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Autocad 2006+ earth works

Autocad 2006+ earth works

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Does anyone know if you can compute earth work volumes using autocad 2006. I have just completed a survey of soil and muck shift. Can i compute the amount of muck taken off site using Autocad.? I know i can compute areas, but not sure about volume for something like this.

RE: Autocad 2006+ earth works

You can try www.ezysurf.com You will need to survey the area after you get the muck removed and then compare the two surfaces.

RE: Autocad 2006+ earth works

(OP)
thanks mem1, will try it

 

RE: Autocad 2006+ earth works

I've done with ACAD 2000 using 3D.

RE: Autocad 2006+ earth works

(OP)
thanks chicopee,

Could you explain you did it.

RE: Autocad 2006+ earth works

A little bit late for my response,however, here we go.
In my case, once I had my profiles at my station numbers,  I created prismatic volumes with the 3D commands.  These prismatic volumes were for material to be excavated and for fill. Then invoke the INQUIRY>MASS PROPERTIES of the 3D prismatic volumes.
I also did such prismatic volumes to determine amount of fill for AST's earthen dikes and dike volumes.

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