The Exploring Autodesk Revit Structure 2016 textbook explains the concepts and principles of Revit Structure through practical examples, tutorials, and exercises. This enables the users to harness the power of BIM with Autodesk Revit Structure 2016 for their specific use. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on physical modeling, analytical modeling, rebar modeling, and quantity scheduling. Also, this textbook covers the various stages involved in analyzing the model in Robot Structural Analysis software. This textbook is specially meant for professionals and students in structural engineering, civil engineering, and allied fields in the building industry.
In this textbook, special emphasis has been laid on the concepts of structural modeling, which have been explained using relevant graphical examples and illustrations. The accompanying tutorials and exercises, which relate to the real world projects, help you understand the usage and abilities of the tools available in Autodesk Revit Structure. Along with the main text, the chapters have been punctuated with tips and notes to make various concepts clear, thereby enabling you to create your own innovative projects.
As you go through this textbook, you will work on tutorials and exercises that can be used to build a complete project. Each of these tutorials and exercises, though complete in themselves, will be a step toward accomplishing the larger projects.
The main features of this textbook are as follows:
• Project-based Approach
The author has adopted a project-based approach and the learn-by-doing theme throughout the textbook. This approach guides the users through the process of creating the designs given in the tutorials.
• Real-World Designs as Projects
The author has used real-world building designs and architectural examples as projects in this textbook so that the users can correlate them to the real-time designs.
• Tips and Notes
Additional information related to various topics is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes.
• Learning Objectives
The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that are covered in that chapter.
• Self-Evaluation Test, Review Questions, and Exercises
The chapter ends with Self-Evaluation Test so that the users can assess their knowledge of the chapter. The answers to the Self-Evaluation Test are given at the end of the chapter. Also, the Review Questions and Exercises are given at the end of the chapters and they can be used by the Instructors as test questions and exercises.
• Heavily Illustrated Text
The text in this book is heavily illustrated with about 200 line diagrams and screen capture images.
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About the Author
Prof. Sham Tickoo is professor of Manufacturing Engineering at Purdue University Northwest, USA where he has taught design, drafting, CAD and other engineering courses for over nineteen years. Before joining Purdue University, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a machinist, quality control engineer, design engineer, engineering consultant, and software developer. He has received a US patent for his invention Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles. Professor Tickoo also leads the team of authors at CADCIM Technologies to develop world-class teaching and learning resources for Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and related technologies.