What is the weight of one cubic yard of soil?
Answer: A cubic foot of top soil weighs in the
neighborhood of 75 - 100 pounds. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic
yard. Hence, one cubic yard of top soil weighs between 2025 and
Moisture content would make this figure variable
Asked in Soil
How much is 1 yard of soil?
Asked in Flower Gardening
How much top soil does it take to fill a cubic yard?
Well.....A cubic yard is a measure of volume, so the answer is....it takes a cubic yard (IE it would fill a box that was one yard wide by one yard long by one yard high. If you follow this link (http://www.rexius.com/faq.html) you will see a cubic yard of soil typically weighs around 1300 to 1600 lbs. To give you an alternate form of measurement, you are looking for 27 cu ft to fill a cubic yard of topsoil.
Asked in Earth Sciences, Soil
Weight of 40 yard dump truck Weight loaded with 40 yards of soil Weight loaded with 40 yards of concrete?
Don't know the weight of the truck alone -- google it. Concrete (wet) could be assumed to be 145 pounds per cubic foot, and there are 27 cubic feet in one cubic yard. Compacted damp to dry soil (at "optimum moisture" for compacting) might run around 110 to 120 pounds per cubic foot, and loose soil would be considerably less (assuming it's dry and not saturated).
Asked in Flower Gardening, Soil
How many bags of top soil weighing forty pounds each would it take to make one cubic yard of top soil?
Asked in Units of Measure, Area
Is a yard the same as a cubic yard?
When referring to garden or building materials such as top soil, ready-mix concrete, etc., the term yard is usually used as an abbreviation of cubic yard. In actuality, yard is a length or distance equal to three feet or 36 inches, and a cubic yard is a volume equivalent to a cube one yard long, one yard wide, and one yard deep.