Mastering AutoCAD MEP 2010 / Edition 1

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Master the software that industry professionals are using to create compelling architecture with PAUL F. AUBIN'S MASTERING REVIT ARCHITECTURE 2010! Experienced-based practical advice is at the core of this concise reference guide by veteran author Paul F. Aubin, who makes learning Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 easier than ever. Designed to shorten the learning curve, this book focuses squarely on the rationale and practicality of the Revit Architecture process through a series of hands-on lessons that promote a clear sense of the value of the software and an understanding of each tool's potential. In completing building design projects successfully, users will develop a first hand knowledge of what it takes to build design development models and create a complete set of construction documents for architectural production.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439057155
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/13/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul F. Aubin is the author of many CAD and BIM titles including the widely acclaimed: AUBIN ACADEMY MASTER SERIES: REVIT ARCHITECTURE, MEP, AUTOCAD MEP and AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE, Paul Aubin is an independent architectural consultant who travels the country and abroad lecturing and providing Revit Architecture and AutoCAD Architecture implementation, training, and support services. His involvement in the architectural profession spans twenty years, with experience that includes design, production, CAD management, mentoring, coaching, and training. He regularly teaches professionals in seminars and in their offices and has been an adjunct faculty member for both the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago and Moraine Valley Community College. Mr. Aubin currently serves as Moderator for Cadalyst magazine's online CAD Questions forum, is an active member of the Autodesk user community, and has been a top-rated speaker at Autodesk University (Autodesk's annual user convention) for many years. His diverse experience in architectural firms, as a CAD manager, and as an educator gives his writing and his classroom instruction a fresh and credible focus. eHe is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects. Paul Aubin has a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture.
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Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY. Quick Start General Overview. 1. Conceptual Underpinnings of Revit Architecture. 2. Revit Architecture User Interface. Part II: CREATE THE BUILDING MODEL. 3. Creating a Building Layout. 4. Setting up Project Levels and Views. 5. Column Grids and Structural Layout. 6. Groups and Links. 7. Vertical Circulation. 8. Floors and Roofs. 9. Developing the Exterior Skin. 10. Working with Families. Part III: CONSTRCUTION DOCUMENTS. 11. Detailing and Annotation. 12. Working with Schedules and Tags. 13. Ceiling Plans and Interior Elevations. 14. Printing and Publishing. Part IV: APPENDICES. Appendix A Additional Exercises. Appendix B Worksharing. New Appendix Conceptual Modeling Tools. New Appendix Rendering. New Appendix Design Options and Phasing. Appendix F Online Resources.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2012

    Waste of money

    The help files that come with the software are better than this. Sample are base on small rooms / areas. Wish my projects were this small. Nothing on Isometric(Spool drawings)

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