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Re: steel:cement ratio in general construction

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Here is a starting point: Reinforcing is approx. 1-2% of the volume of
concrete and cement is approx. 15% of the volume of the concrete.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 05:02:41 -0700 (PDT) "Prakash C. Chowdhury"
<pcchowdhury(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> writes:
> I need to work out some overall figures for steel rebar usage linked 
> to
> cement consumption. I suppose rule-of-thumb ratios have been worked 
> out
> for different types of construction (figures for dams would 
> obviously vary
> from those for buildings etc) either directly through statistical
> correlation of historical figures for a large number of projects or
> indirectly from concrete:cement & steel:concrete figures.Not being a 
> civil
> engineer,I will be grateful to list members for any data in a useful 
> form
> or maybe someone can direct me to the proper sources/references. 
> Thanks in
> advance.
> P.C.Chowdhury
> 
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