Submitted Questions

  • Steel quantity by thumb rule

    How can we get the steel quantity by thumb rule ? I know that it is 1% for slab and 2-3% for RCC column & beams. If I have 10 Cum RCC work for column & beam then how can we get the steel quantity in kgm or Qntl.?


    • Nov 27th, 2018

    Quantity of reinforcement for 10m3 column and beam work =1570kg

    Mohammed Shehzad

    • May 28th, 2018

    I am designing a 19 story building with one basement. and preparing a BOQ. Steel quantities are as above.
    Foundation- 95 kg/cu.m
    Column -152 kg/cu.m
    Beam- 120 kg/cu.m
    Slab - 80 kg/cu.m

    This quantity is as per BOQ prepared by Excel.
    Actual consumption may be +/- 2 %.

  • VDF

    What is the VDF?


    • Nov 16th, 2017

    VDF- Vacuum Dewatered Flooring

    Amit Kumar

    • Mar 11th, 2017

    VDF means Vacuum Dewatered Flooring

  • Required quantity of steel

    what is the method of calculate the requirement steel quantity in 1 cum RCC.


    • Aug 16th, 2014

    For slabs and beams steel should be 80 Kg./Cu.M. and for columns it should be 120 Kg./Cu.M.

    rajaneesh kumar ojha

    • Apr 12th, 2014

    M S Tmt bal waight

  • Required Cement quantity

    what is the method of calculation for require Cement qty. in 1 Cum brick work with CSM 1:6.

    Md. Nesar Uddin, PowerPac, Bangladesh.

    • Jan 12th, 2014

    We know, for 1 cum brickwork done to need 35% dry cement mortar.
    So, Cement Mortar for 1 cum=1 ×0.35=0.35 cum
    Given, Ratio is 1:6 = 1+6 = 7
    1. Cement= (0.35×1)/7=0.05 cum.
    2. Sand= (0.35×6)/7=0.3 cum

  • Trimex Flooring



    • Oct 20th, 2011

    It is the process done by machinery first we put the concrete in level by Skid vibrator, Second ; remove the excess water from concrete and Third finish the surface by power disc trovel .