How do you calculate volume in AutoCAD 3D?

How do you get cut and fill volume in Civil 3d?


  1. In command line type “COMPUTEMATERIALS”.
  2. Select the alignment and sample line group to sample, then click “OK”.
  3. Change “Quantity takeoff criteria” to “Cut and Fill” or other desired criteria.
  4. Map the sampled surfaces to the correct object names, then click “OK”.

Can I calculate volume in AutoCAD?

To determine the volume of a solid object, use the MASSPROP (Mass Properties) command. Enter massprop on the command line. Select the solid object. Press ENTER.

What is cut and fill factor?

The cut factor is used to adjust the volume of excavated material to account for the amount you expect the material to swell when it is excavated. The fill factor is used to account for the additional volume of material that would be required due to the compaction of the soil when it is placed.

What are the shortcut keys in AutoCAD?

Manage Workflow

Ctrl+C Copy object
Ctrl+Shift+V Paste data as block
Ctrl+Z Undo last action
Ctrl+Y Redo last action
Ctrl+[ Cancel current command (or ctrl+)
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