Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture: No Experience Required

Author : Eric Wing
Price : Rs 799.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126564682
ISBN 10 : 8126564687
Pages : 720
Type : Paperbound

Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture No Experience Required


Autodesk Revit Architecture 2017 No Experience Required teaches Revit Architecture essentials to new users with concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions and an engaging hands-on tutorial project developed by the expert author in the course of training thousands of architects and engineers. The opening chapter of this guide introduces readers to the interface and Revit conventions. Readers then jump right in to modeling a four-story office building, first placing walls, doors and windows, and then delving into Revit's tools so that they fully understand views, grids and the program's editing capabilities.



Chapter 1 The Autodesk Revit World

  • The Revit Interface  
  • The Revit Workflow
  • Using the Ribbon
  • The View Window
  • Object Selection
  • Modifying and Mirroring
  • Building on Existing Geometry
  • View Control and Object Display
  • The Project Browser
  • Windows
  • File Types and Families
  • System and Hosted Families (.rfa)
  • Using Revit Template Files (.rte)
  • Using Revit Family Files (.rft)
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 2 Creating a Model

  • Placing Walls
  • Adding Exterior Walls
  • Using Reference Planes
  • Adding More Walls
  • Adding Interior Walls
  • Using Temporary Dimensions to Gain Control of Your Model
  • Editing Wall Joins
  • Displaying Wall Joins
  • Disallowing Wall Joins
  • Placing Doors and Windows
  • Adding Doors
  • Placing Openings in Your Walls
  • Adding Windows
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 3 Creating Views

  • Creating Levels
  • Adding Levels
  • Understanding the Composition of a Level
  • Making Other Level Adjustments
  • Creating and Modifying Building Sections
  • Adding a Building Section
  • Making Building Modifications in a Section
  • Adding Wall Sections
  • Creating Detail Sections
  • Using Crop Regions
  • Splitting a Section Segment
  • Creating Callouts
  • Creating and Modifying a Camera View
  • Adding a Camera View
  • Modifying the Camera
  • Creating an Elevation
  • Interior Elevations
  • Elevation Properties
  • Annotation Properties
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 4 Working with the Autodesk Revit Tools

  • The Basic Edit Commands
  • The Move Command
  • The Copy Command
  • The Rotate Command
  • The Array Command
  • Radial Array
  • Linear Array
  • The Mirror Command
  • The Align Tool
  • Locking an Alignment
  • The Split Element Command
  • The Trim Command
  • The Offset Command
  • Copy / Paste
  • Creating the Plans
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 5 Dimensioning and Annotating

  • Selecting and Applying Dimensioning
  • Aligned Dimensions
  • Linear Dimensions
  • Angular Dimensions
  • Radial Dimensions
  • Arc Length Dimensions
  • Using Dimensions as a Layout Tool
  • Constraining the Model
  • Using Dimensions to Move Objects
  • Using Dimension Text Overrides
  • Placing Text and Annotations
  • Adding Leader Text
  • Changing the Leader Type
  • Modifying the Text Placement
  • Changing Text Properties
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 6 Floors

  • Placing a Floor Slab
  • Creating the Slab
  • Sketching the Slab
  • Building a Floor by Layers
  • Adding Materials
  • Adding a Layer
  • Splitting the Floor Materials
  • Adding an Alternate Material
  • Splitting and Painting
  • Pitching a Floor to a Floor Drain
  • Creating Shaft Openings
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 7 Roofs

  • Placing Roofs by Footprint
  • Flat Roofs by Footprint
  • Pitched Roofs by Footprint
  • Creating a Sloping Roof f
  • Creating Roofs by Extrusion
  • Adding a Roof Dormer
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 8 Structural Items

  • Adding Structural Grids
  • Placing a Grid
  • Adding Structural Columns
  • Using Structural Framing
  • Adding a Beam System
  • Adding Bracing
  • Understanding Foundation Systems
  • Adding Structural Footings
  • Structural Slabs
  • Piers and Spread Footings
  • Using Structural Views
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 9 Ceilings and Interiors

  • Creating Ceilings
  • Modifying Ceiling Grids
  • Setting Ceiling Element Properties
  • Creating a Plan Region
  • Creating a Custom Ceiling
  • Creating Ceiling Openings and Soffits
  • Creating a Ceiling Opening
  • Creating a Soffit
  • Adding Light Fixtures to Ceilings
  • Adding Interior Design
  • Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Furniture
  • Adding Parabolic Troffers
  • Adding Casework and Furniture
  • Adding Alternate Floor Materials
  • Separating the Floor
  • Creating a Tile Material
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 10 Stairs, Ramps and Railings

  • Creating Stairs by Using the Rise / Run Function
  • Modifying Boundaries
  • Configuring Railings
  • Creating a Winding Staircase
  • Stair and Railing Families
  • Creating a Custom Railing System
  • Creating Custom Stairs
  • Adding a Custom Landing
  • Adding a Gooseneck
  • Adding Ramps
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 11 Detailing

  • Working with Line Weights
  • Drafting on Top of the Detail
  • Using Predefined Detail Components
  • Masking Regions
  • Repeating Details
  • Modifying a Detail Component
  • Modifying Filled Regions
  • Drawing Detail Lines
  • Specifying Drafting Line Weights
  • Adding Notes
  • Adding Textual Notations
  • Creating Blank Drafting Views
  • Creating a Detail Group
  • Adding a Section to Another View
  • Importing AutoCAD Files into a Drafting View
  • Adding 2D and 3D Lines to the Model
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 12 Creating Specific Views and Match Lines

  • Duplicating Views
  • Creating Dependent Views
  • Adjusting the Crop Regions
  • Adjusting the Annotation Crop Region
  • Adding Match Lines
  • Match-Line Appearance
  • Adding View References to a Match Line
  • Using View Templates
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 13 Creating Sheets and Printing

  • Creating and Populating Sheets
  • Sheet Organization
  • Modifying a Viewport
  • Viewport Properties
  • Adding Revisions to a Sheet t
  • Addressing Project Parameters
  • Generating a Cover Sheet
  • Printing from Revit Architecture
  • Are You Experienced?


Chapter 14 Creating Rooms and Area Plans

  • Creating Rooms
  • Configuring Properties
  • Placing and Manipulating Room Tags
  • Adding a Room Schedule
  • Adding a Color-Fill Plan
  • Adding Room Separators
  • Creating an Area Plan
  • Are You Experienced?



This book is perfect for professionals and students who want to quickly learn Revit's essential functions by designing a four-story office building. It will give readers the skills needed to work in Revit immediately and prepare them to delve into the more advanced topics.


Architectural engineer Eric Wing is the Building Information Modeling manager at a New York engineering firm, director of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) Training Program, author of four books and Revit columnist for AUGIWorld Magazine as well as AUGI HotNews and ConnectPress. Eric is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and popular speaker at Autodesk University, presenting to groups of 500-1000 Revit users at each of his three AU sessions and also frequently speaks at other industry events, including American Institute of Architects, CSI and AUGI user group events.