There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. The formula for a cubic foot is length x width x depth. The cubic foot is a 3-dimensional measurement of a linear formula of volume. More »

There is no way to directly convert cubic yards to square yards. They are different types of units; cubic yards are a measure of volume, whereas square yards are a measure of area. More »

Cubic yards can be calculated by multiplying the length by the width by the height of a given volume. For such a calculation, all three measurements must already be in yards. When necessary, convert from feet to yards by... More »

The easiest way to calculate a cubic yard of dirt is to first measure the dirt, convert known dimensions into yards, then simply multiply the length, width and height of a section of dirt to get the total cubic area. You... More »

There are 14 wheelbarrow loads in a cubic yard for a 2-cubic-foot wheelbarrow, and nine wheelbarrow loads in a cubic yard for a 3-cubic-foot variety. The smaller wheelbarrow has a shallow basin, whereas the larger versio... More »

A cubic yard of normal concrete weighs approximately 4,000 pounds, according to Cemex. This may vary based on the mix design, the amount of hydration and environmental conditions. More »

A ton is a measurement of weight, and a cubic yard is a measurement of volume. The number of tons that a given cubic yard of material weighs depends on the material. More »