Before going to build any RCC structure we need to calculate steel quantity for purchasing. We only have drawings. So, we need to calculate steel quantity from drawings. There is no easy formula for calculating steel quantity. But the basic thing is simple. The Basic Formula For Calculating Steel Quantity No matter what type of […]

## How to Estimate Beam Reinforcement The Right Way

An ordinary person can estimate reinforcement as a lump sum. 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 a percent of concrete volume. You should estimate that as shown in the structural […]

## How to Calculate the Unit Weight of Steel Bars

Updated August 23rd, 2020 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, […]

## 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 March 31st, 2019 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 […]