Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

By Eric Wing

Study Revit structure with a fascinating, real-world non-stop step by step tutorial

This Autodesk legitimate Press ebook is helping you turn into expert with Autodesk's renowned construction info modeling software program utilizing an cutting edge non-stop instructional. It covers every one section of designing, documenting, and featuring a four-story place of work construction, a real-world undertaking you could count on to come across at the activity. Concise factors, targeted examples, step by step directions, and an interesting hands-on educational make this Autodesk authentic Press consultant the proper solution to study Revit Architecture.

Expert writer Eric Wing, first introduces the interface and Revit conventions after which strikes at once into construction modeling. You'll learn how to position partitions, doorways, and home windows, paintings with structural grids, beams, and foundations; upload textual content and dimensions, and use dimensions as a layout instrument. because the construction takes form, you'll notice how you can generate building documentation, create schedules, think about web site concerns, and use Revit's rendering services.

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19 20 Chapter 1 • The Autodesk Revit World 3. Your cursor changes to a crosshair with the mirror icon, illustrating that you’re ready to draw a mirror plane. 4. 25). 25: There are options you must choose for every command in Revit. 5. Hover your cursor over the inside face of the 80f–0g (24000mm)-long vertical wall until you reach the midpoint. 26). F I G U R E 1 . 2 6 : Revit has snaps similar to most CAD applications. In Revit, you’ll only get snaps if you choose the draw icon from the Options bar during a command.

Type 80f (24000mm), and press Enter. You now have two walls. 6. Move your cursor to the right until you run into another blue alignment line. 0). Revit understands symmetry. 0), pick this point. The Revit Interface 7. Move your cursor straight down, type 16f (4800mm), and press Enter. 8. Move your cursor to the right, type 16f (4800mm), and press Enter. 9. Press the Esc key twice. 21? If not, try it again. You need to be comfortable with this procedure (as much as possible). F I G U R E 1 . 2 1 : Working with Revit starts with the ability to work with the view window and learn the quirks and feel of the interface.

It comes filled with some popular commands. If you want to add commands to this toolbar, simply right-click any icon and select Add To Quick Access Toolbar. To the left of this toolbar is the Revit Application Icon. Clicking this icon gives you access to more Revit functions that will be covered later in the book. One great icon that I like to have docked on the Quick Access toolbar is the Select Objects (or Modify) icon. I like to add this icon as shown in the following graphic. Right Click Now that you can see how the Ribbon and the tabs flow together, let’s look at another feature in the Ribbon panels that allows you to reach beyond the immediate Revit interface.

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