Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013

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Overview

Learn BIM the Revit Way

Revit is Autodesk's industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, and this Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers core Revit topics such as modeling, massing, sustainability, and more. It also brings you up to speed on advanced techniques such as using Revit in the cloud and how to go direct to fabrication.

Organized by real-world workflows, this book covers the interface, templates, ...

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Overview

Learn BIM the Revit Way

Revit is Autodesk's industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, and this Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers core Revit topics such as modeling, massing, sustainability, and more. It also brings you up to speed on advanced techniques such as using Revit in the cloud and how to go direct to fabrication.

Organized by real-world workflows, this book covers the interface, templates, worksharing, modeling and massing, visualization techniques for different industries, sustainability, roofs and floors, stairs and railings, documentation, and much more.

  • This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches you how to use the leading BIM software and also serves as a study aid for Autodesk's Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams
  • Organized according to actual workflows, the book begins with an explanation of key BIM concepts, familiarizes you with the interface, and then moves into actual application
  • Covers modeling and massing, the Family Editor, visualization techniques for various industries, documentation, annotation and detailing, and how to work with complex walls, roofs, floors, stairs, and railings
  • Companion website features before-and-after tutorial files, so readers can jump in at any point

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture helps you learn Revit in a context that makes real-world sense.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118174081
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/17/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1120
  • Sales rank: 638,350
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Phil Read is the Founder of Arch Tech, as well as one of the driving forces behind the original Revit software. He's an avid blogger and a popular speaker at Autodesk University, and is currently working at an AEC-related technology startup. Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects, where he implements BIM and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. James Vandezande is a registered architect and Senior Associate at HOK, where he is one of the company's BIM leaders. James is also President of the New York City Revit Users Group and teaches Revit as an adjunct lecturing professor at NYU. Connect with the authors at their "Mastering Revit" page on Facebook.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xxvii

Introduction xxix

Part 1 • Fundamentals 1

Chapter 1 • Introduction: The Basics of BIM 3

Chapter 2 • Principles: UI and Project Organization 15

Chapter 3 • The Basics of the Toolbox 61

Part 2 • Understanding the Workflow 101

Chapter 4 • Confi guring Templates and Standards 103

Chapter 5 • Managing a Project 147

Chapter 6 • Understanding Worksharing 173

Chapter 7 • Working with Consultants 203

Chapter 8 • Interoperability: Working Multiplatform 237

Part 3 • Modeling and Massing for Design 271

Chapter 9 • Advanced Modeling and Massing 273

Chapter 10 • Conceptual Design and Sustainability 353

Chapter 11 • Working with Phasing, Groups, and Design Options 399

Chapter 12 • Visualization 455

Part 4 • Extended Modeling Techniques 511

Chapter 13 • Walls and Curtain Walls 513

Chapter 14 • Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs 577

Chapter 15 • Family Editor 607

Chapter 16 • Stairs and Railings 659

Part 5 • Documentation 713

Chapter 17 • Detailing Your Design 715

Chapter 18 • Documenting Your Design 749

Chapter 19 • Annotating Your Design 785

Chapter 20 • Presenting Your Design827

Part 6 • Construction and Beyond 843

Chapter 21 • The Construction Phase 845

Chapter 22 • Using Laser Scans in Revit 867

Chapter 23 • Revit in the Classroom 881

Chapter 24 • Essential Hardware 901

Chapter 25 • Getting Acquainted with the API 911

Chapter 26 • Revit for Film and Stage 947

Chapter 27 • BIM in the Cloud 989

Appendices 999

Appendix A • The Bottom Line 1001

Appendix B • Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting 1027

Appendix C • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Certification 1041

Index 1049

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    Posted November 2, 2012

    Looks to be good.

    I am working the first book first

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