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How to Determine the Concrete Volume for a Boundary Wall

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In this exclusive civil engineering video tutorial, you will learn how to determine the volume of concrete for footing, column, beam for 150 feet boundary wall.

Go through the following step-by-step methods :-

PCC : Base of footing = Length x Width x Thickness = 1.05m x 1.05m x 0.075m = 0.083 cubic meter

So, concrete required for PCC for a single footing = 0.083 cubic meter

Total volume of concrete required for base = 0.083 x 14 = 1.162 cubic meter
(as there are total 14 columns)

Coping = Length x thickness of wall x thickness of coping = 3 x 0.25 x 0.1 = 0.075 cubic meter

(Coping belongs to a structure that is built up on top of wing-walls, return-walls, boundary walls & parapet wall etc. to safeguard the masonry. The coping is provided to discharge the rain water during rainy season & make aesthetics of the structure/wall better.)

Total volume of concrete required for coping = 0.075 x 14 = 1.05 cubic meter
(as there are 14 nos. plinth beams)

Base required under plinth beam = 3 x 0.55 x 0.075 = 0.124 cubic meter
(here 3 = length; 0.55 = soffit + extension on both sides; 0.075 = thickness of PCC bed)

Also Read: Learn the detailed processes for setting up Footings and RCC Columns for a building construction

So, total volume of concrete for base = 0.124 x 14 = 1.736 cubic meter

Therefore, total PCC = 1.162 + 1.05 + 1.736 = 3.948 cubic meter

Grade of concrete is selected as M10

Ratio = 1:3:6 i.e. Cement : Sand : Course Aggregates

To get detail information on RCC work, go through the following video tutorial.

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How to Determine the Concrete Volume for a Boundary Wall