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John_v1
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Registered: ‎10-27-2011
Message 1 of 6 (144 Views)

Quantity takeoff criteria

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05-18-2012 08:17 PM

Hi There,

 

When I calculated cut & fill volume using quantity takeoff criteria I got cut volume : 214.13 and fill volume 966.13

 

But when i calculated surface volume of eg and corridor by volume method (by comparing) I got cut volume cut 973 and fill 214. It is almost other way around

 

I have attached the cad drawing and screen shot of quantity criteria and volume comparsion.

 

But If i select  eg -  Below , datum corri surf - Above for CUT

eg -  Above , datum corri surf - Below for CUT , I am getting the answer closer to volume comparsion method. But it does not make sense.

 

 

Please help How should I do

 

I really appreciate your help

 

John

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sboon
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Message 2 of 6 (141 Views)

Re: Quantity takeoff criteria

05-18-2012 08:38 PM in reply to: John_v1

Anything below EG should be cut, above EG should be fill.  Is it possible that you reversed them in the surface to surface comparison?

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tcorey
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Message 3 of 6 (139 Views)

Re: Quantity takeoff criteria

05-18-2012 08:47 PM in reply to: John_v1

You forgot to post the drawing.

Tim Corey, Owner
Delta Engineering Systems
Redding, CA
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John_v1
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Registered: ‎10-27-2011
Message 4 of 6 (132 Views)

Re: Quantity takeoff criteria

05-19-2012 03:57 AM in reply to: John_v1

Hi tcorey,

 

I could not attach any files. Please help on this. I am new to this.

 

After attaching, when i click the post, the attachment link disappears and attachment is emply.

 

Thanks for your help in advance

 

rds

 

John

 

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John_v1
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎10-27-2011
Message 5 of 6 (131 Views)

Re: Quantity takeoff criteria

05-19-2012 04:01 AM in reply to: sboon

Hi Steve,

 

I checked for surface and it is not reverse. I could guess the approx. quantity from the profile  for cut and fill volume.

 

But I could not attached the drawing for your review.I don't know why.

 

thanks

 

rds

 

John.

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ericcollins6932
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Registered: ‎05-13-2010
Message 6 of 6 (118 Views)

Re: Quantity takeoff criteria

05-20-2012 06:45 AM in reply to: John_v1

Comparison order matters. Otherwise it reverses the cut and fill on you.

Eric Collins, P.Tech.(Eng.)

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