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Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013

What’s New

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Top Features
Autodesk Revit 2013 Building Design Suites Only
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For MEP Engineers
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Autodesk® Revit® 2013* Suite Workflow from Autodesk® Revit® 2013 to Autodesk® Showcase® 2013/Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2013*

Pipe/Duct Routing Preferences ASHRAE Duct Fitting Database Room Calculation Point Duct/Pipe Calculations with Taps Reapply Type Heating/Cooling Calculations MEP Centerlines Color Fills on Duct/Pipe Segments Pressure Loss Report MEP User Experience Enhancements

Platform & For Architects
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Component-Based Stairs Railing Enhancements Physical Properties Visualization Enhancements Construction Modeling Enhancements – Parts Construction Modeling Enhancements – Assemblies


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View Templates Enhancements
Interoperability Enhancements Industry Foundation Class (IFC) Interoperability User Experience Enhancements Revit® Server Enhancements Performance Enhancements

For Structural Engineers
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Enhanced Analytical Model Analytical Links Reinforcement Enhancements Welded Wire Meshes Autodesk® 360 Structural Analysis for Autodesk Revit**


Revit® Exchange
Autodesk 360**

*Only available in Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions **Available to Autodesk Subscription customers of Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions during the term of their Subscription.

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Top Features
Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013
AutoCAD 2013
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Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013
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Suite Workflow from Autodesk Revit 2013 Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability Enhanced AutoCAD 2013 Interoperability

Autodesk Navisworks Simulate 2013
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Autodesk 360 Connectivity AutoCAD Apps on Autodesk Exchange Import and Aggregate 3D Models

Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability Grids & Levels from Autodesk Revit 2013 5D/Cost Simulation

AutoCAD Architecture 2013
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Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2013
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Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Enhancements Global Content Pack Content & Catalog Browser Migration

Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability Grids & Levels from Autodesk Revit 2013 Clash Detection Enhancements

AutoCAD MEP 2013
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Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2013
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Universal Connector Industry Foundation Class (IFC) Enhancements Content & Catalog Browser Migration

Enhanced Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013 Interoperability Sun Shadow Analysis Measurement Tools

Autodesk Showcase 2013

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Suite Workflow from Autodesk Revit 2013, AutoCAD 2013, Inventor 2013
Enhanced AutoCAD Interoperability Enhanced Autodesk Inventor Interoperability

Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2013
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Enhanced Integration with Autodesk Revit 2013 Enhanced Seismic Load Analysis Enhanced Steel and Concrete Design

Autodesk SketchBook Designer 2013
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Autodesk Inventor 2013
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Interoperability Enhancements Substance Texture Fill Color Adjustment Effect

Enhanced AutoCAD 2013 Interoperability Enhanced File Format Interoperability

Enhanced Creation of Parts and Assemblies

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Building Design Suite Only
Autodesk Revit 2013

Autodesk Revit 2013*

All Revit verticals functionalities  Single customizable deployment  Single content library  Multi-discipline workflow improvements

Support multi-discipline workflows, and easier to manage multiple Autodesk solutions
*Autodesk® Revit® is only available in Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions
© 2012 Autodesk

Building Design Suite Only Autodesk Revit 2013 Autodesk Revit 2013*  Suite workflow between Autodesk Revit 2013 and Autodesk Showcase 2013    Conceptual Model Interactive Walkthrough Realistic Presentation  Suite workflow between Autodesk Revit 2013 and Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013   3ds Max Design Exterior Rendering 3ds Max Design Interior Rendering Support multi-discipline workflows. and easier to manage multiple Autodesk solutions *Autodesk® Revit® is only available in Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions © 2012 Autodesk .

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landing.For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Component-Based Stairs  Run. and support components can be modify with direct manipulation  More stair layouts and overlapping stairs capabilities  Annotation & representation improvements to support industry and firm standards Enable more flexibilities and add capabilities for modeling and documenting stair designs © 2012 Autodesk .

© 2012 Autodesk .For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Railings Enhancements  Railing transitions and extensions to top rails and handrails improvements  Auto-placement of continuous rail elements  Railing can be preview during sketching Railing enhancements enable creation of railings more accurately.

