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

## How to Estimate Beam Reinforcement

Updated September 13th, 2017 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 […]

## 4 Terms to Understand to Truly Estimate Rebar Quantity

Updated September 14th, 2017 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 […]

## How to Place Beam Reinforcement in 5 Easy Steps

Updated September 23rd, 2017 Placing beam reinforcement is easy if you have some basic idea about the steps of placing beam reinforcement. In this post I’ll give you an idea for placing beam reinforcement in 5 easy steps. 5 Easy Steps for Placing Beam Reinforcement Placing beam reinforcement involves following 5 easy steps – Studying […]

## 14 Terms About Beam Reinforcement a Supervisor Should Be Familiar With

Updated September 25th, 2017 Beam is a horizontal member of a structure. It carries its own load and imposed load and transfers them to its support (such as column or wall). Beam can be various types and can be made with various types of material. One of the most used material for beam is reinforced […]