Course code BūvZ4102

Credit points 1.50

Economics of the Building II

Total Hours in Course40

Independent study hours40

Date of course confirmation23.03.2021

Responsible UnitInstitute of Civil Engineering and Wood Processing

Course developer

author lect.

Inita Vikse

Mg. oec.

Prior knowledge

BūvZ4101, Economics of the Building I

Replaced course

BūvZB032 [GBUVB032] Economics of the Building II

Course abstract

In compiling the works estimate students practically use their knowledge in drawing up the description of construction works, calculate the amount of real construction works, direct and indirect costs of the estimate, calculate technical economic indicators, draw up documentation of estimates according to LBN 501-17 requirements.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge of the methodology for compiling construction works estimates
Ability to analyze labor standards, analyze and use market prices for construction resources for cost estimates. Knowledge and skills are assessed in course work.
At the end of the study course, students are competent to compile an estimate of construction works corresponding to the construction design and market prices of construction resources - an independent estimate of construction works is evaluated.

Course Content(Calendar)

1 Compilation of job descriptions
2 Calculations of workloads
3 Workload norms
4 Wage calculations
5 Volume and prices of construction products
6 Calculation of construction machinery costs
7 Final part of the thesis. Local Estimates, Estimates Summary, Shared, Customer Housing
8 Technical Economic Indicators. Industry news.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Prepare a construction estimate. Successfully defend course work

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Development of course work

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Successfully defended course work
The course paper is prepared according to the requirements of LBN 501-17 "Procedure for Determination of Construction Cost".
Student defending the course paper can justify the principles of price formation and price justification.

Compulsory reading

Noteikumi par Latvijas būvnormatīvu LBN 501-17 "Būvizmaksu noteikšanas kārtība"[tiešsaiste]: MK noteikumi Nr.1014. Pieņemti 19.12.2006., stājas spēkā 01.01.2007. ar grozījumiem. Pieejams:

Further reading

1. Būvdarbu izcenojumu katalogs (BIK). Rīga, 2005.-2010.
2. Doršs I. Materiālu izlietojums celtniecības un remonta darbos. Liepāja, 2007.
3. Doršs I. Kā aprēķināt celtniecības un remonta darbu izmaksas. Liepāja, 2002.

Periodicals and other sources

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Compulsory Course for the Second level professional higher educational programme “Civil Engineering”; for the First level professional higher educational programme “Civil Engineering”, for the professional higher education bachelor study programme Civil Engineering