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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Eric Chappell

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Chapter 19

From Design to Construction

You have completed all of the major design tasks in the example project. It’s now time to prepare for construction by documenting your design, determining material quantities, and estimating construction costs. In this chapter, you will learn how to use your design model to perform these tasks.

  • Calculating quantities
  • Creating individual sheets
  • Creating multiple sheets using Plan Production

Calculating Quantities

Throughout the land development process—whether it’s during the conceptual phase, design phase, or construction phase—much attention will be focused on cost. As a designer, you will constantly receive inquiries about the cost to build certain parts of the project or even the entire project. A fundamental ...

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