Self Weight of Common Construction Materials



The Self Weight of Different Construction Material must be put into Consideration while Designing a Structure. The Self Weight of these Materials are always considered as Dead Load.

Below are Different Construction Materials with their Self Weight:

[1] CONCRETE
  • Plain or lightly reinforced – 24KN/m³
  • 2% reinforcement – 25KN/m³
  • 4% reinforcement – 26KN/m³

 

[2] GRANITE ( Stone )

Self Weight – 27KN/m³ to 30KN/m³

 

[3] BASALT ( Stone )

Self Weight – 27KN/m³ to 31KN/m³

 

[4] HOT ROLLED ASPHALT

Self Weight – 23KN/m³

 

[5] BLOCK WORK ( 200mm ) ( per unit area )
  • Solid – 3.8KN/m²
  • Hollow – 2.6KN/m²

 

[6] GLASS

Self Weight – 26.7KN/m²

 

[7] PLASTER

Self Weight – 215N/m² per mm thick

 

[8] RENDERING, SCREED & TERRAZO

Self Weight – 18.9N/m² to 23.6N/m² per mm thick

 

[9] CLAY FLOOR TILES

Self Weight – 575N/m² per mm thick

 

[10] CEMENT

Self Weight – 1440kg/m³

 

[11] STEEL

Self Weight – 7850kg/m³

 

[12] WATER

Self Weight – 1000Lt/m³

 

[13] BRICK

Self Weight – 19KN/m³

 

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