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How is a list created using the material quantities manager?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Reinforcement
  • Question:

    How is a list created using the material quantities manager?
  • Type:

    General
  • Difficulty:

    *

Answer

The Material quantities manager can be opened and used from the Pilot by right clicking on Project and selecting the Material quantities manager option.

How is a list created using the material quantities manager

To see how this option can be used, we will use an example of 2 columns and 1 beam.
These 3 elements will be reinforced and 3 reinforcement drawings will be created.

  • Next open the material quantities manager.
  • How is a list created using the material quantities manager

  • To create a bar list go to "View" -> "Project" -> "Drawing1" -> "Drawings" -> "Reinforcement drawings" and select the drawing for which you want to create the list. You can create a list for all the drawings or you can create a list for individual drawings. Next, click Update and the list for steel bars will be updated.
  • How is a list created using the material quantities manager

  • With Material Manager you can create lists for steel bars, bar supports, fabrics and concrete.
  • How is a list created using the material quantities manager

  • To export the list, you must go in "Export BOM"; the export can be done in 3 ways.

How is a list created using the material quantities manager

- The first option, "List of drawing", exports a regular list.

How is a list created using the material quantities manager

- The second option, "Excel sheet", exports the list in Excel.

How is a list created using the material quantities manager

- And the last option, "Export Document", exports the list in a Word document called "Bill of material".

How is a list created using the material quantities manager