Overview

These three authors are a virtual “dream team” of Revit Structure expertise and industry knowledge.

—From the Foreword by Nicolas Mangon, Building Industry Director, Autodesk, Inc.

Structure Your Designs the Revit Way

Whether you're a structural engineer, designer, or draftsperson, now you can become quickly productive in Revit Structure 2010 with this comprehensive guide. The expert author team combines years of engineering and Revit ...

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Mastering Revit Structure 2010

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Overview

These three authors are a virtual “dream team” of Revit Structure expertise and industry knowledge.

—From the Foreword by Nicolas Mangon, Building Industry Director, Autodesk, Inc.

Structure Your Designs the Revit Way

Whether you're a structural engineer, designer, or draftsperson, now you can become quickly productive in Revit Structure 2010 with this comprehensive guide. The expert author team combines years of engineering and Revit experience to give you detailed instruction in basic concepts and professional techniques, while also revealing Revit tricks, tips, and workarounds not well documented elsewhere.

Learn how to model structural elements, then delve into advanced family creation, standards development, modeling, visualizing, and analytics. Explore Revit Structure 2010's enhanced worksharing capabilities, the newly updated user interface, and improved interoperability with other programs. Packed with real-world solutions and striking examples in full color, this is your indispensable guide to Revit Structure.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding how parametric modeling frees you to focus on your designs
  • Exploring the broad array of tools in Revit Structure's user interface
  • Viewing and referencing plan, section, elevation, and model views—simultaneously—while you design
  • Applying scheduling, annotation, and dimensioning info as you go, for speedier workflows
  • Creating and presenting 3D visualizations that bring your designs to life
  • Using analytical tools to test and simulate, then refine your designs
  • Adding custom content and building your own component libraries
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470595268
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/22/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 896
  • Sales rank: 1,333,582
  • File size: 69 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

About the Authors

Thomas S. Weir is Director of BIM and CAD operations at Brandow & Johnston in Los Angeles. He is co-chairman and founder of the L.A. Revit Users Group, moderates the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) Revit Structural forum, teaches Revit Structure at Autodesk University, and wrote the first Autodesk Official Training Courseware for Revit Structure. Jamie D. Richardson is an associate and CAD/BIM Manager for Ericksen Roed & Associates in the Twin Cities area. He speaks at Autodesk University, is active in his local Revit User Group, and mentors students at local technical colleges. David J. Harrington, former president and former board member of AUGI, is currently a structural designer for Walter P. Moore. He writes for industry publications, is the technical editor for AUGIWorld magazine, teaches at Autodesk University, and maintains a popular blog (caddhelp.blogspot.com).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Inside Revit Structure.

Chapter 2: Setting the Project Environment.

Chapter 3: Starting to Model Your Project.

Chapter 4: Structural Columns.

Chapter 5: Floor Slabs and Roof Decks.

Chapter 6: Walls.

Chapter 7: Structural Framing.

Chapter 8: Foundations.

Chapter 9: Model Documentation.

Chapter 10: Modeling Rebar.

Chapter 11: Schedules and Quantities.

Chapter 12: Working with Sheets.

Chapter 13: Worksharing.

Chapter 14: Visualization.

Chapter 15: Revit Structural Analysis.

Chapter 16: Project Phases and Design Options.

Chapter 17: Standards: Increasing Revit Productivity.

Chapter 18: Family Creation: Beyond the Built-In Libraries.

Chapter 19: Advanced Structural Families.

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