# Tag: Quantity surveying

Quantity Surveying is an important part of Estimation and costing. If you are a civil engineer you must know about how to calculate the quantities of Concrete and reinforcement quantity per each member of a building.

If you are constructing a building of 40 floors? Finding the quantities and ordering them as per requirement is most important. This list helps you to learn about quantity surveying.

Estimation of the amount of concrete required for the construction of the staircase: In this post, we are going to explain, how to calculate the volume of concrete required to construct the Doglegged Staircase or Estimation of the amount of concrete required to construct the staircase. …

In this article, you are going to learn How to calculate the volume of concrete for Slabs, Beams, Columns, Footings & structural members of the building. And how to use an automatic calculator to find quantities of individual constituents of concrete (Cement, Sand, Aggregate & Water) …

Introduction:- Brick is most commonly used building material and used for constructing walls, roofs, paving floors, etc. The term brick is referred as a rectangular unit composed of clay. Bricks are available in different classes and sizes. The sizes of brick may vary according to the …

Quantity of Cement, Sand & Water required for Plastering:- In construction point of view, plastering refers to protecting a wall or ceiling by laying a plaster (Cement plaster). Plastering is done to remove surface imperfections caused by brickwork and to keep the surface smooth for painting. …

Bar Bending schedule plays a vital role in finding the quantities of reinforcement in structure. In order to find out the Bar bending schedule for slab or steel reinforcement in Slab, I recommend you to learn Basics of Bar Bending schedule and how to adopt concrete …

Concrete Mix Design:- Concrete is a composite mixture which consists of Cement, Sand and Aggregate. Concrete mix design is the procedure for finding the right quantities of these materials to achieve the desired strength. Accurate concrete mix design makes concrete construction economical. Large constructions such as …

Shuttering:- Shuttering is an arrangement done for vertical surfaces to support the wet concrete till it attains the desired strength. Shuttering is a part of formwork. Follow below to know how to calculate shuttering area. Calculating Shuttering area:- The shuttering is calculated in terms of Sq.M …

Cement: The word Cement has come from the Roman word ‘Opus Caementicium’ Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. The most important use of cement is the production of mortar and concrete—the bonding of natural or …