How much does it cost to build a civil engineering app?

Standard price for a civil engineering app: $12,199

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What is a civil engineering app?

A civil engineering application is a web or mobile application that enables users to create, analyze, and share building plans. Civil engineering apps usually include features for inputting project details such as building dimensions, foundation type, and structural design materials. The app may also provide features for creating floor plans with room layouts and furniture placement.

Civil engineering apps are similar to other construction management apps like graphic design, photography, architecture, and imaging apps. AutoCAD is the most popular civil engineering app.

Here are some recent civil engineering app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A mobile measurement app with a mathematic algorithim built for a company in the civil engineering industry that aids engineers in producing more exact measurements in the absence of an engineering drawingboard.

What is the typical cost to build a civil engineering app?

A civil engineering app usually costs $12,199 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $8,000 or as high as $15,000. A civil engineering app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent civil engineering app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $12,199

How long does it take to build a civil engineering app?

A civil engineering app usually takes 163 hours to build. However, a civil engineering app can be built in as few as 107 hours, or in as many as 200 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent civil engineering apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 163

How to successfully grow your civil engineering application

Civil engineering apps are tools that help civil engineers with their work. Examples include apps that help them to calculate the load on a bridge, estimate the amount of concrete they need to pour, or calculate the distance between two points. These apps can grow by increasing the value they offer over time. They need to start by providing basic features, and then expand their functionality by adding more advanced features as users' needs grow. They also need to make it easy for users to see how all of their functionality fits together.

Risks and challenges of building a civil engineering application

A civil engineering app needs to be careful about the information it collects from users. In addition to concerns about user privacy, a civil engineering app may have to carefully consider the collection and use of classified or proprietary information. Before you begin development on your civil engineering app, you should consult with legal counsel regarding the handling of sensitive data and how to ensure that your users are aware of the information they are sharing.

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