Revit Architecture 2011 Basics: From the Ground Up

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SDC Publications, 2010 - Computers

 Revit Architecture 2011 Basics is geared towards beginning architectural students or professional architects who want to get a jump-start into 3D parametric modeling for commercial structures. This book is filled with tutorials, tips and tricks, and will help you get the most out of your software in very little time. The text walks you through from concepts to site plans to floor plans and on through reflected ceiling plans, then ends with an easy chapter on how to customize Revit to boost your productivity.

 

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Contents

Schedules
4-23
Adding Shared Parameters to Families
5-5
Creating a Custom Door Schedule
5-13
Creating a Custom Window Schedule
5-17
Adding Schedule Keys
5-21
Adding Schedules and Tables to Sheets
5-26
Creating a Finish Schedule
5-30
Find and Replace Families
5-40

Mass Elements
1-53
Adding a Level
1-54
Adding Mass Elements
2-3
Modifying Mass Elements
2-6
Creating Wall by Face
2-13
Adding Doors and Windows
2-17
Additional Projects
2-23
Lesson 2 Quiz
2-25
Floor Plans
2-27
Placing a Grid
2-28
Placing Walls
3-4
Converting an AutoCAD Floor plan
3-12
Wall Properties
3-18
Add Level 1 Interior Walls
3-26
Add Level 2 Interior Walls
3-28
Add Doors
3-34
Adding Stairs
3-37
Creating a Handrail on a Wall
3-43
Creating a Stairs Type
3-48
Adding a Floor Landing
3-52
Adding a Railing
3-54
Modifying the Floor Plan Skills Review
3-57
Defining a 2hr Wall
3-60
Adding an Elevator
3-61
Load Family
3-68
Mirror Components
3-74
Copying Lavatory Layouts
3-77
Add a Door to a Curtain Wall
3-81
Adding Windows
3-86
Floor Plan Layout
3-90
Additional Projects
3-93
Lesson 3 Quiz
3-97
Floors and Ceilings
3-99
Copying Floors
4-5
Creating Ceilings
4-7
Adding Lighting Fixtures
4-9
Defining Paint Colors and Wallpaper
4-10
Applying Paints and Wallpaper to Walls
4-14
Additional Projects
4-19
Lesson 4 Quiz
4-21
Export a Schedule
5-41
Additional Projects
5-45
Lesson 5 Quiz
5-47
Roofs
5-49
Modifying a Roof
6-3
Adding Roof Components
6-8
Creating a Gable
6-11
Lesson 6 Quiz
6-21
Elevations Plans
6-23
Using Line Work
7-1
Creating a Section View
7-3
Adding Keynotes
7-6
Adding Window Tags
7-11
Changing Window Tags from Type to Instance
7-12
Creating a Plan Region View
7-15
Creating a Detail View
7-18
Using a Matchline
7-24
Additional Projects
7-29
Lesson 7 Quiz
7-31
Rendering
7-33
Defining Camera Views
8-6
Assigning Settings
8-8
Interior Scenes
8-10
Placing a Rendering on a Sheet
8-21
Placing a Path for a Walkthrough
8-24
Playing the Walkthrough
8-26
Editing the Walkthrough Path
8-27
Creating an Animation
8-28
Walking up Stairs
8-30
Additional Projects
8-33
Lesson 8 Quiz
8-35
Customizing Revit
8-37
Creating a Title Block
9-4
Creating a Line Style
9-16
Defining Keyboard Shortcuts
9-18
Creating a Furniture Family
9-21
Modifying a Family
9-40
Revit Hot Keys
9-43
About the Author
9-45
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