Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 / Edition 1

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 / Edition 1

by Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read, James Vandezande
     
 

The perennial top-selling guide to Revit Architecture!

This complete reference and tutorial is completely updated for Revit 2012 and thoroughly covers such core topics as modeling, massing, and sustainability. It also features advanced topics and techniques, including working with advanced modeling tools, effectively using the Family Editor, collaborating

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Overview

The perennial top-selling guide to Revit Architecture!

This complete reference and tutorial is completely updated for Revit 2012 and thoroughly covers such core topics as modeling, massing, and sustainability. It also features advanced topics and techniques, including working with advanced modeling tools, effectively using the Family Editor, collaborating across industries, and using Revit in the cloud.

The acclaimed authoring team brings a wealth of Revit expertise to the table and has packed this book with time-saving tips and techniques, real-world workflows, clear tutorials, and compelling examples so you can develop professional skills. This detailed guide also helps you prepare for Autodesk's Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams.

Coverage includes:

  • Advanced modeling with the Family Editor and Massing tools
  • Designing complex walls, curtain walls, roofs, floors, stairs, and railings
  • Detailing, documenting, and annotating your designs
  • Using the Revit API, writing scripts, and creating journal files
  • Analyzing designs and concepts for sustainability
  • Using Revit for virtualization and in the construction industry
  • Moving "outside the box" to use Revit in film and stage

Get Productive Quickly in Revit Architecture 2012

Document, Detail, Annotate, and Present Your Designs

Leverage Industry Best Practices and Professional Workflows from the Start

Prepare for the Revit Architecture 2012 Certified Associate and Certified Professional Exams

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470937495
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Pages:
1152
Sales rank:
1,236,787
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Part 1:Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Introduction: The Basics of BIM.

Chapter 2: Principles of Revit.

Chapter 3: The Basics of the Revit Toolbox.

Part 2:The Revit Workflow.

Chapter 4: Configuring Templates and Standards.

Chapter 5: Managing a Revit Project.

Chapter 6: Understanding Worksharing.

Chapter 7: Working with Consultants.

Chapter 8: Interoperability: Working Multiplatform.

Part 3:Modeling and Massing for Design.

Chapter 9: Advanced Modeling and Massing.

Chapter 10: Conceptual Design and Sustainability.

Chapter 11: Designing with Design Options and Groups.

Chapter 12: Visualization.

Part 4:Extended Modeling Techniques.

Chapter 13: Walls and Curtain Walls.

Chapter 14: Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs.

Chapter 15: Family Editor.

Chapter 16: Stairs and Railings.

Part 5:Documentation.

Chapter 17: Detailing Your Design.

Chapter 18: Documenting Your Design.

Chapter 19: Annotating Your Design.

Chapter 20: Presenting Your Design.

Part 6:Construction and Beyond.

Chapter 21: Making Projects Parametric.

Chapter 22: Revit in Construction.

Chapter 23: Revit in the Classroom.

Chapter 24: Revit and Virtualization.

Chapter 25: Getting Acquainted with the Revit API.

Chapter 26: Revit for Film and Stage.

Appendices.

Appendix A: The Bottom Line.

Appendix B: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting.

Appendix C: Revit Certification.

Index.

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