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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2015: Autodesk Official Press by Daniel Morrison, Simon Whitbread, Don Bokmiller

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Chapter 10Mechanical Systems and Ductwork

Ductwork, like pipework, is a system family through which the Autodesk® Revit® MEP platform can calculate airflow rates and pressure drops on any correctly defined system. Ductwork also provides the graphics for the traditional “drawn” documentation and the variety of ways this can be represented on a drawing sheet at different stages of a project, regardless of whether the duct is presented as a single line at concept design or as a fully coordinated double line for a construction issue.

The three main types of ducts are rectangular, round, and oval. They are the basis for your design and documentation. There are two ways of using ducts, either with the Duct tool or the Placeholder Duct tool. Placeholders ...

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