## How do you find volume in AutoCAD?

To find the volume of an object, click on Volume from the Measure flyout of the Utilities panel on the Home tab. The command line will now prompt you to specify the first corner point of volume. Don’t click on any point in the drawing area; directly select the Object option from the command line.

## How do you calculate surface area in AutoCAD Civil 3d?

Answer

- Select the required surface.
- Select Surface Properties (from the ribbon, Prospector or right mouse button)
- Select the Statistics tab.
- Open the ‘Extended’ group.
- The 2D and 3D surface area are displayed as shown.

## How much does AutoCAD civil 3d cost?

The price of an annual Civil 3D subscription is $2,315 and the price of a monthly Civil 3D subscription is $290. The price of a 3-year Civil 3D subscription is $6,250.

## How do you find the volume of data?

A data volume is simply the amount of data in a file or database. You would calculate the amount of data storage for a website by figuring out how much data comes in per month, and multiply that times the number of months you expect your web site to grow.

## How do you find the volume of a 2d object?

Whereas the basic formula for the area of a rectangular shape is length × width, the basic formula for volume is length × width × height.

## How do you find the perimeter in CAD?

The area and perimeter of the specified object are displayed at the Command prompt and in the tooltip. The MEASUREGEOM command provides additional measurement options. You can also use BOUNDARY to create a closed polyline or region and then use LIST or the Properties palette to find the area.

## How do you find area with slope?

How to Calculate the Area of a Sloped Surface

- Measure the length of the sloped side of the surface as well as the other available side. …
- Square both the sloped side and the other side measured (either the length or the width). …
- Subtract the squared number of the width (or length) side from the squared number of the sloped side.

## Is Civil 3d hard to learn?

Civil 3D is a very challenging software to learn. More so than most BIM softwares. … If you need civil engineering tools you need Civil 3D and you will need to learn AutoCAD basic and at least intermediate techniques. If you don’t need the civil tools plain AutoCAD will do.

## Do I need AutoCAD if I have Civil 3d?

You’re looking at it backwards. AutoCAD is the core program, and Civil 3D, Map, and Raster are code that runs on top of it. You need AutoCAD first in order to run the latter three.

## Why is AutoCAD so expensive?

The cost is because this software is very complex, difficult to develop and maintain, while the customer base is relatively small (not a mass-market/consumer-grade product). If you use AutoCAD for your job, then the employer pays the license fee. For software like AutoCAD, that’s probably 95% of their licenses.