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Basic Information For Civil Engineers

Basic information For Civil Engineers
In this example, the compact portrayal is conferred on a couple of subjects, as an example, steel mass for every meter, set amendment viewpoints, grade of concrete, and also the specific load of planning materials.

The information is extremely helpful for Structural Specialists and Civil Engineers.


Steel weight for each meter

The weight is zero.222 weight unit for six-millimeter steel

The weight is zero.395 weight unit for eight-millimeter steel

The weight is zero.616 weight unit for ten-millimeter steel

The weight is zero.888 weight unit for twelve-millimeter steel

The weight is one.578 weight unit for sixteen-millimeter steel

The weight is two.466 weight units for twenty-millimeter steel

The weight is three.853 weight unit for twenty-five-millimeter steel

The weight is vi.313 weight unit for thirty-two millimeter steel

The weight is nine.865 weight unit for forty-millimeter steel

The unit of steel is calculated by exploiting the next formula: D2/162


Standard Conversion Aspects

One in. = twenty five.4 mm

One yard = zero.9144 m

One feet = zero.3048 m

One meter = three.28084 foot

One Newton = zero.10 kg

One mile = one.6093 km

One mm = 0.0394 inch

Concrete Grade magnitude relation

In accordance with ACI standards, the next ratios should be unbroken for varied classes of concrete grades.

The magnitude relation should be 1:4:8 [Cement: Sand: Aggregate] for M5 concrete grades

The magnitude relation should be 1:3:6 [Cement: Sand: Aggregate] for M10 concrete grades

The magnitude relation should be 1:2:4 [Cement: Sand: Aggregate] for M15 concrete grades

The magnitude relation should be 1:1.5:3 [Cement: Sand: Aggregate] for M20 concrete grades

The magnitude relation should be 1:1:2 [Cement: Sand: Aggregate] for M25 concrete grades

Herein, M indicates combine and M15 indicates the concrete strength obtained succeeding twenty eight days like fifteen N/mm2

Engineering materials weight:

Bitumen adequate 1340 kg/m3
Cement adequate 1440 kg/m3
Cast Iron adequate 7650 kg/m3
Steel adequate 7850 kg/m3
Ice adequate 913 kg/m3
Petrol adequate 690 kg/m3
Water adequate one thousand kg/m3

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Standard Reinforcement and Concrete Works Details

The minimum thickness of the block is 125mm.

The absorption of water mustn’t be over fifteen p.c.

Lapping is unacceptable for the bars that have a diameter of over 36mm.

Longitudinal reinforcement ought to be not below zero.8% or in more than 6 June 1944 of gross C/S.

For the sq. column, the minimum bars is four No’s and vi No’s for the circular column.

Lap slices aren’t suggested for a bar that’s larger than 36mm.

PH worth of the water mustn’t be below vi.

Dimension tolerance for cubes ought to be + 2mm.

Densities of various kinds of Construction Materials
Steel = 7850 kg/Cum

Cement = 1440 kg/Cum

Brick = 1682 kg/Cum or 1920 kg/cum

Sand = 1100 to 1600 kg/cum

Water = one thousand kg/cum

R.C.C = 2500 kg/cum (5% of steel)

P.C.C = 2400 kg/cum

Wood = 1100 kg/cum

Crushed Brick = 950-1250 kg/cum



Raja Numan

Hi, My name is Engr. Raja Numan author of Engineering Information Hub and I am a Civil Engineer by Profession and I've specialized in the field of Quantity Surveying, Land Surveying as QC Engineer in national and multinational companies of Pakistan & Saudi Arabia.

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