# How To Calculate Shuttering Area For Construction

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• 21 Aug 2024

## How To Calculate Shuttering Area:

Shuttering or formwork is a temporary, rigid structure in which the cast in situ concrete is poured for casting the members to required shape. Different formworks are used for different shape members. In this article, we will discuss how to calculate the shuttering area for construction.

Before calculating the shuttering area first, we need to know how to calculate the peripheral length of any shape.

## Peripheral Length/Perimeter:

We know that perimeter is the distance around a 2D (two dimensional) shape.

For example, square has four sides. Let ‘s’ be the length of one side, then

The peripheral length = s+s+s+s = 4s

Rectangle has four sides also but the length and breadth is different, let one side length is ‘l’ and breadth is ‘b’

∴ Peripheral length = l+b+l+b = 2l+2b

Now coming to the calculation

Shttering area = Peripheral length x Depth

Let me give you an example

Pheripheral length = (2 x 1) + (2 x 0.8) = 2 +1.6 =3.6

Total area of shuttering  = 3.6 x 4 = 14.4 sq.m

## FAQ

### What is the formula for area of formwork?

Area of formwork = Formwork 2 × (Footing a × Footing h) + 2 × (Footing b × Footing h), in which a, b and h are the parametric dimensions of the footing family. The construction sector generates large amounts of heterogeneous and dynamic data characterized by their fragmentation throughout the life cycle of a project

### How do you calculate Mivan shuttering area?

Mivan shuttering rate is generally calculated in square meters. For example, the area of 1 Meter X 1 Meter = 1 square meter, and the area are calculated only for the concrete surface area. For a single square meter, the cost may depend upon few aspects of your design, type of structure & elevation, etc

### How do you calculate square footage for shutters?

Multiply the width x height = sq. inches and divide by 144 to get sq. feet

### How do you calculate total construction area?

To calculate the square feet for house construction, all you have to do is multiply the length and width of the area. For example, if the length and breadth of the plot are 40 feet by 30 feet respectively, the square footage will be 1200 sq ft. What is the building construction cost per square feet? 750 Rs./Sq

### How much formwork per m3 of concrete?

The ratio of area of formwork to concrete volume is about 6.67 m 2 /m 3 , the labor time of concrete formwork is nearly 0.7 wh/m 2 , and the cost of labor of concrete formwork is 460 cent per square meter [11, 22]

### What is the size of formwork in construction?

Typical widths are between 6 and 10 feet (1.8 and 3.0 m), typical lengths are between 12 and 20 feet (3.7 and 6.1 m), though table sizes may vary in size and form