Structure of the Calculation Databases

Note: The database also contains the units that elements refer to. (See below.)
Code: can be any alphanumeric string (e.g. ‘1143’, ‘Wall-012’, ‘JKG-ft’, ‘345fdsr’ etc.)
Name: text string identifying the Component for the user (e.g. ‘gravel’)
Quantity: a numeral value (e.g ‘412.5’)
Unit: any of the Units defined under ‘Unit’ within the same Database (e.g. ‘kg’, ‘m2’, ‘Euro’, ‘$’ etc.) – selectable from pop-up menu.
Reference Quantity: predefined set of values. The component will be calculated proportionally to the selected Reference Quantity.
Item: the component will be calculated per piece of the construction element
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