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GLODON SOFTWARE SDN. BHD.

CUBICOST TRAINING HANDOUT

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1. Create New Project


Click New
a. Input Project Information
- Project Name > BQ Rule: SMM2 > Measurement System: Metric
- Project Info
- Compile Info
Complete > Finish
Project Information

2. Project Setting
i. Project
a. Specify all rebar setting as per user's practice
Creation - Specific Weight Setting, Bend & Hook, Wastage
and
Setting Floor Setting
b. Insert Floor and Define:
- Name
- Floor Height
- Ensure reference floor is Ground Floor
- Bottom Elevation (eg 0.00 to 0.20)
- Thickness of Slab : eg. 150mm

Grade Setting
- If the information has been edited, the cells will turn green

Project Setting

Create Axis Gridline (Manually)


Module navigation bar > Drawing Input > Axis > Axis Grid
New > New Orthogonal Axis Grid
ii. Identify Define Axis Gridline according to Architectural Drawing
Axis Input "Top" and "Left" Axis in Accordance to Drawing
A
Gridline Input into "Draw" with angle of zero degrees, 0

Manually Creating Axis Gridline


Import CAD Drawing
2D Drawing Manager > Drawing(Z)
iii. Import Drawing Management
Drawing Add Drawing > Select the needed drawing in the folder then click
"Open" eg. CAD folder > Structural Layout Plan

Add CAD Drawing

Split Drawing
Drawing Management
Split > Select CAD Entities > Right Click
Define Name (eg: Ground Floor Plan)
iv. Split
Double Click on the new formed drawing to complete splitting

Split Drawing

Relocate Drawing
Press "X" on keyboard to ensure axis is next to drawing
Click "Relocate" & Specify Base Point on CAD Drawing(eg: A1-9)
v. Relocate Drag CAD Drawing to Anchor Point on Axis Gridline (eg: A1-9)

Before Relocation After Relocation

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1. Create New Column


Folder > Column
Element list > New > Type of Column (eg. Rectangular)
Define Name, Section Width, Height in Attribute Editor
Click on Draw Entity by Point/Rotation Point > Draw Column

Edit Column Information

2. Define Column Rebar


Key-in rebar information
a. Rectangular
- All main bars
- Corner/Side bars
- Links
- Legs (eg. 3*2)

Edit Legs Information


Element 1 b. Parameterized
B
: Column - Edit Parameters in Attribute Value
- Remove hooks info (Hooks 1 & Hooks 2)

c. Round Column
- Radius
- All main bars
- Links
- Links Type
: Circular - Column Parameterized Type and Parameters Info
: Spiral - Bored Pile

Edit Round Column Rebar


To Take
*Ensure that the Status Bar is set to "At Will" before drawing
Note :

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1. Create New Beam


Folder > Beam
New > Type of Beam (eg. Rectangular)
Define Name, Section Width, Height in Attribute Editor
Click Draw Line> Draw Beam
Extend (Center to center)
Beams in "Top View"
2. Create Upstand (U/S) Beam
Break previously created beam GH5 (140x450)
Single Break > Select Entity > Select Break Point
Click on selected U/S and Define Name, Width, Height in Attribute Editor
Define Start & End Top Elevation > (eg: Floor Bottom Elevation + 0.05)
View in 3D
3D View of Upstand Beam
3. Define Beam Rebar
Click Beam > Rebar Quantity > Rebar Layout
Import Drawing > Beam Details

Element 2 Rebar Information In Beam


C
: Beam a. Identify Main Bars
- Select Main Bar Info > Right Click to Confirm Import Beam Details Drawing
- Select CAD line > Right Click to Confirm
- Specify the anchorage > Right Click to Confrim
- Rebar Information > Confirm

b. Identify Links
- Select Links Info > Right Click to Confirm
- Select Section Info > Right Click to Confirm
- Specify the start and end point of layout area for links > Right click to confirm

