Revit Structure2018-08-19T15:42:55+00:00

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  • Starting Revit
  • Starting Revit for the First Time
  • Opening a Project File
  • Identifying the User Interface Components
  • Managing User Interface Components
  • Understanding the Ribbon
  • Customizing the User Interface
  • Understanding the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Understanding the Options Bar
  • Understanding the Application Menu
  • Understanding the Info Center Toolbar
  • Using the Revit App Store
  • Understanding the Project Browser
  • Understanding the Properties Palette
  • Understanding the Type Selector
  • Understanding the Status Bar
  • Understanding the Drawing Area
  • Understanding the View Controls
  • Understanding the Navigation Bar
  • Understanding the View Cube
  • Understanding the Steering Wheels
  • Understanding the Options Dialog
  • Managing File and Template Locations
  • Managing the Places List
  • Starting a New Project from Recent Files
  • Starting a New Project from the Application Menu
  • Understanding Units and Snaps
  • Using the Mouse
  • Using the Keyboard
  • Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Managing Windows
  • Understanding Macros
  • Saving and Closing Files
  • Closing the Application

Revit Fundamentals

  • Understanding BIM
  • Understanding the Difference between BIM and CAD
  • Understanding Revit Concepts
  • Working with the Different Versions of Revit
  • Understanding Bidirectional Associativity
  • Recognizing Parametric Relationships
  • Understanding Families
  • Placing Model Elements
  • Sketching Model Elements
  • Placing View-Specific Elements
  • Working with Datum Elements
  • Placing Elements from the Project Browser
  • Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
  • Finding Families Using Autodesk Seek
  • Editing Families within a Project
  • Selecting Objects
  • Modifying Selection Settings
  • Saving Selection Sets
  • Copying and Moving Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Creating Linear Arrays
  • Creating Radial Arrays
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Using the Clipboard for Copy and Paste
  • Splitting Objects
  • Creating Elements Consistently with Match
  • Type Properties and Create Similar
  • Aligning Objects
  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Offsetting Objects
  • Pinning Objects in Place
  • Deleting Objects
  • Cutting and Joining Geometry
  • Splitting the Face of an Element
  • Applying Materials as Paint
  • Measuring versus Dimensioning Objects
  • Understanding Element IDs
  • Understanding and Reviewing Warning Messages

Modeling Essentials

  • Creating and Modifying Levels
  • Creating and Modifying Grids
  • Creating and Modifying Multi-Segment Grids
  • Controlling Datum Visibility
  • Limiting Visibility of Datum Using Scope Boxes
  • Setting and Showing the Active Work Plane
  • Creating Reference Planes
  • Modeling Accurately with Length and Angle Snap Increments
  • Working with Object Snaps
  • Using Visualization Aids When Working in 3D Views

Core and Shell

  • Understanding Wall Drawing Aids
  • Creating Exterior Building Walls
  • Creating Building Core Walls
  • Creating Doors
  • Creating Windows
  • Modifying Door and Window Properties
  • Creating Curtain Walls
  • Placing Doors in Curtain Walls
  • Creating Curtain Wall Grids and Mullions
  • Understanding Compound Structures
  • Creating Floors
  • Understanding Floor Instance Properties
  • Understanding Floor Type Properties
  • Creating Sloped Floors by Sketching
  • Creating Sloped Floors by Shape Editing
  • Creating Floor Openings
  • Creating Shaft Openings
  • Creating a Roof by Footprint
  • Creating a Roof by Extrusion
  • Joining and Unjoining Roofs
  • Understanding Roof Instance Properties
  • Understanding Roof Type Properties
  • Working with Sloped Glazing Roofs
  • Creating Sloped Roofs by Sketching
  • Creating Sloped Roofs by Shape Editing
  • Creating Conical Roofs
  • Managing Complex Roof Conditions Using Align Eaves
  • Creating Roof Soffits
  • Creating Fascias
  • Creating Dormer Openings
  • Creating Roof Openings
  • Modifying Roof and Wall Joins and Controlling Roof Visibility
  • Creating Gutters and Downspouts

