# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Agricultural Production Technology Task 365310750

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Calculate a bill of materials.

Definition

Calculation should include
  • selecting a project
  • determining all items/materials needed to construct the project
  • determining each component needed
    • item or part name
    • number of pieces
    • type of material
    • size of pieces (e.g. dimensions of structural metal and lumber)
    • description of parts
    • board feet calculation
    • unit cost
    • total component cost
  • determining total cost of project using the bill of materials.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is a bill of materials?
  • What factors should be considered when selecting materials, hardware, and supplies?
  • How can the cost of a project be determined using a price sheet or current pricing of materials?
  • What is the actual cost of the project?