#### Estimation of Steel for a house construction Archnet

Is there a thumb rule to calculate the steel required for the foundation and plinth construction in RCC and to calculate steel requirements for the above ground RCC as allways there ia a rule that for simple load bearing rcc we consider 1 4kgs per sq ft economical but 1 6 is alright as span load increase weight increase but Is there a thumb rule to calculate the steel required for the foundation and plinth construction in RCC and to calculate steel requirements for the above ground RCC as allways there ia a rule that for simple load bearing rcc we consider 1 4kgs per sq ft economical but 1 6 is alright as span load increase weight increase but