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Dedication Preface Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Revit Structure 2014
Introduction to Autodesk Revit Structure Autodesk Revit Structure as a Building Information Modeler Basic Concepts and Principles Understanding the Parametric Building Modeling Technology Terms Used in Autodesk Revit Structure Creating a Structural Model Using Parametric Building Elements Visibility/Graphics Overrides, Scale, and Detail Level Extracting Project Information Creating a Structural Drawing Set Creating an Unusual Building Geometry Flexibility of Creating Special Elements Creating Structural Layouts Working on Large Projects Working in Large Teams and Coordinating with Consultants Starting Autodesk Revit Structure 2014 User Interface Title Bar Ribbon Application Frame Status Bar View Control Bar Options Bar Type Selector Drawing Area Project Browser Keyboard Accelerators Properties Palette Dialog Boxes Multiple Document Environment Interoperability of Autodesk Revit Structure Building Information Modeling and Autodesk Revit Structure 2014 Worksharing Using Revit Server 1-2 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-4 1-6 1-8 1-8 1-8 1-8 1-9 1-9 1-9 1-9 1-10 1-11 1-12 1-12 1-14 1-16 1-16 1-17 1-17 1-17 1-17 1-18 1-18 1-19 1-19 1-20 1-21 1-21 iii xiii

cadcim.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.Factory Shed 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-6 2-8 2-9 2-14 2-15 2-16 2-17 2-17 2-17 2-19 2-19 2-19 2-21 2-21 2-22 2-23 2-24 2-25 2-26 2-27 2-27 2-27 2-27 2-29 2-30 2-33 2-36 2-36 2-37 2-38 Chapter 3: Setting up a Structural Project Project Template Creating a Custom Project Template Settings for the Project Template 3-2 3-2 3-4 . For information visit www.Academic Institution Exercise 2. Do not reproduce.vi Exploring Autodesk Revit Structure 1-23 1-23 1-23 1-25 1-25 Linking Analytical Model to Analysis Autodesk Revit Structure Help Using the Local Revit Structure 2014 Help Using the Autodesk WikiHelp Using the Context Sensitive Help Evaluation Copy.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.com Chapter 2: Getting Started with a Structural Project Starting a New Structural Project Setting Project Units Common Unit Type Structural Unit Type Structural Settings Symbolic Representation Settings Tab Snaps Tool Dimension Snaps Area Object Snaps Area Temporary Overrides Area Saving a project Using the Save As Tool Using the Save Tool Options Dialog Box General Tab Graphics Tab File Locations Tab Rendering Tab Check Spelling Tab SteeringWheels Tab ViewCube Tab User Interface Tab Closing a Structural Project Exiting a Structural Project Opening an Existing Structural Project Opening an Existing Project Using the Open Tool Using the Windows Explorer to Open an Existing Project Tutorial 1.

Table of Contents Using Levels Understanding Controls in a Level Adding Levels Instance and Type Properties of a Level Changing the Level Parameters Controlling the Visibility of Levels Grids Creating Grids Creating Multi-Segmented Grids Modifying Grids Customizing the Grid Display Controlling the Visibility of Grids Working with Reference Planes Working with Work Planes Setting a Work Plane Controlling the Visibility of Work Planes Using the Workplane Viewer Window Working with Project Views Viewing a Building Model Controlling the Visibility of Elements in Views Scope Box Creating a Scope Box Applying a Scope Box to Datum Elements Controlling the Visibility of a Scope Box Tutorial 1.Factory Shed Exercise 3.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1. For information visit www.Academic Institution Exercise 2.cadcim.Commercial Complex 4-2 4-2 4-3 4-4 4-10 4-12 4-19 4-21 4-21 4-21 4-22 4-34 4-35 Evaluation Copy.Residential Building 3-12 3-13 3-14 3-16 3-19 3-21 3-21 3-21 3-27 3-28 3-29 3-29 3-30 3-30 3-31 3-31 3-32 3-32 3-32 3-32 3-33 3-33 3-33 3-34 3-35 3-46 3-57 3-58 3-58 3-59 3-60 vii Chapter 4: Structural Columns and Walls Structural Columns Types of Structural Column Loading Structural Column Families Adding Structural Columns to a Project Creating Openings in Structural Columns Modifying the Element Properties of Structural Columns Architectural Columns Adding Structural Column to an Architectural Column Difference between a Structural Column and an Architectural Column Structural Walls Adding Structural Walls Modifying Structural Walls Tutorial 1. Do not reproduce.com .Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.

