AutoDesk Revit Structure Fundamentals


Course Description

You will find concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions and an engaged hands on tutorial projects that will take you from an introduction to the interface and Revit conventions right into modeling a four story office building.

§ Explains views, grids and the programs editing capabilities and then progresses as the building design would in the real world.

§ Encourages you to work with structural grids, beams and foundations and show you how to add text and dimensions, as well as understand how to use dimensions as a design tool.

§ Walks you through building floors layer by layer and joining them to exterior and interior walls and creating and editing roofs and ceilings as well as stairs, ramps and railings.

Course Prerequisites

No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, drafting, design or engineering experience is a plus. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows: Vista, 2007, XP, 2000.

Course Outline

BIM in Revit Architecture


 Interface

 Terminology

 Starting Projects

 Viewing commands

Basic Drawing and Editing Tools

 General drawing

 Editing

 Modifying

Datum Elements – Levels and Grids

 Setting up Levels

 Importing Cad files

 Creating Structural Grid

 Adding Columns


Drawing and Modifying Walls

 Drawing and Modifying

 Editing Tools


Doors and Windows

 Adding Doors and Windows

 Loading Door and Window types from Library

 Creating additional Door and Window sizes


Curtain Walls

 Creating Curtain Walls

 Adding Curtain Grids

 Working w/ Panels

 Attaching Mullions and Curtain Grids


Creating Views

 Duplicating Views

 Adding Callouts

 Display Settings

 Creating Elevations

 Creating Sections



 Creating Floors

 Shaft Openings

 Sloped Floors



 Adding Components


Reflected Ceiling Plans

 Creating Ceilings

 Creating Soffits

 Adding Ceiling Fixtures



 Creating Roofs

 Creating Roofs by Footprint

 Reference Planes & Work Planes

 Creating Roofs by Extrusion

 Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections


Vertical Circulation

 Creating Standard and Custom Stairs

 Creating Ramps

 Working with Railings


Construction Documents

 Setting up Sheets

 Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets

 Printing Sheets


Annotating Construction Documents

 Working with Dimensions

 Working with Text

 Adding Detail Lines and Symbols


Tags and Schedules

 Adding Tags

 Rooms and Room Tags

 Working with Schedules

 Creating Legends


Detailing in Revit Architecture

 Setting up Detail Views

 Creating Details

 Annotating Details

 Keynoting and Keynote Legends

 Patterning.


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