Walls – An In-Depth Look

  • Understanding Wall System Families and Types
  • Creating Walls by Picking Lines
  • Creating a Wall by Face
  • Understanding Wall Properties
  • Changing the Wall Type as Your Design Evolves
  • Understanding Curtain Wall Types
  • Creating a Curved Curtain Wall
  • Embedding a Curtain Wall in Another Wall
  • Creating Curtain Walls that Turn Corners
  • Working with Curtain Wall Grids
  • Selecting Curtain Wall Components
  • Modifying Curtain Wall Panels
  • Understanding Curtain Wall Corner Conditions
  • Modifying and Customizing Curtain Wall Mullions
  • Creating a Stacked Wall
  • Creating Walls with Modify Tools
  • Modifying Wall Profiles
  • Creating Wall Openings
  • Introducing Wall Layer Functions
  • Overriding Host Layer Display
  • Understanding Layer Join Cleanups
  • Understanding Wall Layer Wrapping
  • Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Splitting Regions
  • Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Adding Sweeps
  • Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Adding Reveals
  • Customizing the Base and Top Extension of Walls
  • Creating Embedded Walls
  • Creating In-Place Wall Sweeps
  • Creating In-Place Reveals
  • Creating Joined Walls for Complex Assemblies

Building Structure

  • Managing Structural Symbolic Representation Settings
  • Understanding Structural Elements
  • Creating Structural Columns
  • Creating Slanted Structural Columns
  • Understanding Structural Column Families
  • Understanding Structural Column Properties
  • Creating Isolated Foundations
  • Creating Wall Foundations
  • Creating Stepped Foundations
  • Creating Foundation Slabs
  • Creating Slab Edges
  • Creating Structural Floors
  • Creating Beams
  • Creating Beams on Grids
  • Creating Sloped Beams
  • Understanding Beam Families
  • Understanding Beam Properties
  • Modifying Beams
  • Creating Beam and Column Joins
  • Modifying Elements with Coping
  • Creating Beam Systems
  • Creating Structural Walls
  • Creating Structural Braces
  • Creating Trusses
  • Creating Openings in Structural Framing Elements
  • Using the Section Shape Parameter
  • Placing Rebar
  • Managing the Shape Constraints of Rebar
  • Placing Area and Path Reinforcement
  • Placing Fabric Reinforcement
  • Customizing Rebar Cover

Stairs and Railings

  • Creating Stairs by Component
  • Creating Landing Components
  • Creating Support Components
  • Creating Stair Components by Sketching
  • Modifying Stair Components
  • Customizing Stair Documentation
  • Understanding Stair by Component Properties
  • Creating Stairs by Sketching the Run
  • Modifying Sketched Stairs
  • Understanding Stair by Sketch Properties
  • Sketching Stairs with Landings
  • Creating Stairs by Sketching Boundaries and Riser Lines
  • Creating Spiral Stairs
  • Creating Multi-Story Stairs and Shafts
  • Creating Ramps
  • Placing Railings on a Host
  • Creating Railings by Sketch
  • Modifying Railings
  • Understanding Railing Properties
  • Customizing Railing Properties

Site Tools

  • Introducing Site Tools
  • Creating a Toposurface Using Points
  • Creating a Toposurface from CAD
  • Creating a Toposurface from a Points File
  • Managing Site Settings
  • Creating Toposurface Subregions and Split Surfaces
  • Creating a Building Pad
  • Creating a Graded Region
  • Creating Site and Parking Components
  • Creating Property Lines and Contour Labels

Schedules and Tags

  • Understanding Parameters
  • Creating Project Parameters
  • Creating Shared Parameters
  • Understanding Schedules and Tags
  • Placing Element Tags
  • Working with Material Tags
  • Creating a Schedule and Specifying Fields
  • Modifying Schedules with Filters
  • Modifying Schedules with Sorting and Grouping
  • Modifying the Formatting of Schedule Titles and Headers
  • Modifying Schedule Formatting
  • Modifying the Schedule Appearance
  • Placing Schedules on a Sheet
  • Working with Calculated Values and Conditional Formatting in Schedules
  • Creating and Managing a View List
  • Working with Material Takeoff Schedules
  • Importing and Exporting Schedule Views

