# Can Revit calculate cut fill?

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## How do you calculate fill volume?

Rectangular Area

1. Measure the length, width and depth of the area you want to fill with dirt. …
2. Calculate the volume of dirt needed to fill the area you measured by multiplying length (120 inches) by width (60 inches) by depth (30 inches). …
3. Convert cubic inches to cubic yards by dividing by 46,656 cubic inches.

## How does Revit calculate volume?

The volume computation for a space is based on its room-bounding components and is calculated as the area of its base multiplied by the height of the space. In Revit, both area and volume are calculated to wall faces (volumes based on planes other than finish faces will be different when the project is upgraded).

## Is cut and fill expensive?

Costs. Builders say that putting a concrete slab on a cut and fill site is cheap, and it is until you factor in extra costs to solve the drainage problems that occur after the builder has long gone. Putting in drainage after completion of the home is very expensive.

## How do you calculate earthwork volume?

The pay item unit of measurement for volume usually is the cubic yard. Keep this relationship in mind: One cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches; One cubic yard = 27 cubic feet; and One cubic foot = 7.48 gallons. Volumes of earthwork usually are computed from cross sections taken before and after construction.

## How do I calculate how much fill dirt I need?

Length in feet x Width in feet x Depth in feet (inches divided by 12). Take the total and divide by 27 (the amount of cubic feet in a yard). The final figure will be the estimated amount of cubic yards required.

## What is the slope of a cut and fill called?

Side slope (Figure 5-2) is defined as the slope of the cut or fill expressed as the ratio of horizontal distance to vertical distance.

## How do I calculate area in Revit 2020?

Calculate Areas in a Project

1. Click Quantification tab Areabook Extension panel (Calculate Areas).
2. In the Calculate Areas dialog, specify the calculation Type. …
3. Under Selection, click Selection.
4. In the Rooms/Room Groups Selection dialog, select the rooms and room groups to be considered in the calculation.

## How do you calculate the volume of a room?

Calculate the volume by multiplying the measured length and width of the space together, then multiply the result by the height of the room. From the example, 10 * 25 feet = 250 square feet, and 5 * 10 feet = 50 square feet.