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Learning Autodesk Revit MEP 2013

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359778-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359778-3

In this video training course for Autodesk Revit MEP 2013, you will learn the tools and techniques for using this building information modeling software for mechanical, electrical and plumbing design. Suitable for the novice user, this tutorial teaches you how to use the software right from the beginning. No prior Revit MEP experience is required.
Starting with the basics of Revit MEP, Simon shows you how to work with the interface, and where the tools you will use are located. You will learn to create a project, and how to use views. Simon explains using component families, and creating zones; even performing building performance analysis is explained. You will learn to design HVAC, piping, plumbing, fire protection, and, of course, electrical systems. Simon even covers detailing, documentation, work sharing, and various methods of presenting your models.
By the conclusion of this computer based training course on Revit MEP 2013, you will be familiar with creating mechanical, electrical and plumbing models using this BIM software from Revit. Working files are included to allow you to work on the same models the author is using as you learn with this tutorial.
Total Time: 9.75 hours

Sample Content

Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 Introduction To This Course
    0102 The MEP Interface
    0103 The REVIT Interface
    0104 Customizing The Interface
    0105 Keyboard Shortcuts
    0106 Using The Included Working Files
    0107 Working With Views
    0108 File Concepts - Project Files And Templates
    0109 File Concepts - Family Files And Templates
    0110 File Concepts - System Families
    0111 File Concepts - In-Place Families
02. Basic Creation Tools
    0201 Opening A Revit MEP Project
    0202 Viewing The Model - 2D
    0203 Viewing The Model - 3D
    0204 Systems Tab - HVAC And Mechanical
    0205 Systems Tab - Plumbing And Piping
    0206 Systems Tab - Electrical
03. Basic Editing Tools
    0301 Selecting Elements
    0302 Using Filter
    0303 Use Of The TAB Key
    0304 Moving And Copying
    0305 Copy And Paste
    0306 Rotating
    0307 Mirror
    0308 Linear Arrays
    0309 Radial Arrays
    0310 Extend And Trim
    0311 The Align tool
    0312 Offset
    0313 Re-Hosting Elements
    0314 Groups - Model
    0315 Groups - Detail
    0316 Groups - Detail Using Components
04. Starting An MEP Project
    0401 A New MEP Project
    0402 Linking an Architects Revit File
    0403 Copy - Monitor Levels And Grids
    0404 Copy - Monitor MEP Fixtures
    0405 Initial Plan Views
    0406 Coordination Review
    0407 Project Information
    0408 Saving - Standalone
    0409 Saving - Worksharing Enabled
    0410 Linking CAD Files
    0411 Linked CAD Files - Wireframe Approach
    0412 Linked CAD Files - Elevations
    0413 Linked CAD Files - Floor Plans
    0501 Controlling Visibility
    0502 Initial Plan Views
    0503 View Duplication
    0504 Elevations
    0505 Sections
    0506 Creating Callouts
    0507 Ceiling Plans
    0508 View Templates
    0509 Matchlines
    0510 Section Box
    0511 Scope Box
06. Component Families
    0601 Out Of The Box Families
    0602 Online Families
    0603 YOUR Families
    0604 Basic Family Creation - Template
    0605 Basic Family Creation - Planning
    0606 Basic Family Creation - Modeling
    0607 Basic Family Creation - Types
    0608 Basic Family Creation - Connectors
    0609 Basic Family Creation - Tags
07. Spaces And Zones
    0701 Rooms And Room Tags
    0702 Room Bounding objects
    0703 Creating Spaces
    0704 Space Separation Boundaries
    0705 Modifying Spaces
    0706 Space Tags
    0707 Area And Volume Calculations
    0708 Creating Zones
    0709 The System Browser And Zones
    0710 Color Schemes
08. Building Performance Analysis
    0801 Energy Analysis
    0802 Energy Settings
    0803 Default Building Type Settings
    0804 Analyzing Heating And Cooling Loads
    0805 Exporting For Secondary Analysis
09. Systems
    0901 The System Browser
    0902 Graphic Overrides
    0903 Checking Systems
    0904 System Inspector
    0905 Duct Sizing
10. HVAC
    1001 Mechanical Settings - Ducts
    1002 Air Terminals And Mechanical Equipment
    1003 Duct Placeholders
    1004 Ducts
    1005 Duct Insulation And Lining
    1006 Modifying Ducts
    1007 Adding And Modifying Fittings
    1008 Duct Systems
    1009 Automatic Ductwork Layouts
    1010 Mechanical Equipment
11. Hydronic Piping Systems
    1101 Plumbing And Pipe Work
    1102 Mechanical Settings - Pipes
    1103 Piping Systems
    1104 Adding Mechanical Equipment
    1105 Adding Placeholder Pipes
    1106 Adding Pipes
    1107 Parallel Pipes
    1108 Modifying Pipes
    1109 Sloping Pipes
    1110 Adding And Modifying Fittings
    1111 Mechanical Systems - Hydronics
    1112 Generating Pipe Layouts
12. Plumbing Systems
    1201 Mechanical Settings - Pipes
    1202 Piping Systems
    1203 Adding Plumbing Fixtures
    1204 Placeholder Pipes
    1205 Pipes
    1206 Parallel Pipes
    1207 Modifying Plumbing Fixtures
    1208 Piping Systems
    1209 Generating Pipe Layouts
13. Fire Protection Systems
    1301 Sprinklers
    1302 Sprinkler Systems
    1303 Sprinkler Pipe Layouts
14. Electrical Systems
    1401 Electrical Settings
    1402 Electrical Components - Lighting Fixtures
    1403 Electrical Components - Electrical Equipment
    1404 Electrical Components - Electrical Devices
    1405 Creating Power Circuits
    1406 Creating Lighting Circuits
    1407 Creating Switch Systems
    1408 Cable Tray
    1409 Conduit
15. Panel Schedules
    1501 Creating Panel Schedules
    1502 Modifying Panel Schedules
16. Scheduling
    1601 Schedules
    1602 Schedules For Documentation
    1603 Schedules For Data Filtering
17. Detailing
    1701 Creating Details
    1702 Adding Detail Lines
    1703 Detailing In 3D
    1704 Importing Details
    1705 Editing Details
    1706 Exporting Details
    1707 Legends
18. Documentation
    1801 Setting Up Sheets
    1802 Placeholder Sheets
    1803 Guide Grids
    1804 Printing
    1805 Tags Vs. Text
    1806 Dimensions
19. Worksharing
    1901 Worksharing
    1902 User Setup
    1903 Tomorrows Local Files
    1904 Worksharing Ownership
    1905 Worksharing Detach
    1906 Worksharing History
20. Presentations
    2001 Custom Materials
    2002 Custom Lighting
    2003 Exporting Images
    2004 Walkthroughs
21. What's New At A Glance
    2101 What's New In 2013
    2102 Disciplines
    2103 Platform Enhancements - View Templates
    2104 Platform Enhancements - Interoperability
    2105 Platform Enhancements - DWG Improvements
    2106 Platform Enhancements - Dimensions
    2107 MEP Enhancements - Annotation
    2108 MEP Enhancements - Duct And Pipe Routing
    2109 MEP Enhancements - Re-Apply Type
    2110 MEP Enhancements - Duct And Pipe Calculations
    2111 MEP Enhancements - Duct Updates
    2112 MEP Enhancements - Room Calculation Points
    2113 MEP Enhancements - Pipe Updates
22. Conclusion
    2201 What Did We Learn
    2202 External Resources
    2203 About The Author


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