Annotation

  • Working with Text Annotations
  • Using Keyboard Controls to Add Symbols to Text
  • Checking Spelling in a View
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Modifying Text Type Properties
  • Specifying Keynoting Settings
  • Creating Keynotes
  • Modifying Keynotes and Keynote Settings
  • Creating a Keynote Legend
  • Working with Symbols and Note Blocks
  • Working with Legends
  • Managing Arrowheads

Dimensions and Constraints

  • Understanding Dimensions and Constraints
  • Using Temporary Dimensions
  • Modifying Temporary Dimension Settings
  • Working with Permanent Dimensions
  • Modifying Dimensions
  • Modifying Dimension Graphics
  • Modifying Dimension Text Appearance
  • Creating and Modifying Dimension Styles
  • Locking Dimensions
  • Controlling Dimensions Using Equality Constraints
  • Controlling Dimension Units
  • Dimensioning Entire Walls
  • Working with Spot Elevations
  • Working with Spot Coordinates
  • Working with Spot Slopes

Drafting and Detailing

  • Understanding Detailing
  • Loading and Placing Detail Components
  • Placing Repeating Details
  • Creating a Repeating Detail
  • Creating Detail Lines
  • Specifying Draw Order
  • Showing Hidden Lines in a Detail View
  • Modifying the Cut Profile of Model Elements
  • Overriding Linework in a View
  • Creating Filled Regions
  • Creating Masking Regions
  • Creating Batt Insulation
  • Placing Annotations in Detail Views
  • Leveraging Detail Groups
  • Saving Views to a File
  • Inserting Views and 2D Elements from a File
  • Creating Model Text and Model Lines

View Graphics

  • Working with Visual Styles
  • Understanding Scale and Detail Level
  • Understanding Plan View Range
  • Understanding View Discipline
  • Understanding View Templates
  • Creating View Templates
  • Applying and Assigning View Templates
  • Creating View Types
  • Understanding Object Styles
  • Understanding Visibility and Graphic Overrides
  • Creating Element and Category Overrides in a View
  • Creating Filter Overrides
  • Using Temporary Hide or Isolate and Viewing Hidden Elements
  • Using Temporary View Properties
  • Understanding Crop Regions
  • Creating a Non-Rectangular Crop Region
  • Understanding Annotation Crop Regions
  • Configuring System Family Coarse Scale Cut Patterns

Views and Sheets

  • Creating Plan Views and Reflected Ceiling Plan Views
  • Creating a Plan Region
  • Creating Building Elevation Views
  • Creating Interior Elevation Views
  • Creating Framing Elevation Views
  • Changing the Elevation Symbol
  • Creating Section Views
  • Segmenting Section and Elevation Views
  • Creating Callout Views
  • Sketching a Callout View
  • Creating Drafting Views
  • Creating a Reference View
  • Duplicating Views
  • Creating Matchlines and View References
  • Creating Additional View References
  • Creating and Using Sheets
  • Working with Viewports on Sheets
  • Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
  • Using a Sheet List and Placeholder Sheets
  • Creating Custom Title blocks
  • Creating a Key Plan
  • Managing Sheet Issues and Revisions
  • Creating Revision Clouds and Tags
  • Adding a Revision Schedule to a Title block
  • Creating Supplemental Drawings

Printing and Publishing

  • Understanding Printing and Publishing
  • Printing and Managing Print Settings
  • Printing to PDF
  • Publishing Files to Buzzsaw

Managing Your Projects

  • Managing Project Information
  • Understanding How the Location and Site Relate
  • Specifying a Project Location
  • Understanding Coordinate Systems
  • Reporting and Displaying Coordinates
  • Working with Coordinate Systems
  • Relocating a Project
  • Rotating True North and Project North
  • Mirroring a Project
  • Managing Project Browser View Organization
  • Using Parameters and Filters for Browser Organization
  • Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
  • Understanding Project Template Files
  • Transferring Project Standards
  • Deleting Unused Items from a Project
  • Setting the Starting View

