Home -> Forums -> Construction -> Brick Walls, Pillars and Structure -> beam sizes

beam sizes

Wed Nov 19, 2014Total posts : 5
rupesh
rupesh
Join date: Aug 2012
Topic: beam sizes

Sir,

We have given contract for construction of our house and with regard to the same the ground floor slab is over. While calculating the actual sizes we have taken the beam sizes as 12" inches Height and 9" inches width which are visible. Where as the contractor is taking the sizes as 18" inches height and 9" inches width and he is calculating measurements in cubic feet. The difference of 6" inches in height is being calculated which is gone into slab. Our question is when he has charged for the slab as per sq ft, how can he charge the 6" inches of beam both in slab cost & beam cost. Kindly clarify our doubt.

Regards,

Rupesh Kanjani
9885294133  

Thu Nov 20, 2014Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear Rupesh
          You have not given the agreement items but as I under stand from your query that you have have problem in roof slab payment and beam payment. If contract is through rate i.e. labor and material than he claim slab payment in sft and wanted extra payment  of beam portion in slab. In my view he can claim extra steel of beam in slab but not for concrete and labor etc. If his agreement is on labor base than he can claim steel bending binding labor.
 
Fri Nov 21, 2014Post  #2
rupesh
rupesh

Join date: Aug 2012
Post subject: beam sizes

Sir,

Thanks for your reply, as our agreement with the contractor is for total construction and the rate for the Beam is Rs.200.00 per cubic feet and rate for the slab is Rs.200.00 per sq ft.Our dispute with him is that he has charged the slab cost as per sq feet which is ok but he is charging for the 6 inches beam which has gone into the slab,for example the visible beam size is 0.75 x12 inches where as he charging for 0.75x18inches.So please clarify whether we should pay him as per his quote or pay only for the steel used.
Regards,
kanjani rupesh
 
Sat Nov 22, 2014Post  #3
ringwang
ringwang

Join date: Jan 2013
Dear Rupesh,
you should follow Mr. Gupta advice. here in my site they are doing labor contract they claim but i did not consider that 6"in beam. we calculate only beam visible area. If material contract you should pay extra payment for the 6" beam steel cost.
 
Sat Nov 29, 2014Post  #4
rupesh
rupesh

Join date: Aug 2012
Post subject: invisible beam cost

Sir Gupta ji
How to arrive at the cost of steel to be paid for invisible slab beam.please reply
 
Sat Nov 29, 2014Post  #5
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear Rupesh
       It is not possible at this stage to calculate the actual used steel. Tentatively if your beam is 9'' wide, 5'' in slab and let suppose  20' length than contents are= 20x .75x.42=6.3 cft x 3kg per cft=18.9 kg. More over you can take idea from black smith i.e. bar binder who will tell you about bars placed in beam. In general at top 2nos bars are laid to secure rings of beam which cant be more than 18.9 kg.
 

Brick Walls, Pillars and Structure-Construction Questions (39)

1608
views
6
answers

Need urgent reply...regarding Beam

Last answer on 4/8/2019 1:52:45 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by manjula
808
views
2
answers

can i make 2nd floor above 18 feet long beam (i,e)no co;oumn under this beam.

Last answer on 1/10/2017 1:19:53 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by AD
2550
views
2
answers

labor rate for RCC work

Last answer on 4/8/2014 2:47:53 PM. by ringwang. Forum started by ringwang
865
views
2
answers

SIR, I WANT TO CONSTRUCT MY HOUSE 3RD FLOOR. TODAY THER IS G 2FLOOR.I WANT EXTEN

Last answer on 3/5/2016 9:50:33 PM. by JAI PRAKASH. Forum started by cvsatav
831
views
4
answers

Looking for steel estimation and number of straight and vertical and plain beam estimation

Last answer on 1/12/2017 1:18:05 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by mohd asif
931
views
2
answers

Pillar and beam size for my house plan

Last answer on 5/25/2017 3:16:14 PM. by shakthi. Forum started by shakthi
1739
views
2
answers

maximum span between 10"x15", 10"x12", 10"x10" RCC columns

Last answer on 9/26/2016 11:05:51 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Rjaulbari
2274
views
1
answers

Roof Beam

Last answer on 10/16/2014 12:22:34 AM. by JAI PRAKASH. Forum started by R.Roy
3754
views
1
answers

Why are there hairline cracks in reinforced concrete beam and brickworks in my new 3 story building?

