The use of unit quantities is a facility that has been devised with the aid of the computer to simplify taking-off and to save time in coding.1,2,3,4 Quantities are often required from standard components and the quantity surveyor is faced with the tiresome task of repeatedly having to measure the same items with the same dimensions.
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