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DR R. B. SIN~H
SURVEYOR Central Public Works Department (Aviation )
( AVIATION ) ( Alkmatc SUPRRmTRNDINo SURVEYOR )
OF Central Public Works Department womub(I)
!klRVRYOR OF WORK.3 ( I) A~ACHED
&IRKB. K. UPPAL
SHRI P. S. RAO ( Akm.~tr )
Director ( Civ Engg ) Building & Communication Department, Government
Bhakra Management Board, Nangal Township
Director General, BIS ( &-O&O Mmbcr ) SHN K. M.
Assistant &fATHUR Director ( Civ Engg ), BIS 2 IS : 1200 ( Part VII) - 1972 Indian Standard
METHOD OF MEASUREMENT OF
BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING WORKS
PART VII HARDWARE ( Second Revision j
0. FOREWORD 0.1 This Indian Standard
(Part VII ) ( Second Revision ) was adopted
by the Indian Standards
on 17 May 1972, after the draft
finalized by the Civil Works Measurement
approved by the Civil Engineering
occupies a very important place in the planning and
execution of any civil engineering work from the time of first estimates to
the final completion
of payments for a project.
___. -.._ -__. are n_oL un_iform aurd con_siderab!e differen_ces
--_“___. . -_ .Li ___exist between practices f&owed by different construction
While it is recognized that each system of measurement has to be specifically related to administrative
responsible for the work, a unification of various systems at
technical level has been accepted as very desirable specially as it permits
a wider range of operation for civil engineering contractors and eliminates
ambiguities and misunderstandings
of various systems followed.
0.3 Among various civil engineering items, measurement
of buildings was
the first to be taken up for standardization
and this standard
having provisions relating
to building work was first published
in 1958’ and was
revised in 1964.
0.4 In the course of usage of this standard by various construction
agencies in the country, several clarifications
and suggestions for modifications
and as a result of study, the technical committee responsible for this standard
to cover method
works like industrial and river valley projects.
0.5 For the purpose of
xtandard is complied
expressing the result of
with IS : 2-1960*.
off value should be the deciding whether a particular
with, the final value,
shall be rounded off in accordance
number of significant places retained in the rounded
same as that of the specified value in this standard. *Rules for rounding off numerical values ( rc&cd).
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