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Physical Properties for Building Performance Analysis  Assign thermal and structural properties for Revit building construction  Export thermal and structural properties to gbXML file format  Enhance gbXML quality Improve efficiency of BIM-based analysis workflows © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Visualization Enhancements       Interactive ray trace views Artificial lights and entourage in realistic view style Sky background in all visual styles Full transparency control Anti-aliasing in model geometries in all visual styles Software Acceleration Support More options and control over the appearance for creating compelling presentation graphics © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Construction Modeling .Parts  Merge. exclude and restore parts  Divide parts with gap offset and custom profiles  Support linked model object splitting and manipulation  Create parts from more model categories Derive more construction insight by working with multi-disciplinary design models © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Construction Modeling – Assemblies  Support placement of assembly views on regular project sheet  Manual transfer of assembly sheets during deletion  Assembly views origin definition Extending the powerful capabilities to produce shop drawings © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 View Template Enhancements  Manage views using view types  New discipline option  Default discipline for view creation  Underlay orientation and color scheme settings are available in view templates More control over how various elements are displayed within the view. and enable closer collaboration with engineers © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability Enhancements Bentley® V8 DGN import/export  DWF™ export enhancements  Improved DWG™ entity fidelity  More dependable and configurable DWG & DGN workflows and deliverables © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Interoperability  IFC v2x3 certification  IFC export Add-In supporting 2x4 standard  Increased IFC open source customization Greater support for industry and government standards © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 User Experience Enhancements      Divide and Repeat Dimensions enhancements Project Browser search View References Multi-Segmented grid lines New productivity features and refinements help to streamline workflow © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Revit Server Enhancements  Multiple host server network  Hyper-V virtualization support  Improved file lock management  Improved workflow with Autodesk® Vault Collaboration AEC 2013 Gain more control over managing central models © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Performance Improvements       Large. complex models Stacked walls Zones Rebar Cover Flex Piping Graphics Performance improvements in Revit lead to a smoother user experience © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Revit Exchange  Central location for add-in content  Review the apps  Rating options Easily gain access to add-ins and other content in Revit © 2012 Autodesk .

Platform & For Architects Autodesk Revit 2013 Autodesk® 360 Rendering*  Faster. © 2012 Autodesk  .5 million weather datasets Autodesk Subscription customers gain access to integrated Autodesk cloud-based features* *Web-based energy analysis and rendering are available to Autodesk Subscription customers of Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions during the term of their subscription. and high-quality nearphotorealistic rendering in the cloud Autodesk® 360 Energy Analysis for Autodesk® Revit® 2013* Greater insight into energy consumption and costs powered by Autodesk® Green Building Studio® webbased service  Design alternatives analysis  Internet mapping service contains more than 1.

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© 2012 Autodesk .For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Pipe Routing Preferences  Pipe routing based on segments  Unique material and schedule type combinations  Constrain to routing preferences Duct Routing Preferences  Added duct fittings to preferences  Select multiple fittings  Constrain to routing preferences Design duct and pipe system to industry standards with the help of enhanced routing preferences.

and tees Design duct systems with fittings based on ASHRAE standards © 2012 Autodesk .For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 ASHRAE Duct Fitting Database  Latest version (5.00. taps.00)  Updated ASHRAE tables  Oval fittings.

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Room Calculation Point  Enable and edit in specific families  Air terminals and lighting fixtures  Move point inside space Improve engineering space calculations for better building performance analysis © 2012 Autodesk .

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Duct / Pipe Calculations with Taps  Flow and pressure calculation  Calculated separately for each segment  Segments separated by taps Design more efficient duct and pipe systems with tools for calculating flow and pressure loss © 2012 Autodesk .

© 2012 Autodesk .For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Reapply Type  Match changes made in routing preference  Reapply same type to update a run  Change run of pipe or duct Modify duct or pipe run based on new routing preference for easier design changes.

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Heating / Cooling Calculations  Assign thermal properties for Revit building construction Improved energy data helps engineers better predict preliminary peak heating and cooling loads © 2012 Autodesk .

conduit. fittings.For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 MEP Centerlines  Round MEP elements  Duct. elevation & hidden line views  Toggle on / off Use centerlines for round objects to provide better visual representation in construction documentation. pipe. and flex  Plan. © 2012 Autodesk .

pressure drop.For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Color Fills on Duct/Pipe Segments  Duct and pipe branches  Segments separated by taps  Velocity pressure. flow Quickly visualize design information for more informed decision making © 2012 Autodesk .

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Pressure Loss Report  Duct and Pipe  Generate for single or multiple systems  Save as HTML or CSV files Design and document more efficient building systems and improve performance with better reporting © 2012 Autodesk .

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Diameter Symbol  Pipe size prefix  Round duct size prefix  Conduit size prefix Loop Leader  Loop arrow style  Used by a tag leader Document pipe and round duct elements based on industry standards for better construction documentation © 2012 Autodesk .

For MEP Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 User Experience Enhancements  Rise / Drop Graphics  Pipe Slope in Millimeter  Decimeter for length Improve productivity with enhancements that help you design and document building systems © 2012 Autodesk .

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For Structural Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Enhanced Analytical Model  Direct manipulation for analytical floors  Managing of openings  Visibility of analytical nodes More flexibility and usability for analytical model adjustments and visibility © 2012 Autodesk .

For Structural Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Analytical Links  Manual creation  Different types  Visibility of analytical links  Transfer to Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2013 More accurate definition better reflecting real structure behavior © 2012 Autodesk .

For Structural Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Reinforcement Enhancements  Area and Path Reinforcement hosting structural rebar  Improved snapping to fillets and hooks  New units More rebar options when modeling and documenting concrete reinforcement © 2012 Autodesk .

