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Learning AutoDesk® Revit® MEP 2013

Video Description

In this videobased Revit MEP 2013 training course, you will learn the tools and techniques for using this building information modeling software for mechanical, electrical and plumbing design. Suitable for the novice user, this MEP tutorial teaches you how to use the software right from the beginning. No prior Revit MEP experience is required. Starting with the basics of Revit MEP, Simon shows you how to work with the interface, and where the tools you will use are located. You will learn to create a project, and how to use views. Simon explains using component families, and creating zones; even performing building performance analysis is explained. You will learn to design HVAC, piping, plumbing, fire protection, and, of course, electrical systems. Simon even covers detailing, documentation, work sharing, and various methods of presenting your models. By the conclusion of this computer based training course on Revit MEP 2013, you will be familiar with creating mechanical, electrical and plumbing models using this BIM software from Revit. Working files are included to allow you to work on the same models the author is using as you learn with this tutorial.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01700

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. Introduction To This Course 00:01:54
    2. The MEP Interface 00:05:07
    3. The REVIT Interface 00:01:06
    4. Customizing The Interface 00:03:07
    5. Keyboard Shortcuts 00:03:11
    6. Using The Included Working Files 00:00:48
    7. Working With Views 00:01:55
    8. File Concepts - Project Files And Templates 00:01:40
    9. File Concepts - Family Files And Templates 00:01:22
    10. File Concepts - System Families 00:01:56
    11. File Concepts - In-Place Families 00:01:29
  2. 02. Basic Creation Tools
    1. Opening A Revit MEP Project 00:02:05
    2. Viewing The Model - 2D 00:05:00
    3. Viewing The Model - 3D 00:04:40
    4. Systems Tab - HVAC And Mechanical 00:05:30
    5. Systems Tab - Plumbing And Piping 00:04:35
    6. Systems Tab - Electrical 00:04:13
  3. 03. Basic Editing Tools
    1. Selecting Elements 00:02:33
    2. Using Filter 00:02:34
    3. Use Of The TAB Key 00:02:10
    4. Moving And Copying 00:05:29
    5. Copy And Paste 00:02:17
    6. Rotating 00:02:37
    7. Mirror 00:02:28
    8. Linear Arrays 00:02:52
    9. Radial Arrays 00:02:46
    10. Extend And Trim 00:01:50
    11. The Align tool 00:01:42
    12. Offset 00:02:19
    13. Re-Hosting Elements 00:02:23
    14. Groups - Model 00:03:17
    15. Groups - Detail 00:02:48
    16. Groups - Detail Using Components 00:03:24
  4. 04. Starting An MEP Project
    1. A New MEP Project 00:02:02
    2. Linking an Architects Revit File 00:02:15
    3. Copy - Monitor Levels And Grids 00:05:21
    4. Copy - Monitor MEP Fixtures 00:03:17
    5. Initial Plan Views 00:03:11
    6. Coordination Review 00:04:26
    7. Project Information 00:01:51
    8. Saving - Standalone 00:01:37
    9. Saving - Worksharing Enabled 00:03:48
    10. Linking CAD Files 00:06:25
    11. Linked CAD Files - Wireframe Approach 00:04:44
    12. Linked CAD Files - Elevations 00:06:47
    13. Linked CAD Files - Floor Plans 00:06:33
  5. 05. Views
    1. Controlling Visibility 00:04:51
    2. Initial Plan Views 00:03:13
    3. View Duplication 00:05:47
    4. Elevations 00:02:14
    5. Sections 00:04:01
    6. Creating Callouts 00:02:09
    7. Ceiling Plans 00:03:14
    8. View Templates 00:05:54
    9. Matchlines 00:02:11
    10. Section Box 00:02:19
    11. Scope Box 00:05:21
  6. 06. Component Families
    1. Out Of The Box Families 00:02:08
    2. Online Families 00:01:31
    3. YOUR Families 00:01:36
    4. Basic Family Creation - Template 00:04:29
    5. Basic Family Creation - Planning 00:06:48
    6. Basic Family Creation - Modeling 00:05:39
    7. Basic Family Creation - Types 00:04:25
    8. Basic Family Creation - Connectors 00:05:30
    9. Basic Family Creation - Tags 00:03:46
  7. 07. Spaces And Zones
    1. Rooms And Room Tags 00:04:58
    2. Room Bounding objects 00:01:53
    3. Creating Spaces 00:03:35
    4. Space Separation Boundaries 00:03:41
    5. Modifying Spaces 00:03:36
