Estimating concrete volume for staircase is a little bit tidy as it is inclined and has geometrical shapes. But we can do that easily using some formulas. Let’s first know deeply about a staircase. Staircase and Its Parts A staircase is an essential part of a building which is provided to make a path […]

## How to Calculate Wooden Formwork for Grade Beam?

Most of the time we use wooden formwork for constructing grade beam. In this post, we’ll see, how to calculate the wooden formwork for grade beam. First we need to know what is grade Beam? Grade beam is a sub-structure of any structure which is normally built on short column. Grade beam is also called tie beam. You can […]

## How to Estimate Beam Reinforcement

An ordinary person can estimate reinforcement as lumsum. I see many people estimate reinforcement as a percentage of concrete volume. Such as 2% or 1.5% of concrete volume. But as a construction professional you shouldn’t estimate rebar quantity as percent of concrete volume. You should estimate that as shown in the structural drawing. Estimating rebar […]

## 4 Terms to Understand to Truly Estimate Rebar Quantity

Estimating Reinforcement is easy. All you have to get the cutting length of bar and convert them to weight. When estimating rebar for a rcc member you have to understand few terms clearly regarding reinforcement. 4 Terms to understand to truly estimate rebar quantity Below are 4 terms you should understand clearly to truly estimate […]

## How to Estimate Concrete Volume for Grade Beam

Grade beam is normally constructed on neck column and It connects two or more column together. In another word, grade beam carries the load from ground floor slab and transfer to column. Grade beam is normally constructed on ground. Purpose of this post is not to define what the grade beam is. I just giving […]