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Learning Revit 2011

Video Description

In this Revit Architecture 2011 training video, instructor Jay Polding walks you through the intricacies of this masterful BIM program. AutoDesk Revit is a popular choice for creating BIM models 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.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01617

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction To Revit
    1. Introduction 00:05:33
    2. Options Bar 00:06:38
    3. Zooming Tools 00:02:52
    4. User Interface 00:03:37
  2. Things You Must Do First
    1. Installation 00:03:54
    2. Templates 00:04:21
    3. Project Origin 00:03:00
    4. Project Location 00:03:43
    5. True And Project North 00:03:25
    6. Reference Planes 00:10:32
    7. Drawing Area 00:04:58
    8. Levels 00:11:23
    9. Phases 00:05:14
  3. Importing CAD Files
    1. Preparing CAD Files 00:03:32
    2. Linking CAD Files 00:04:27
  4. Walls
    1. Ribbon 00:04:46
    2. Draw Shapes 00:03:49
    3. Options Bar 00:05:58
    4. Types 00:04:23
    5. Detail Level 00:01:33
    6. Snaps 00:04:09
    7. Properties Palette 00:07:07
    8. Create Similar 00:03:02
    9. Offset 00:02:19
    10. Trim 00:01:30
    11. Split 00:02:32
    12. Align 00:04:10
  5. Columns
    1. Ribbon 00:04:16
    2. Making And Loading New Types 00:03:19
    3. Options Bar 00:02:16
    4. Properties Palette 00:01:44
    5. Thick Lines And Thin Lines 00:03:02
    6. Detail Level 00:03:03
  6. Windows Doors And Openings
    1. Ribbon 00:02:49
    2. Making And Loading New Types 00:13:22
    3. Properties Palette 00:02:26
    4. Tagging 00:05:52
    5. Dimensions For Review And Moving 00:07:44
    6. Move And Copy 00:04:58
  7. Views
    1. Default 3D View 00:04:27
    2. Elevations 00:08:48
    3. Sections 00:05:00
    4. Camera 00:07:32
    5. Duplicating Views 00:06:12
    6. Close Hidden Windows 00:02:57
    7. Tile Windows 00:03:08
    8. Views Onto Sheets 00:05:37
    9. Activate View On Sheet 00:02:17
    10. View Scale 00:03:24
    11. Crop Region 00:08:03
    12. Viewport Titles 00:04:23
  8. Floor
    1. Sketch Mode 00:09:04
    2. Edit Sketch Or Boundary 00:03:42
    3. Making And Editing Types 00:01:49
  9. Roof
    1. Sketch Mode 00:02:35
    2. Edit Sketch Or Boundary 00:02:33
    3. Options Bar 00:03:00
    4. Making And Editing Types 00:01:12
    5. Properties Palette 00:03:55
    6. Attach Walls 00:04:57
    7. Skylights 00:05:54
  10. Ceiling
    1. Ceiling Plan 00:01:43
    2. Sketch Mode And Automatic 00:02:30
    3. View Range 00:02:23
    4. Making And Editing Types 00:02:57
    5. Properties Palette 00:01:15
    6. Lights 00:01:10
    7. Array 00:05:28
    8. Attach Walls 00:02:34
  11. Casework And Equipment
    1. Load Family 00:07:14
    2. Placing Families 00:10:31
    3. Making And Editing Types 00:17:23
    4. Rotate 00:04:37
  12. Building Stairs
    1. Ribbon 00:01:35
    2. Sketch Mode 00:04:47
    3. Properties Palette 00:05:05
    4. Making And Editing Types 00:04:56
    5. Online Content 00:05:11
  13. Site
    1. Toposurface 00:05:03
    2. Trees And Bushes 00:03:54
  14. Rooms
    1. Room Object 00:02:10
    2. Room Object Properties 00:02:31
    3. Room Tags 00:01:59
  15. Rendering
    1. Preparing The Scene 00:06:14
    2. Rendering And Adjusting 00:07:49
    3. Materials 00:07:47
  16. Graphics
    1. Visibility Graphics 00:08:38
    2. Hiding And Revealing Elements 00:08:31
    3. The Sunglasses 00:02:40
    4. Visual Styles 00:07:26
    5. Linework Tool 00:04:34
  17. Detailing
    1. Sections And Callouts 00:10:51
    2. Text 00:06:51
    3. Dimensioning 00:14:17
    4. Hatching Filled Regions 00:06:32
    5. Detail Components 00:07:24
    6. Detail Lines 00:03:51
    7. Drafting Views 00:06:27
  18. Printing And Exporting
    1. Printing 00:08:08
    2. Export To CAD 00:05:37
  19. About The Author
    1. About The Author - Jay Polding 00:02:03