4. Calculate Identify Main Bar

Calculate/Calculate Selected Entity > Rebar 3D View


Calculate > View quantity/View Quantity by Category

Identify Link

To Take
*Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar
Note : *Ensure beams are connected from center to center
*Software will automatically deduct columns

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1. Create New Slab


Folder > Slab
New In-Situ Slab > Define Name, Thickness in Attribute Editor
Click Draw > Point Slab Area

2. Define Slab Rebar


Folder > Slab Main Bar
a. Identify Slab Main Bars Identify Slab Main Bar
- New > Type of main bar (eg. Single main bar)
- Define Name, Rebar Info and Category
- Click Draw > Choose direction of main bar (eg. Horizontal)
Element 3 - Choose arrangement of main bar (eg. Single Slab) > Point Area
D
: Slab
b. Identify Slab Support Bar
- New > Type of main bar (eg. Steel Fabric)
- Define name, Steel Fabric, Category
- Click Draw > Arrange by Slab Edge
- Key-in Dimension for Left/Right, Bend at Left/Right

Identify Slab Support Bar


3. Calculate
Calculate/Calculate Selected Entity > Rebar 3D View > Edit Rebar
Calculate > View quantity/View Quantity by Category

Rebar 3D View (Slab Support Bar)

To Take *Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : *Identify edges part with zero dimension and part which needed bend

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1. Reinforcement Wall
Wall > RC Wall
- Define Name, Category, Thickness
Key-in rebar information
- Horizontal and Vertical
- Hooks
- Click Draw > Draw Entity by line

3. Calculate RC Wall Rebar

Element 4 Calculate/Calculate Selected Entity > Rebar 3D View > Edit Rebar
E Calculate > View quantity/View Quantity by Category
: Wall

Reinforced Concrete Wall (Edit Rebar)

To Take
*Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar
Note :

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1. Create New Door


Folder > Door & Window Opening > Door
New Rectangular Door
Define Name, Length & Height Above in Attribute Editor
Click on Draw Point > Draw Door Openings

2. Define Trimming Bars


Input Side Trimming Bars and Oblique Trimming bars info in the
attribute value
To see trimming bars arrangement, go to RC Wall > Select wall "3D View" of Door and Window
entity > Rebar Quantity >

Element 6
G : Doors &
Windows

Trimming Bars arrangement of door and window

To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note :

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1. Create New Foundation


Switch to foundation floor
Import Drawing > (eg. Pile Cap Layout Plan)
Relocate drawing to axis gridline
Folder > Foundation > Type of Foundation (eg. Pile Cap)
New Pile Cap > New Rectangular/Parameterized Pile Cap Unit
Define Length, Width, Height
Click on Draw Point/ Rotation Point > Draw Pile Cap Draw Pile Cap in 3D View

2. Define Pile Cap Rebar


Key-in pile cap rebar info
- Side Bar
- Top Bar (Horizontal & Vertical)
- Bottom Bar (Horizontal & Vertical)

Selecting & Defining Parameterized Pile Cap


Element 8
G
: Pile Cap

Pile Cap Rebar in 3D View

To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : * Copy Entities from Ground Floor to another floor

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1. Create Staircase
Folder > Staircase > New
New Parameterized Staircase > Standard two-flight 1 > Ok
Input Sufficient Information into Drawing Perimeter
Save & Exit
Draw Staircase Using Rotation Point

List of Parameterized Staircase

Element 4
E
: Staircase

Drawing Perimeter - To Edit Staircase Information

Staircase in 3D

To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : * Edit staircase information starting from "Step Number of Flight"
* Click Enter once information has been edited
* Ensure that the information edited is done according to flow

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1. Create New Wall


Import Drawing > Architectural Drawing (eg. Ground Floor Plan)
Relocate drawing to axis gridline
Folder > Wall
New Interior Wall
Define Name, Category, Materials & Thickness in Attribute Editor
Define Start & End Top (eg: +2.4), Start & End Bottom (eg: +0.0)
Click Draw Line > Draw Entity by Line
Repeat Steps for Exterior Wall & Virtual Wall
"Top View" of Exterior, Interior & Virtual Wall

