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Learning Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011

Learning Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-374019-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-374019-6

In this training video for Revit 2011, instructor Jay Polding walks you through the intricacies of this masterful CAD (computer aided design) program.  Revit has long been a popular choice for creating CAD drawings and 3D renderings of buildings and rooms, and the 2011 version of this software adds many new and exciting features.
Using our highly popular method of computer based learning, Jay Polding starts with the basics of the user interface and installation, but quickly moves into creating a project that you will use to apply what Jay is instructing you on.  You will learn to create walls, columns, windows, doors, how to apply 3D views, elevations, how to create skylights, and how to render, print, and export your CAD files.  Jay makes it easy and fun to learn, making your retention of the material much higher!
By the completion of this software training tutorial, you will be fully capable of creating and sharing your projects using Revit 2011.  Extensive working files are included to allow you to work alongside the author and immediately apply what you are learning.

Total Time: 8.25 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction To Revit
    0101 Introduction
    0102 Options Bar
    0103 Zooming Tools
    0104 User Interface
02. Things You Must Do First
    0201 Installation
    0202 Templates
    0203 Project Origin
    0204 Project Location
    0205 True And Project North
    0206 Reference Planes
    0207 Drawing Area
    0208 Levels
    0209 Phases
03. Importing CAD Files
    0301 Preparing CAD Files
    0302 Linking CAD Files
04. Walls
    0401 Ribbon
    0402 Draw Shapes
    0403 Options Bar
    0404 Types
    0405 Detail Level
    0406 Snaps
    0407 Properties Palette
    0408 Create Similar
    0409 Offset
    0410 Trim
    0411 Split
    0412 Align
05. Columns
    0501 Ribbon
    0502 Making And Loading New Types
    0503 Options Bar
    0504 Properties Palette
    0505 Thick Lines And Thin Lines
    0506 Detail Level
06. Windows Doors And Openings
    0601 Ribbon
    0602 Making And Loading New Types
    0603 Properties Palette
    0604 Tagging
    0605 Dimensions For Review And Moving
    0606 Move And Copy
    0701 Default 3D View
    0702 Elevations
    0703 Sections
    0704 Camera
    0705 Duplicating Views
    0706 Close Hidden Windows
    0707 Tile Windows
    0708 Views Onto Sheets
    0709 Activate View On Sheet
    0710 View Scale
    0711 Crop Region
    0712 Viewport Titles
08. Floor
    0801 Sketch Mode
    0802 Edit Sketch Or Boundary
    0803 Making And Editing Types
09. Roof
    0901 Sketch Mode
    0902 Edit Sketch Or Boundary
    0903 Options Bar
    0904 Making And Editing Types
    0905 Properties Palette
    0906 Attach Walls
    0907 Skylights
10. Ceiling
    1001 Ceiling Plan
    1002 Sketch Mode And Automatic
    1003 View Range
    1004 Making And Editing Types
    1005 Properties Palette
    1006 Lights
    1007 Array
    1008 Attach Walls
11. Casework And Equipment
    1101 Load Family
    1102 Placing Families
    1103 Making And Editing Types
    1104 Rotate
12. Building Stairs
    1201 Ribbon
    1202 Sketch Mode
    1203 Properties Palette
    1204 Making And Editing Types
    1205 Online Content
13. Site
    1301 Toposurface
    1302 Trees And Bushes
14. Rooms
    1401 Room Object
    1402 Room Object Properties
    1403 Room Tags
15. Rendering
    1501 Preparing The Scene
    1502 Rendering And Adjusting
    1503 Materials
16. Graphics
    1601 Visibility Graphics
    1602 Hiding And Revealing Elements
    1603 The Sunglasses
    1604 Visual Styles
    1605 Linework Tool
17. Detailing
    1701 Sections And Callouts
    1702 Text
    1703 Dimensioning
    1704 Hatching Filled Regions
    1705 Detail Components
    1706 Detail Lines
    1707 Drafting Views
18. Printing And Exporting
    1801 Printing
    1802 Export To CAD
19. About The Author
    1901 About The Author - Jay Polding


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