How To Calculate Number Of Blocks Required For Building Construction

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Naijanews March 5, 2024 9:19 a.m.

How To Calculate Number Of Blocks Required For Building Construction

– Total Number of Blocks = Wall Area x Blocks per Square Foot = 300 square feet x 1.33 = 399 blocks.

– Wall Area = Length x Height = 30 feet x 10 feet = 300 square feet.

Calculate Block Area: – Convert the dimensions of a block from inches to feet (18 inches = 1.5 feet, 6 inches = 0.5 feet).

– Block Area = Length x Height = 1.5 feet x 0.5 feet = 0.75 square feet.

Estimate Number of Blocks per Square Foot: – Since each block covers an area of 0.75 square feet, you can estimate the required blocks per square foot of wall area.

– Additional Blocks = Total Number of Blocks x 10% = 399 x 0.1 = approximately 40 blocks.

– Blocks per Square Foot = 1 / Block Area = 1 / 0.75 = approximately 1.33 blocks.

Calculate Wall Area: – Multiply the length by the height to get the wall area in square feet..

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