How many steel is require in one sqft area?




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Answer / n c pathan

It depends upon the height of the building. If the
structure is G + 3 the steel consumption is about 2.5 kg
per sq.ft. If the structure is tower of 15 storeys the
steel consumption can be as high as 6 kg per sq.ft. For
towers which are 25 storeys high steel consumption is 7.5
kg per sq.ft.

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Answer / sk.mahaboob basha

It varies based in structure
for G+1 floor - 1.6kg
for G+5 floors - 2.25kg
for G+12 floors - 3.5kg

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Answer / abid khan

normaly G+2/3 wecan use only 1.5 to 2.5 kg per sqft and for
heigh rise building is 5.0 kg per sqft

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Answer / kamlesh

The steel is required as per the type of structure, that means the tentative calculation of steel is as per below,

For Foundation & Slab = 80Kg/Cu.M.
For Column = 100 Kg/Cu.M.
For Beam = 120 Kg/Cu.M.
The Cu.M. quantity is RCC quantity of structure.

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Answer / md.nazimul islam bhuiyan

It varies from 1Kg to 1.5kg per sft.

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Answer / rooban

Residential building - 4.5 to 4.8 kg/sft
Commercial building - 5.0 - 5.3 kg/sft

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Answer / nitin

As a Thumb rule : Residential :-1)for G+7 structure - 3.00 to 3.50Kg/sft
2) For tower more than 7flrs. to 20 flrs. - 5.00 to 6.00 Kg/Sft
3) For tower more than 20flrs. to 50 flrs - 7.00 to 8.00 Kg/sft
Commercial - Ranging from 6.00 to 8.00 Kg/sft

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Answer / ehaque9499

2.5 to 3.0 kg per sft

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Answer / kadir

for framed structure upto 3 story depends on span steel qty may vary

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Answer / adinarayana.g

Approximately steel we can take for concrete is 80kg per
1cum so assume slab thickness is 115mm

0.83 kg per 1sft area

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