Category Archives: estimates

How much material for Brick work ?

Hello Friends ,

Do you know how to calculate the material required for constructing 1 CuM of brick masonry ? This information is useful for :

  1. Calculating the material to be brought for the brick masonry.
  2. Doing rate analysis
  3. Making a detailed estimate 

Today we shall solve one example so that you are able to understand each step with utmost clairity.

Here we go.

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Hope you are able to properly get the steps .

In case of any queries , please do write to me through this blog.

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Gross cost of a water tank

Dear Friends ,

In the previous article, we planned a water tank .

We arrived at the dimensions of the water tank.

[ Read the post here ]

Now let us calculate the total cost for this construction as follows :

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How to plan a water tank ?

Dear Friends ,

Now we shall learn to find out the actual dimensions of the water tank if the total capacity is given.

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Look at this slide for basic steps to follow :

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We shall take a real life example to understand the steps involved :

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TILES IN THE TOILET

Dear Friends ,

Today we have a great occasion to celebrate.

We are completing 18 months today.

Today we shall analyse a toilet.

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We shall calculate the tiles needed for the dado and the flooring.

Let us first have a look at the example :

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Have a look at this photograph for clarity ;

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Now let us look at the basic dimensions of the Toilet ;

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Remember : All dimensions are in millimeters.

Now let us solve this …step by step.

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WHAT ? MATERIAL FOR PLASTER ?

Dear Friends ,

Good evening .

Now let us understand the steps involved in calculating the Plaster area and let us learn to find out the materials for plaster.

This is the sketch :

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Let us jot down the objectives :

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Now let us clarify various assumptions for this exercise.

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Now let us calculate in various steps as follows ;

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Hope you have understood the steps correctly.

bye friends.

 

MATERIAL FOR THIS WALL ?

Dear Friends ,

Today let us learn to find out the materials needed for the Brick wall.

 

Look at the basic sketch :

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Now the solution is as follows ;

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This way , we can find out the materials for the brick work.

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