







Gravel, sand, cement and an equilateral triangle 
20120321 

From saheed: how many tonnes of gravel and sand,bags of cements will be required to concrete 5feet depth/deep of 4feet equilateral triangle? Answered by Harley Weston. 





How much gravel do I need to make it level? 
20110222 

From Robert: I have an area that is 55 feet long x 75 feet wide and goes from 0 to 13 inches deep. How much gravel do I need to make it level? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The tonnage of some gravel 
20100722 

From Gregory: i have a road that is 8 miles long 20 feet wide and 4 inches deep what is the tonnage for gravel i would need Answered by Penny Nom. 





A conical pile of gravel 
20100515 

From Chuck: If I have a conical pile of gravel 50 feet across at the base and a height of 65 feet and
the slope of the side is approximately 60 degrees, how do I calculate the cubic yards? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





A conical pile of gravel 
20100413 

From Chassity: The gravel pile is 120' around at the base and goes up 20' high at the peak. How many tons or yards of gravel in that pile? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Density of dirt and gravel 
20091026 

From ken: if digging a load of dirt and gravel in mining how many yards of material to the ton thanks Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gravel in an aquarium 
20090809 

From Bev: Hi...I worked this part out, but want to know how many kilograms of gravel I will need...thanks
Bev
Cylinder shape.
A cylindrical shape that has a radius of 82 centimeters and a depth of 7 centimeters has a volume of:
Volume
= 0.14787 cubic meters
= 147870 cubic centimeters
= 0.1934 cubic yards
= 5.2219 cubic feet
= 9023.5 cubic inches
= 39.063 U.S. gallons
= 147.87 liters
* calculations accurate to 5 decimal places of precision Answered by Harley Weston. 





Cubic meters of gravel in a 7 ton lorry 
20090621 

From Jackie: I have to transport gravel in a 7 ton lorry and I know how many cubic meters of gravel I need, but I need to know how many cubic meters of gravel a 7 ton lorry can hold.
Thanks, Jackie Answered by Penny Nom. 





A gravel pile in my driveway 
20090513 

From Dean: The only place I have to deliver gravel is in my driveway. The driveway is 16 ft wide by 18 ft long. How much gravel can I order as to not exceed the boundaries of my driveway when the truck dumps the gravel onto my driveway?
I am assuming the angle of repose comes into play when calculating this elliptical pile? The maximum amount of gravel I need is 12 cubic yards. Answered by Robert Dawson. 





An octagonal shaped gravel pit 
20090416 

From Melissa: What is the square footage of a 7'3" square ocatogon with a height of 5 inches? I need to know how much pea gravel to buy for my sons gravel pit. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Pea gravel 
20080224 

From Linda: I have a space of 16 feet by 8 feet. I want to fill it with pea gravel 6 inches deep. If the bags of pea gravel are
.53 cubic foot. How many bags would I need. Thanks so much. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A cubic yard of gravel 
20070624 

From Duncan: I'm trying to figure out how much area 1 cubic yard of gravel would cover at a depth of 2 inches? I've asked around and have many different answers. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic yards in a gravel pile 
20030110 

From Ron: I am looking to find a way to measure gravel piles to get yards. They are generaly not square.it would be like pouring sand out of a bag into a pile. they generaly are concave in dimension. can you help. I have attached a picture to show a small scale what I am working on is in much larger volume. Answered by Harley Weston. 





The amount of gravel needed to fill a hole 
20011006 

From Rhett: My name is Rhett and my problem is...I am a contractor and I am having problems determining the amount of gravel(in tonnage) needed to fill this hole,the measurements are 60' in length,22' in width,and 14' in height....the problem is that it is not a usual box shaped hole or in this case a rectangle shaped hole,but more of a triangular shaped hole.I refer to the triangular shape as the interior shape of the crater not the exterior,which is shaped like the above dimensions.If you could help it would be greatly appreciated.P.s.This was a retaining wall project,built by myself, in front of a sloped end of a yard,so if you could imagine a 14" high hill with a landslide looking face,then build in your mind a three sided rectangle in front of it using the hill side that slopes as the fourth side of the rectangle,then you may be able to imagine what I mean as a triangular shaped interior of the hole. Answered by Penny Nom. 

