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 […]

## Estimate the Neck Column’s Reinforcement With these 8 Easy Steps

For complete estimating and costing solution of a construction project we always use computer aided software like Contractor’s office. It is time-saving and accurately deliver us what we want. But for our day to day construction activities, we always do this manually on the project to find the required materials for our tasks. In this […]

## How to Calculate the Unit Weight of Steel Bars

There is a formula to calculate the unit weight of steel bars. I’ll come that point later. Why do we need to know the unit weight of steel bars? When we estimate the steel bars for a Reinforced Concrete member we get the length of that as a result. For example, 1000 feet 20mm ø […]