For Structural Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Welded Wire Meshes      New Structural Fabric Area feature Definition similar to the Area Reinforcement Different types of fabric sheets Fabric sheet alignment Lap splice position Gives more accurate and completed detailing and documentation of structural elements © 2012 Autodesk .

For Structural Engineers Autodesk Revit 2013 Autodesk® 360 Structural Analysis for Autodesk Revit*  Extend design models to the cloud  Simultaneously perform static analysis  Visualize and explore analytical results Cloud based analysis that helps to streamline design process *Available to Autodesk Subscription customers of Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions during the term of their subscription. © 2012 Autodesk .

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sharing. 25GB for Subscription customers Single online destination to find and download AutoCAD extensions Hundreds of Autodesk-screened add-ins available Import and aggregate models from a variety of applications Support for Pro/ENGINEER®. SoldWorks®.Top Features AutoCAD 2013 Autodesk 360 Connectivity   Secure online document storage. NX®. and viewing 5GB free. CATIA®. and Rhinoceros® AutoCAD Apps on Autodesk Exchange   Import and Aggregate 3D Models   Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ © 2012 Autodesk .

and localized content Migrate Content Catalog Reset settings to default Global Content Pack   Content & Catalog Browser Migration   Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Improves your drafting productivity. Tutorials. and usability © 2012 Autodesk .Top Features AutoCAD Architecture 2013 Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Enhancements   Recertified from buildingSMART version 2x3 IFC files New IFC Toolkit Ships with the same content globally Common reference point for Help.

Top Features AutoCAD MEP 2013  Universal Connector   Connect to Autodesk® Civil 2013 3D pipe Connect to Autodesk® Plant 2013 3D pipe  Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Enhancements   Recertified from buildingSMART version 2x3 IFC files New IFC toolkit  Content & Catalog Browser Migration Enhancement   Migrate content catalog Reset settings to default Improves your drafting productivity. and usability © 2012 Autodesk .

Top Features Autodesk Showcase 2013 Suite Workflow from Autodesk Revit 2013. and Autodesk Inventor 2013  One-Click workflow  Available in Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions ONLY Enhanced AutoCAD 2013 Interoperability   ACAD ObjectEnablers ACAD xrefs. AutoCAD 2013. and ACAD views Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Enhanced Autodesk Inventor 2013 Interoperability  Import of multiple inventor constraints Help win more business © 2012 Autodesk .

Top Features Autodesk SketchBook Designer 2013 Interoperability Enhancements  Export DXF Substance Texture Fill  Import substance texture fills  Manipulate their parameters Color Adjustment Effect  Adjust color effect Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Increases efficiency for everyday workflow © 2012 Autodesk .

and exposure control Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Better data exchange support for your workflow © 2012 Autodesk . daylight system.Top Features Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013 Suite Workflow from Autodesk Revit 2013   One-Click workflow Only available in Building Design Suite 2013 Premium and Ultimate Editions Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability   Directly import Revit files Select Revit views Enhanced AutoCAD 2013 Interoperability  Support lights.

labor. subcontractor. and total cost 5D/Cost Simulation   Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Coordinate your project smarter and faster © 2012 Autodesk . equipment.Top Features Autodesk Navisworks Simulate 2013 Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability   Native Revit file reader Hierarchy representation Grids & Levels from Autodesk Revit 2013   Display grids & levels in scene view Orthographic display in plan and elevation Associate costs with schedule tasks Material.

Top Features Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2013 Enhanced Autodesk Revit 2013 Interoperability   Native Revit file reader Hierarchy representation Grids & Levels from Autodesk Revit 2013   Display grids & levels in scene view Orthographic display in plan and elevation Clash result locations by level and grid reference Sort results by grid reference. Clash Detection Enhancements   Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ Coordinate your project smarter and faster © 2012 Autodesk . level. etc. proximity.

evaluate and communicate your designs © 2012 Autodesk .Top Features Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2013 Enhanced Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013 Interoperability  Improve data exchange with a single click Sun Shadow Analysis   Geographically correct Animate shadow movement Measurement Tools  Volume and distance measurement  Range finder Better tools to create.

Top Features Autodesk Inventor 2013 Enhanced AutoCAD 2013 Interoperability   Drawing views. and location updates Open component drawing file from assembly Point Cloud STL import and export Common material and appearance library Enhanced File Format Interoperability    Enhanced Creation of Parts and Assemblies   Center Point Rectangle Dynamic Trim and Extend Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ More productive and streamline workflow © 2012 Autodesk . edge display.

Top Features Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2013 Enhanced Integration with Autodesk Revit 2013   Updating analytical model changes for floors Sending analytical links Enhanced Seismic Load Analysis   Response Spectrum Approach Equivalent Lateral Force Method Enhanced Steel and Concrete Design  New Eurocodes  Buckling length calculation procedure Image courtesy of ACXT-IDOM-ADD+ More accurate analysis and design © 2012 Autodesk .

Autodesk Subscription Discover the Subscription Advantage Autodesk Subscription gives customers an advantage with:  More cloud computing capabilities and capacity Upgrades to the latest software releases    Online technical support Flexible licensing privileges © 2012 Autodesk .

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