Factory Shed Exercise 3.viii Exploring Autodesk Revit Structure 4-44 4-48 4-49 4-49 4-50 4-51 Tutorial 2. For information visit www.Academic Institution Exercise 2.Residential Building Evaluation Copy.com Chapter 5: Foundations.Residential Building 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-19 5-20 5-23 5-24 5-25 5-25 5-27 5-27 5-29 5-30 5-31 5-43 5-51 5-52 5-53 5-54 5-55 Chapter 6: Editing Tools Selecting Elements Selecting a Single Element Selecting Multiple Elements Selecting Elements Using the Advanced Selection Tools Restoring a Selection Selecting Elements Using the Filter Tool The Filter Icon Moving Structural Elements Moving Elements by Changing Temporary Dimensions Moving Elements By Dragging Dragging End-joined Components Moving Elements Using the Drag Elements on Selection Tool Moving Elements Using the Move Tool Copying Structural Elements 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-5 6-6 6-6 6-7 6-7 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-9 6-9 6-10 .Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1. Beams. Do not reproduce.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1. and Open Web Joists Foundations Foundation Wall Shallow Foundations Structural Floors Adding Structural Floors Modifying Structural Floors Adding Openings to a Structural Floor Beams Adding Beams Modifying Beams Adding a Structural Beam System Open Web Steel Joists Adding K Series Joist System Tutorial 1.Factory Shed Exercise 3. Floors.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.Academic Institution Exercise 2.cadcim.

Table of Contents Copying Elements Using the CTRL Key Copying Elements Using the Copy Tool Using the Create Similar Tool Copying Elements Using the Clipboard Rotating Structural Elements Mirroring Structural Elements Mirror .Residential Building 6-11 6-11 6-12 6-13 6-16 6-17 6-17 6-18 6-18 6-19 6-20 6-22 6-23 6-23 6-25 6-25 6-25 6-26 6-27 6-27 6-30 6-30 6-30 6-31 6-31 6-32 6-32 6-32 6-33 6-33 6-39 6-46 6-47 6-47 6-48 6-50 ix Chapter 7: Documenting Models and Creating Families Dimensioning Types of Dimension Using Temporary Dimensions Entities in a Dimension Adding Permanent Dimensions Modifying Dimension Parameters Locking Permanent Dimensions Converting Temporary Dimensions into Permanent Dimensions 7-2 7-2 7-3 7-4 7-5 7-12 7-14 7-14 Evaluation Copy. For information visit www.Factory Shed Exercise 3.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.Draw Axis Tool Arraying Structural Elements Linear Tool Radial Tool Resizing Elements Pinning Elements Aligning Elements Matching Type Properties Trimming and Extending Elements Trim/Extend to Corner Tool Trim/Extend Single Element Tool Trim/Extend Multiple Elements Tool Offsetting Elements Deleting Elements Grouping Elements Creating Groups by Selecting Elements Creating Groups Using the Group Editor Creating a Detail Group Placing Groups Modifying Groups Excluding Elements from a Group Saving and Loading Groups Tutorial 1.Pick Axis Tool Mirror .com . Do not reproduce.Academic Institution Exercise 2.cadcim.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.