    6. Space Tags 00:01:54
    7. Area And Volume Calculations 00:02:27
    8. Creating Zones 00:02:43
    9. The System Browser And Zones 00:03:17
    10. Color Schemes 00:04:20
  8. 08. Building Performance Analysis
    1. Energy Analysis 00:04:29
    2. Energy Settings 00:04:21
    3. Default Building Type Settings 00:02:33
    4. Analyzing Heating And Cooling Loads 00:05:50
    5. Exporting For Secondary Analysis 00:02:21
  9. 09. Systems
    1. The System Browser 00:04:26
    2. Graphic Overrides 00:04:35
    3. Checking Systems 00:02:46
    4. System Inspector 00:01:35
    5. Duct Sizing 00:02:35
  10. 10. HVAC
    1. Mechanical Settings - Ducts 00:03:31
    2. Air Terminals And Mechanical Equipment 00:05:09
    3. Duct Placeholders 00:02:46
    4. Ducts 00:03:32
    5. Duct Insulation And Lining 00:04:26
    6. Modifying Ducts 00:02:24
    7. Adding And Modifying Fittings 00:03:46
    8. Duct Systems 00:02:51
    9. Automatic Ductwork Layouts 00:04:49
    10. Mechanical Equipment 00:02:58
  11. 11. Hydronic Piping Systems
    1. Plumbing And Pipe Work 00:01:53
    2. Mechanical Settings - Pipes 00:02:53
    3. Piping Systems 00:02:40
    4. Adding Mechanical Equipment 00:03:19
    5. Adding Placeholder Pipes 00:02:59
    6. Adding Pipes 00:02:23
    7. Parallel Pipes 00:01:59
    8. Modifying Pipes 00:04:43
    9. Sloping Pipes 00:03:01
    10. Adding And Modifying Fittings 00:03:12
    11. Mechanical Systems - Hydronics 00:03:59
    12. Generating Pipe Layouts 00:04:43
  12. 12. Plumbing Systems
    1. Mechanical Settings - Pipes 00:03:31
    2. Piping Systems 00:03:28
    3. Adding Plumbing Fixtures 00:02:56
    4. Placeholder Pipes 00:01:26
    5. Pipes 00:02:50
    6. Parallel Pipes 00:01:42
    7. Modifying Plumbing Fixtures 00:02:44
    8. Piping Systems 00:03:38
    9. Generating Pipe Layouts 00:04:17
  13. 13. Fire Protection Systems
    1. Sprinklers 00:04:23
    2. Sprinkler Systems 00:01:36
    3. Sprinkler Pipe Layouts 00:02:37
  14. 14. Electrical Systems
    1. Electrical Settings 00:04:07
    2. Electrical Components - Lighting Fixtures 00:04:42
    3. Electrical Components - Electrical Equipment 00:02:34
    4. Electrical Components - Electrical Devices 00:01:51
    5. Creating Power Circuits 00:04:02
    6. Creating Lighting Circuits 00:02:29
    7. Creating Switch Systems 00:03:20
    8. Cable Tray 00:06:12
    9. Conduit 00:04:25
  15. 15. Panel Schedules
    1. Creating Panel Schedules 00:01:59
    2. Modifying Panel Schedules 00:01:46
  16. 16. Scheduling
    1. Schedules 00:04:15
    2. Schedules For Documentation 00:03:45
    3. Schedules For Data Filtering 00:05:41
  17. 17. Detailing
    1. Creating Details 00:02:16
    2. Adding Detail Lines 00:02:56
    3. Detailing In 3D 00:03:21
    4. Importing Details 00:04:19
    5. Editing Details 00:06:54
    6. Exporting Details 00:03:08
    7. Legends 00:06:23
  18. 18. Documentation
    1. Setting Up Sheets 00:04:52
    2. Placeholder Sheets 00:03:27
    3. Guide Grids 00:05:10
    4. Printing 00:04:36
    5. Tags Vs. Text 00:05:30
    6. Dimensions 00:06:01
  19. 19. Worksharing
    1. Worksharing 00:05:03
    2. User Setup 00:05:55
    3. Tomorrows Local Files 00:02:47
    4. Worksharing Ownership 00:05:01
    5. Worksharing Detach 00:03:24
    6. Worksharing History 00:03:17
  20. 20. Presentations
    1. Custom Materials 00:02:20
    2. Custom Lighting 00:01:26
    3. Exporting Images 00:02:19
    4. Walkthroughs 00:05:59
  21. 21. What's New At A Glance
    1. What's New In 2013 00:03:44
    2. Disciplines 00:01:19
    3. Platform Enhancements - View Templates 00:03:10
    4. Platform Enhancements - Interoperability 00:02:27
    5. Platform Enhancements - DWG Improvements 00:01:26
    6. Platform Enhancements - Dimensions 00:03:08
    7. MEP Enhancements - Annotation 00:01:56
    8. MEP Enhancements - Duct And Pipe Routing 00:03:59
    9. MEP Enhancements - Re-Apply Type 00:01:47
    10. MEP Enhancements - Duct And Pipe Calculations 00:02:44
    11. MEP Enhancements - Duct Updates 00:02:36
    12. MEP Enhancements - Room Calculation Points 00:02:29
    13. MEP Enhancements - Pipe Updates 00:02:04
  22. 22. Conclusion
    1. What Did We Learn 00:01:42
    2. External Resources 00:01:16
    3. About The Author 00:01:28