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Learning Revit Architecture 2010

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Learn Revit Architecture 2010 from the source!

This beautiful full-color Official Training Guide is the perfect resource for those who need a complete, expert guide to Revit Architecture 2010. With training provided by Autodesk experts who helped create the software, this book thoroughly covers the principles and fundamentals of this groundbreaking building information modeling (BIM) software.

You'll create a basic floor plan, add and edit simple and complex walls, modify and detail drawings, and learn valuable techniques and best practices. This invaluable guide also prepares designers for Revit Architecture certification.

  • Covers Revit Architecture 2010 for architects, contractors, designers, and students; this book is an Autodesk Official Training Guide and was created by Autodesk, makers of Revit Architecture

  • Walks readers through techniques, workflows, and content tailored to those just learning as well as professionals working on real-world projects or preparing for Revit Architecture certification

  • Delves into elements, Revit families, working with components, managing section and elevation views, making modifications, documentation, and more

  • Demonstrates best practices while you create a basic floor plan, add and edit walls, create and modify roofs and floors, and more

  • Features a gallery of customer success stories highlighting how Revit was used to create the compelling designs

Get the very most out of Revit Architecture with this must-have training guide from the makers of Revit.

Table of Contents

  1. Coverpage
  2. Titlepage
  3. Copyright
  4. Acknowledgements
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Introduction
  7. Chapter 01
    1. Lesson 01 | Building Information Modeling for Architectural Design
  8. Chapter 02
    1. Lesson 02 | Exploring the User Interface
      1. Exercise | Explore the Revit Architecture User Interface
    2. Lesson 03 | Working with Revit Elements and Families
      1. Exercise | Work with Revit Elements and Families
    3. Lesson 04 | Starting a Project
      1. Exercise | Create a New Project Template
      2. Optional Exercise | Use Imported CAD Data to Start a Project
    4. Chapter Summary
  9. Chapter 03
    1. Lesson 05 | Creating and Modifying Levels
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Levels
    2. Lesson 06 | Creating and Modifying Grids
      1. Exercise | Create Column Grids
    3. Chapter Summary
  10. Chapter 04
    1. Lesson 07 | Creating a Basic Floor Plan
      1. Exercise | Add Walls in a Floor Plan View
    2. Lesson 08 | Adding and Modifying Walls
      1. Exercise | Add and Modify Walls
      2. Optional Exercise | Add Structural Walls and Footings
    3. Lesson 09 | Working with Compound Walls
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Compound Walls
    4. Lesson 10 | Using Editing Tools
      1. Exercise | Add and Modify Walls Using Editing Tools
    5. Lesson 11 | Adding and Modifying Doors
      1. Exercise | Add Doors
    6. Lesson 12 | Adding and Modifying Windows
      1. Exercise | Add Windows to a Building Model
    7. Chapter Summary
  11. Chapter 05
    1. Lesson 13 | Working with Component Families
      1. Exercise | Load Component Families and Add Components
    2. Chapter Summary
  12. Chapter 06
    1. Lesson 14 | Managing Views
      1. Exercise | Explore Views and Modify View Properties
    2. Lesson 15 | Controlling Object Visibility
      1. Exercise | Control Object Visibility
    3. Lesson 16 | Working with Section and Elevation Views
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Section and Elevation Views
    4. Lesson 17 | Creating and Modifying 3D Views
      1. Exercise | Create 3D Perspective and 3D Orthographic Views
      2. Optional Exercise | Create a Section Box 3D View
    5. Chapter Summary
  13. Chapter 07
    1. Lesson 18 | Working with Dimensions
      1. Exercise | Work with Dimensions
    2. Lesson 19 | Applying and Removing Constrains
      1. Exercise | Apply Constraints
    3. Chapter Summary
  14. Chapter 08
    1. Lesson 20 | Creating and Modifying Floors
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Floors
      2. Exercise | Create and Modify a Structural Floor
    2. Lesson 21 | Working with Ceilings
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Ceilings and Ceiling Components
    3. Lesson 22 | Adding and Modifying Roofs
      1. Exercise | Add and Modify Roofs
    4. Lesson 23 | Creating Curtain Walls
      1. Exercise | Create Curtain Walls, Curtain Grids, and Mullions
    5. Lesson 24 | Adding Stairs and Railings
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Stairs and Railings
    6. Chapter Summary
  15. Chapter 09
    1. Lesson 25 | Creating Callout Views
      1. Exercise | Create a Callout View of a Section
    2. Lesson 26 | Working with Text and Tags
      1. Exercise | Work with Text and Tags
    3. Lesson 27 | Working with Detail Views
      1. Exercise | Add Construction Details to a Detail View
    4. Lesson 28 | Working with Drafting Views
      1. Exercise | Create Drafting Views
      2. Exercise | Import a View and a CAD File
    5. Chapter Summary
  16. Chapter 10
    1. Lesson 29 | Creating and Modifying Schedules
      1. Exercise | Create and Modify Schedules
    2. Lesson 30 | Creating Rooms and Room Schedules
      1. Exercise | Create a Room and Room Schedule
    3. Lesson 31 | Creating Legends and Keynotes
      1. Exercise | Create Legends and Keynotes
    4. Chapter Summary
  17. Chapter 11
    1. Lesson 32 | Working with Drawing Sheets
      1. Exercise | Work with Drawing Sheets
    2. Lesson 33 | Working with Titleblocks
      1. Exercise | Work with Titleblocks
    3. Lesson 34 | Managing Revisions
      1. Exercise | Revise a Drawing and Publish a DWF File
    4. Lesson 35 | Creating Renderings
      1. Exercise | Create a Rendering
    5. Lesson 36 | Using Walkthroughs
      1. Exercise | Create and Export a Walkthrough
    6. Lesson 37 | Using Sun and Shadow Settings
      1. Exercise | Use Sun and Shadow Settings
    7. Chapter Summary
  18. Appendix
  19. Index