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Subject Guide for Cost Data

Suggested sources for cost data:

 

+ Aerospace Cost Data

 

NASA JSC Cost Estimating website
http://cost.jsc.nasa.gov

 

+ Building and Construction Cost Data

Reference Resources

R.S. Means (search Chinook for Author: R.S. Means Company)

 

Assemblies Cost Data
Engineering Library Reference TH435 .B848

 

Means Building Construction Cost Data
Engineering Library Reference TH435 .B84

 

Concrete & Masonry Cost Data
Engineering Library Reference TA682.26 .C66

 

Electrical Cost Data, 2007
Engineering Library Reference TK435 .M42 2007

 

Square Foot Costs
Engineering Library Reference TH435 .S78

 

Journals and Periodicals

ENR (Engineering News-Record)

 

+ Chemical Cost Data

 

Handbooks and Manuals

Knovel

 

CHEMnetBASE

 

Journals and Periodicals

Chemical Engineering (Plant Cost Index (CEPI) see the Economic Indicators section at the back of individual issues)

 

Chemical & Engineering News
 

Chemical Week

 

ICIS Chemical Business

 

Plastics Technology


+ Energy and Utility Costs

 

Consumer Price Index
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
http://www.bls.gov/CPI

 

Energy Information Agency (U.S. Department of Energy)
http://www.eia.doe.gov

 

+ Environmental Cost Data

 

Environmental Remediation. Cost Data-assemblies
Engineering Library Reference TD192.8 .E58

 

+ Mechanical Cost Data

 

Means Mechanical Cost Data
Engineering Library Reference TH435 .M435

 

+ Transportation Cost Data

 

Colorado Department of Transportation Cost Data Book

Available online: http://www.dot.state.co.us/App_eema_cdb

 

TRIS Online

TRIS Online is a public-domain, web-based version of the Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) bibliographic database. TRIS Online is published as a collaborative effort by the Transportation Research Board, part of the National Academies, and the National Transportation Library, part of Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) , Research and Innovative Technology Administration (U.S. Department of Transportation). It contains over half a million records of published transportation research including technical reports, books, conference proceedings and journal articles. The time span covers literature from the 1960s to the present, with some coverage of prior years. Highway Research Board publications are covered back to 1923. TRIS coverage includes the disciplines of planning, finance, design and construction, materials, environmental issues, safety and human factors and operations for the modes of highways, transit, railroads, maritime and aviation.

 

 

 

 

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