.
b) Areas shall be worked out to the nearest 0.01 m2, and
c) Cubic contents shall be worked out to the nearest 0.01 ms.
of Item - Description
of each item shall, unless
otherwise stated, be held to include, conveyance,
unloading, storing, waste, returning of packings, scaffolding, tools and
tackle, as necessary.
*Method of measurement of building works ( revised ).
tRules for rounding off numerical values ( ~euised
). IS : 1200 (Part
be deemed of cutting
- All measurements
to include consequent
waste. shall, IV ) - 1976 unless otherwise stated, of an
2.6 Deduction - Where minimum area is defined for deduction
opening, void, or both, such area shall refer only to opening or void within
the space measured.
2.7 Work to be Measured Separately
conditions shall be measured separately:
a) Work in or under b)
Work in liquid c) Work Work interrupted e) Work 2.7.1
stated. Work executed in the following water, mud, in or under d) - foul positions,
by tides, and in snow. Levels of high and low water tides, where these occur, shall be 2.7.2 Where springs requiring
pumping are encountered,
shall be measured
against a separate specific
made for the
purpose [see 2.7 of IS : 1200 ( Part I )-1974” 1.
2.8 Bills of Quantities - Items
and accurately of work shall fully describe
represent the work to be executed. 2.9 Measurement
in Stages - Work shall be measured
categories in convenient
stages stating height or depth:
a) Below ground/datum b) Above NOTE - ground/datum Ground/datum in the following line, and
line. line shall be specified in each case. 3. WALLING
3.1 Type of stone, kind of walling and mix of...
View Full Document