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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2013 by Simon Whitbread, Plamen Hristov, Don Bokmiller

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Chapter 11

Mechanical Piping

Mechanical piping is the lifeblood of a heating/cooling system. Incorrect piping can lead to problems in the field, and locating the pipes may take months. There are simple two-pipe systems and more-complex multipipe systems. When using Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2013 to lay out your systems, you will be able to easily see your routing options and even calculate the total volume of fluid in your system.

In this chapter, you will learn to do the following:

  • Adjust the mechanical pipe settings
  • Select the best pipe routing options for your project
  • Adjust pipe fittings
  • Adjust the visibility of pipes

Mechanical Pipe Settings

When setting up the mechanical piping to route, you will want to apply the proper pipe material. The ...

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