Details.com Text Notes Adding Text Notes Editing Text Notes Adding Tags Tagging Elements by Category Tagging all Elements in a View Beam Annotations Creating Families Creating In-Place Families Creating Families Using Standard Family Templates Tutorial 1.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.x Exploring Autodesk Revit Structure 7-15 7-15 7-17 7-19 7-19 7-21 7-23 7-28 7-29 7-29 7-30 7-36 7-41 7-42 7-42 7-43 Evaluation Copy. Do not reproduce.Factory Shed 8-2 8-2 8-5 8-6 8-7 8-10 8-10 8-11 8-11 8-11 8-12 8-13 8-13 8-14 8-14 8-14 8-15 8-15 8-16 8-17 8-20 8-20 8-21 8-29 8-36 8-36 8-37 8-38 .Academic Institution Exercise 2. For information visit www. and Schedules Elevation Views Creating a Building Elevation View Creating a Framing Elevation View Section Views Creating a Section View Callout Views Callout using Rectangular tool Callout using the Sketch tool Displaying a Callout View Modifying the Properties of a Callout View Creating Details in a Callout View Drafting Details Creating a Drafting View Drafting a Detail Duplicate Views Creating Duplicate View as Dependent View Graphical Column Schedules Creating Graphical Column Schedule Using Schedules in a Project Generating a Schedule Editing a Schedule Generating the Material Takeoff Schedule Tutorial 1.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.Factory Shed Chapter 8: Standard Views.cadcim.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.Academic Institution Exercise 2.Industrial Complex Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.

Do not reproduce.com .cadcim.Table of Contents xi Chapter 9: 3D Views. Sheets. and Massing Three-Dimensional (3D) Views Creating Orthographic 3D Views Creating Perspective Views Generating Shadows Solar Study Sheets Adding a Drawing Sheet to a Project Adding Views to a Drawing Sheet Modifying a Building Model in Sheets Adding Schedules to a Drawing Sheet Analytical Models Instance Parameters for an Analytical Model Settings for an Analytical Model Loading in Analytical Model Setting Boundary Conditions Analytical Model Tools Adding Reinforcements Place Rebar Parallel to Work Plane Tool Place Rebar Perpendicular to Cover Tool Cover Tool Area Tool Path Tool Linking Building Models and Sharing Coordinates Linking or Importing Models Introduction To Massing Understanding Massing Concepts Creating the Massing Geometry Creating a Massing Geometry in the Family Editor Editing a Massing Geometry in the Family Editor Creating Cuts in a Massing Geometry Using the Family Editor Placing the Massing Geometry in a Project Creating the In-Place Mass in a Project Massing in conceptual Design Environment Interface of the Conceptual Design Environment Creating Masses in the Conceptual Design Environment Creating Building Elements from the Massing Geometry Using Building Maker Tools Creating Walls by Selecting Faces Creating Floors by Selecting Faces Creating Roofs by Selecting Faces Controlling the Visibility of a Massing Geometry Adding other Building Elements Tutorial 1. For information visit www. Analysis.Industrial Complex 9-2 9-2 9-3 9-5 9-7 9-9 9-9 9-10 9-13 9-14 9-14 9-16 9-20 9-22 9-29 9-33 9-37 9-37 9-39 9-39 9-40 9-40 9-41 9-41 9-43 9-43 9-44 9-45 9-52 9-53 9-55 9-56 9-57 9-58 9-58 9-63 9-63 9-64 9-65 9-66 9-66 9-67 9-76 Evaluation Copy. Reinforcements.Commercial Complex Tutorial 2.

Building Project Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.Industrial Shade Student Project Index 10-2 10-2 10-2 10-5 10-6 10-7 10-11 10-13 10-13 10-14 10-26 10-26 10-27 1 I-1 . For information visit www.com Chapter 10: Linking Revit Model with Robot Structural Analysis Installing Structural Analysis and Code Checking Toolkit 2014 Structural Analysis Interoperability Linking the Analytical Model for Analysis and Code Check Structural Analysis in Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2014 Linking Revit Files to Robot Setting Job Preferences in Robot Viewing Results in Robot Updating the Model in Revit Structure Managing Results in Revit Structure Tutorial 1.xii Exploring Autodesk Revit Structure 9-80 9-80 9-81 9-82 Self-Evaluation Test Review Questions Exercise 1.Academic Institution Exercise 2. Do not reproduce.Factory Shed Evaluation Copy.cadcim.