







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. 





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. 





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. 