Element 5
F
: Wall

"3D View" of Exterior, Interior & Virtual Wall

Exterior Wall with Different Start & End Top Elevation

To Take
* Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar
Note :
* Ensure walls are connected from center to center
* Virtual wall cannot be seen physically
* Its function is to separate the GFA of specific room and to
measure finishes quantities

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1. Create New Door


Folder > Door & Window Opening > Door
New Rectangular Door
Define Name, Length & Height in Attribute Editor
Click on Draw Point > Draw Door Openings

2. Create New Window


Folder > Door & Window Opening > Window
New Rectangular Window "3D View" for Doors & Windows
Define Name, Length & Height in Attribute Editor
Click on Draw Point > Draw Window Openings

3. Create Lintel
Folder > Door & Window Opening > Lintel
New Rectangular Lintel
Element 6
Define Name
G : Doors &
Click on Point > Draw Lintel
Windows
Define Start and End Point into Wall (eg: 0)
Measure distance of window width

Door Lintel in "3D View"


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To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : * Windows C1 & C3; Height above floor is 2000m

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1. Creating New Interior Finishes Elements


a. Floor Finishes
Finishes Folder > Flooring > New Flooring
Define Name (eg: Int-300x600-HT-Wet Kitchen)
Change Calculate Waterproof in Attribute Editor to "Yes" for
waterproofing
Draw Point > Draw Floor Finishes
Define Vertical Waterproofing > Set All Sides > Right Click Floor Finishes c/w Vertical Waterproofing
Define Vertical Waterproofing Height (eg: 300mm) > Ok

b. Skirting
Finishes Folder > Skirting > New Skirting
Define Name (eg: Int-150x300-Utility) > Define Height
Draw Point > Draw Skirting
Break Skirting > Single Break > Select Entity > Right Click
Select Breaking Point > Right Click Skirting in 3D View
Select Specific Skirting > Rename the Skirting

c. Wall Finishes
Finishes Folder > Wall Finish > New Interior Wall Finish
Define Name (eg: Int-PP-Living Room)
Draw Point > Draw Wall Finishes

Element 7 d. Ceiling Finishes Suspended & Non-Suspended Ceiling in 3D


H i) Non-Suspended Ceiling
: Finishes
Finishes Folder > Ceiling > New Ceiling
Define Name
Draw Point > Draw Ceiling

ii) Suspended Ceiling


Finishes Folder > Suspended Ceiling > New Ceiling
Define Name (eg: Int-PB-3.3m-Wet Kitchen)
Define Height above Floor (eg: 2700mm or 3300mm)
Suspended & Non-Suspended Ceiling in 3D
2. Creating New Exterior Wall Finishes
Finishes Folder > Wall Finish > New Exterior Wall Finish
Auto Layout > Ex-Wall Outline > Select Target Floor
Overwrite Entities > Auto Layout Succeeded > View in 3D

Exterior Wall Finishes in 3D

To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : * Horizontal & Vertical water proofing in floor finishes are
"Private" attribute
* Make sure there is slab present on the next floor before pointing
ceiling finishes

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1. Apply Bedding (Lean Concrete)


Folder > Foundation > Bedding
New > New Area Bedding
Define depth (eg: default)
Auto Layout > Pile Cap > Select Entities & Right Click to Confirm
Extension = 0mm
Ok > View in 3D
Pile Cap c/w Bedding (Lean Concrete)

2. Generate Earthwork (Excavation)


Same folder as lean concrete
Auto generate earth > Define Work Space (eg: pit excavation)
Define Slope Position (eg: Bedding Bottom)
Generation Mode & Relate Attribute > Working Space Width (0)
Ok > View in 3D

Element 8 Excavation Quantities in 3D View


G
: Pile Cap

To Take * Follow the operational steps in the Status Bar


Note : * Working Space Width = 0, in accordance to SMM2

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