foundation - Poured Total Volume

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ID - Poured Total Volume

The Concrete Needed for a Foundation calculator computes thefoundationPouredTotalVolume-illustration.png volume of concrete in a poured rectangular foundation (e.g. the foundation under a rectangular house/building).

INSTRUCTIONS: Choose your preferred units and enter the following:

  • (L) Length of the foundation
  • (W) Width of the foundation
  • (H) Height of the foundation walls.
  • (T) The thickness of the foundation walls.
  • (units) SYSTEM is the default for cubic yards. (See Alternative Units)

Volume: The volume of concrete is returned in cubic yards.  However, this can be automatically converted to other volume units (e.g. cubic meters) via the pull-down menu.

Alternative Units

For the DIY crowd.  The calculator also computes the amount of concrete in different sizes of bags.  The output is in volume units (cubic yards as a default) but can be converted to any of the following choices:

  • SYSTEM - provides any of the standard vCalc volume units (e.g. cubic meters - m3)
  • 40lb bags - 40 pound bag of concrete mix
  • 60lb bags - 60 pound bag of concrete mix
  • 80 lb bags - 80 pound bag of concrete mix