A bank cubic yard, or BCY, is the calculation or measurement of 1 cubic yard of earth or rock in its natural state before it is removed from the ground. The volume measurement is commonly used in the mining and construct... More »

A cubic yard of gravel covers 324 square feet at 1 inch deep, 162 square feet at 2 inches deep, 108 square feet at 3 inches deep or 81 square feet at 4 inches deep. Each cubic yard is 36 inches long, 36 inches wide and 3... More »

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 »

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 »

Obtain a cubic meter measurement by calculating the volume of an object using length x width x height. The volume of a cube that’s 1 meter long, 1 meter wide and 1 meter high is demonstrated in the equation: 1m x 1m x 1m... More »

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 »

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 »