Last answer on 10/3/2014 10:04:30 AM. by SANJAY DUSANE. Forum started by azeez
709
views
1
answers

Residential Structural needs

Last answer on 10/5/2016 12:15:38 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Padmanabhan
1632
views
1
answers

Steel Size

Last answer on 8/21/2014 12:31:17 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by ferous
3440
views
2
answers

Roof Beam & Roof Slab Thikness

Last answer on 11/22/2014 2:32:27 PM. by ringwang. Forum started by R.Roy
981
views
3
answers

RCC foundation instead of brick foundation

Last answer on 9/23/2015 8:37:51 AM. by gpeter. Forum started by gpeter
440
views
1
answers

Guide me

Last answer on 3/22/2017 12:35:27 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Subash
1769
views
1
answers

How to get more strength with same quantity of cement?

Last answer on 1/19/2010 12:21:28 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by aqeel
1697
views
10
answers

Clarification on Reinforcement

Last answer on 8/22/2016 11:02:03 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Praveen
1768
views
8
answers

Steel in Lintel

Last answer on 4/29/2019 12:05:38 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by krishna pratap
595
views
1
answers

Floor extension

Last answer on 11/1/2016 12:10:42 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by meghraj
1594
views
4
answers

Ground floor in house without columns in middle

Last answer on 8/17/2015 1:16:00 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by jaydeep
11841
views
9
answers

COST ESTIMATE OF BOUNDARY WALL PER FOOT

Last answer on 3/22/2019 12:27:16 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by sira
1597
views
9
answers

Pillars

Last answer on 3/16/2019 12:16:53 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Pandu
2598
views
8
answers

load bearing walls

Last answer on 12/27/2018 12:55:53 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by mohan
1106
views
4
answers

IMPORTANT

Last answer on 12/24/2018 12:53:50 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by carola braats
903
views
3
answers

Wall on roof slab with no beam underneath

Last answer on 5/31/2017 11:41:01 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Joydeep
0
views
0
answers

for g+2 floors 12mm 6rods is ok in 1 pillar? or do i need to buy 16mm 6rods in 1 pillar ?

Last answer on 5/24/2017 11:55:40 PM. Forum started by dreamzy
1187
views
2
answers

Wall cracks

Last answer on 4/11/2017 6:30:47 AM. by Sharath Kurva. Forum started by Sharath Kurva
1211
views
2
answers

Size of Column

Last answer on 2/17/2017 9:56:56 AM. by Sourabh. Forum started by Sourabh
1171
views
1
answers

Load Bearing capacity

Last answer on 2/16/2017 12:59:24 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Sreedhar
1423
views
1
answers

pillar distance is 18 feet

Last answer on 2/15/2017 1:08:55 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by subha
651
views
2
answers

how to get this look in construction

Last answer on 2/4/2017 2:23:20 PM. by veby. Forum started by veby
1389
views
1
answers

Construction of Sheep and Goat Shed (Stall fed for approximately 300)

Last answer on 1/19/2017 11:28:45 AM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Sharief Basheer
1050
views
1
answers

Commercial Drywall: What's the difference?

