Chapter 10. What's a Contract?

  1. Richard Hill and
  2. George Solt

Published Online: 30 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch10

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

How to Cite

Hill, R. and Solt, G. (2010) What's a Contract?, in Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470546017

Online ISBN: 9780470768570

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Keywords:

  • What's a Contract - contract law being similar in countries, but details vary, country to country and even within countries;
  • contracts, starting point for engineering projects - having someone in company who knows all this;
  • When contract goes wrong – again, quantum meruit principle applies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Apology

  • It's an Agreement

  • How Projects Happen

  • Tender Documents

  • The Acceptance

  • Summary