Category:Science & educationRelease time:2013-05-09Views:130

Calculating the cubic feet of a circle requires a few more steps than calculating the cubic feet of a square or rectangle. However, with a simple formula, the cubic footage is easy to discover. The most important part is making the necessary measurem[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-11-19Views:130

As you plan a kitchen design or remodel, countertops will likely be one of the features you select and install. Many manufacturers sell kitchen countertop materials by the linear foot -- the straight length of the countertop. If you need to calculate[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-04-25Views:130

Whether you are thinking about getting a new roof, or having repairs done to your existing roof, calculating the square footage of your roof is an important part of the roofing procedure. Roofers refer to the square area of a roof (in square feet), t[More]

Category:Science & educationRelease time:2012-09-30Views:130

A radius is a line drawn from the centre of the circle to its edge. When you draw two radii in a circle, you divide the circumference of the circle into two arcs: The major arc, which is the larger arc, and the minor arc, which is the smaller arc. If[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-05-10Views:130

Knowing the square footage allows you to calculate what materials are needed for a project or to advertise property you want to sell. Length times width is the formula for finding area when it comes to rectangular- or square-shaped sections. It's not[More]

Category:StyleRelease time:2013-05-03Views:130

When planning a new garden bed or pathway, consider using stone as your mulch or path material. Stone will not break down like wood mulch and will provide an excellent barrier to weeds. The most dificult aspect is figuring out how much stone you need[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-13Views:130

Knowing the volume of your septic tank helps you determine if it complies with regulations or recommended specifications. Some jurisdictions require a minimum sized septic tank to be installed in new constructions, regardless of the prospective usage[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2012-04-12Views:130

The terms Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, or HVAC all refer to technology used to control indoor temperature. Typically, modern HVAC systems are designed with one central unit that manages the heating and cooling load for a building or sec[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-08-23Views:130

In order to calculate the volume of a pipe in gallons, you need to calculate the volume of a cylinder, as most pipes are cylindrical. The volume of a cylinder equals pi times the radius squared times the height. This will give you a measure in cubic[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-11-09Views:130

If you need to make real objects from your virtual 3-D designs, you’ll need to find the object’s surface area. And that’s because surface area is used to determine the quantity of materials needed. If you know the surface area of a box, you know how[More]

Category:Computers & electronicsRelease time:2013-04-30Views:130

Using a wire gauge to measure stranded wire gives you an answer about the size of the wire, both in terms of its dimension and its average wire gauge (AWG), an industry measuring standard since 1857. The gauge does not tell you how to calculate the s[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2013-08-22Views:130

Look at the packaging for just about any food and you will see a "Nutrition Facts" box. The box tells you some basic information about the nutritional value of the food and how it contributes toward your RDA, or recommended daily allowance. The U.S.[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-02-11Views:130

It is sometimes necessary to use bricks to fill in a circular area. For example, you may be filling a window space in a vertical area. However, bricks are square or rectangular, while the area you are filling is circular. This raises the question of[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-04-08Views:130

Before you start looking for an air conditioner, you must follow a few steps to ensure you buy the correct size. If you buy an air conditioner that is too small for a room, it will not cool as well and may never shut off. If you buy one that is too l[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-08-10Views:130

Online travel agencies frequently offer flights for different prices, depending on your chosen airport of departure. With prices sometimes being hundreds of dollars less from one airport to the next, it's important to know how to calculate the distan[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-11-03Views:130

Knowing how to calculate the correct yardage for a pattern is important for several reasons: discovering that you don't have enough fabric after beginning a project is a big problem, especially if the fabric is difficult to find or costly to reorder;[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-04-26Views:130

An exhaust fan helps pull impure air out of your home and brings fresh air in. Generally these fans are connected by a duct to the exterior of the home, which helps to ensure you have high-quality indoor air at all times. Exhaust fans are rated in un[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-12-23Views:130

Bagged concrete makes small jobs simple, since all you need to do is add water, without worrying about combining the right proportions of cement, sand and aggregate. However, you need to buy bagged concrete by weight for jobs that you've probably mea[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2013-04-29Views:130

If you've seen an old barn, you likely recognise a gambrel roof's characteristic two-pitch-per-side design, which incorporates a flatter upper portion. This shape allows more room beneath the roof when designing living or storage space. If you want t[More]

Category:FoodRelease time:2013-05-25Views:130

If your new home will have a basement, there are some basic ways to estimate the cost of completing it. While basements are still one of the least expensive construction projects when figured on a square foot basis, finished basements are still a sub[More]