Civil Engineering Basic Knowledge on site

Hello friends, In this article today I will teach you some basic knowledge about civil engineering on site, many students they have problem that what are the basic knowledge for civil engineering students on site, so lets get start.


Basic knowledge for civil engineers.


6mm = 0.222Kg
8mm = 0.395 Kg
10mm = 0.616 Kg
12mm = 0.888 Kg
16mm = 1.578 Kg
20mm = 2.466 Kg
25mm = 3.853 Kg
32mm = 6.313 Kg
40mm = 9.865 Kg

1bag cement-50kg
1sq.m-10.76sq.f t

Learn before Going to Site

  • Minimum thickness of slab is 125 mm.
  • Dimension tolerance for cubes + 2 mm.
  • Free fall of concrete is allowed maximum to 1.50m.
  • Lap slices not be used for bar larger than 36 mm.
  • Water absorption of bricks should not be more than 15 %.
  • PH value of the water should not be less than 6.
  • Compressive strength of Bricks is 3.5 N / mm2.
  • In steel reinforcement binding wire required is 8 kg per MT.
  • In soil filling as per IS code, 3 samples should be taken for core cutting test for every 100m2.

Useful Information:

5.A head mason can work 25-30 cum brick work in a day.

1.Lintel thicknessshould be 15cm.

2.Parapet wall height should be 1 meter.

3.Window height should be 120cm.

4.D.P.C thickness should be 2.5cm

5.Plinth height should be 45cm.

6.Measuremnt of riser should be 15cm.

7.Building height should be 315 cm

For more detail watch the given video:


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