Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 No Experience Required

ISBN-10: 1118255941

ISBN-13: 9781118255940

Edition: 2012

Authors: Eric Wing

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Introducing the only continuous, step-by-step tutorial for Revit ArchitectureRevit is the industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, noted for its power and sophistication. This is the only book to teach Revit basics using a continuous, real-world tutorial that covers each phase of designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building. Revit newcomers will quickly learn the essentials through concise explanations, focused examples, and step-by-step instructions for an actual project, modeling each step of a real structure from placing walls and windows to creating roofs, stairs, and railings.Presents the industry-leading BIM software in an easy-to-follow tutorial developed by a Revit expert who has trained thousands of architects and engineersIntroduces the interface and Revit conventions, then moves into modeling a four-story building, showing how to use Revit tools for views, grids, and editingTutorial progresses just as a real project would, including placing walls, doors, and windows to working with structural grids, beams, and foundations; building floors and joining them to walls; and creating roofs and ceilingsShows how to add text and dimensions, use dimensions as a design tool, generate construction documentation, and create schedules and material takeoffsExplores crucial site considerations, Revit's rendering capabilities, how to import and export to various formats, and many more advanced featuresAutodesk Revit Architecture: No Experience Required takes newcomers step by step through this leading BIM software with a real-world project that enhances understanding.
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List price: $71.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1056
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

The Autodesk Revit World
The Revit Architecture Interface
The Revit Workflow
Using the Ribbon
The View Window
Object Selection
Modifying and Mirroring
Building on Existing Geometry
View Control and Object Display
The Project Browser
File Types and Families
System and Hosted Families (rfa)
Using Revit Template Files (rte)
Using Revit Family Files (rft)
Are You Experienced?
Now You Can…
Creating a Model
Placing Walls
Adding Exterior Walls
Using Reference Planes
Adding More Walls
Adding Interior Walls
Using Temporary Dimensions to Gain Control of Your Model
Editing Wall Joins
Displaying Wall Joins
Disallowing Wall Join
Placing Doors and Windows
Adding Doors
Placing Openings in Your Walls
Adding Windows
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Now You Can…
Creating Views
Creating Levels
Adding Levels
Understanding the Composition of a Level
Making Other Level Adjustments
Creating and Modifying Building Sections
Adding a Building Section
Making Building Modifications in a Section
Adding Wall Sections
Creating Detail Sections
Using Crop Regions
Splitting a Section Segment
Creating Callouts
Creating and Modifying a Camera View
Adding a Camera View
Modifying the Camera
Creating an Elevation
Interior Elevations
Elevation Properties
Annotation Properties
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Now You Can&hellip
Working with the Autodesk Revit Tools
The Basic Edit Commands
The Move Command
The Copy Command
The Rotate Command
The Array Command
Radial Array
Linear Array
The Mirror Command
The Align Tool
Locking an Alignment
The Split Element Command
The Trim Command
The Offset Command
Creating the Plans
Are You Experienced?
Now You Can&hellip
Dimensioning and Annotating
Aligned Dimensions
Linear Dimensions
Angular Dimensions
Radial Dimensions
Arc Length Dimensions
Using Dimensions as a Layout Tool
Constraining the Model
Using Dimensions to Move Objects
Using Dimension Text Overrides
Placing Text and Annotations
Adding Leader Text
Changing the Leader Type
Modifying the Text Placement
Changing Text Properties
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Now You Can&hellip
Placing a Floor Slab
Creating the Slab
Sketching the Slab
Building a Floor by Layers
Adding Materials
Adding a Layer
Splitting the Floor Materials
Adding an Alternate Material
Splitting and Painting
Pitching a Floor to a Floor Drain
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Now You Can&hellip
Placing Roofs by Footprint
Flat Roofs by Footprint
Pitched Roofs by Footprint
Creating a Sloping Roof
Creating Roofs by Extrusion
Adding a Roof Dormer
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Now You Can&hellip
Structural Items
Adding Structural Grids
Placing a Grid
Adding Structural Columns
Using Structural Framing
Adding a Beam System
Adding Bracing
Understanding Foundation Systems
Adding Structural Footings
Structural Slabs
Piers and Spread Footings
Using Structural Views
Are You Experienced?
Now You Can&hellip
Ceilings and Interiors
Creating Ceilings
Modifying Ceiling Grids
Setting Ceiling Element Properties
Creating a Plan Region
Creating a Custom Ceiling
Creating Ceiling Openings and Soffits
Creating a Ceiling Opening
Creating a Soffit
Adding Light Fixtures to Ceilings
Adding Interior Design
Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Furniture
Adding Parabolic Troffers
Adding Casework and Furniture
Adding Alternate Floor Materials
Separating the Floor
Creating a Tile Material
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Now You Can&hellip
Stairs, Ramps, and Railings
Creating Stairs by Using the Rise/Run Function
Modifying Boundaries
Configuring Railings
Creating a Winding Staircase
Stair and Railing Families
Creating a Custom Railing System
Creating Custom Stairs
Adding a Custom Landing
Adding a Gooseneck
Adding Ramps
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Now You Can&hellip
Schedules and Tags
Creating Schedules
Adding Fields to a Schedule
Sorting and Grouping
Controlling Headers
Modifying Elements in a Schedule
Modifying the Schedule’s Appearance
Creating Material Takeoffs
Creating a Calculated Value Field
Creating Key Legends and Importing CAD Legends
Adding Legend Components
Adding Symbols to a Legend
Importing AutoCAD Legends
Adding Tags
Adding Tags Individually
Using the Tag All Command
Tagging by Material
Creating Custom Tags
Using Multi-category Tags
Keynoting by Element
Keynoting by User
Creating Keynote Legends
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Now You Can…
Working with Line Weights
Drafting on Top of the Detail
Using Predefined Detail Components
Masking Regions
Repeating Details
Modifying a Detail Component
Modifying Filled Regions
Drawing Detail Lines
Adding Notes
Adding Textual Notation
Creating Blank Drafting Views
Creating a Detail Group
Adding a Section to Another View
Importing AutoCAD into a Drafting View
Adding 2D and 3D Lines to the Model
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Now You Can…
Creating Specific Views and Match Lines
Duplicating Views
Creating Dependent Views
Adjusting the Crop Regions
Adjusting the Annotation Crop Region
Adding Match Lines
Match-Line Appearance
Using View Templates
Are You Experienced?
Now You Can&hellip
Creating Sheets and Printing
Creating and Populating Sheets
Sheet Organization
Modifying a Viewport
Viewport Properties
Adding Revisions to a Sheet
Addressing Project Parameters
Generating a Cover Sheet
Printing from Revit Architecture
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Now You Can&hellip
Creating Rooms and Area Plans
Creating Rooms
Configuring Properties
Placing and Manipulating Room Tags
Adding a Room Schedule
Adding a Color-Fill Plan
Adding Room Separators
Creating an Area Plan
Are You Experienced?
Now You Can&hellip
Advanced Wall Topics
Creating Compound Walls
Adding Layers to the Compound Wall
Adding Wall Sweeps
Modifying a Wall’s Profile in Place
Manually Adding Host Sweeps
Creating Stacked Walls
Creating Curtain Walls
Adding a Predefined Curtain Wall
Adding a Blank Curtain Wall
Creating Curtain Grids
Adding a Wall to a Massing Object
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Now You Can…
Creating Families
Creating a Basic Family
Adding Reference Planes to a Family
Adding Dimensions and Parameters to a Family
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