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Learning Autodesk Revit MEP 2012

Learning Autodesk Revit MEP 2012

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359850-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359850-6

In this computer video training course on Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2012, expert Simon Whitbread will teach you how to use this BIM (Building Information Modelling) software from Autodesk. Starting at the beginning, this training course assumes no prior knowledge of this software.
The training begins with a tour of the interface and various navigation components in Revit MEP.  Quickly diving into the actual application of the Revit MEP tools, you will get hands-on experience with functions such as copying and pasting, rotating, aligning, and more.  You will continue with topics such as views, families, spaces and zones, and performance analysis.  This video based training also contains full chapters specifically focused on HVAC, piping and plumbing systems, and electrical systems.  You will finish by exploring subjects such as work-sharing, documenting, and sharing your designs.
By the conclusion of this video training course, you will be fully capable of designing and adding mechanical, electric, and plumbing systems to building designs.  Included are extensive working files so that you can work alongside the author as he teaches you the ins and outs of Autodesk Revit MEP.

Total Time: 8.25 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 Introduction To This Course
    0102 Basic Tour
    0103 Quick Access Tool Bar And Ribbon
    0104 Properties Palette
    0105 Project Browser
    0106 View Control Bar
    0107 The Status Bar
    0108 The Options Bar
    0109 Visibility Graphics
    0110 Customizing The MEP Interface
    0111 Working With Views
    0112 Keyboard Shortcuts
    0113 Using The Included Working Files
    0114 File Concepts - Project Files
    0115 File Concepts - Family Files
    0116 File Concepts - InPlace Families
02. Basic Creation Tools
    0201 Opening Revit MEP Project
    0202 Viewing Model 2D
    0203 Viewing Model 3D
    0204 The Home Tab - HVAC And Mechanical
    0205 The Home Tab - Plumbing And Piping
    0206 The Home Tab - Electrical
03. Basic Editing tools
    0301 Selecting Elements
    0302 Modifying Similar Elements
    0303 Use Of The TAB Key
    0304 Moving And Copying
    0305 Copy And Paste
    0306 Rotating Individual
    0307 Rotating Multiple
    0308 Mirror
    0309 Linear Arrays
    0310 Radial Arrays
    0311 Extend And Trim
    0312 The Align Tool
    0313 Offset
04. Starting An MEP Project
    0401 Creating A New MEP Project
    0402 Linking An Architects Building Model - Part 1
    0403 Linking An Architects Building Model - Part 2
    0404 Copy/Monitor Options
    0405 Cleaning CAD Files
    0406 Linking 2D CAD Files - Part 1
    0407 Linking 2D CAD Files - Part 2
    0408 Linking 2D CAD Files - Part 3
    0409 Saving Your MEP Project - Standalone
    0410 Saving Your MEP Project - Work-sharing
    0411 What To Do With Coordination Review Message
    0501 Controlling Visibility
    0502 Initial Plan Views
    0503 View Templates
    0504 Duplicating Views
    0505 Elevations
    0506 Sections
    0507 Ceiling Plans
    0508 Callouts
    0509 Matchlines
    0510 Section Boxes
    0511 Scope Boxes
06. Component Families
    0601 Out Of The Box Families
    0602 Online Families
    0603 Your Families
    0604 Basic Creation Model
    0605 Basic Creation Annotation
07. Spaces And Zones
    0701 Room Bounding Objects
    0702 Creating Spaces
    0703 Space Separation
    0704 Modifying Spaces
    0705 Space Tags
    0706 Area And Volume Computations
    0707 Plenum Spaces
    0708 Creating Zones
    0709 The System Browser
08. Building Performance Analysis
    0801 Mass Model
    0802 Performing Analysis
    0803 Settings
    0804 Building Type Settings
    0805 Heating And Cooling
    0806 Secondary Analysis
09. Systems
    0901 The System Browser
    0902 Graphic Overrides
    0903 Checking Systems
    0904 System Inspector
    0905 Duct And Pipe Sizing
10. HVAC
    1001 Mechanical Settings
    1002 Ducts And Mechanical Equipment
    1003 Duct Placeholders
    1004 Ducts
    1005 Modifying Ducts
    1006 Adding And Modifying Fittings
    1007 Duct Systems
    1008 Automatic Duct Layouts
    1009 Mechanical Equipment
11. Hydronic Piping Systems
    1101 Settings
    1102 Mechanical Equipment
    1103 Pipe Placeholders
    1104 Pipes
    1105 Parallel Pipes
    1106 Modifying Pipes
    1107 Sloping Pipes
    1108 Adding And Modifying
    1109 Pipe Systems
    1110 Automatic Pipe Layouts
12. Plumbing Systems
    1201 Settings
    1202 Systems
    1203 Adding Fixtures
    1204 Pipes
    1205 Parallel Pipes
    1206 Modifying Pipes
    1207 Sloping Pipes
    1208 Fittings And Accessories Tweak
    1209 Automatic Layouts
13. Fire Protection Systems
    1301 Sprinklers
    1302 Systems
    1303 Modifying Pipes
14. Electrical Systems
    1401 Electrical Settings - Part 1
    1402 Electrical Settings - Part 2 (Voltages)
    1403 Cable Tray And Conduit Settings
    1404 Placing Lighting Fixtures
    1405 Placing Equipment
    1406 Placing Devices
    1407 Creating Power Circuits
    1408 Creating Lighting Circuits
    1409 Modifying Cable Tray
    1410 Modifying Conduit
    1411 Parallel Conduit
    1412 Creating Panel Schedules
    1413 Editing Panel Schedules
15. Scheduling
    1501 Equipment Schedules
    1502 Schedules For Documentation
    1503 Schedules For Data Manipulation
16. Coordination
    1601 Coordination Review
    1602 Coordination Interference
17. Detailing
    1701 Creating Details
    1702 Adding Detail Lines
    1703 Detailing In 3D
    1705 Importing Details
    1706 Exporting Details
18. Documentation
    1801 Setting Up Sheets
    1802 Placeholder Sheets
    1803 Guide Grids
    1804 Printing
    1805 Tags Vs. Text
    1806 Dimensions And Constraints
    1807 Revisions Audio Extracted
19. Work-sharing
    1901 Planning A Team
    1902 User Name
    1903 Setup Central File
    1904 Local Files
    1905 Work-shared File Pitfalls - Opening Central Files
    1906 Synchronizing
    1907 Worksets Are NOT Layers
    1908 Display And Ownership
    1909 New Local Files
    1910 Detaching
20. Presentations
    2001 Custom Materials
    2002 Custom Lighting
    2003 Exporting Images
    2004 Walkthroughs
    2005 Modifying Walkthroughs
    2006 Exporting Walkthroughs
21. Conclusion
    2101 What Did We Learn
    2102 External Resources
    2103 About The Author


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