Material Needed Calculator (Circle)

Material Needed Calculator (Circle)

Diameter (ft):
Depth (inches):
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Material Needed (Circle) Definition

The Material Needed Calculator (Circle) provides a simple method for determining the volume, in cubic yards, of any material needed to fill a cylindrical space. This tool can be especially useful for calculating the amount of material needed for construction jobs, which is necessary when estimating material costs.

How to Use the Material Needed Calculator (Circle)

This calculator is easy to use. Follow these simple instructions:

1. In the first field, labeled “Diameter (ft),” enter the diameter, in feet, of the cylinder. A decimal can be used if the measurement is not a whole number.


  • If the diameter is five feet, enter “5”.
  • If the diameter is six feet, nine inches, enter “6.75”.
  • If the diameter is seven feet, four inches, enter “7.33”.

2. In the second field, labeled “Depth (Inches)” enter the depth, in inches, of the cylinder. A decimal can be used if the measurement is not a whole number.


  • If the depth is ten inches, enter “10”.
  • If the depth is six and one-half inches, enter “6.5”.
  • If the depth is thirty and three-quarter inches, enter “30.75”.

3. Click “Calculate!”

The results will be displayed in cubic yards beneath the “Calculate!” button. Results are rounded to the nearest hundredth of a cubic yard. If the result returned is “0.0,” confirm that you entered a value greater than zero in each of the fields.

Area of a Circle

Please note that this calculator can only be used to determine the volume of a cylinder, and NOT the area of a circle. If you want to calculate the area of a circle, follow this link to the Circle Area Calculator.

How to Calculate Material Needed (Circle)

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