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Learning Autodesk Navisworks 2015

Video Description

In this Navisworks 2015 training course, expert author Brian Myers teaches you everything you need to know to work in this powerful Autodesk software. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior experience with Navisworks is required.
You will start by touring the user interface, learning how to merge projects, refresh and delete files, select objects, and more. Brian will then teach you about the most commonly used tools, showing you how to hide objects, compare models, and move objects. This video tutorial will teach you how to conduct a clash test, add tasks to the TimeLiner, and create and render animations. Finally, you will learn how to edit and export your animations.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to use the tools and features in Navisworks for your own projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction 00:00:56
  2. About The Author 00:00:57
  3. Examining The User Interface 00:05:49
  4. Understanding Workspaces 00:02:25
  5. Navisworks File Formats 00:03:38
  6. Opening And Appending Files In Navisworks 00:02:01
  7. Saving Files 00:01:55
  8. Merging Projects 00:05:32
  9. Refreshing And Deleting Files 00:03:11
  10. Publishing Files 00:03:33
  11. Navigation Tools 00:09:36
  12. Selecting Objects 00:07:48
  13. Performance Indicators 00:04:43
  14. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
  15. Hiding Objects 00:03:03
  16. Object Properties 00:01:40
  17. Measure Tools 00:05:20
  18. Moving Objects 00:02:55
  19. Selection Sets 00:04:41
  20. Viewpoints 00:03:33
  21. Redline Tools 00:05:47
  22. Recording Animations 00:06:12
  23. Sectioning The Model 00:06:40
  24. Adding Links 00:05:20
  25. Comparing Models 00:04:11
  26. Switchback 00:02:53
  27. Conducting A Clash Test 00:07:50
  28. Clash Test Rules 00:04:02
  29. Clash Test Results 00:08:35
  30. Clash Test Reports 00:07:53
  31. Import And Export Clash Tests 00:02:30
  32. Timeliner Overview 00:03:37
  33. Timeliner Tasks 00:05:27
  34. Auto Add Tasks To The Timeliner 00:03:30
  35. Import Tasks 00:03:21
  36. Attaching Elements To Tasks 00:09:01
  37. Configuring A Simulation 00:04:05
  38. Exporting A Simulation 00:04:15
  39. Quantification Workbook 00:02:29
  40. Item Catalog 00:04:18
  41. Resource Catalog 00:04:20
  42. Adding Materials To Items 00:04:12
  43. Assigning Resources 00:03:24
  44. Virtual Takeoff 00:07:41
  45. Exporting Quantity Takeoff Reports 00:06:53
  46. Rendering Overview 00:08:26
  47. Assigning Materials 00:07:34
  48. Creating Materials 00:08:16
  49. Editing Materials 00:06:00
  50. Mapping Materials 00:04:26
  51. Lighting Modes 00:02:58
  52. Lighting Types 00:07:40
  53. Editing Lights 00:05:21
  54. Turning On The Sun 00:03:07
  55. The Environment Tab 00:07:05
  56. Cameras 00:02:53
  57. Exporting An Image 00:04:10
  58. Creating An Animation 00:08:11
  59. Exporting An Animation 00:06:29
  60. Conclusion 00:01:16