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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, c2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Vandezande; Eddy Krygiel; Phil Read
|Notes:||Editing the Insertion Point.|
|Description:||1 online resource (537 p.)|
|Contents:||Introduction; Chapter 1: Introducing the Autodesk Revit Architecture Interface; Understanding the Interface; Properties Palette; Project Browser; Status Bar; View Control Bar; ViewCube; Options Bar; Understanding the Interface Workflow; Creating a Simple Layout; Using Filter, Mirror, and Trim/Extend; Adjusting Datums; Changing Element Types; Using Common Modifying Tools; Using Dimensions for Modifying Designs; Aligning Elements; Rotating, Grouping, and Arraying; Aligned Copying and Group Editing; Chapter 2: Schematic Design; Working from a Sketch; Importing Background Images. Accurately Scaling ImagesReference Planes and Levels; Creating and Placing Groups; Modeling In-Place Masses; Modeling the Base Mass; Modeling the Middle Mass; Modeling the Upper Mass; Working in 3D; Creating Mass Floors; Scheduling Mass Floors; Updating the Massing Study; Chapter 3: Walls and Curtain Walls; Understanding Wall Types and Parameters; Basic Walls; Stacked Walls; Curtain Wall Types; Creating Generic Walls; Creating Numerous Wall Configurations; Sketching Walls; Picking Walls; Hosting Elements in Walls; Modifying Walls; Instance Parameters; Editing Profiles. Attaching and Detaching the Top and BaseResetting Profiles; Cutting Openings; Splitting Walls; Swapping Walls; Creating Curtain Walls; Curtain Grids; Adding Mullions; Embedding Curtain Walls; Modifying Curtain Walls; Editing the Elevation Profile; Adding and Modifying Grids and Mullions; Unpinning and Toggling Mullions; Modifying Curtain-Grid Segments; Modifying Curtain Panels; Going Beyond the Basics; Chapter 4: Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings; Creating Floors; Sketching; Editing the Boundary; Sloped Arrows and Floors; Sloped Floors via Shape Editing; Creating Openings by Sketching. Creating Openings with ShaftsPicking Walls; Laying Out Roofs; Picking Walls; Sloped Arrows; Extruded Roofs; Adding Ceilings; Automatic Ceilings; Sketching Ceilings; Bulkhead Conditions; Adding Lights and Rotating the Grid; Changing the Ceiling; Sloping the Ceiling; Chapter 5: Stairs, Ramps, and Railings; Creating Stair Configurations; Creating the Generic Railing; Creating Your Design Stair; Straight Run; Straight Run with Landing; Multistory Runs; Setting the Host Function for Railings; Designing Ramps; Straight Runs; Editing Boundary Conditions. Building Railings for Level and Sloped ConditionsSet Host Function; From Basics to Creative Art; Chapter 6: Adding Families; Understanding the Model Hierarchy; Assigning Families to Categories; Working with System Families; Loading System Families; Placing System Families; Working with Component Families; Loading Component Families; Using Hosted Families; Using Face-Based Families; Finding Content; Chapter 7: Modifying Families; Editing View Display and Detail Level; View Scale and Detail Level; Level of Detail; Changing the Family Category; Editing the Family Category.|
Get quickly up to speed on Revit Architecture's core features and functionsThis unique new Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Revit Architecture. The fast, focused guide teaches you everything you need to become quickly productive with the software, including how to best use the interface, create floor plans, add content, prepare documentation, annotate, and more. Each chapter features compelling, full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps and concludes with a related and more open-ended project to further reinforce the lessons. Beginners can start.
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