Last answer on 12/16/2016 12:55:28 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Shannon
919
views
1
answers

Estimate for 3rd and 4th floor

Last answer on 11/17/2016 10:32:27 AM. by Rajeev ranjan. Forum started by Shubhank Gaur
1615
views
1
answers

pillar position & column requirement/thickness

Last answer on 11/15/2016 12:35:27 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by K Srinivasan
0
views
0
answers

16' x 16' living room at centre. suggest for pillars (ground floor + first floor)

Last answer on 11/15/2016 2:10:38 AM. Forum started by K Srinivasan
0
views
0
answers

pillar position & column requirement for ground + first floor. (16' x 16' living)

Last answer on 11/15/2016 1:51:43 AM. Forum started by K Srinivasan
892
views
1
answers

Can we construct 4inch wall on extended slab after horizontal beam ?

Last answer on 11/13/2016 12:54:20 AM. by Rajeev ranjan. Forum started by sravan
2290
views
2
answers

construction

Last answer on 11/10/2016 5:27:07 PM. by Rajeev ranjan. Forum started by ragha
585
views
1
answers

Look for electric paint roller tool ,just got a picture

Last answer on 11/1/2016 12:16:58 PM. by S L Gupta (Civil Engg). Forum started by Isaac




Articles that might interest you!
Centering
Centering and Shuttering / Form Work
Shuttering or Form work is most important part of any construction project. Steel, Wood or other likewise material is us
Aluminum door frame standard size
There are various options of sizes in aluminum doors available in market. Choose the right one according to your purpo..
Right size cupola
This article contains information about the size of cupola
Mild
Mild Steel Bars in Cement Concrete
Mild steel bars in reinforced concrete are one of the exceptional building materials. Reinforced concrete requires ver..
Guidelines
Guidelines for Doors and Windows Opening in Walls
Doors or Windows opening in walls are skilled part of construction in home, work are or any other structure. It needs ..
Dining
Dining Room Ceiling
Dining room ceiling designs can change the interior of your room. A white ceiling in your well furnished home looks du..
What is the standard size of internal Aluminium doors?
Standard size of Internal Aluminum Doors...
What is the standard size of internal brass doors?
Standard size of internal brass doors.....
Design ideas for a large bedroom
Designing an over sized bedroom can be a challenge for you and your interior designer. It can become difficult to deci..
Wooden board recommended size for wooden ceiling
Going for wooden ceiling? Does your labor, contractor or you know what the recommended size of wooden boards for ceili..
What are various types of glasses used in doors?
Types of glasses used in doors-Clear window glass, Plate glass, Prism glass, Quartz glass, Processed glass.......
What are advantages and disadvantages of folding doors?
Advantages of folding doors- Easy to install,washable, durable, superior sound damping. Disadvantages-sensitive to har..
What are various designs available in wooden doors?
Designs available in Wooden doors.....
What is standard size of internal folding doors?
Size, Thickness and Weight of Internal Folding Doors.......
What affects the life of doors? What can we do to increase the life of the Wooden doors?
Tips to increase the life of Wooden doors....
What is the standard size of frame for Plastic/PVC doors?
Plastic Door frame size carrying one or two shutters......
What are various frames recommended for Plastic/PVC doors?
Frames for Plastic Doors..........
Which place is appropriate for sliding door?
Appropriate places for sliding doors-Bathrooms, Backyards, Commercial structures...........
What are various frames recommended for glass doors?
Frames for Glass Doors-Wooden frames, Steel frames, Aluminium frames......
Which place is appropriate for folding doors?
Appropriate places for folding doors-Homes, Offices, Guest rooms, gives attaractive and stylish look........
What are the various accessories recommended for folding doors?
Accessories for folding doors- Door Handles, Door Fasteners,Door Viewers.......
What affects the life of doors? What can we do to increase the life of the Plastic/PVC doors?
Tips to increase the life of Plastic doors....
Copyright 2007- GharExpert.com All rights reserved.  

 
 |  Advertize with us  |  About us  |  Contact us  |  RSS  |  Blog  |  Terms of service  |  Style made simple  |  Decorating slide show  |  Tips  |  Give your feedback  |