Managing Settings

  • Understanding Model and Drafting Patterns
  • Managing Fill Patterns
  • Managing Materials and Material Libraries
  • Managing Material Properties and Material Assets
  • Managing Line Styles
  • Managing Line Weights
  • Managing Line Patterns
  • Managing Halftone and Underlay Settings
  • Assigning Assembly Code Files

Structural Design Analysis

  • Introducing the Structural Analytical Model
  • Controlling the Visibility of the Structural Analytical Model
  • Modifying Structural Analytical Model Properties
  • Adjusting the Structural Analytical Model
  • Confirming Structural Analytical Nodes are Connected
  • Understanding Analytical Structural Settings
  • Running Structural Analytical Model Checks
  • Applying Loads to the Structural Analytical Model

Worksharing

Introducing Worksharing Concepts
• Understanding Worksharing Terminology
• Enabling Worksharing in a Project File
• Creating the Central Model
• Creating a Local Model
• Creating Worksets
• Understanding Workset Visibility
• Understanding How Central and Local Files Communicate
• Closing a Workshared Project
• Understanding Editing Requests
• Understanding the Active Workset
• Understanding Worksharing Display Modes
• Specifying Open Worksets
• Managing Worksets in Linked Revit Files
• Working Offline and Editing at Risk
• Viewing the Workshared Project History
• Rolling Back Workshared Projects
• Detaching a File from Central

Collaboration

  • Linking Revit Models
  • Managing Linked Revit Models
  • Understanding Sites
  • Linking Revit Models by Shared Coordinates
  • Controlling the Coordinates in Linked Revit Models
  • Controlling the Display of Elements in a Linked Model
  • Scheduling Elements from a Linked Model
  • Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
  • Monitoring and Coordinating Changes within a Single Project
  • Using Copy and Monitor in a Single Project
  • Using Copy and Monitor with Linked Projects
  • Performing a Coordination Review with Linked Models
  • Checking For Interferences

Groups

  • Introducing Groups
  • Creating a Model Group
  • Creating and Managing Model Groups and Attached Detail Groups
  • Creating Detail Groups
  • Editing Groups
  • Making Parameters Vary Between Groups
  • Excluding Elements from Groups
  • Converting Groups to Links
  • Saving and Loading Groups

Phases

  • Introducing Phases
  • Understanding Phases
  • Managing Phases
  • Understanding Phase Filters and Graphic Overrides
  • Assigning Phases and Phase Filters to a View
  • Understanding the Impact of Phases on Documentation
  • Demolishing Elements
  • Establishing Phases in Project Templates

Design Options

  • Introducing Design Options
  • Working with Design Options and Option Sets
  • Editing Design Options
  • Duplicating and Deleting Design Options
  • Creating Design Option Views
  • Understanding the Impact of Design Options on Documentation
  • Promoting and Accepting Design Options

Construction Modeling

  • Understanding Construction Modeling
  • Creating Parts
  • Modifying Parts
  • Controlling the Visibility of Parts
  • Dividing Parts
  • Dividing Parts with Gaps and Profiles
  • Merging and Excluding Parts
  • Scheduling Parts
  • Understanding Wall Joins and Parts
  • Creating Parts from Linked Models
  • Creating Assemblies
  • Placing and Modifying Assembly Instances
  • Creating Assembly Views
  • Acquiring Assembly Views
  • Modifying Assembly Views

Advanced Modeling

  • Introducing the In-Place Modeling Tools
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Extruded Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Blended Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Revolved Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Swept Forms
  • Enhancing In-Place Families
  • Understanding Adaptive Components
  • Using Adaptive Components to Create Building Elements

Interoperability

  • Importing and Managing Image Files
  • Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • Managing Linked CAD Files
  • Controlling the Coordinates of a Linked CAD File
  • Managing Imported CAD Files
  • Controlling Line Weights in Imported CAD Files
  • Using CAD Files to Create Building Model Objects
  • Working with Point Clouds
  • Working with IFC
  • Exporting to 2D CAD Formats
  • Exporting to 3D CAD
  • Exporting Views to Image Files
  • Exporting to IFC